a centerpiece for a variety of performing arts and movies in the center of Carlisle, the art deco building lights West High Street with pride
The Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) serves and enriches the community by encouraging creativity and self-esteem through exploration and appreciation of the visual arts. It does this via classes and workshops, exhibits, and participation in community events.
once a gymnasium, the Weiss Center is a lively center for campus arts, including a beautiful museum and intimate staging area. The performance room was completely renovated in 2011.
founded 1734 with the present Colonial sanctuary built on the Square in the 1750’s, with a welcoming Victorian interior
founded originally as a German Reformed Church on South Hanover Street, the present church is the fourth location since the late 1700’s
Grace United Methodist Church
In October , 2001, a major renovation and construction project that added a Multipurpose Room, Library, several Sunday school rooms, and a much needed elevator was completed. The Multipurpose room serves as First Night venue.
the restored second-floor courtroom has been the scene of many lively trials through the centuries and the building has been a silent witness to major historic events on the surrounding streets
St. John’s Episcopal Church. Established on the square in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1752, St. John’s is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, a part of the world-wide Anglican Communion.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
located near the Dickinson College campus, this beautiful stone church with bell-filled steeple was founded in 1854
All venues are wheelchair accessible. However,for some you may have to go around to a side entrance. Please see the venue’s site manager for assistance.
HOSPITALITY CENTER – The hospitality center is open from 6 to 11 for our gracious sponsors in appreciation of their support. If you would like information about individual or corporate sponsorships, please click here Additionally, our First Night Board Members and Volunteers, local police and EMT workers, who also provide us with invaluable support, are also welcome to enjoy the hospitality center.