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Friday, December 6

Join us Friday for Tinsel Tales featuring a collection of holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season on Tinsel Tales Friday at 9 on WITF.

Wednesday, December 11

Smart Talk Road Trip returns to the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg for an exclusive one-on-one interview with Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday, December 11. Join us for the live broadcast of Smart Talk and hear from the governor on a variety of topics including his plans for 2020. Then, explore the residence which houses a museum and welcomes over 10,000 visitors each year. Register here.

Friday, January 10

Smart Talk Road Trip LIVE from the 2020 Farm Show. Smart Talk Road Trip kicks off 2020 with a trip to The Pennsylvania Farm Show Friday, January 10.  Join us for the live broadcast from 9am-10am.  From the newly passed PA Farm Bill to the state’s first commercial hemp harvest, we’ll discuss new opportunities and challenges facing the state’s agriculture industry with Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding.  Find us on the Lancaster Farming Stage in the Giant Expo Hall.  Kids (and grownups) can get their picture taken with Sesame Street standees plus enjoy hands-on fun.  Stick around after the show to explore everything the Farm Show has to offer! 

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