March 22nd - 26th, 2023

Schedule for Thursday March 23, 2023

 
Click on the colored event title to view the details. Times, locations and events are tentative and subject to change. We will post the most up-to-date information as we receive it so please check back often. The final schedule will be posted by the end of February.

 
Thursday
7:30A
Social Event
Daily Catholic Mass
Duration: 0+30
Location: TBD

Rev. Grace
Ferris
(Biography)
Mother Grace Ferris will celebrate the Mass each day. This “express” Mass will be shortened so it does not interfere with your schedule! Holy Communion will be served. All are welcome regardless of faith tradition.

Mother Grace, a transgender Catholic priest, is part of the independent and inclusive Catholic Apostolic Church, which lovingly shares all the sacraments with no restriction.

 
Thursday
8:00A
General Event
Keystone Conference Salon
Duration: 11+00
Location: TBD
In-house make-up artists, hair stylists and nail technicians to get you glam and camera ready. Vist our Keystone Exhibitor/Service Providers page for contact information to make appointments.

 
Thursday
8:00A
Social Event
Friends of Bill W. Meeting
Duration: 0+45
Location: TBD
This meeting welcomes those who think they have a problem with alcohol and/or any other substance, and will be based on the program of Alcoholics Anonymous, a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help others to achieve sobriety.

 
Thursday
8:30A
General Event
Keystone Clothing Exchange
Duration: 8+00
Location: Commonwealth

Rainbow Rose Center
Do you have gently-used clothes or shoes in good condition that you would like to give away or donate to a good cause? Then come participate in the Keystone Clothing Exchange and donate your unwanted items. You do not need to bring anything to 'swap.' All attendees are welcome to browse and take items from the clothing exchange. Dressing rooms are available. Items may be dropped off at any time. Hangers would be appreciated. Items remaining at the end of the swap will be donated to local affirming aid organizations.So please, DON'T UNDERPACK FOR KEYSTONE and help your brothers and sisters in our community!

The Keystone Clothing Exchange is sponsored by the Rainbow Rose Center of York County.

 
Thursday
8:30A
General Event
Exhibitor Area
Duration: 8+00
Location: Pennsylvania Ballroom

Keystone Exhibitors
Come visit our Keystone Exhibitor area and see the organizations, vendors and service provides that make Keystone awesome!

 
Thursday
9:00A
Workshop
Workshops/Panel Discussions
Duration: 1+15
Location: TBA
Workshop/Panel Discussions details are posted mid to late January.

 
Thursday
10:00A
Social Event
Get the T about Keystone – How to Maximize Your Experience at the Conference
Duration: 1+00
Location: TBD

Ms. Jenny
Jensen
(Biography)

Ms. Coleen
O'Donnell
(Biography)

Ms. Sharon
Rose
Are you new to the Keystone Conference and feeling a little lost and overwhelmed? Join our Helping Hand team for this informal gathering of first timers, newcomers and anxious attendees in a comfortable and welcoming setting. Meet some friendly faces and ask advice on which events and workshops are right for you. Get the T on how to make the most of your Keystone experience! For more information contact the Helping Hand Team at HelpingHand@Keystone-Conference.org to start your Keystone Conference off on a positive and enjoyable note.


 
Thursday
10:30A
Ticketed Event
Feminine Dining Deportment
Duration: 1+15
Location: TBD

Mrs. Cassandra
Storm
(Biography)
Dining while expressing feminine poise, posture and mannerisms can be a difficult feat. Join the table to dine en-femme with Cassandra Storm as she hosts her interactive Feminine Dining Deportment seminar. Put your skills to test while learning through live models as Cassandra Storm demonstrates the innate difference between male and female dining mannerisms and shares with you, her simple secrets to being more feminine while dining. 
You must pre-register for this event. Seating is very limited.

 
Thursday
10:30A
Workshop
Workshops/Panel Discussions
Duration: 1+15
Location: TBA
Workshop/Panel Discussions details are posted mid to late January.

 
Thursday
12:00P
Ticketed Event
Thursday Luncheon
Duration: 1+30
Location: TBD

Get ready to make some new friends! This year's Thursday luncheon is not featuring a Keynote Speaker but instead is a more casual style luncheon with lighter fare, designed to help you meet and greet others who may share some common interests. We will be providing guidance and opportunities to help find your kindred spirits along with some helpful conversation starters. This is a great opportunity to meet someone new whether you are a first timer or a Keystone veteran looking to reach out and meet new people!

 
Thursday
2:00P
Workshop
Workshops/Panel Discussions
Duration: 1+15
Location: TBA
Workshop/Panel Discussions details are posted mid to late January.

 
Thursday
3:30P
Workshop
Workshops/Panel Discussions
Duration: 1+15
Location: TBA
Workshop/Panel Discussions details are posted mid to late January.

 
Thursday
5:45P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Restaurant23
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Mrs. Cassandra
Storm
(Biography)
From delicious salads to juicy burgers, enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Restaurant23 with Cassandra. Entrée prices range from $15 to $35.

Dinner at individual expense. Leave the hotel lobby promptly at 5:45pm.

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Cafe Fresco
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Sonia
Swann
(Biography)
Located in the heart of restaurant row, Café Fresco Center City continues to be an innovative leader in the Harrisburg dining scene since opening its doors in 2005. The Feng-Shui inspired setting offers comfortable and intimate dining spaces and a centralized, open bar that pulses with energy and excitement. Prices range from $20 to $45. Visit the Cafe Fresco website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Carley's Ristorante
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Lillian
Munsch
Carley's Ristorante & Piano Bar features a warm causal atmosphere, live music and traditional rustic Italian specialties, including homemade pastas, pizzas, veal dishes and whole fish entrees. Prices range from $15 to $35. Visit the Carley's Ristorante website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at El Sol Mexican Restaurant
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Jenny
Jensen
(Biography)
If you like Mexican style food then you'll love El Sol! But don't think this is the kind of food you'll find at a typical Mexican food chain because at El Sol the fare is decidedly more refined. From dishes like Ceviche, Spicy Camarones a la Diabla, or Crab Enchiladas Verdes, the owners of El Sol create authentic Mexican dishes that excite and satisfy the palette. Bienvenidos! Prices range from $14 to $25. Visit the El Sol website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Federal Taphouse
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Casey
Grim
(Biography)
Federal Taphouse brings craft beer to the Harrisburg downtown area along with amazing food cooked in our scratch kitchen. So if you are a beer connoisseur, this is your restaurant. Entrée prices range from $15 to $35 with an average price of around $25. Visit the Federal Taphouse website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Rubicon
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

DeeDee
Allen
(Biography)
Located in downtown Harrisburg’s restaurant district, Rubicon looks out onto The State Capital Building and is a playfully European inspired, bar-centric restaurant, offering honest, epicurean fare. Committed to honoring our local community and growers, their entrée prices range from $24 - $48. In addition, the beautiful bar at Rubicon is proud to boast a selection of Italian wines offered by the glass or bottle, innovative craft cocktails, and locally crafted beers.Visit the Rubicon website or click here for the special Keystone menu.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Stock's on Second
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Suzane
Oliva
(Biography)
Stock’s on 2nd offers a farm to fork Gastropub, with a bar specializing in American whiskeys and bourbons. They feature a 40 bottle wine list priced under 40 dollars and their prohibition era craft cocktail menu features freshly squeezed juices and only the best quality ingredients. They have an extensive whiskey and bourbon list, too. Prices range from $18 to $33. Visit the Stock's on Second website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Lancaster Brewery
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Mrs. Diane
Crow
(Biography)
The Lancaster Brewery specializes in fresh, local and sustainable grown products including house-made sausage and cured meats, locally made cheeses, hand-cut fries and signature burger grind. Prices range from $15 to $40. Dinner at individual's expense. Visit the Lancaster Brewery website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Crawdaddy's
Duration: 2+30
Location: TBD

Ms. Holly
Evans
(Biography)
At Crawdaddy’s, you can enjoy a unique menu of Southern Comfort food with a New Orleans flair. Entrée prices range from $16 to $40. Visit the Crawdaddy's website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Kajimachi Japanese Steakhouse
Duration: 2+30
Location: TBD

Mrs. Karen
Lehman
(Biography)

Ms. Jennifer
Lehman
(Biography)
Traditional Hibachi steakhouse serving fresh sushi and Japanese dishes grilled tableside by theatrical chefs. Prices range from $20 - $45. Visit the Kajimachi Japanese Steakhouse website for menu options. Dinner at individual expense.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Mangia Qui
Duration: 2+30
Location: TBD

Ms. Lauren
Stein
(Biography)
Mangia Qui is an intimate, fine dining restaurant specializing in the fine cuisines of Europe! Entrée prices range from $20 to $48 with an average price of around $35. Visit the Mangia Qui website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at the Millworks
Duration: 2+30
Location: TBD

Charlene
Cash
Millworks is located in the Midtown area of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Not only does the restaurant have a roof-top biergarten, there are dozens of local artisan boutiques and booths. Rated #4 of 330 restaurants in Harrisburg on Tripadvisor.com, the restaurant focuses on providing sustainable, farm-to-table fare, with half of their menu coming from their wood-fired oven. Entrée prices range from $18 to $40 with an average price of around $25. Visit the Millworks for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:00P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Zeroday Brewing Company Taproom
Duration: 2+30
Location: TBD

Ms. Beth
McKinley
(Biography)

Lindsey
Taub
(Biography)
Full service restaurant featuring la catrina modern mexican kitchen. Entrée prices range from $15 to $25. Visit the Zeroday Brewing Company website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Thursday
7:30P
Auxiliary Activity
'Anne & Emmett' Play at Open Stage Theater
Duration: 2+30
Location: Offsite

Open Stage Theater
The one-act play opens with the two teenagers meeting in Memory, a place that isolates them from the cruelty they experienced during their lives. Anne Frank and Emmett Till, both victims of racial intolerance and hatred, connect in an imaginary beyond-the-grave encounter, drawing startling similarities between their harrowing experiences at the hands of societies that couldn't protect them. Visit the Open Stage website for details and tickets.

This is an Auxiliary Activity and not directly associated with the Keystone Conference. Auxiliary Activities are put on by trusted organizations, businesses and people who are extending a special invitation to all Keystone participants. For more information about this event, please contact the host/organization of the event directly.
 
Thursday
9:00P
Social Event
The Pink Party by My Feminine Heart
Duration: 2+00
Location: 14th Floor Lounge
Everyone is welcome to join the Sisters of My Feminine Heart at The Pink Party. Prizes, pink drinks, music, girl talk and more! Come find out what our sisterhood of ALL women is about. And for those of you who have recently joined (or want to join), we would love the opportunity to give you your official MFH pin! You won't want to miss The Pink Party celebration!



Our Conference Sponsors

Visit our Sponsor Information Page for more information.



The
Hershey
Companies


Penn
State
Health


Roots
Financial
Group


UPMC


WellSpan


ACLU


Dr. Michele
Angello


Gender
Confirmation
Center


Malvern
Health Inc.


My Feminine
Heart


EPTEP


Rainbow Rose
Center


Yoga With
My Girlfriends


Cassandra
Storm
Photography


Sponsorship
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