March 20th - 24th, 2024

Schedule for Wednesday March 20, 2024

 
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.

 
Wednesday
7:00A
Social Event
Hilton Buffet Breakfast
Duration: 3+00
Location: Ad Lib Restaurant

Ad Lib Restaurant
Attendees receive 10% off breakfast with conference badge. Breakfast is from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. Breakfast at individual expense.

 
Wednesday
8:30A
Social Event
Get the T about Keystone – How to Maximize Your Experience at the Conference
Duration: 1+00
Location: 15th Floor Lounge
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.


 
Wednesday
9:00A
General Event
Keystone Clothing Exchange
Duration: 8+00
Location: Pennsylvania
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.

 
Wednesday
9:30A
Social Event
Keystone Friendship Social
Duration: 1+30
Location: TBD

Mrs. Cassandra
Storm
(Biography)
Welcome to Harrisburg! This is for both our newest attendees and as well as our Keystone regulars. Here we kick-off the 2024 Keystone Conference with an opportunity to meet new friends and visit with old ones. This light and fun event will teach you how to generate new friendships and master the art of Girl Talk. You'll have the opportunity to practice socializing as your true self while discussing the differences in conversation style and mannerisms between cis gender men and women so as to feel more comfortable in your own skin, your surroundings and in the company of others. Also, we'll offer some guidance to our newer attendees on how to feel more comfortable and confident while heading out into the world as your authentic self. Not sure if you're ready to take your first trip to a salon or go shopping or dining out in public? This is a chance to meet others who feel or felt just like you when they took their first steps out into the sun. So come join us!

 
Wednesday
11:00A
Ticketed Event
Lunch & Shopping at the Carriage House Boutique
Duration: 3+00
Location: Hotel Lobby
Join us for a shopping trip to Carriage House Boutique. Carriage House Boutique offers a wide selection of quality consignment & new ladies fashions. With a beautiful selection of clothing, shoes, jewelry and hand bags, you are certain to find what you're missing! Owner Paola continues to be a strong advocate for our community so check out the Carriage House Boutique! Nearby are 4 restaurants to have lunch at: Nagoya Japanese, Korealicious, Nalan Indian Cuisine and The Pizza Grille.

Bus leaves Hilton at 11:00 am 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm. Pickup is at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
Pre-registration is required.

 
Wednesday
3:30P
Ticketed Event
Proper English Tea Dining Etiquette
Duration: 1+30
Location: TBD

Ms. Liz
Tattersall
(Biography)

Mrs. Cassandra
Storm
(Biography)
For those of you who have longed to experience the formality and grandeur of a proper English Tea, join Liz Tattersall as she shares her true-life experiences with British Royalty and the traditions of a proper English Tea. We will learn the basics of dining etiquette as we share teatime delicacies over a cup of tea. This is your chance to get out that pretty dress and hat if you like, and join us for an afternoon full of fun, conversation, and useful information so you’re ready to meet the King and Queen [Consort]!
Pre-registration is required.

 
Wednesday
5:00P
Social Event
Wednesday Meet & Greet
Duration: 1+30
Location: Hotel Lobby
Gather in the Hilton Bar for some social time before we head out to the various kick-off restaurants and events. Pay special attention to your bus departure times though.

 
Wednesday
5:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Dockside Willies
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Lillian
Munsch
(Biography)
Dockside Willies has been a fixture in central PA since 1992. One of the more popular bar/restaurants in the Harrisburg area, it has a fun atmosphere with a wide selection of American fare. Entrée prices range from $15 to $35. Visit the Dockside Willies' website for menu options. Dinner at individual expense.
Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 5:30pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Wednesday
5:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Harvest Seasonal Grill
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Karla
Goodner
(Biography)
Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar was born of a desire to create a dining experience that focused on sustainable, health-conscious, and locally-sourced cuisine. Harvest is proud to offer a Mostly Under 500 Calorie and Non-GMO menu containing luxurious flavors such as their Wood Fire Grilled Steak, Poultry, and Seafood, as well as extensive Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, and Vegan items. They also offer a progressive wine list featuring 50+ wines by the glass (many of which are certified sustainable), as well as seasonally-inspired cocktails and local craft beer. Visit the Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar website for menu options.

,b>Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 5:30pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Wednesday
5:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Macaroni Grill
Duration: 2+30
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Holly
Evans
(Biography)
Romano's Macaroni Grill menu features items found in traditional cuisine from Italy and the Mediterranean area. The menu includes a custom-assembled pasta dish, with a choice of pastas, sauces, and toppings. Meals are served with complimentary bread and olive oil. Entree prices range from $15 to $35. Visit the Romano's Macaroni Grill website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 5:30 pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!

 
Wednesday
6:00P
Ticketed Event
Girls' Night In - Games, Puzzles & Pizza!
Duration: 3+00
Location: Metropolitan C

Mrs. Cassandra
Storm
(Biography)

Ms. Liz
Tattersall
(Biography)

Lindsey
Taub
(Biography)

Ms. Beth
McKinley
(Biography)
It’s a Girls' Night In of games and puzzling with your soon-to-be besties! Registration includes a dinner of pizza and soft drinks but feel free to BYOB. Get ready for a relaxed evening of friendship, girl talk, laughter and fun.
Pre-registration is required.

 
Wednesday
6:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at .Note Bistro and Wine Bar
Duration: 3+00
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Kristy
Snow
(Biography)
.Note Bistro & Winebar, located in the heart of midtown Harrisburg, is a 1910 Victorian home that has been repurposed into a warm and inviting establishment. Owners Ruth Prall and Michael Giblin strive to make note. a comfortable “neighborhood” gathering place for local residents.  .Note features a menu that pairs European inspired cuisine with a modern flair with an interesting and eclectic (and growing!) wine list.  Chef Emi Starr oversees a seasonal menu that spotlights local ingredients for her signature menu dishes, as well as inspired and creative daily specials. Visit the .Note Bistro website for menu options. Dinner is at the individual's expense.
Bus leaves the hotel lobby promptly at 6:30 pm. Don’t forget your bus ticket!

 
Wednesday
6:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse
Duration: 3+00
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Suzane
Oliva
(Biography)
Join us for dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. Longhorn Steakhouse is best known for serving various kinds of steak, including its "Flo's Filet". In addition to steak, the menu also includes ribs, chicken, salmon, lobster, shrimp, and salads. Appetizers include their "Texas Tonion" and "Wild West Shrimp"; and side dishes are also served. The restaurant offers a full bar with draft and bottled beer, wine, and several signature margaritas. Visit the Longhorn Steakhouse website for menu options.

Dinner is at the individual's expense. Bus leaves the hotel lobby promptly at 6:30 pm. Don’t forget your bus ticket!

 
Wednesday
7:30P
Ticketed Event
Dinner at Duke's Bar & Grille
Duration: 2+00
Location: Hotel Lobby

Ms. Sonia
Swann
(Biography)
Located on the beautiful Susquehanna River, Dukes is a Central Pennsylvania staple. The Dukes Bar & Grille menu features fresh and flavorful dishes as well as our extensive selection of beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks will more than compliment your dining experience. Visit the Dukes Bar & Grill website for menu options.

Dinner at individual expense. Bus leaves promptly at 7:30 pm.



Our Conference Sponsors

Visit our Sponsor Information Page for more information.



Roots
Financial
Group


Bay Area
Reconstructive
Healthcare


Penn Medicine
Lancaster
General
Health


WellSpan


Dr. Michele
Angello


Penn
State
Health


PFLAG


Keystone
Business
Alliance


Malvern
Health Inc.


Dr. James
Thomas
The Voice
Doctor


EPTEP


First
Event
Conference


Rainbow Rose
Center


Trans Advocacy
Pennsylvania


Vanity Club


Sexual Wellness PA


Bradbury-Sullivan
LGBT Community
Center


CLK Events