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Come experience beautiful Lancaster County, situated in the rolling green countryside of southeastern Pennsylvania. Whether you’re here to explore Amish country as a family, or enjoy a romantic getaway with your sweetheart, Lancaster County has something for everyone.

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The picturesque quality of Lancaster County’s lush fertile land makes it the perfect destination for the road-tripper and photography enthusiast alike.

After a fun day of discovery, dine at one of Lancaster County’s premier restaurants and get a restful night of sleep at one of many comfortable accommodations.

Kids can take a ride on the enchanting Strasburg rail road, and history buffs will enjoy the abundant notable sites.

Wake up and do it all over again the next day!

Come and Visit Lancaster County for the Weekend.

Lancaster County, PA is a remarkably diverse community with rolling hills, glorious farmland, and an artsy metropolis. During your visit, make sure you do these things!

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May27
9 - 7am

Memorial Day Special at 319 Café

Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center | website | Stevens, false 17578 event website

Refreshing Mountain's Café is open for the summer! Whether you are relaxing by the pool or cooling off after an exiting zipline tour, we have refreshments to quench your hunger. Come on out this Memorial Day weekend to try our new panini sandwiches with your favorite frappe and save $2. Valid May 27th, 2017.

Phone: (717) 738-1490
May27
10am - 5pm
$5.00

Lancaster Punk Rock Flea Market #8

Lancaster Host Resort | website | Lancaster, false 17602 facebook

We organize a flea market that includes vendors who sell unusual and hard to find items like:
vintage clothing, comic books, records, books, dvds, pin up prints, housewares, collectibles, handmade goods, original artwork jewelry and much much more awesome stuff!

Phone: (717) 299-5500
May27
7 - 9pm
$15.

Jeremy Casella Concert

The Junction Center | website | Manheim, false 17545 facebook

Jeremy Casella Concert on Sat. May 27th at 7pm at The Junction Center in Manheim. This concert, produced & hosted in the style of a house show, features acclaimed singer-songwriter Jeremy Casella. It will be held in the Millen Room of The Junction Center in Manheim. $15 at the door. Doors are at 6:30 PM. Lancaster artist Stuart Young will be opening the show. Light snacks & beverages will be available for FREE. Hosted by Ann & Chuck Zuck, Robert Arrell, and Tony Guyer, in tandem with SoundFocus LLC & Forgotten Genre Productions. Special thanks to WJTL & The Junction Center for providing a home for this show.

Phone: 717-278-3676
May27
7 - 9pm
Pay-what-you-want

Temple Avenue Jazz Sextet at The Red Caboose Motel

The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant | website | Ronks, false 17572 event website

Join us on the deck of Casey Jones' Restaurant for Temple Avenue, a swing & jazz sextet consisting of musicians from the Lancaster area and Temple University. Featuring McKenna Whisler (vocals), Jack Saint Clair (sax), Marcell Bellinger (trumpet), Colin Mekeel (piano), Brad Neely (bass) and Pete Lazorcik (drums). Pay-what-you-want; No tickets required. Beer & Wine available for purchase at Casey Jones'.

Phone: 717-687-5000
May28
2:30 - 8:30pm
Pay-what-you-want

The Civil War: The Broadway Musical

Lititz Springs Park | Lititz, false 17543 event website

Servant Stage Company proudly presents its most epic production to date - "The Civil War: The Broadway Musical!"

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman, The Civil War is a thrilling and awe-inspiring "dramatic theatrical concert." This epic thematic revue puts a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history. It explores the experiences of the soldiers and leaders who fought for their way of life. It also examines the lives of the lovers and families they left behind, as well as the hopes and fears of the slaves whose freedom was at stake. This musical passionately asks us to consider our beliefs about freedom, honor, and faith.

This is an outdoor concert event. Pay-what-you-want; no tickets required. Performances are Sunday, May 28 at 2:30 p.m. & 6 p.m. at Lititz Springs Park.

Jun1
9am

Free Ice Cream Fridays

Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center | website | Stevens, false 17578 event website

Get free ice cream! Every Friday in June, enjoy a free single scoop of ice cream after having a full day of fun! Any person participating in an outdoor activity scheduled on Fridays in June will receive a free single scoop of ice cream at our camp store! Does not include pool admission, overnight retreat guests or large group day events. May not combine with other discounts.

Phone: (717) 738-1490
Jun3
12 - 5pm
varies

Summer Theater Workshops for Youth and Adults

Third Space Theater | website | Leola, false 17540 event website

Third Space Theatre. What would you like to say? We provide the space, you provide the words.

We're that in-between home and work space - a place to hang-out and express your creativity. Over the summer, we'll run acting camps for students ages 10 - 16. On the weekends, we'll host fun events like open-mic nights and local bands.

We are thrilled to provide a forum for playwrights, actors, musicians, singer-songwriters, theatre groups (and generally, anyone with a dream) to showcase their talents!

Check us out at www.thirdspacetheatre.com for more info about summer acting camps and weekend events.

Phone: 717-808-1312
Jun3
12 - 3pm
$8 - $15

Election Day Riot: 1857 Washington

LancasterHistory.org | website | Lancaster, false 17603 event website

Journey to Buchanan's 1857 White House this June during your visit to Wheatland. Meet with President Buchanan and his cabinet as they discuss a multitude of topics, from political appoints to recent Democratic victories at the polls to their concerns about troubles in Kansas. A sudden, panicked request from Washington Mayor William B. Magruder takes Buchanan by surprise. How will Buchanan respond? Experience the debate and learn about Magruder's request in this June's Living History at Wheatland!

The Living History at Wheatland program, Election Day Riot: 1857 Washington, takes place on Saturday, June 3, 2017 with tours on the hour starting at 12pm and the last starting at 3pm. Standard tours of Wheatland are also offered at 10am and 11am. Visit LancasterHistory.org or call 717-392-4633 to purchase your tickets. Advanced tickets strongly recommended as Living History tours often sell out and walk-in space is not guaranteed.

Phone: 7173924633
Jun4
3 - 9:30pm
Pay-what-you-want

The Civil War: The Broadway Musical

The Winter Center at Millersville University | Millersville, false 17551 event website

Servant Stage Company proudly presents its most epic production to date - "The Civil War: The Broadway Musical!"

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman, The Civil War is a thrilling and awe-inspiring "dramatic theatrical concert." This epic thematic revue puts a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history. It explores the experiences of the soldiers and leaders who fought for their way of life. It also examines the lives of the lovers and families they left behind, as well as the hopes and fears of the slaves whose freedom was at stake. This musical passionately asks us to consider our beliefs about freedom, honor, and faith.

Pay-what-you-want; tickets required. Performances are Sundays, June 4 & 11 at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. at The Winter Center at Millersville University.

Phone: 717-871-7600
Jun7
10 - 10:30am
FREE

Your Applications in the Cloud (Webinar)

Online | website | Lancaster, false 17603 event website

Join us as we discuss hosting business applications in the cloud. Have you thought about the benefits and pitfalls of converting your business applications from on-premise to hosted in the cloud? Do you use a business application suite like Microsoft Office and are tired of paying for new versions every few years and are curious about Office 365 and the alternatives like Google’s G-Suite? We’ll discuss these topics and more.

Phone: The Internet
 

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm

Ronks, PA
 

Katie's Kitchen

Ronks, PA
 

Strasburg Country Store & Creamery, The

Strasburg, PA
 

Uncle Leroy's Ice Cream & Candy Kitchen

Strasburg, PA

Lancaster Bucket List
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View the Geese at Middle Creek and Visit the Wildlife Museum There

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

Bucket, Self-Guided Tour, Wildflowers, Birds, Hunting, Fishing
website | map it | (717) 733-1512 | 100 Museum Road, Stevens, Pennsylvania, 17039

The Visitors Center is closed Mondays and from Thanksgiving through January 31. Its hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m. The facility is handicapped accessible and has public restrooms and ample parking. Vending machines with drinks and snacks also are found in the Visitors Center.

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