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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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Jan22
12 - 2pm
Free Admission

Ephrata Performing Arts Center 2017 Season Sneak Preview Cabaret

Tell Us 360 | website | Lancaster, false 17602 event website

Our 2017 season at Ephrata Performing Arts Center is all about journeys. Pack your bags and join us for a sneak peek at the journey we will be taking in the coming year. This year’s cabaret will feature selections from our 2017 shows, which include King Lear, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Doubt, Hair, The Music Man, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and The Wizard of Oz.
The performance begins at 12:30; and our hosts, Tellus360, will have their regular menu available for purchase before and during the performance.
Come enjoy a hearty brunch and a pint with us as we take our first steps into 2017!

Phone: 717-733-7966
Feb19
4 - 5pm
Free

Manor Wind Quintet

Trinity Lutheran Church | website | Lancaster, false 17602 event website

Manor Winds is a talented new chamber ensemble comprised of five musicians who come together to rehearse in a loft space in their horn player’s historic manor in downtown Lancaster. While they love playing many works from the standard repertoire, the musicians of Manor Winds are equally passionate about new music. With many recently written pieces in their repertoire, they look to program new works and help to represent local composers in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania. Manor Winds wishes to share their love of music and collaboration with their surrounding community. The quintet consists of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn.

Phone: 717-397-2734
Feb24
7 - 9pm
$20.00

An Evening with Shane Claiborne

Calvary Church | website | Lancaster, false 17601 event website

KAIROS: School of Spiritual Formation will host an evening presentation with Shane Claiborne, internationally known speaker and author on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 7-9pm. Shane’s presentation will focus on integrating a contemplative way of being with a life of service/action in the world. Shane writes and travels extensively speaking about peacemaking, social justice, and Jesus. Shane Claiborne is a founding member of the New Monasticism movement, which encourages a life of simplicity, nonviolence, community, and prayer. In 1997, he co-founded The Simple Way, a faith community in inner city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. His work has appeared in Esquire, SPIN, Christianity Today, and The Wall Street Journal, and he has been on everything from Fox News and Al Jazeera to CNN and NPR.

Phone: 717-560-2341
Mar12
7 - 10pm
$16.50/$22.00

Andrew Peterson Concert

Manor Church | website | Lancaster, false 17603 event website

Andrew Peterson and Audrey Assad on Sun. March 12th at 7pm at Manor Church in Lancaster. or more than twenty years now, Andrew Peterson has been about the business of quietly changing lives in four-minute increments. Peterson has forged his own path, creating a long line of songs that ache with sorrow, joy and integrity, and that are, at the end of the day, part of a real, ongoing, human conversation. 717-459-3701 or http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/

Phone: 717-459-3701
Mar26
4 - 5pm
Free

US Coast Guard Academy Cadet Glee Club Concert

Trinity Lutheran Church | website | Lancaster, false 17602 event website

A select group of forty men and women chosen from the Corps of Coast Guard Cadets, the USCGA Glee Club specializes in the performance of patriotic music and songs of the sea. Under the direction of Dr. Robert G. Newton, the Glee Club travels annually to entertain people throughout the United States. Appearances have included performances at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, the Annual Sea Fest in Miami, an All-Military Ball in Dallas, the Coast Guard Foundation Dinner in San Francisco, Disneyworld in Orlando, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The group has also performed for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as for numerous Presidential Inaugurations.
Watch this video of the USCGA Glee Club in a beautiful rendition of the ballad “Home from the Sea.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7byHi6Haxe0.

Phone: 717-397-2734
Apr7
7:30 - 9:30pm

Ginny Owens Concert

The Junction Center - Junction Center Hall | website | Manheim, false 17545 event website

Ginny Owens concert on Fri. April 7th at 7:30pm at The Junction Center in Manheim - Junction Center Hall. Ginny Owens is best known for her song "If You Want Me To". Owens has also received three Dove awards, including New Artist of the Year (2000) and Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year (2001) for "Blessed" with Rachael Lampa and Cindy Morgan. Her latest album is "I Know A Secret". 717-459-3701 or http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/

Phone: 717-459-3701
Apr8
6pm

City Rock Fest Tour

Junction Center Hall in Manheim | website | Manheim, false 17545 event website

The City Rock Fest Tour featuring Disciple, Project 86, Seventh Day Slumber, Decyfer Down, Spoken and Random Hero is confirmed for April 8th at 6pm at Junction Center Hall in Manheim. Call 717-459-3701 or visit http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/for more information.

Phone: (717) 459-3701
Apr13
7 - 9pm

Michael Card Easter Concert

The Junction Center - Junction Center Hall | website | Manheim, false 17545 event website

Michael Card Violent Grace Easter Concert on Thursday, April 13th at 7pm at The Junction Center in Manheim - Junction Center Hall. Michael Card is an American Christian singer-songwriter, musician, author, and radio host. He is best known for his contributions in contemporary Christian music, which couple folk-style melodies and instrumentation with lyrics that stem from intensive study of the Bible. Since his debut in 1981, he has sold more than 4 million albums and has written 19 No. 1 singles.He has also authored several books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner A Sacred Sorrow. 717-459-3701 or http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/

Phone: 717-459-3701
Apr28
7:30pm

Casting Crowns with Danny Gokey

The Giant Center in Hershey | Hershey, false 17033 event website

The Very Next Thing Tour featuring Casting Crowns w/ Danny Gokey will be at The Giant Center in Hershey, PA on Friday, April 28th at 7:30pm. Call (717) 459-3701 or visit http://cmilive.com for more information.

Apr30
4 - 5pm
Free

Ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan

Trinity Lutheran Church | website | Lancaster, false 17602 event website

A native of New Jersey, ragtime pianist Ethan Uslan makes his home in Charlotte, NC. He is a three-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and has performed across the USA, Europe, and Cyberspace, where his jazzed-up rendition of Beethoven’s Fur Elise went viral with more than 1.6 million views: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCfGXwx1mJs
Aside from solo work, Ethan has appeared with symphony orchestras, jazz bands, improv comedy groups, and even a clown show. He began studying classical piano at the age of 9 in his hometown of South Orange, NJ. As a teenager, he took jazz piano lessons and in college (Indiana University) he studied classical piano and musicology. At some point in college, Ethan had a musical identity crisis. He still loved Bach and Beethoven, but he realized he didn’t want to devote his life to classical music. Something about ragtime and early jazz was luring him in.

Phone: 717-397-2734
 

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Go to Moravian Square in Lititz. Walk across the street and twist a pretzel.

Lititz Moravian Church Square Archives & Museum

Lititz Moravian Church Square Archives & Museum
Museum, Bucket, House-Tour
website | map it | (717) 626-8515 | 8 Church Square, Lititz, Pennsylvania, 17543

The Lititz Moravian Congregation was organized on February 19, 1749. It was then known as the “Warwick Country Congregation” and included local farmers “awakened” by the preaching of itinerant Moravian ministers. The Moravian motto “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, freedom; and in all things, love” was appealing to these early settlers in Lancaster County.

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