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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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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
Mar29
11am

Iron Hill Give 20 Event Benefiting Ephrata Performing Arts Center

Iron Hill Brewery | website | Lancaster, false 17603

EPAC is once again hosting the Give 20 event at Iron Hill Brewery! Wednesday, March 29, is a great day to gather friends and family for casual, upscale American fare. Iron Hill will donate 20% of your food bill (excluding alcohol, gratuity, and tax) to the theater. This is a great chance to enjoy a night out while contributing to the arts in your community! Reservations are encouraged for larger parties. Please call 717-291- 9800 to reserve your table! Don't forget to present this coupon to your server so they know you are participating in the Give 20 Event.

Phone: 717-291-9800
Mar31
5:30 - 8pm
Adults: $20;
Children 6-10: $10;
Children 5 & Under: FREE

Mental Health of America's Annual Pasta Buffet and Auction

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church | website | Lancaster, false 17603 event website

Bring your friends and family and join Mental Health America of Lancaster County for our Annual Pasta Buffet and Auction, being held this year on Friday, March 31.

Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., the auction begins at 6:30 p.m., and the silent auction ends at 7:45 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of delicious food, great company, and participate in an auction of fabulous items and experiences. All proceeds will support mental health advocacy, education, and support across the county.

In any given year, 1 in 5 individuals are diagnosed with a mental illness. That represents over 100,000 Lancaster County residents. We rely heavily on charitable support so that we are able to provide our services at no cost to those we serve.

Tickets are available online, or you may call the MHALC office at 717-397-7461 to place your order. Tickets will also be available at the door.

For more information or any additional questions, please contact Kaitlin Specht at 717-397-7461.

We hope to see you at our event!

Phone: 717-394-1735
Mar31
7 - 10pm
Students: $12, Adults: $17, At the Door: $19

Fools

Cavod Theatre | website | New Holland, false 17557 event website

Returning to Cavod Theatre is a show that will have you falling off your seat in laughter. The 19th century comedy, Fools, is “the brightest, freshest, funniest, wittiest, warmest and happiest…” – CBS-TV.
Based in Russia, main character, Leon, is ecstatic to find that he has landed the perfect teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives he is immediately stunned by the “bewildering” people surrounding him. With much comic relief, Leon is faced with a decision that could change his life.

The play will run for two weekends,
Friday, March 31 7pm
Saturday, April 1 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, April 2 4pm

Friday, April 7 7pm
Saturday, April 8 4 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, April 9 4pm

Phone: 717.354.3355
Apr1
9am - 3pm
Free Admission contact us about vendors tables

Donegal High School Craft Show

Donegal High School | website | Mount Joy, false 17552 event website

Join us for our 2nd Annual Craft Show.

Shop at our vendors' stands to find the perfect, high quality crafts you are looking for. You will be able to browse a variety of homemade goods including woodcraft, soaps, candles, candies, art, photographs, handmade jewelry, tasty desserts, and so much more. Many of our vendors make items that would be perfect for the Easter holiday.

Other features of our event include a raffle and a concessions stand. RSVP for upcoming contests and information updates.

Proceeds of the event will send 17 Donegal FBLA members to compete at the PAFBLA State Leadership Conference/Competition.

We hope that you will consider joining us for this exciting event!

If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact us at fbla.donegal@gmail.com. The registration deadline is March 23, 2017. Please contact us via email.

Phone: 717-653-1871
Apr3
6pm
$100.00

Grand Opening Celebration & Dedication w/ Rend Collective

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

Grand Opening Celebration & Dedication w/ Rend Collective on April 3rd at 6pm at The Junction Center / Landis Hall in Manheim. Please join us for our Grand Opening Celebration & Dedication of The Junction Center / Landis Hall featuring Rend Collective! This milestone fundraising event will also include light hors d'oeuvres & pre-concert music from House Project. Plus be the first to see The Junction Center-Landis Hall and tour the new facility!

Phone: 717-459-3701
Apr7
6pm

Gallery Opening Night: Photographer Chad Harnish

The Framing Concept | Lancaster, PA 17603

Opening night for Chad Harnish who is showing his artistic street and candid based photography

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
 

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

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Visit Chickies Rock County Park and Find the Ruins of the Henry Clay Furnace

Chickies Rock Park

Chickies Rock Park
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website | map it | (717) 299-8901 | Route 441 North, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17370

Perhaps SummitPost.org says it best: "Chickies Rock is merely a hill if you look at it by the map. Yes, it looks a little steep, but nothing like what you see when you stand at the base and look up the 220 foot vertical wall. Impressive........yes, definitely, especially for Pennsylvania. Chickies Rock is without a doubt the premier natural rock climbing location in the state. You can go there any day of the year and there will be at any one time at least 5-10 climbers heading up the steep precipice ... It has history, history, and even more history. It is now part of the Chickies Rock County Park which contains more than 422 acres of preservation land. Much of this land along the river was part of the old Pennsylvania Canal. Prior to that it was one of the largest Indian villages discovered in Lancaster County. Even more than that, it ran lines for the PA Railroad and still is active in shipping by rail. Geologically speaking Chickies Rock is something special to many people on the east coast. It is the largest exposed Anticline on the east coast. This geological feature is very easy to pick out as the rock arches up on the north and south sides of the outcropping. The center of the anticline is located right around the northwest corner of the outcropping and it forms a mini-cave." Simply put, Chickies Rock is breathtaking, and is worth a visit on your next trip to Lancaster County.

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