Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Oct 13-15, 2017

phredd : October 13, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 13-15, 2017

5 Manheim Community Farm Show Today’s the last day (Friday Oct. 13) Animal, Exhibits, Black Smith Demonstration, Jump Rope Man and Jesse Rothacker’s Forgotten Friends Reptile Shows in Exhibition Hall Stage 3 & 5pm. More Info: ManheimFarmShow.org

4 Community Day & Car Show tomorrow (Sat. Oct. 14) 10am-1:30pm at Grace Church Lancaster. Music, games ,kids activities, classic cars & hot rods. More Info: 717-397-9991

3 The 21st Annual Garden Spot Village Fall Festival tomorrow (Saturday, October 14) 7am-3:30pm. Silent Auction, country store, Craft Tables, book sale, Art Show, Children’s Activities, Music and more. More Info: GardenSpotVillage.org/Fall-Festival

2 Hinkletown Mennonite School HinkleFEST & Benefit Auction today 4-9pm and tomorrow 8am-3pm (Friday, Oct 13 & Saturday, Oct 14) at the school between Ephrata & New Holland. Chicken Chase/Family Fun Run, Auction, Children’s activities, bounce house, pony rides and more. More Info: www.hmsk8.org/Auction

1 Oregon Dairy Corn Pickin’ 5k and Kids Dash tomorrow (Saturday October 14) Registration begins at 7am. Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live 9am-noon. Runners will cross scenic farmland, run through Landis Homes Community, and finish with a lap through the Oregon Dairy Corn Maze! The run benefits Landis Homes Benevolent Care Fund. The First Responders Corn Maze and Pumpkin Pickin Day begins at 10am. From noon-2pm The Lancaster City Mounted Police and K9 unit will be on hand to raise money for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition. More Info: OregonDairy.com

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do October 6-8, 2017

phredd : October 6, 2017 8:52 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 6-8, 2017

5 East Petersburg Pumpkin Festival tomorrow (Saturday, October 7) 1pm-4pm at East Petersburg Community Park. The first three hundred kids in attendance will receive free pumpkins to decorate. Other activities include tractor-driven hayrides, barrel train rides, a bounce house, hot apple cider, Mining for Toys, and more. More Info: www.eastpetersburgday.com

4 Free First Fridays for Families at the Lancaster Science Factory tonight (Friday, Oct 6) 5pm-8pm. Access to more than 60 interactive exhibits relating to science, technology, engineering and math, as well as demonstrations and activities in the “Science Cafe,”. More Info: www.lancastersciencefactory.org

3 New Holland Farmers Fair today and tomorrow (Friday October 6 & Saturday Oct 7) The fair is centered on the 100 blocks of East and West Main Street in downtown New Holland. Tractor Driving Contest, Kids activities, Pedal Power Contest, Horseshoe Contest, Pet Parade, Tug of War, Exhibits and more. More Info: http://newhollandfair.org/

2 The 32nd annual Boehm’s Apple Festival tomorrow (Saturday, October 7) 9am-3pm on the Boehm’s Chapel Campus in York. Tour the chapel built in 1791, Craft stands, Homemade apple butter, apple ice cream, apple nuggets, apple dumplings, hot and cold cider, apple bread and more. More Info: www.boehmschapel.org

1 Woodcrest Retreat Fall Family Fest, Auction & Kids Camp Bonanza, tomorrow (Sat. Oct. 7) 9am-3:30pm. Auction, kids activities, Children’s Country Fair, and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live 9am-noon with Chick-fil-A cookies, games, giveaways, door prizes, live song requests and more! More Info: woodcrestretreat.org

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Sept 29 – Oct 1, 2017

phredd : September 29, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 29 – October 1, 2017

5 Falmouth Goat Race tomorrow (Sat. Sept. 30) beginning at 10am at Governor Stables Park in Falmouth. Goat races, cow patty bingo, music, a feed bag race, food and craft stands, and children’s activities. Admission is Free, there is a fee for parking. More Info: http://www.falmouthgoatrace.org

4 The 93rd West Lampeter Fair today (Friday, Sept 29) 9am-10pm at the Lampeter Community Grounds. Antique tractor pull, livestock shows, all-western horse show, fair queen contest, friendly baking competitions, food competitions, and more. More Info: https://westlampeterfair.com/

3 The 99th annual Ephrata Fair today (Friday Sept 29) and Saturday (Sept 30) at Tom Grater Memorial Park. The largest street fair in Pennsylvania featuring agricultural events, exhibits, the Midway, animals, tractor events and and more. More Info: https://www.ephratafair.org/

2 Rafiki Africa African Festival tomorrow (Saturday Sept 30) 2-6pm at Binns Park in Lancaster. Experience African culture through food, dance, music, storytelling, a fashion show, and more. WJTL & Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. More Info: Rafiki Africa’s FB page

1 LBC Homecoming & Family Weekend tonight (Friday Sept 29) and Saturday (Sept 30) on the campus of Lancaster Bible College. Concerts, Sports, Fireworks, Carnival & More. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live Saturday morning with giveaways, prizes and free chick-fil-A cookies. More Info: LBC.edu

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 22-24, 2017

phredd : September 22, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 22-24, 2017

5 Fall Fest at The Conestoga Area Historical Society in Conestoga tomorrow 10am-4pm (Saturday, Sept 23) & Sunday (September 24) noon-4pm. See Blacksmiths, Tinsmiths and other artisans doing pottery, woodworking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and broom and rug making. There will also be children’s activities, food and tours. More Info: http://www.pennmanorhistory.org/

4 Brethren Disaster Relief Auction and 5k Run today 9am-9pm and tomorrow 7am-3pm (Friday, Sept 22 & Saturday, Sept 23) at Lebanon Expo & Fairgrounds. This year’s auction will help those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Farmers Market, Arts & Crafts, Many Auction Items. The 5k Run begins Saturday 8am. KCB also broadcasting live Saturday morning 9am-noon with free Chick-fil-A cookies, giveaways, door prizes, games, live requests and more! More Info:BrethrenDisasterReliefAuction.org

3 The 68th Annual Solanco Fair today (Friday, Sept 22) 10am-10pm at the Solanco Fair Grounds, Quarryville. Iron Man Contest, Tractor Pull, Pedal Tractor Competition, Exhibits, Livestock, Animals and Food. More Info: http://solancofair.com/

2 Free Museum Day Saturday, September 23, 2017, participating museums in Pennsylvania offer FREE admission in conjunction with Smithsonian magazine’s Free Museum Day 2017. Museums in our area include: a list of participating museums in Central Pennsylvania:
The Hershey Story, York County History Center, National Watch & Clock Museum, Wrightsville Historical Museum
Columbia Historic Preservation Society, National Toy Train Museum and the Railroad of Museum of Pennsylvania. More Info: CentralPennParent.com

1 Clocktoberfest, tomorrow (Saturday, September 23) 10am – 3pm at the National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia. Music, food, crafts, clock vendors, behind the scenes tours, steampunk Fashion Show and More. More Info: www.museumoftime.org.

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 15-17, 2017

phredd : September 15, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 15-17, 2017

5 Salvation Army Lancaster Back Yard Bash-Block Party tomorrow (Sat. Sept. 16) from 10am-2pm at the Salvation Army in Lancaster. Free food, games, prizes, clowns, music, magic show, and STEVEN COURTNEY! More Info: 717-397-7565

4 Lititz Area Mennonite School 40th Annual Fall Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, September 16) 4-8pm at the school on Newport Road in Lititz. Pumpkin Bowling, Pumkin Painting, hay rides, food trucks, and live worship music. More Info: Lams.Info

3 Homestead Day Festival tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 16) 10am-2pm at Homestead Village, Lancaster. Bounce House, Wagon Rides, Balloon Art, Crafts, and concerts by Phredd and the Twin Rose Community Band. More info: HomesteadVillage.org

2 Denver Fair, continuing today 10am-10pm and tomorrow 9am-9pm (Friday & Saturday Sept 15 & 16) at Denver Memorial Park. Rides, Games, Music, Jello Eating Contest, Hot Wings Eating Contest, Cornhole Tournament, Exhibits, Animals and more. More Info: TheDenverFair.com

1 East Petersburg Days tonight 6-10pm and tomorrow 8:30am-11pm (Friday & Saturday Sept 15 & 16) at East Petersburg Park. Kids Fun Run, Totally 80s 5k, Parade, Music, Chili Cookoff, Rides, Fireworks and More. More Info: EastPetersburgDay.com

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Sept 8-10, 2017

phredd : September 8, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 8-10, 2017

5 Conestoga Herb Guild Herb Fest tomorrow (Saturday September 9) 9am-2pm at the Boettcher House Museum in Landis Woods in Lancaster. Herbal crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods, herbal food and beverage samples, wreath demonstrations, Potpourri, soaps, garlic, garden décor and more. More Info: Conestoga Herb Guild Facebook Page

4 Praise Jam 2017 tonight (Friday Sept. 8) 7pm-9:30pm at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene. Worship teams from local churches including: The Living Room of Ephrata, Grace Point Nazarene of Ephrata, & Grace Community Church of Willow Street. Local non-profit Ministries will also have tables and information available. More Info: www.nazgp.org

3 Community Day at Spring Creek Church of the Brethren of Hershey, tomorrow (Saturday September 9) 3-8pm. Presentations by Zoo America, Firetrucks, Teddy Bear Clinic, Derry K9 Unit, Ice Cream, Games and more. The evening will close with a worship concert. More Info: SpringCreekCOB.org

2 9th Annual Peach Festival tomorrow (Saturday, September 9) 3-6 pm at The Lititz United Methodist Church in Lititz. Jazz music with the “Swing Street” trio, Encore Dance Group, candy scramble, Inflatable Skeeball, Free games, PLUS Peach ice cream, peach cobbler, peach pie, and assorted homemade baked goods. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Warwick Release Time! More Info: www.lititzumc.org.

1 Landis Homes Fellowship Day & Community Auction, at Landis Homes, East Oregon Road, Lititz, tomorrow (Saturday, September 9) 8am-2pm. Bounce houses, barrel train rides, petting zoo, face painting, balloons and more. KCB broadcasting live 9am-noon with free goodies like Chick-fil-A cookies, requests, games and more. More Info: Landishomes.org

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 1-3, 2017

phredd : September 1, 2017 9:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 1-3, 2017

5 That Pet Show tomorrow (Saturday, Sept 2) noon-1pm at That Fish Place – That Pet Place, Centerville Road, Lancaster. Reptiles, amphibians, small pets and more! Learn about animal diet, habitat, communication, adaptation, and more! The free show is hosted by animal expert Stacy Davis. More Info: ThatPetPlace.com

4 First Friday Lancaster in Downtown Lancaster tonight (Friday, September 1)  5-9pm.  Art galleries, studios, museums, music, and more in downtown Lancaster.   More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

3 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, September 1) from 5-8:30pm at their offices on Grant Street in Lancaster. Architectural, Trains, Freestyle, Connects, Creator – more than 40,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces to build with. More Info:  Hammelarch.com

2 Hospice & Community Care Labor Day Auction, tomorrow (Saturday) Sunday and Monday (September 2-4) at the Solanco Fairgrounds in Quarryville beginning at 7:30am each day. Art, Plants, Quilts, Food and more. The event is free, proceeds from the auction benefit local Hospice & Community Care. More Info: labordayauction.org

1 30th Annual Heart of Lancaster Arts & Crafts Show tomorrow (Saturday) & Sunday (September 2 & 3) 10am-4pm at Roots Country Market, Graystone Road, Manheim. Over 200 Exhibitors and over 50 demonstrations. Live music by Susquehanna Pipes and Drums. More Info: hlcshow.com

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2017 Reader’s Choice Award Winner

phredd : August 28, 2017 6:41 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages, Uncategorized
Thank you to our listeners for voting WJTL  favorite radio station and The Junction Center favorite venue for LancasterOnline.com’s and LNP Newspaper’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards.
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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do August 25-27, 2017

phredd : August 25, 2017 8:53 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
August 25-27, 2017

5 Activ8 Love Fest Sunday (Aug. 27) 5pm-8pm at Lancaster Teen Haven. Food, bounce houses, face painting, snow cones, prizes and more. Activ8 Love Fest concludes with a concert featuring Tampa, FLorida Artist Loso. More Info: 717-392-1995

4 Sidewalk Prophets in concert tomorrow (Saturday, August 26) at 7pm at West York Area Middle School to benefit Every Child is Worthy Ministries. ECW is a ministry helping disabled orphans around the world through outreach, restoration, and the message of Jesus Christ. More Info: www.ecwministries.org

3 The Elizabethtown Fair continues today and tomorrow (Friday & Saturday, August 25 & 26) Animal, agricultural, competitions and commercial exhibits, petting zoo, entertainment, contests and more. More Info: http://etownfair.org/

2 Lancaster Airport Community Days’ “Celebration of Flight” tomorrow and Sunday (August 26-27).Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-4. A variety of aircrafts on display and in the air. Plane or helicopter rides. Air Show begins at noon each day. The event is free, there is a cost for parking. More Info: http://lancasterairport.com/

1 The 6th Annual Kids Cookie Break Fest, tomorrow (Saturday, Agust 26) Two identical programs 10am-2pm and 3-7pm. For those who have tickets the festival features Inflatables, Petting Zoo, Barrel Train Rides, Pedal Cars, Local Fire and Police vehicles, and concerts in the air-conditioned Landis Hall! For those attending please hashtag your pics with #kcb2017.

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do August 18-20, 2017

phredd : August 18, 2017 8:54 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
August 18-20, 2017

5 3rd Annual Camden’s 5k Run to benefit SIDS Research at Franklin & Marshall College, tomorrow (Saturday, August 19) 9-11am. 5k, Kids Bubble Run, Black Rock Retreat Center’s Petting Zoo , snacks and drinks and Kids Cookie Break Brroadcasting Live. More Info: at the Camdens Run Facebook page

4 Lancaster City Back to School Block Party, Sunday (Aug 20) 3-7pm, First Block of Queen Street. Face Painting, Food Trucks, Dunk Tanks, Contests & More.

3 Evening of Worship with Phil Stacey tonight (Friday, Aug. 17) at 7pm at Bethel Assembly of God in Littlestown. Phil Stacey is a worship leader and was a finalists on the 6th season of American Idol. The concert is free, a free will offering will be received. More Info: www.bethelag.com

2 Rosedale Church of the Nazarene’s Back to School Bash Sunday (Aug. 20). Free lunch, games, and a Concert by Phredd! Kids 5 to 12 will receive a free backpack. Register for the free backpack ahead of time by calling 717-939-3740. More Info: https://www.rosedalenazarene.org/

1 Free Water Slide Day and Backpack Blessing, tomorrow (Saturday, Aug 19) 12:30pm to 4pm at Zion Lutheran in Leola. 4 giant water slides, Free food and fun. Bring your towels & lawn chairs. Also bring your backpack for a blessing or register to receive one. Backpacks will be given to elementary age children that register. More Info and Registration: http://www.zionleola.org/

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