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Labor Day at Stone Gables Estate (with fireworks)

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us on Labor Day, September 7, 2020, at the beautiful and historic 275-acre Stone Gables Estate for an afternoon and evening of fun, family, festivities, and fireworks! Bring your own blanket or chair and claim your spot! Hours: 4:00 p.m. through fireworks. Rain or shine.

Tickets are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Order online and save!
• $30 per vehicle
• Larger vehicles (nine or more passengers – please inquire about pricing)

Purchase of a General Admission ticket includes the following activities:

• Watch two of Jerry Albert’s large remote-controlled World War II model battleships as they navigate Lake Liberty
• A self-guided tour of The Star Barn Village which includes the historic and fully restored 1877 Star Barn and its associated outbuildings (including The Hog Barn, Chicken Coop, and Carriage House)
• A self-guided tour of the fully restored 1860 Ironstone Ranch (main and mini barns)
• A self-guided tour of the 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
• Stroll the gardens
• “Walk and Talk in the Village” (small group tours)
• Updates about the National Christmas Center by Jim Morrison, founder
• The Reflective Oaks Prayer Walk
• The Shepherd’s Staff Zoo – view alpacas, donkeys, a miniature pony, and a pot-bellied pig
• Pony rides
• Tractor-pulled wagon shuttle rides
• Use of firepits
• Yard games
• A scavenger hunt for kids or “kids at heart”
• Wine tasting and sales by Waltz Vineyards
• Music by Titus Touch
• A full-color Star Barn booklet
• Fireworks at approximately 8:00 p.m.

The following activities are available for a fee:

• Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 1.2-mile, round-trip narrated train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, traversing the original 1838 railroad bed on which President Lincoln’s funeral train traveled on April 22, 1865. Train ride tickets during the event are available on-site.

• $10 – Adults
• $5 – Ages 6 – 17
• Free – Ages 5 and under

Ride times: 4:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Until further notice, passenger capacity has been reduced by 50% to better accommodate social distancing. (Please note: The Lincoln Funeral Car and Pioneer Coach are not handicap accessible.)

• Food concessions by Food for Thought and others
• Souvenirs and gifts are available for purchase at The Sower and The Seed Shoppe
• Horseback rides may be available before the event. Please call 717.413.2660 to check availability.
• Lodging may be available during this event. Please call 717.902.9791, Option 5, for information and to make a reservation. (Bookings include complimentary tickets to the Labor Day event.)

Entrance: Brittany’s Hope, 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Watch for signage. All are welcome! We hope to see you there!

To order tickets, visit https://stonegablesestate.com/event-calendar/. Scroll down to the “Labor Day at Stone Gables Estate” banner and press “Click here for Tickets and Information.”

Stone Gables Estate will continue to take all necessary precautions for the safety of its staff, vendors, and guests. Thank you for your understanding, trust, and continued support.

About Stone Gables Estate: Stone Gables Estate is home to the historic Ironstone Ranch, The Star Barn Village, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, the Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and much more. The property encompasses 275 scenic acres and includes a working horse ranch and numerous settings for events. Stone Gables Estate is a Biblical, faith-based ministry/business. Its mission is to donate 100% of net profits to aid abandoned children worldwide through Brittany’s Hope, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Events with a Purpose. For more information about Stone Gables Estate, go to www.StoneGablesEstate.com. Telephone: 717.902.9791.


September 7
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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