Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend May 1-3, 2015
5) Lancaster Artwalk – celebrating art and independent galleries in downtown Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) 10am-5pm and Sunday (May 3) noon-4pm in downtown Lancaster. As Part of Artwalk, Father Daughter team Ned & Maggie Bustard are hosting a Noah’s Ark Print Making Activity at Square Halo Gallery at the Trust Performing Arts Center near Central Market More Info:lancasterwalk.org
4) Conewago Creek Earth Day Celebration tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) from noon to 4 pm at historic Aberdeen Mills, Mill Road Elizabethtown. Live animals, guided walks, and giveaways. Plus Special presentations from Hersheypark’s Zoo America at 1pm featuring A great-horned owl, a screech owl, a black snake, a box turtle, a skunk, and a red-tailed hawk. More Info: ConewagoInitiative.net
3) Light’s Fort, the oldest structure in Lebanon County is having Open House tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) 1-4pm. Tour this circa 1742 Light Family Home. Find out why it is called a fort, even though it never was one. This property is only open a few times a year so don’t miss this opportunity to see what life may have been like in 1742. And yes, it is free. More Info: http://www.lightsfort.org
2) The Lancaster Loyalty Day Committee’s annual carnival tonight (Friday May 1) 5-11pm and Saturday (May 2) noon to 11pm at Lancaster city’s Buchanan Park. Rides, food, live music , face painting and camel rides. Free, but tickets or wristbands will be sold for carnival rides. Music from Matt Wheeler Band and others. More Info: At the Lancaster Loyalty Day Carnival Facebook Page.
1) Rafiki Africa Festival tomorrow (Sat. May 2) from 8am-Noon at The Junction Center in Manheim. All proceeds benefit African Children by providing education scholarships and building schools through 3 local Non-profits: Rafiki Africa Foundation; Sudan Rebirth Ministry; We’re All God’s Children. The Festival includes a Walk, 5k Run, Music, Food and Celebration of African Culture. More Info: rafikiafrica.org