Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

16th Annual St Matthew Community Free Christmas Day Dinner

December 6th, 2023 No comments

Free Christmas Day dinner. 16th year for this dinner held at St Matthew Lutheran Church York, Pa 17401. Free food, free clothing, and free toys for the kids. 11-3 Christmas Day. If you would like to volunteer, donate clothing, toys, a turkey or ham, or make a monetary donation to cover the costs of this free meal, please contact Kevin  717-891-8076

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The Bethlehem Broadcast

November 30th, 2023 No comments

Journey Christian Church presents the Bethlehem Broadcast – an evening of live, walk thru interviews of the characters of Bethlehem. Come learn more about the ordinary people in the Christmas story and the extraordinary God who made it all possible.

This is a free indoor event open to everyone!
Interviews will last approximately 20-30 mins. Door prizes and light refreshments!

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Christmas Eve at Petra Church

November 30th, 2023 No comments

You’re invited to Christmas Eve at Petra Church on Sunday, December 24! Join us for our 4 or 6 p.m. program, where we will celebrate the greatest gift that changed the world forever. Don’t miss this night of powerful music and engaging storytelling as we honor Jesus’s birth, rejoice in his love, and cherish the hope he brought us. Our Christmas Eve Program has become a family tradition you won’t want to miss! Don’t forget to bring your friends and family to this special evening. We hope to see you there!

If you don’t have a home church and are looking for a community to plug into on Christmas Eve Morning, we’d also love for you to join us at our 10 a.m. service on December 24!

Holiday Madrigal Feast

November 27th, 2023 No comments

A festive, interactive, medieval dinner theater experience for the whole family! Come the royal banqueting table and dine amidst nobility and peasants alike as you are entertained by our jester and troupe of actors, who will present a hilarious performance that is sure to please!

Featuring music – including traditional carols – and a hearty three course meal catered by Hess’s Barbeque, this holiday event will delight audiences of all ages!

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22nd Annual Christmas Vesper Service

November 20th, 2023 No comments

St. Daniel’s Lutheran Church Vesper Service featuring the Reading Pops Orchestra, Vocal Soloists, and the Albright College Choir. PreService music by the Conrad Weiser Brass, Saxophone, and Flute Ensembles. A free will offering will be taken. Questions: please contact the church at (610)693-5145 or by email

Service of Lessons & Carols: Gloria!

November 8th, 2023 No comments

Join Westminster musicians and readers for a glorious night of Christmas music and worship featuring the Sanctuary choir, children’s choir, and festive brass in a presentation of John Rutter’s Gloria. The public is invited. No tickets are needed; there will be a free will offering. The church has plenty of parking and is handicap accessible.

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Saint Patrick Christmas Craft Market

November 7th, 2023 No comments

Join us for our Second Christmas Craft Market featuring talented local vendors, crafters, and artisans. Don’t forget to stop in at our Christmas Cookie Sale. Parking and admission is free and concessions will be available for sale as well!

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Strasburg Holiday Home Tour

October 11th, 2023 No comments

The holidays are coming! The 12th annual Strasburg Holiday Tour sponsored by the Strasburg Heritage Society will be held rain, shine, or snow on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This tour features 7 lovely homes in charming, historic Strasburg. The homes vary in age and style but all will be beautifully decorated for the season. At tour central (First Presbyterian Church on S. Decatur Street) tour tickets, lunch, greens, craft vendors, and a silent auction will be available. Purchase $20 tickets in advance from Nov. 4th until Dec. 1st from Main Street Antiques (2 W. Main) or Speckled Hen Restaurant (144 E. Main). Tickets can also be purchased on line at Tickets are $25 the day of the tour at First Presbyterian Church. This is a great day when local folks as well as out-of-towners stroll the streets and enjoy the lovely town as well as the homes. This year there will be a special event on Friday, Dec. 1st with a tree lighting, carol singing, brass band, bagpiper, and Santa @ 6:30 pm on the Strasburg Borough Lawn on Precision Avenue. Refreshments will follow. This event is hosted by the Strasburg Heritage Society, the Lampeter Strasburg Women’s Club and supported by Strasburg Borough. Come to Strasburg and get in the holiday spirit!

This is our major fundraiser and goes toward the education of local residents to the advantages and wisdom of preserving elements of the past and the development of a deeper appreciation of the area’s rich cultural inheritance.

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Village Christmas Market

September 27th, 2023 No comments

Get ready to celebrate the Christmas season as we open our doors to the Village Christmas Market, Saturday, December 2, 2023, 10am-3pm.
Bring your family and friends to Garden Spot Village for a day filled with fun activities for the whole family. Shop our stores and Makers Market. Then make a special visit to the Train Room and Wood Shop. For more information visit

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Wood and Willow Fall and Christmas Open House

September 20th, 2023 No comments

Join us for our second annual Holiday Vendor Event! We will be hosting this year’s craft, bake, and decor sale at Timber Ridge Animal Sanctuary in Spring Grove.
Our Vendors include an array of wood art, jewelry, homemade baked goods, crocheted items, crafts, home decor, holiday gifts, skin care, and much much more!
There will be complimentary snacks and small refreshments as well as several door prizes! Please reach out if you are interested in joining as a vendor!

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Christmas in Perfect Harmony

November 9th, 2022 No comments

The Red Caboose Motel is thrilled to bring back live entertainment this holiday season on Friday nights!
Kick off your Christmas Season with the sounds of local singing sensation Perfect Harmony, performing live before a limited crowd at the intimate Red Caboose Motel Train Barn. Also, get a sneak peek of our gorgeous event space, The Barn at Paradise Station, opening in 2023!

Tickets are required and are $25.

Christmas in Perfect Harmony features Lancaster County area favorites Ric Zimmerman, Kat Prickett, and Sarah Poague, singing stunning original arrangements of favorite holiday sacred and secular classics in three-part PERFECT HARMONY. “Perfect” for the entire family.

Featuring the Perfect Harmony Band: Katrina King on piano, Mark Butzer on bass/sax, Jim Martin on percussion and Brad Barkdoll on acoustic guitar. Special appearance by Oliver Zimmerman.

Original Staging and Choreography by Andrea McCormick (American Music Theatre). Written by Perfect Harmony. Produced by LeeP Productions. Concert sponsored by State Farm of Strasburg.

Location Information: The Train Barn at The Red Caboose Motel, 312 Paradise, Lane, Ronks, PA. Please park in main lot and follow signs. There will be attendants to direct you. THIS LOCATION REQUIRES THE USE OF STAIRS and is an intimate setting. Hot chocolate, light refreshments, and Perfect Harmony merchandise will be available for purchase.

PERFECT HARMONY is a dynamic vocal trio specializing in storytelling through music and based out of Lancaster, PA. Vocalists are friends Ric Zimmerman, Kat Prickett, and Sarah Poague. With an impressive combined experience, they are known for their stunning vocal blend and stellar harmonies in original arrangements, accompanied with live piano and even accapella. They sing all styles of music from folk to Broadway to gospel, and have performed at beautiful venues across Lancaster County, like the historic Star Barn in Elizabethtown, as well as having sung the National Anthem for the Lancaster Barnstormers, and the distinct honor of representing Then Sings My Soul: Beloved Hymns & Songs Inspired by the Ministry of Billy Graham at Dollywood Theme Park and the DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN and The Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. Most recently, they had the honor of opening for Larry Gatlin of Gatlin Brothers Fame. They feel grateful for the opportunity to share their gift of music with people from all walks of life, and hope to encourage and inspire with every performance.

Christmas in Perfect Harmony runs November 21-December 29th. For a complete schedule, please visit

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