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Five Fun Free Things To Do Nov 17-19, 2017

November 17th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 17-19, 2017

5 Elizabethtown College Community Orchestra Annual Fall Concert, Sunday (Nov 19) 3pm at the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center on the Campus of Elizabethtown College. More Info: etown.edu

4 Root’s 13th Annual Christmas Open House tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 18) 9am-3pm at Roots Country Market in Manheim. Crafts, Handmade Items, Antiques, Wreaths, & Collectables, Christmas Music, Door Prizes & more. Free Admission and Free Parking. More Info: 717-898-7443

3 Hempfield Community Tree Lighting tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 18) at the Hempfield Rec Center. Irish Dancers, Liederkranz Chorus, Tree Lighting and more. More Info:
www.hempfieldbusinesscoalition.org

2 Harrisburg Holiday Parade, tomorrow (Saturday, November 18) beginning at noon in Downtown Harrisburg. Marching groups, floats, large parade balloons, musical acts and more. Parade forms on City Island and begins at the corner of Front and Market streets. More Info: HarrisburgPA.gov/HolidayParade

1 ExtraGive Fest, today (Friday, Nov 17) 4pm-midnight at The Lancaster Marriot, Penn Square and the Lancaster County Convention Center. Celebrate Lancaster County’s biggest day of giving with 12 Artists including Steven Courtney, Mark DeRose, Music For Everyone, and many others. Special Children’s Activities from 4-6 – Greenfish Labs Demonstrations, Fig Magazine’s Mini-Mural paintings and more. More Info:lancfound.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do November 10-12, 2017

November 10th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 10-12, 2017

5 F&M Orchestra Concert titled “The Reformation” tomorrow, (Saturday, November 11) 8pm at The Barshinger Center on the campus of F&M College, Lancaster. More Info: FandM.edu

4 Second Fridays in Lititz tonight (Friday, November 10) 5pm-9pm. Downtown shops, galleries, restaurants, Music, Art & More. Free parking north of Main Street. More Info: LititzPA.com

3 West Green Tree Church Barn Party tomorrow (Saturday November 11) 4pm to 9 pm at the Glenn and Sharon Longenecker farm in Elizabethtown. Campfires, Dessert Contest, Kids Crafts, Hayrides, Games, Square Dancing, Kiddie Barrel Train Rides & More. More Info: At West Green Tree’s Facebook Page.

2 Owls of Pennsylvania tomorrow (Sat. Nov. 11) 8pm at Kings Gap Environmental Education & Training Center in Carlisle. Free program for ages 6 and older. An opportunity to learn and study the Owls of Pennsylvania. Help licensed banders capture, band, monitor local owls. Demonstrations, Live Birds and more. More Info: Events. DCNR.PA.gov

1 15th Annual Eastland Alpacas Annual Fall Open House continues tomorrow 10am-4pm (Saturday Nov 11) and Sunday Noon-4pm (November 12) Tour the farm, Get up Close and Personal with over 100 alpacas. Feed the Alpacas, Lead an Alpaca, Take a Wagon Ride around the Farm, Watch an Alpaca Obstacle Course Demonstration. Hempfield Church of the Brethren Youth Group will have a food stand to help support their Mission Trip Fund. More Info: EastLandAlpacas.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do November 3-5, 2017

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 3-5, 2017

5 Maker Fest tomorrow (Saturday, November 4) 1-3pm at Bethany Felton UMC in Felton, York County. Tinker, invent, doodle, and create at many different creative station.More Info: www.bethanyfelton.one

4 Wilbur Chocolate of Lititz Customer Appreciation Fest tomorrow (Sat. Nov. 4) 10am-5pm. Music, Food trucks, Face painting, Bud E Bear, Free Samples and more. More Info: WilberBuds.com

3 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, Nov 3) 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. Plus a special visit and performance by the International Ballet Academy Nutcracker Dancers. More Info: hammelarch.com

2 59th Annual Greek Food Bazaar tomorrow 10:30am-7:30pm (Saturday, Nov 4) and Sunday 11am-6pm (Nov 5) at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Hershey Ave, Lancaster. Crafts, Books, Clothing items Church Tour and lots of authentic Greek Food. Proceeds benefit the church as well as “The Lancaster County Council of Churches Food Hub & Clothing Bank, The Power Packs School Food Program, The Water Street Mission & more. More Info: annunciationorthodox.org

1 15th Annual Eastland Alpacas Annual Fall Open House tomorrow 10am-4pm (Saturday Nov 4) and Sunday Noon-4pm (November 5) Tour the farm, Get up Close and Personal with over 100 alpacas. Feed the Alpacas, Lead an Alpaca, Take a Wagon Ride around the Farm, Watch an Alpaca Obstacle Course Demonstration. Hempfield Church of the Brethren Youth Group will have a food stand to help support their Mission Trip Fund. Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live 9an-noon. More Info: www.eastlandalpacas.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do October 27-29, 2017

October 27th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 27-29, 2017

5 Harvest Fest tomorrow (Saturday October 28) 2-6 pm at Faith Outreach Center between Marietta & Mount Joy. Free candy, games, bounce house, prizes, hayrides and more. More Info: faithoutreachpa.com

4 TRUNK OR TREAT tomorrow (Saturday Oct. 28) 1pm-3pm at Zion of Iona UM Church in Lebanon. Children are invited to come in costume. Candy, Treats, Free Food, Train Rides, Games and more. More Info: www.zioniona.com

3 Harvest Festival tomorrow (Saturday, October 28) 6pm-9pm at Lancaster Bible College. Costumes are encouraged, admission (and candy!) are free, and students at Lancaster Bible College have prepared fun, fall-themed games, bounce houses and more. Registeration and More Info: LBC.edu/Events

2 2017 Petra Fall Fest tomorrow (Saturday, October 28) noon-4pm at Petra Church in New Holland. Carnival games, crafts, inflatables, bonfires, train rides, and a performance by Jesse Rothacker of Forgotten Friend Reptiles. More Info : Petra.Church

1 Fall Fest tonight (Friday, October 27) 6:30pm-8:30pm at Harvest Bible Chapel, Prospect St, Lancaster. Inflatables, Kids Games, Prizes, Candy, Food and more. More Info: HarvestLancaster.org/FallFest

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Oct. 20-22, 2017

October 20th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 20-22, 2017

5 Bellevue Presbyterian Church Fall Festival tonight (Friday, October 20) 5-9pm at the church in Gap. Free Food, games, petting zoo, inflatables, crafts, face painting, candy, a fire truck, food trucks, and much more! Children are invited to dress up but no masks please. More Info: BellevueEPC.org

4 FREE COMMUNITY FUN FEST at St. David’s E.C. Church in Dover tonight (Friday, October 20) 6-9pm. Prizes for many different costume categories like Super-hero, Bible character, Funniest, Most Colorful and more! FUN, FOOD, GAMES, prizes, CANDY, Hayrides, a Bounce House, Obstacle Course & more. More Info: StDavidsECC.com

3 Kids Cookie Break Live at Dutch-Way Farm Market in Gap tomorrow (Saturday Oct. 21) 9am-Noon. Help raise funds for Christiana Fire Company by dropping a donation in the Fireman’s boot. KCB live with FREE goodies, Chick-fil-A chocolate chip cookies, wristbands, pencils & stickers.  Win doors prizes, request songs, play dress up and more.
More Info: KidsCookieBreak.com

2 Conestoga Christian School 44th Annual Benefit Country Auction and Chicken BBQ tonight and tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 20  and Saturday, Oct. 21) at the school near Morgantown . Auction, Chicken Barbecue, Kids Zone, & more. More Info: ConestogaChristian.net

1 Fall Family Fun Day tomorrow (Saturday, October 21), 10am-3pm at Kenbrook Bible Camp, Lebanon. Fishing, Boating, Climbing Tower, GaGa Ball, Apple Press, Nature Shows, Ropes Course and more. More Info: Kenbrook.org

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

October 13th, 2017 No comments

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

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

October 6th, 2017 No comments

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

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

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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.

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

September 15th, 2017 No comments

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

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

September 8th, 2017 No comments

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

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

September 1st, 2017 No comments

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