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

January 13th, 2017 No comments

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

5 FestivICE winter ice festival in downtown York tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 14) from 9am-3pm. Over 18,000 pounds of interactive ice, entertainment, ”Frozen” princesses and ice themed market vendors, Dancing Yeti and York Revolution’s own mascot; Downtown. Face painting, balloon artists, rides, games, inflatables… and more. More Info: Festivice.com

4 Second Fridays in Downtown Lititz, tonight (Friday, Jan 13)from 5-9pm.  Artists, entertainers, musicians, and exhibits, shops, galleries, and more. Free parking is available in the parking lots north of Main Street.  More Info: LititzPa.com

3 Winter Walks at Pinchot State Park tomorrow (Sat. Jan. 14) beginning at 1pm. Experience Pinchot Park during the winter season with these easy to moderate walks led by the park naturalist. The walks will last about an hour to an hour and a half, depending on weather conditions. Dress for the weather, and bring water and/or snacks as desired.  More Info: 717-432-5011

2 LANCASTER’S “ALL-CROW” ART SHOW OPENS at Manheim Township Public Library, Granite Run Dr, Lancaster, today (Friday, Jan 13) from 5:30-8pm.Enjoy Crow-themed artwork, help create a group crow art piece to add to the show, Plus hot crow-coa, caw-fee and crow-ssants. More Info: SomethingToCrowAbout.Net

1 The One Hundred and First Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show comes to a close this weekend, it is tonight and tomorrow (Friday & Saturday, Jan. 13 & 14) today 9am-9pm and tomorrow 9am-5pm at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg.Tractor Square Dancing, Animals, Exhibits, Butter Sculpture and more. All events are free but there is a fee for parking. More Info:  FarmShow.State.PA.US

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

January 6th, 2017 No comments

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

5 First Friday Lancaster in Downtown Lancaster tonight (Friday, January 6)  5-9pm.  Art galleries, studios, museums, music, and more in downtown Lancaster.   More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

4 Music Friday at Speckled Hen in Strasburg tonight (Friday, January 6) 6-9pm. Music performed by local artist Josh Leininger; attnedees will have an opprortunity to support support building wells in countries without clean drinking water through charitywater.  More Info: The Speckled Hen Coffee Facebook page

3 We The People: First Friday Initiative is a series of free First Friday performances. This Friday will feature The Gospel of Lancaster – a celebration of spiritual music rooted in many churches across Lancaster County. The concert is tonight (Friday, January 6) at The Ware Center, downtown Lancaster at 7:30pm. The performance will include music, dance and spoken word from a wide range of area churches.  More Info: artsmu.com

2 Musical Art Society Soiree Of Musical Styles, Sunday (January 8) 3pm at the Bachman Center in Lancaster. The Lancaster Woodwind Quintet will perform.   The concert is free, however donations may be made to the scholarship fund. More Info: LancasterConservatory.org/events

1 The One Hundred and First Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 7) 8am-9pm at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg. Saturday features opening ceremonies with Gov. Tom Wolfe, Swine and Horse comptetitions, cooking demonstrations, rodeo and so much more.  The event continues through Saturday, Jan. 14. All events are free but there is a fee for parking. More Info:  FarmShow.State.PA.US

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Dec 16-18, 2016

December 16th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
December 16-18, 2016

5 Messick’s 4th Annual Christmas Drive-Thur animated light show, featuring over 70,000 lights choreographed to Christmas Music. Continues today, tomorrow and Sunday (Dec 16-18) 6:30p-9pm with shows beginning every 15 minutes at Messicks Farm Equipment in Elizabethtown. Donations benefit local nonprofits. More Info: Messicks.com

4 Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas event tonight (Dec 16) 6pm-8:30pm. Wagon rides, Decorated historic buildings, bonfire and carols accompanied by the Lititz Moravian Trombone Choir.  Cookies & hot cider in the yellow barn. The event is free, please bring one or more non-perishable food itemsfor Lancaster Food Bank. More Info: LandisValleyMuseum.org

3 The Christmas Story Live Nativity at Woodcrest Retreat, Ephrata, today 6-8:30pm and tomorrow 5-8:30pm (Friday, Dec 16 and Saturday Dec.17) Actors and animals in six unique scenes. Guests will depart every 10 minutes to travel with Biblical characters and receive items to assist them on the outdoor journey along candlelit wooded trails.  More Info: WoodCrestRetreat.org

2 The Music for Everyone (MFE) Community Chorus accompanied by Big Boy Brass will perform a free Holiday Concert in the festive lobby of the Marriott Hotel at Penn Square tonight (Friday Dec. 16th) at 7pm. All ages are welcome to share in this joyful community event and join The Chorus in a traditional Holiday Sing-a-Long. MFE Chorus Facebook Page

1 15th Annual Journey With Jesus at Ed’s Landscaping in Elizabethtown tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 17) from 6pm-8pm on North Market Street in Elizabethtown, two miles from the square.  Journey with Jesus is a walk through event with key scenes from the life of Jesus.  Donations benefit the ministry of WJTL. More Info: (717) 367-1006

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – Dec 9-11, 2016

December 9th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
December 9-11, 2016

5 Messick’s 4th Annual Christmas Drive-Thur animated light show, featuring over 70,000 lights choreographed to Christmas Music. Opens tonight (Friday, Dec 9) and runs this weekend 6:30p-9pm with shows beginning every 15 minutes at Messicks Farm Equipment in Elizabethtown. Donations benefit local nonprofits. More Info: Messicks.com

4 Pathway Community Church of York 3rd Annual Night Of Lights tomorrow (Saturday, December 10) from 6-8pm. Christmas lights, choirs, food trucks, free Christmas trees, horse & carriage rides, story-time & a free gift for children, and free family photos (with your pets). More Info: www.pathwaycc.org

3 Happy Birthday Jesus Family Event – Sunday (Dec. 11) from 10am-11:30am at Kochenderfer UMC of Lebanon. Drama, games, and a birthday celebration for Jesus. More Info: kochenderfer.org

2 Lancaster Gifts That Give Hope Alternative Gift Fair tomorrow (Saturday, December 10) 10-4pm. 30 non-profits and a Marketplace featuring non-profits offering fair trade, sustainable, or social enterprise goods for sale.  KCB live on location 10-noon. with FREE goodies, Chick-fil-A cookies, door prizes, games, chances to request songs and talk on the radio and more! More Info: giftsthatgivehope.org

1 15th Annual Journey With Jesus at Ed’s Landscaping in Elizabethtown tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 10) from 6pm-8pm on North Market Street in Elizabethtown, two miles from the square.  Journey with Jesus is a walk through event with key scenes from the life of Jesus.  WJTL broadcasting Live and donations benefit the ministry of WJTL. More Info: (717) 367-1006

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Dec 2-4, 2016

December 2nd, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
December 2-4, 2016

5 An Evening of  Christmas Worship featuring Brad and Rebekah at Grace Fellowship, Shrewsbury Sunday (December 4) at 7pm.  A love offering will be taken. More Info:  gfcshrewsbury.org

4 Community Christmas at Grace, West Lincoln Avenue in Lititz, tomorrow (Saturday December 3) 3-6 p.m. Music, movies, refreshments, wagon rides, a live nativity and more. More Info: meetgrace.org

3 Lebanon Christkindl Market, tomorrow (Saturday, Dec. 3) from 9am-4pm at Coleman Memorial Park in Lebanon. Inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl market, this is a festive event prepared by various churches, organizations, and residents featuring outdoor booth, crafts and traditional Christkindl treats.  More Info: LebanonChristKindlMarket.org

2 The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster, a 130-voice choir composed of singers in grades 2 – 12, will present a Celtic-themed Christmas Concert with guests The Irish Blessing Band and friends Sunday (Dec. 4) 4pm-5:30pm at Highland Presbyterian Church in Lancaster. More Info: MennoniteChildrensChoir.org

1 After 257 years, the Lancaster Public Library has decided to throw a birthday party for itself.  The library is hosting a free, family-friendly birthday party tomorrow (Saturday, Dec 3) at 2pm which will include a story time, a birthday cake and giveaways. More Info:  lancaster.lib.pa.us.

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – Nov 18-20, 2016

November 18th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 18-20, 2016
5 International Games Day at Lancaster Public Library tomorrow  (Sat. Nov. 19). 10am-12noon and 1pm-4:30pm. Board Game Collections available to play, and a number of volunteers on hand to teach the rules. The program is free but registration is required. More Info: lancaster.lib.pa.us

4 Science of Star Wars, today (Friday, Nov 18) 3-6pm at The Lancaster Science Factory. Capital City Jedi Knights will perform a lightsaber battle! Related Movie activities in the Science Cafe. FREE ADMISSION from 3 – 6 pm. More Info: LancasterScienceFactory.org

3 Elizabethtown Holiday Parade tomorrow (Sat. Nov. 19) at 2pm.  The parade begins at the corner of South Market and West Bainbridge Streets, and travels North on Market Street to the intersection of North Market Street and Mechanics Alley.  More Info: etownonline.com

2 Extraordinary Night of Joy Community Concert tonight (Fri, Nov 18) at The Conestoga Valley High School from 7pm-8:30pm. Featuring CV grads Alex Arias and Liz Fulmer, Rich Lucchese, CV Choral Group and several church Praise bands. More Info: CVCCS.org

ExtraGive FEST – tonight (Friday, Nov 18) 5pm-midnight. Celebrate the Extraordinary Give with a finale event featuring 10 bands at 2 locations – Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center. Don’t forget to check out the Greist Building lights. More Info: ExtraGive.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Nov 11-13, 2016

November 11th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 11-13, 2016

5 Lancaster Senior Orchestra Concert – Sunday (November 13) 4pm- at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster.  A fun-loving group sponsored by the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department featuring 45 talented musicians that perform Concerts for retirement groups, homes, communities, churches, civic organizations, school groups, and others throughout Lancaster County.  More Info: TrinityLancaster.org

4 An Evening of Chamber Music – tomorrow (Saturday, November 12) 7pm at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lititz Pike and Delp Rd, Lancaster. Chamber Music from a Violin, Viola, Cello, & Piano Quartet. More Info: StPetersLutheran.org

3 Elizabethtown College Community Orchestra Concert – Sunday (November 13) 3pm at the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. The Orchestra will perform a variety of works showcasing guest performer – Guitarist David Cullen. More Info: etown.Edu

2 F&M African Drumming Ensemble Concert – – Sunday (November 13) 3pm at The Barshinger Center on the campus of F&M College. Selections are based on traditional and non-traditional drumming pieces from African culture. More Info: fandm.edu

1 The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir in Concert tonight (Friday Nov. 11) 7pm at Hempfield United Methodist Church in Lancaster. The concert will feature children’s songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. The African Children’s Choir has been delighting audiences around the world for 28 years.The concerts is free, Donations will be accepted to help support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development. More Info: africanchildrenschoir.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Nov 4-6, 2016

November 4th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 4-6,2016

5 First Friday Lancaster. Tonight (Friday, November 4) 5 to 9 pm. Exhibitions, performances,boutiques, art galleries,museums, performing groups, and more in Downtown Lancaster. More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

4 Fall Fest “Brave Cave”, tomorrow (Saturday, November 5) at Bethany Felton UMC in York County, 1-3pm. A multi-sensory event through 7 caves of fun and adventure. More Info: BethanyFelton.One

3 Fall Fest, tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 5) 3-7pm at West Green Tree Church of the Brethren, Elizabethtown. Chili cook-off, pie contest, bonfire, ice cream, games, barrel train and more. More Info: WestGreenTree.org

2 First United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg Fall Festival and Silent Auction tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 5) 10am-1pm. Games, bounce house, balloon twisting, face painting, bake sale and more. More Info: FUMChurch.com

1 EASTLAND ALPACAS ANNUAL FALL OPEN HOUSE, tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 5) 10am-4pm at their location in Mount Joy. See, Feed and Lead the Alpacas. Take a Wagon Ride around the farm. KCB Pop Up Party from 9-noon. Lisa broadcasting live with prizes, Chick-Fil-A cookies and more. More Info: KidsCookieBreak.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – October 14-16, 2016

October 14th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 14-16, 2016

5 Grace Church at Willow Valley’s Harvest Party tomorrow (Saturday, October 15) from 10am-2pm Games, a bounce house, Kids activities and food. More Info:  GraceWV.org

4 Disguise & Prize tomorrow (Sat. Oct. 15) from 1-4pm at  Jerusalem Church, Newport Rd in Manheim. Corn Maze, Prizes and kid friendly activities. Kids, wear a non-scary disguise and visit the trunk or treat vehicles for candy and prizes. More Info: www.jerusalemchurch.net

3 2016 Apple-Umpkin Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, October 15)
10am-4:30pm at Adamstown Community Park, West Main Sreet in Adamstown. Costume Parade, Hayride, Pumpkin Chucking, Build a Scarecrow, Carnival Games and lots of Apples of every kind. More Info AdamstownCommunityDays.com

2 MCFEE, (the Manheim Central Foundation for Educational Enrichment) Classic Car Show. Tomorrow (Saturday, October 15) 10am-2pm , on the Square of Manheim. Cars, Motorcycles, Antiques, Family friendly activities, food trucks and more. More Info: McFee4Kids.org

1 St. Paul Christian Early Learning Center Touch A Truck event, tomorrow (Saturday, October 15) 9am-1pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, West Orange Street in Lititz. Loads of vehicles and machinery, rides, activities,and more. Bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Lititz Warwick Community Chest. More Info: 717-627-0900

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do – October 7-9, 2016

October 7th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 7-9, 2016

5 63rd Anual Manheim Community Farm Show, tonight (Friday, October 7) Adele Ave, Manheim. Animals, Exhibits, Contests, Many local organizations with booths and info, Jesse Rothacker and Forgotten Friend Reptile doing 3 shows today at  1pm, 3pm and 5pm on the Exhibition Hall Stage. More Info: ManheimFarmShow.org

4 Lancaster Art Walk, tomorrow (Saturday, October 8) 10am-5pm and Sunday (October 9) noon-4pm in Downtown Lancaster. This biannual event celebrates the mix of independent Artists and Galleries in Lancaster. More Info: lancasterartwalk.org

3 Outback Toys’ Jump-Start Christmas Event today (Friday, Oct. 7) 10am-8pm and tomorrow (Saturday, Oct 8) from 8am-2pm both days at Outback Toys, Lincoln Ave in Lititz. Family-friendly event will feature games, giveaways, food trucks, and an appearance by Tractor Mac. More Info: outbacktoystore.com

2 Dutch Way Farm Market Fall Celebration tomorrow (Sat. Oct. 8) 9am-Noon at their store in Myerstown. They will be having a 200 foot hoagie and Keystone and Goodwil Fire Companies on hand to kick off fire Prevention Week. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live with Chick-Fil-A Cookies, contests and more. More Info: KCB Web page.

1 Hinklefest 2016 & Benefit Auction tonight and tomorrow (Friday, October 7 & Saturday, October 8) at Hinkletown Mennonite School between Ephrata and New Holland.   Chicken Chase and Family Fun Run, Bounce House, Photo Booth, Barrel Train Rides, Face Painting and More. Rain or Shine. More Info: HMSK8. org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do September 23-25, 2016

September 23rd, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 23-25, 2016

5 Christiana Railroad Day, tomorrow (Sat, Sep 24) 10am-3pm, Railroad Ave, Christiana. Open House and Rail Expo.  May railroad and hisotrical vendors, dedication of the caboose and more. More Info: 610 593-6313

4 The 98th Annual Ephrata Fair continues tonight and tomorrow (Friday & Saturday, September 23- 24) in downtown Ephrata. The Ephrata Fair is the largest street fair in Pennsylvania. Agricultural exhibits, Food, fun and more. More Info: EphrataFair.org

3  Joni and Friends Eastern PA Grand Opening of Finding the Forgotten at their offices in Mountville, tonight and tomorrow  (Fri. Sept. 23 and Sat. Sept. 24). Finding the Forgotten is a multi-sensory exhibit taking you through a 30 minute experience encountering stories of families affected by disability. Light refreshments provided. Registration is free and groups are welcome.  More Info: FindingTheForgotten.org

2 Latin American Fest, tomorrow (Saturday, Sept 24) noon-8pm at Long’s Park. Rain or Shine & Free Admission. A Procession of USA – PA – Lancaster and Latin American flags. Lancaster City Police & Fire Department Honor Guard, Balloon Art, Face painting, Music, Clowns and More. More Info: LatinAmera.com

1 Lancaster Bible College Homecoming and Family Weekend, tomorrow (Sat. Sept. 24) inflatables for kids, alumni soccer and baseball games, chapel service and more. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live from 9am-Noon!  More info: LBC.edu