Archive

Posts Tagged ‘fun’

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

January 20th, 2017 No comments

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

5 Music Friday, tonight (Friday, January 20) 6-9pm. Each third Friday of the month Lancaster is host of Music Fridays. Performances throughout Downtown Lancaster at various retailers, restaurants, and attractions. More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

4 Trust Community Concert with Kēnòr tonight (FRIDAY, JANUARY 20) at 7:30pm. Kēnòr is an improvised modern chamber music ensemble of violin, percussion, vocals and accordion performing classical world music and poetry. An offering will be taken. More Info: LancasterTrust.com

3  “Encounter” is an artistic production involving theater, music, dance, and visual art on Sunday (Jan. 22) from 7pm-8:45pm at Calvary Church of Lebanon. “Encounter” is the Story of God told in a fresh way. More Info: Calvary-Lebanon.org

2 York County History Center and the Cultural Alliance Family Day tomorrow (Saturday, January 21) from 10am-2pm. Steven Courtney and the Suitcase Musicians, hands-on science and art activities, and more for the whole family.  More Info: YorkHistoryCenter.org

1 Free Community Weekend at ZooAmerica in Hershey Tomorrow and Sunday (Sat. Jan 21 & 22)  from 10:30am-4:30pm. More than 200 animals from the five regions of North America. Zoo Naturalists host up-close encounters with a variety of animals.More Info: ZooAmerica.com

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 October 28-30, 2016

October 28th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 28-30, 2016

5 Community Trunk or Treat at Grace Church, Lancaster tomorrow (Sautrday Oct. 29) from 1-4pm. Games, crafts, movie and more. More Info: Grace Church Lancaster’s Facebook Page

4 Harvest Party at Grace Fellowship Church-Shrewsbury tonight (Friday Oct. 28) from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Trunk or Treat, Hayride, Games, Moon Bounces, Face Painting and more. More Info: Staging.GFCShrewsbury.com

3 Faith Outreach Center, Marietta Harvest Fest, tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 29) from 2-6pm. Games, Prizes, Hay rides, Bounce House, Live Music, Food, Drinks, and Lots of Candy! Bring a non perishable item for the food bank. More Info: FaithOutreachPA.com

2 Fall Fun Fest tonight (Friday, October 28) from 6-8:30pm at Grace Point Church of Paradise. Indoor and outdoor games; free meal tickets and more. More Info: GracePointParadise.com

1 Fall Fest at Petra Church, tonight 5-9pm (Friday, October 28)  Carnival games, inflatables, bonfires, crafts, and more!  More Info: Petra.Church

Categories: Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages Tags: , ,

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 Sep 30-Oct 2, 2016

September 30th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
September 30 – October 2, 2016

5 Fall Festival at Free Grace Brethren in Christ Church Sunday (October 2) 3 – 6:30 pm. Bounce house, photo booth, bingo, hayrides, games and prizes. At 5pm, Chris Ivey will perform a family friendly juggling show.  Children are welcome to wear non-scary costumes. Refreshments will be served. More Info: 717-692-3709

4 Kids Fall Fest tomorrow (Sat Oct 1) 4:30pm-7:30pm at Keystone Church in Paradise. Games, snacks, crafts and more! Phredd concert at 6:30pm. Indoor movie and popcorn at 7pm. More Info: keystonechurch.org

3 Car Show and Fun Fair at Conestoga Church of the Brethren in Leola, tomorrow (Saturday, October 1) noon-4pm. Cars, Games, Contests, Prizes and WJTL Broadcasting Live. More Info: ConestogaCOB.com

2 MOOS – Morning On Orange Street – Community Celebration tomorrow (Saturday, October 1) at Covenant UMC Lancaster on Mulberry St, 10am-2pm. Games, face painting, bounce house, silent auction, Phredd Concert, and much more! More Info: Moos Facebook Event Page.

1 Fall into Christmas free community event at Grace United Methodist Church in Lemoyne, tomorrow (Saturday, October 1) 8am-3pm. Fun activities, vendors, yard sale, White Elephant sale and a concert by Steven Courtney at 1 pm. More Info: GraceUMLemoyne.org

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

September 2nd, 2016 No comments

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

5 The 159-year-old Perseverance Band of Lebanon will perform on  Sunday (Sept. 4) from 4-6pm at Coleman Memorial Park. Lawn chairs recommended. More Info: PerseveranceBand.org

4 Freedom Fall Festival tomorrow, Saturday (Sept. 3) from 10am-4pm at The Freedom Center in Windsor, PA. Car Show, 3 Bands of Live Music, Kids Zone, Food, Crafts, Merchandise Vendors, and more. More Info: TFCWindsor.org

3 The Hospice Labor Day Auction at the Solanco Fairgrounds tomorrow (Saturday, September 3) and Monday, September 5 beginning at 7:30am both days. Family-friendly free event.  All proceeds directly benefit patients and families receiving care from Hospice. More Info: HospiceandCommunityCare.org

2 First Friday in Lancaster tonight  (Sept 1) – 5 to 9 pm in downtown Lancaster. Discover innovative exhibitions, performances and a few surprises. Art galleries, museums, performing groups, professional theater, and more from Lancaster’s arts community. More Info: VisitLancasterCity.com

1 29th Annual Heart of Lancaster Arts and Craft Show Saturday and Sunday (Sep 3 & 4) 10am to 4pm at Roots Market, Graystone Rd, Manheim. 200 Juried Artists, Live Domonstrations, music and more. Rain or shine, free parking and admission.  More Info: HeartofLancasterArtsandCraftShow.com

Five Fun Free Family Thing To Do – August 26-28, 2016

August 26th, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
August 26-28, 2016

5 Fourth Friday in River Towns – Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville, tonight (Friday, Aug 26) 5-9pm. Music in the Park, Trolley Rides, Galleries, antique shops, local eateries, and more. More Info: parivertowns.com

4 Goodbye Summer Party Sunday (Aug. 28) from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Trinity Lutheran Church  in Camp Hill. Kids’ games, music, picnic, and ice cream sundaes! Bring lawn chairs. More Info:TrinityCampHill.org

3 ROCK THE FIELD 2016 is a youth and family oriented music festival, featuring local christian musicians and performers tomorrow (Saturday,  Aug. 27) from 1pm-9pm at Bridgeville Church in Narvon. More Info: 717-354-8459

2 The Elizabethtown Fair tonight and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday, Aug 26 & 27) Animals, exhibits, Petting zoo, entertainment, contests and more. The Elizabethtown Fair is a free fair with a fee for parking.  More Info: EtownFair.org

1 Kids Cookie Break Fest 2016 – The 5th annual Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, August 27) -10am-2pm and 3p-7pm at The Junction Center in Manheim.  Inflatables, Petting Zoo, Pedal Cars, Games, Firetrucks, Police Cars, Barrel Rides, PLUS Two Stages of Music and Ministry from Slugs & Bugs, Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians, Denver of The Mile High Orchestra, Marian & Friends, Jesse Rothacker & Forgotten Friend Reptiles, This Way Up, Phredd, Damien Drago, Jared Erb, Chavod Academy of The Arts and Kids Cookie Break Games and Prizes and much more.