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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do February 16-18, 2018

February 16th, 2018 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
February 16-18, 2018

5 Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ, Sunday (February 18)6:30pm-8pm at Westminster Prebyterian Church Lancaster featuring the David Kim Quartet. David is concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra. The quartet will present Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ. Originally an orchestral work commissioned in 1787. More Info:

4 Random Act of Kindness Day tomorrow (Sat. Feb. 17) at 1pm at East Shore Area Library in Lower Paxton Twp.Musician and artist Mark DeRose will celebrate kindness and encourage doong nice things for others. Registration required.More Info:

3 Community Free Day at The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, tomorrow (Saturday, February 17) 10am-4pm. Activities and entertainment celebrating Black History Month, ncluding a period station for children and adults to try on clothing and other items; a coloring activity station, music throughout the day by the Long Hill String Band, and actors portraying Abraham Lincoln, Major Martin R. Delaney and others. More Info:

2 The Paloma Irish Arts Foundation 2018 Rose & Shamrock Festival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 16-Feb 18) at the Downtown Marriott Convention Center, Lancaster. Celtic Bands, Irish Dance Competition, Celtic Living History, vendors, food and more. More Info:

1 13th Annual Lititz Fire & Ice, tonight 5pm to 9pm and tomorrow (Friday, Feb 16 & Saturday Feb 17) in downtown Lititz. Live music in the square, Ice carving, Ice sculptures, Chili Cook-off, Kid’s Carnival, and the Vendor Fair at Warwick High School. Look for WJTL, broadcasting Live Friday Night. More

Win Dinner For 2 from Dutch-Way Family Restaurant

February 16th, 2018 6 comments

Every Friday at Noon, it is my pleasure to bring you a Retro-Countdown over the Lunch Break from our 30 year history. It’s called the Friday Time Capsule. Now a special giveaway is coming to the Friday Time Capsule…I’ll give you a chance to win Dinner For 2 at Dutch-Way Family Restaurants in Myerstown, Gap, and Schaefferstown. Dutch-Way Family Restaurants feature breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets including Seafood Night Every Thursday with crab legs, clams, shrimp, baked fish, crab cakes and more.  Click here for more info.

I suggest keeping our phone number on file (717-392-3690) as you tune in Fridays at Noon for your chance to win a gift card for Dinner For 2 at Dutch-Way Family Restaurants!

Folk singer – songwriter Jackson Howard at Emmaus Road Cafe

January 13th, 2018 No comments

Folk singer – songwriter Jackson Howard at Emmaus Road Cafe in Lancaster on Sat. Jan. 13th.  Doors open at 7:00pm, and the music begins at 7:30pm.  Jackson Howard’s neo-folk weaves Paul Simon’s lyrics over Tommy Emmanuel’s fingerpicking. Jackson has toured the US, Canada, Iceland, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands, sharing bills with Nicholas David and Moushimi (The Voice), and Nick Jameson of Foghat among others.

Admission to the event is free. Emmaus Road Cafe offers coffee drinks, Italian sodas and baked goods for sale. The cafe is located at 1886 Lincoln Highway East in Lancaster. Emmaus Road Cafe can be contacted via email at or at 717-478-3672.

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

December 1st, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
December 1-3, 2017

5 Manheim Tree Lighting Ceremony tomorrow (Sat. Dec 2) 5pm-6:30pm at Manheim’s Market Square. Cricket’s Performing Arts, Manheim Brass Band, caroling, a Smile Booth Christmas Tree Lighting and more. New, unwrapped toys will be collected by Northwest EMS for Toys for Tots. More Info: Manheim Live Facebook Page

4 Light Up York tommorow (Saturday, Dec. 2) Noon-7pm multiple locations throughout York. Live Music, workshops , tours; visit with Santa at Martin Library, face painting, tree lighting ceremony on the square at 5pm. More Info:

3 Breakfast with Santa Zion UMC York, Carlisle Rd, tomorrow (Saturday, December 2) 9-11am. Free Hot Breakfast, Santa reads the Christmas story and visits with the kids, Craft Stations, & a Concert by Phredd. More Info:

2 Gingerbread Creations tonight (Friday, December 01) 6-8pm at LEFC Auditorium in Lititz. Gingerbread Creations will give families an opportunity to build Christmas themed cookie and candy structures. Hot drinks and cookies available too. More Info: LEFC.Net

1 Messick’s 2017 Christmas Light Show. Drive through Messick’s property in Elizabethtown and see thousands of lights set to Christmas Music, beginning tonight (Friday, Dec 1) thru December 30, 6-9:30pm each evening. Shows run every 15-20 minutes. Donations to support charities collected at the end of the show. 100% of donations go to support needs of local families. More Info:

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do Nov 24-26, 2017

November 24th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
November 24-26, 2017

5 Fourth Friday in Mount Joy tonight (Friday, November 24). 5-8pm in Downtown Mount Joy. Shops, Art, Music, & More. More Info:

4 Fourth Friday in the Susquehanna River Towns of Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville tonight (Friday, November 24) . 5-9pm. Restaurants, shops, art, music, special events & more. More Info:

3 Festival of Trees tomorrow (Sat. Nov. 25) and Sunday (Nov. 26) from 12:30pm-4:30pm at Fort Hunter Mansion & Park, Built on a bluff overlooking the Susquehanna River, Harrisburg. Christmas trees and Christmas Decoration displays. Tour the mansion. More Info:

2 Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House, Saturday (Nov 25) 1:30pm-4pm in the Train Room at Garden Spot Village, New Holland. HO-gauge train layouts includes Thomasville, Talk with Thomas, as well as O-gauge train layouts that includes waterfalls, drive-in movie theater, Car dealership showroom and more. More Info:

1 Mayor’s Tree Lighting and Tuba Christmas today (Friday, November 24) 5-8pm in downtown Lancaster. Enjoy the Christmas Tree Lighting, Tuba Christmas Performance,
Lancaster Central Market will be open to usher in Christmas.
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Christmas Spirit Light Show Giveaways

November 20th, 2017 No comments

The Christmas Spirit Light Show is a mile-long drive-thru Christmas light display featuring an immersive experience for the whole family! There are hundreds of thousands of color-changing lights, all dancing in sequence with Christmas music. It’s open this holiday season at the Manheim Township Community Park. Click here for more information.

Tune in to WJTL all day long on Winning Wednesday, November 22nd, for chances to call in and win Christmas Spirit Light Show passes! (The prize per winner is a pass good for one vehicle.) Keep our number handy: 717-392-3690 (392-FM90). Listen for the DJs’ cues to call in and win.

Thank You Extraordinary Givers

November 19th, 2017 No comments


You helped WJTL raise $180,033 during yesterday’s Extraordinary Give. It means a lot to us, and to our mission going forward, when you support WJTL.

Thank you also to Lancaster County Community Foundation and their sponsors for championing giving and generosity and for celebrating many great organizations from our community.

Thank You for investing in the lives of thousands of listeners impacted daily by this ministry. We think our listeners are extraordinary every day of the year.

Extraordinary Give is TODAY!!!

November 17th, 2017 No comments

The Extraordinary Give is happening NOW.  This is Lancaster’s biggest day of online giving, but you don’t have to be from Lancaster to donate to WJTL.  Over 400 Non-Profit Organizations are participating.  Your donations are stretched by  $500,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their sponsors. There are also special incentives and bonuses for organizations.  Last year you helped WJTL raise $164,744.  The Extraordinary Give was created to encourage and inspire giving.  We want to invite you to donate to WJTL by CLICKING THIS LINK NOW!  We know there are many worthy organizations vying for your attention and donations. Please consider supporting WJTL-Creative Ministries Inc.  Thank you for believing in the ministry and mission of WJTL.

Trust Concert: Chamber Singers 10th Anniversary Concert

October 27th, 2017 No comments

Join an evening of a cappella masterpieces celebrating the milestone of 10 years from the date of the Chamber Singers’ first concert. The program will feature this year’s ensemble performing favorite repertoire from the past decade as chosen by Chamber Singers alumni. The concert will end with a rousing finale performed by Chamber Singers, both past and present.

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:

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:

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:

Singer – Songwriter duo Ben and Joe at Emmaus Road Cafe

August 26th, 2017 No comments

Singer – Songwriter duo Ben and Joe at Emmaus Road Cafe on Sat. Aug. 26th at Emmaus Road Cafe in Lancaster. Doors open at 7:00pm, and the music begins at 7:30pm. Ben Hallowell and Joe Navin started playing for the first time in the beginning of 2013; by ingraining themselves in several open mic communities and starting several others, Ben & Joe have become a staple in the underground music scene that is alive and well in Lancaster, PA. With catchy songs, original takes on classic covers, and innovative arrangements, Ben & Joe captivate listeners young and old with their easily digestible music and casual manner, all with a comedic timing that leaves audiences chuckling sensibly and wanting more.

Admission to the event is free. Emmaus Road Cafe offers coffee drinks, Italian sodas and baked goods for sale. The cafe is located at 1886 Lincoln Highway East in Lancaster. More information can be found at or on the cafe’s Facebook page at Emmaus Road Cafe can be contacted via email at emmausroadcafe@org, or by phone at 717-478-3672.

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