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4th Annual July 4th Celebration at The Star Barn Village with Fireworks – Saturday, July 3, 2021

July 3rd, 2021 No comments

Join us in celebrating America’s 245th birthday at The Star Barn Village on Saturday, July 3, 2021 with fun, food, festivities, and fireworks. Bring your own blanket or chair and claim your spot to watch the fireworks! Limited tickets are available for a special VIP experience that includes a “sneak preview” of the National Christmas Center, dinner by Food for Thought Catering, entertainment, and preferred seating for fireworks.

The event entrance is at Brittany’s Hope, 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. Watch for signage. All are welcome!

General Admission Highlights:

Self-guided tours of the historic and restored 1877 Star Barn Village, 1860 Ironstone Ranch, 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and more

Arts and crafts vendors

Jerry Albert’s large remote-controlled World War II model battleships on Lake Liberty

New exhibits in The Star Barn Museum

The Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo

Tractor-pulled wagon rides

*Train rides on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad which include a visit to the all-new Lincoln Funeral Train Museum and the only replica of Lincoln’s Funeral Car

*Pony rides for kids

*Hitch wagon rides

*Shop at The Sower and The Seed Shoppe

*Food concessions by Food for Thought Catering

*Wine sales by Waltz Vineyards

*Craft beer sales by Funk Brewing

Fireworks at approximately 9:00 p.m.

*Available for an additional fee.

Free admission!

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Parking fees:

Purchase your parking tickets online and save!

$25 per vehicle (up to eight passengers)

$40 per vehicle (9 – 15 passengers)

$100 per vehicle (16 – 23 passengers)

Buses or larger groups: Please call for pricing.

VIP Experience Highlights (general admission included):

Experience Christmas in July! Enjoy a “sneak preview” of the National Christmas Center where 17-foot-tall, real-life buildings depict the streets of Columbia, Pennsylvania as they were in the 1950’s. Stores include a walk-in Woolworth’s Store, a boy’s toy store, a girl’s toy store, the Sweet Shoppe, and many other storefronts.

See the world-class builder’s model of the Titanic in the Titanic Museum at the National Christmas Center.

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and dinner by five-star caterer, Food for Thought Catering, in the Grande Canopy Tuscan Tent.

Entertainment by the Rue de la Pompe Band.

Enjoy fireworks with preferred seating.

Cost: $99/person

For more detailed information and to order tickets, visit https://stonegablesestate.com/event-calendar/. Scroll down to the “4th Annual July 4th Celebration at The Star Barn Village” banner and press “Tickets and Information.”

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All Aboard! Saturday Train Rides Begin at Stone Gables Estate

October 31st, 2020 No comments

Starting July 18 and running through October 31, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad at Stone Gables Estate will be operating SATURDAY train rides!

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 1.2-mile, round-trip train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, traversing the original 1838 railroad bed on which President Lincoln’s funeral train traveled on April 22, 1865. Featured is a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling replicas of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and the only replica of the 1865 presidential private car, “United States,” which was used as Lincoln’s Funeral Car. Journey past an original hand-cut and stacked original stone wall, through woodlands with 250 to 350-year-old “witness” trees, past the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and along the cascading, boulder-lined Conoy Creek. The conductor will provide historical and current facts about sights along the way, the railroad, train, and Stone Gables Estate. At the end of each trip, guests will have an opportunity to take a narrated walk-through of the Lincoln Funeral Car.

Coming Soon! We are adding another passenger coach to the train. Please stay tuned for more information!

Saturday Operating Schedule: 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.

Stone Gables Estate will continue to take all necessary precautions for the safety of its staff and guests. Therefore, until further notice, passenger capacity has been reduced 50% to better accommodate social distancing.

Until further notice, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit us at http://hllrr.com/.

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All Aboard! Saturday Train Rides Begin at Stone Gables Estate

October 24th, 2020 No comments

Starting July 18 and running through October 31, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad at Stone Gables Estate will be operating SATURDAY train rides!

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 1.2-mile, round-trip train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, traversing the original 1838 railroad bed on which President Lincoln’s funeral train traveled on April 22, 1865. Featured is a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling replicas of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and the only replica of the 1865 presidential private car, “United States,” which was used as Lincoln’s Funeral Car. Journey past an original hand-cut and stacked original stone wall, through woodlands with 250 to 350-year-old “witness” trees, past the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and along the cascading, boulder-lined Conoy Creek. The conductor will provide historical and current facts about sights along the way, the railroad, train, and Stone Gables Estate. At the end of each trip, guests will have an opportunity to take a narrated walk-through of the Lincoln Funeral Car.

Coming Soon! We are adding another passenger coach to the train. Please stay tuned for more information!

Saturday Operating Schedule: 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.

Stone Gables Estate will continue to take all necessary precautions for the safety of its staff and guests. Therefore, until further notice, passenger capacity has been reduced 50% to better accommodate social distancing.

Until further notice, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit us at http://hllrr.com/.

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All Aboard! Saturday Train Rides Begin at Stone Gables Estate

October 17th, 2020 No comments

Starting July 18 and running through October 31, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad at Stone Gables Estate will be operating SATURDAY train rides!

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 1.2-mile, round-trip train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, traversing the original 1838 railroad bed on which President Lincoln’s funeral train traveled on April 22, 1865. Featured is a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling replicas of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and the only replica of the 1865 presidential private car, “United States,” which was used as Lincoln’s Funeral Car. Journey past an original hand-cut and stacked original stone wall, through woodlands with 250 to 350-year-old “witness” trees, past the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and along the cascading, boulder-lined Conoy Creek. The conductor will provide historical and current facts about sights along the way, the railroad, train, and Stone Gables Estate. At the end of each trip, guests will have an opportunity to take a narrated walk-through of the Lincoln Funeral Car.

Coming Soon! We are adding another passenger coach to the train. Please stay tuned for more information!

Saturday Operating Schedule: 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.

Stone Gables Estate will continue to take all necessary precautions for the safety of its staff and guests. Therefore, until further notice, passenger capacity has been reduced 50% to better accommodate social distancing.

Until further notice, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit us at http://hllrr.com/.

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All Aboard! Saturday Train Rides Begin at Stone Gables Estate

July 18th, 2020 No comments

Starting July 18 and running through October 31, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad at Stone Gables Estate will be operating SATURDAY train rides!

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind 1.2-mile, round-trip train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, traversing the original 1838 railroad bed on which President Lincoln’s funeral train traveled on April 22, 1865. Featured is a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling replicas of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and the only replica of the 1865 presidential private car, “United States,” which was used as Lincoln’s Funeral Car. Journey past an original hand-cut and stacked original stone wall, through woodlands with 250 to 350-year-old “witness” trees, past the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and along the cascading, boulder-lined Conoy Creek. The conductor will provide historical and current facts about sights along the way, the railroad, train, and Stone Gables Estate. At the end of each trip, guests will have an opportunity to take a narrated walk-through of the Lincoln Funeral Car.

Coming Soon! We are adding another passenger coach to the train. Please stay tuned for more information!

Saturday Operating Schedule: 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 12:30 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.

Stone Gables Estate will continue to take all necessary precautions for the safety of its staff and guests. Therefore, until further notice, passenger capacity has been reduced 50% to better accommodate social distancing.

Until further notice, all tickets must be pre-purchased online.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit us at http://hllrr.com/.

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Win Tickets to the Star Barn Raising Festival

June 19th, 2017 No comments

Pennsylvania’s historic 1877 Star Barn has a new home in Elizabethtown!  The meticulously restored Star Barn will be re-raised July 2nd through the 4th during the Star Barn Raising Festival, a once-in-a-lifetime event with entertainment and activities for the whole family.  Learn how a traditional hand barn raising is done or how a wooden peg is made through hands-on workshop experiences conducted by our timber framing experts.  Enjoy a walking tour of the site and see The Star Barn’s restored Hog Barn, Chicken Coop, and Carriage House as well as many other structures and unique features. See the remarkably detailed 1:12-scale replicas of The Star Barn Complex. Learn about the history of The Star Barn. Stay for fireworks on Tuesday, July 4.

At the festival, you’ll find many other activities available for you and your family.  Experience our horse-drawn hitch wagon rides, tractor-pulled hay wagons, pony rides, and live interaction with all the ranch animals.  Bring your chair or blanket, relax, and enjoy watching The Star Barn come to life. Proceeds from ticket sales will be utilized to offset the cost of the restoration of The Star Barn and its related structures.  For more information about The Star Barn Complex, call 717.361.5828.

Tune in to WJTL all day long on Winning Wednesday, June 21 for chances to win tickets to the Star Barn Raising Festival! Keep us on speed dial: 717-392-3690.  DJs will give you a cue to call in and win.  (You are eligible to win if you have not won a prize from WJTL in the past 30 days.)