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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do June 23-25, 2017

June 23rd, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
June 23-25, 2017

5 The 4th annual Civil War Living History Encampment of the 2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry/59th Regiment Volunteer Company D, today (Friday, June 23) noon-4pm tomorrow (Saturday, June 24) 10am-3pm and Sunday (June 25) noon to 4pm. The living history event happens on the grounds of the Robert Fulton Birthplace, Robert Fulton Highway, in Quarryville. Visitors to the grounds will be immersed in American history during the 1860s.
Soldiers and citizens of the era will recount stories, demonstrate skills, and re-enact daily life, both on and off the battlefield. The event is free, but donations are appreciated, and benefit the Solanco Historical Society and the Robert Fulton Birthplace. More Info: SouthernLancasterHistory.org

4 Carousel Organ and Calliope display and concert at Shupp’s Grove Antique Market, Adamstown, tomorrow (Saturday, June 24) and Sunday (June 25) 7am-4pm. The Carousel Organ Society of America will have large Carousel Organs, Calliopes and Han-Cranked Music Boxes on display throughout the market. A Carousel Organ and Calliope Concert will be Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 1pm. More Info: ShuppsGrove.com

3 All Aboard: A Salute to the Great American Railroad: A free 30 minute show about trains for kids and their families, tomorrow (Saturday, June 24) at The Barn at The Red Caboose Motel in Ronks, PA. Showtimes are 10:30, 11:30, 1:30 & 2:30. Railroad songs, a choo-choo conga-line, giveaways and even a sing-a-long. More Info: RedCabooseMotel.com

2 Free Community Day tomorrow (Saturday June 24) from 10am-4pm at Word of Grace Church, Eckman Road in Lancaster. Tethered hot air balloon rides, bounce houses, barrel train, firefighter games, kids’ craft station, and more. More Info: wordofgracepa.com

1 Central Penn Parent Lancaster Family Festival tomorrow (Sat. June 24) from 10am-3pm at Long’s Park in Lancaster. This FREE event will feature music and stage performances, a petting zoo and pony rides, Atomic bounce houses, story time corner, Super Hero Parade, and lots of exhibitors with child-friendly activities. More Info: FamilyFavoritesFestival.com/Lancaster

 

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do June 16-18,2017

June 16th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
June 16-18, 2017

5 Thunder on The River tomorrow (Saturday, June 17) 10am-2pm on Locust Street in Columbia. Vintage Cars, Oldies Music, kids area, Admission is free but bring canned goods for Columbia Food Bank. More Info: PaRiverTowns.com

4 The Music For Everyone Festival at Kitchen Kettle Village, Old Philadelphia Pike in Gordonville, tomorrow (Saturday, June 17) 10am-6pm A wide variety of music, concerts, street acts, and more. Music For Everyone is a Lancaster based non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and resources to strengthen the role music plays in local schools and communities. More Info: KitchenKettle.com

3 The National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg Summer, Community Free day tomorrow (Saturday, June 17) from 9am-4pm. Visitors can enjoy activities, including firing demonstrations of U.S. Artillery; Frederick Morsell portraying Frederick Douglass in “The Christiana Affairs and Abolitionism in Central Pennsylvania;” Exhibits, talks, Civil War Period clothing and coloring stations. More Info: NationalCivilWarMuseum.org

2 Allegro Orchestra Lancaster in concert Sunday (June 18) 7:30pm at Long’s Park Amphitheater as part of the Free Longs’ Park Summer Concert Series. The mission of Allegro Orchestra Lancaster is to expand the appreciation and love for classical music across multiple generations in Lancaster County by making great music accessible in new, friendly and playful ways. More Info. LongsPark.org

1 Intercourse Heritage Days, today, tomorrow and Sunday (June 16-18) at Intercourse Community Park. petting zoo. candy drop, antique tractor show, fire truck demonstration, fireworks and more! The Together Initiative’s 6th annual Together Run Ride Walk activities also happening for people of all ages. More Info: IntercourseHeritageDays.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do June 2-4, 2017

June 2nd, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
June 2-4, 2017

5 Community Day at Lancaster South End Park, tomorrow (Saturday, June 3) noon-4pm. Food, Games, and music by Jimmy Emig Band and SOZO. More Info: 717-397-5451

4 Family of Restoration Ministries Family Fun Fest, tomorrow (Saturday, June 3) 9am-2pm at their headquarters, 28th Division Hwy in Lititz. Games, Balloons, Face-painting and a concert by Phredd.  More Info: Family Restoration Ministries’ Facebook page.

3 Mountville Summer Lawn Concert Kick off, Sunday  (June 4) at Mountville Church of the Brethren beginning at 7pm featuring The Bainbridge Band. More Info: MountVilleCOB.org

2 Ten Thousand Villages’ Annual Children’s Festival, tomorrow  (Saturday, June 3) 10am to 3pm at Ten Thousand Villages, Rt. 272 North in Ephrata.  Crafts, Games, Music & Food from cultures around the world. Attenders will also have the opportunity to pack Relief Kit Buckets, which will be sent by Mennonite Central Committee to families living in refugee camps around the world. More Info: 717-721-8400

1 GO York Summer Reading Program Kick-Off tomorrow (Sat. June 3) 9am-Noon at Dover Area Community Center.  Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live. Jesse Rothacker from Forgotten Friends Reptile Sanctuary will be on hand, a strolling musician and more.  More Info: YorkLibraries.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 26-28, 2017

May 26th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 26-28, 2017

5 For One Life Softball Tournament at Gap Park tomorrow (Sat. May 27) beginning at 7am.  The playoffs start at 2pm and the championship game is scheduled for 9pm.  Entertainment events in the tent throughout the day. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live 9am-noon. More Info: ForOneLife.org

4 Kids Bike Rodeo tomorrow (Saturday, May 27) from 1pm-3pm at the Berks County Heritage Center. Berks Area Mountain Biking Association will lead kids (4-12) through stations on bike-fit and a safety check, helmet fitting, basic bike maintenance and a bike-safe obstacle course. Prizes awarded and refreshments provided. More Info: CountyofBerks.com/Parks

3 Columbia Memorial Day Parade, Sunday, (May 28) beginning at 2:30 pm. Bands, floats, cars and many military themed entries. Events also include a special speaker from the military. More Info PARiverTowns.com

2 PennLive/Patriot-News ArtsFest and KidsFest of Greater Harrisburg 2017 tomorrow, (Saturday, May 27) 10am – 7pm at Riverfront Park,  Harrisburg. 250 juried artists, crafts, paintings, photographs, garden sculptures, three stages of continuous entertainment, Popcorn Hat Players. More Info: JumpStreet.org
1 Mount Joy Memorial Day Parade tomorrow (Saturday, May 27) Starting at the upper end of W. Main Street at 2 pm, bands, floats, cars, candy and more honoring veterans of the military.  Look for the WJTL vehichles. More Info: MountJoyChamber.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do May 19-21, 2017

May 19th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
May 19-21, 2017

5 Rock Ford’s annual May Fair Celebration, Sunday (May 21) 10am-3pm at Rock Ford Plantation in Lancaster. Craftsmen, vendors, 18th century entertainment, Costumed Characters and dancing around the Maypole! All outdoor activities are free and open to the public. There is a cost for the guided mansion tours. More Info: RockFordPlantation.org

4 World Night Market tonight (Friday May 19) at Binns Park in Lancaster from 6pm-10pm hosted by Mennonite Economic Development Associates, Lancaster City and Music For Everyone.  Live music, international food, tuktuk rides and more! More Info: meda.org/wnm

3 Rhubarb Festival today-11am-8pm and tomorrow – 10am-8pm (Friday May 19 & Saturday, May 20) at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse, PA. Rhubarb race-car derby, Best Rhubarb Dessert baking contest, Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest, Rhubarb Stroll Parade, costumed characters, musicians, and more. More Info: KitchenKettle.com

2 Open Streets Lancaster Sunday (May 21) from 11am-3pm Water Street in Lancaster. Open Streets encourages physical activity and socializing, support of the local economy and celebrating downtown Lancaster. Food trucks, fire trucks,  face painting, a ball pit, bounce house, martial arts demonstrations, obstacle courses, arts, crafts, live music and dozens of community organizations hosting activities and educational experiences. More Info: OpenStreetLNC.org

1 65th Annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ tomorrow (Sat. May 20) at Long’s Park in Lancaster. Enternainment, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Course and more. Kids Cookie Break & WJTL live all day in the family fun area near the baseball fields and the Park City tunnel entrance. More Info: LancasterSertomaBBQ.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 28-30, 2017

April 28th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 28-30, 2017

5  Kids Penny Fair tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) from 11am-2pm at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Glen Rock. Games, prizes, Food, Fun and More. More Info: (717) 792-9531.

4 Lancaster Bible College Chorale Concert tonight (Friday, April 28) 7pm at The Trust Performing Arts Center in Lancaster. More Info: lbc.edu

3 Manheim Christian Day School 41st Annual Benefit Auction!Tonight and Tomorrow (Friday April 28 & Saturday April 29)Silent & Live Auction, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Helicopter Candy Drop, Kids Activities, Jessie Rothacker and Forgotten Friend Reptiles and More. More Info: ManheimChristian.Org
2 Go Fly a Kite Day and YMCA Healthy Kids Day tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) from Noon-5pm at Youth Recreation Facility County Road, Bern Township. Profession­al kite flying and stunts. Law Enforcement Car Competition, Soccer Clinics, Disc Golf Clinic, Home-Run Derby. Bring your own handmade or store-bought kite! More Info: CO.Berks.PA.US

1 Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant Family Fun Day, tomorrow (Saturday, April 29) 9am-noon. Property tours of The Red Caboose, kids eat free all day at Casey Jones’ Restaurant, trackless train rides, free buggy rides, Nickelodeon piano, free petting zoo, free viewing tower, playground, activities for kids in the Parlor Car, live entertainment on the front porch with Servant Stage Company’s Backwoods Bluegrass Boys. KCB broadcasting live. The Red Caboose Motel & Restaurant is located at 312 Paradise Lane in Ronks. More Info: RedCabooseMotel.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 21-23, 2017

April 21st, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 21-23, 2017

5 The Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster, Spring Concert tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) at 6:30pm at Lititz Moravian Church. The 150-voice choir is composed of singers in grades 2 – 12. More Info: mennonitechildrenschoir.org

4 Go Green In The City Festival tomorrow (Sat. April 22) from 10am-3pm in Downtown York. Family-friendly, interactive street fair celebrating green, healthy and local living. More than 75 artisans, green-conscious businesses, nonprofits and locally-sourced food vendors on and around the North Beaver Street area. Live music, children’s activities and more. More Info: Downtown York PA Facebook page

3 The 226th anniversary of President James Buchanan’s birth tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) at The President;s home – Wheatland, on Marietta Ave in Lancaster 10am -2pm. Presentation of the White House wreath, Free tours of the President’s home led by Buchanan Elementary School students. Have a slice of James Buchanan’s birthday cake with some punch provided by James Buchanan Elementary PTO. More Info: (717) 392-4633

2 Woodcrest Retreat Open House, tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) from 9am-1pm. Tour the 110 acre woodland camp near Ephrata. Refreshments, wagon rides, games, and more. More Info: woodcrestretreat.org

1 Earth Day at Sahd Metal Recycling in Columbia tomorrow (Saturday, April 22) from 9am-1pm. YARD TOURS featuring Cranes, Trains, and Shears, Live Animal Education shows, 25 vendors specializing in Reducing, Reusing and Recycling. Free Rita’s Ice, Chick-fil-A chocolate chip cookies, Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live! More Info: recycleyourmetal.com

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do April 7-9, 2017

April 7th, 2017 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
April 7-9, 2017

5 Victory Christian Fellowship in Palmyra Community Egg Hunt tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) beginning at 11am  for children Ages 2-10 years. Children are encouraged to bring their own basket/bag.  More Info: VCFPA.org

4 Free Easter Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt, tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) beginning at 8:30am at Messiah United Methodist Church. The Easter egg hunt will begin at 9:15 am for children ages 0-6th grade. Bring your own basket/bag.  More Info: yorkmessiahumc.org

3 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, April 7) 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 Providence Church in New Providence PA Road to Resurrection interactive event for the entire family tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) from 9am-11am. Travel the pathway of Jesus, wave palm branches, visit the upper room for the Passover meal, visit Barabbas in jail, and more. More Info: provchurch.net

1 Community Egg Hunt at Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, April 8) from 10am-Noon.  Egg hunt, games, crafts, bounce house, and other activities. This event is for ages infant thru 6th grade and is held rain or shine. More Info: GBCLancaster.org

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do March 17-19, 2017

March 17th, 2017 No comments

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

5 Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 tomorrow (Sat. March 18th) beginning at 1pm on Walnut Street at Commonwealth Avenue, turn left on Fourth Street, right onto Market, right on Second, right onto North, ending at North Third Street. More Info: HarrisburgStPatricksDayParade.com

4 Historical Instrumental Treasures tomorrow (Saturday, March 18) 1:30pm at Lititz Public Library, Kissel Hill Road in Lititz. Gentry Stoltzfus will present historic instruments from the Lititz Moravian Archives Collection. Sponsored by the Lititz Historical Foundation. More Inf: 717 626-2255

3 The Keystone Brass Quintet 40th Anniversary Concert, tonight (Friday, March 17) 7pm at Bethany United Church of Christ, Main Street, Ephrata. The concert will include pieces arranged by members of the group past and present.

2 The Celtic Classic Dog Show at The York Expo Center in York today , Saturday and Sunday (March 17-19) beginning at 8am each day. The Lancaster Kennel Club, Delaware County and York County Kennel Clubs present The Celtic Classic Annual All Breed Dog Show. Over 800 entries each day in either Conformation, Obedience and Rally events. The Celtic Classic runs March 15-19, 2017. Admission is free. More Info: WP.TheCelticClassic.com

1 Building Industry Association of Lancaster County Spring Home Show Friday 1-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm (March 17-19) at Nook Sports. Over 125 Local Conntractors, Giveaways, Food Drive and more. More Info: BIASpringHomeShow.com

 

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

March 3rd, 2017 No comments

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

5  Chocolate Festival, tomorrow (Saturday, March 4) 1-4pm at The Oxford United Methodist Church, Oxford, PA.  Be a be a taster, a baker, or a contestant. The categories are Cakes/Cupcakes, Cookies, Candy/Fudge, Brownies, “Other Desserts” as well as a special Children’s category for ages 16 and under. There will also be a special “Kids Cookie Corner” where younger kids can decorate cookies.  More Info: http://oxford1851.org

4 Maple Sugaring demonstrations in the Sugar Bush of Central Park, Lancaster, Pavillion 11, Sunday (March 5) 1-4pm. See trees being tapped, sap boiled to syrup, and candy made from syrup.  Maple products will be available. Donations appreciated. More Info: www.lancastercountyparks.org

3 Lego Madness tomorrow (Sat. March 4) from 10:30am-11:30am at New Cumberland Public Library. Tom Gross of the New Cumberland Lions Club will read a story, followed by children and their family constructing an object from Legos that represents the theme of the book. More Info:
http://newcumberlandlibrary.org

2 Hammel Associates Architects in Lancaster First Friday Lego Building Party tonight (Friday, March 3) from 5-8:30pm. Two new Architecture series models will be available to build New York City and Berlin. Guests can also take on other Architectural series models, or go freestyle with more than 40,000 bricks, plates and specialty pieces. More Info:  http://www.hammelarch.com/

1  Lancaster Science Factory – Free First Fridays, tonight (Friday, March 3) 5-8p   Free 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: 717-509-6363

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