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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

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 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 21-23, 2016

October 21st, 2016 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend
October 21-23, 2016

5 COMMUNITY FALL FEST, tonight, (Friday, October 21) from 6-9pm at St. David’s EC Church in Dover. Food, Games, Prizes & costume contests, CANDY, Hayrides, a Bounce House, Obstacle Course and more. More Info: 717-764-0033

4 Fair Trade Craft Demonstration, tomorrow (Saturday, October 22) 11am-3pm at Ten Thousand Villages in Ephrata. Demonstrations by a woodcarver, blacksmith, basketmaker, potter, and weaver. More Info: 721-8400

3 20th Annual Millersville Community Parade and Homecoming Weekend, tomorrow (Saturday, October 22) beginning at 9am. This year’s theme – Hollywood Comes to Milllersville will include 2000 participants along the 2 mile route. Begins at Penn Manor High School and ends on James Street near Gordinier Hall on the Campus of Millersville University. More Info: millersville.edu

2 Cavod Dance Collective, a shared dance concert at Cavod Theatre, New Holland, tomorrow (Saturday, October 22) at 7pm. Professional ballet company Vivid Ballet of Hartford, Connecticut, will join the Cavod Dance Company and other local artists! No ticket needed, cost is free but there will be a free-will offering taken. More Info: cavodacademy.com

1 IMPACT! Missions Community Fun Day, tomorrow (Saturday, October 22) from 10am-4pm at IMPACT Missions Camp in Refton. Bounce House, Games, Face painting Food Trucks and More. Lisa and KCB Broadcasting Live 9am-noon. More Info: impactcamps.org

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 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