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Lancaster County, PA events calendar

Find special events and one-of-a-kind things to do in Lancaster County all-year long.

With so much going on in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, it's impossible to see all the great local events during your visit. Special events in Lancaster, PA and neighboring towns run year-round, ensuring that you'll always experience unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater & concerts when visiting us in Lancaster County.

Our Lancaster County, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories or by the part of the county where the event is being held.

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Pop-in for Play: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Jump into the pages of a favorite fairy tale as you help the three little pigs build their homes of straw, sticks and wood before the NOT-TOO-SCARY Big Bad Wolf tries to kn...

Hands-on House, Children's Museum of Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN

Teacher Workshop: The Art of Jamie Wyeth

Learn about the art of Jamie Wyeth through a presentation by associate curator Amanda C. Burdan, followed by an opportunity to view the retrospective exhibition which recei...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN

Winter Inventory Sale

Come and see furniture master pieces, signed and dated by one craftsman, during a Winter Inventory Sale 15% - 30% off at George's Furniture. Two large showrooms full of...

George's Furniture
Marietta, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN thru 31JAN

And Then There Were None

Ten people. A mysterious recording. Nine murders. ONE killer Agatha Christie was quoted as saying “this is the story that launched my career.” And what a c...

Fulton Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN thru 15FEB

Broadway Comedy "Squabbles" by Marshall Karp

Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse (you probably know us as Rainbow Dinner Theatre), kicks off 2015 with a brand new concept in dinner and a show. Bring your friends and enjo...

Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse(Rainbow Dinner Theatre)
Paradise, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN thru 21MAR

Moses

The parting of the Red Sea ... the Burning Bush ... the Plagues ... the Ten Commandments ... finally ... the greatest Biblical epic of the Old Testament comes to life on th...

Sight & Sound Theatre
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN thru 18APR

Lotus: The Art of Lightness

January 24 – April 26, 2015 This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models and artwork, both road and race throughout their 60 year history. Lotus and the g...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27JAN thru 26APR

Christina Pato, Galician Bagpipe

Bagpiper, pianist and composer Cristina Pato has devoted her career to Galician popular, jazz, and classical music. The first female gaita (Galician bagpipe) player to rele...

The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster
Lancaster, Pa
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28JAN

Building Better Brains

F&M College and The New School of Lancaster will host Dr. Steven J Hughes, the Director of The Center for Research on Developmental Education and past president of the ...

F&M Campus
Lancaster, PA
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29JAN

Regional History Colloquium: Bill Rothermel

On January 29th, Bill Rothermel will present The Schutte Car Company: Custom Cars in Lancaster, PA. Bill Rothermel has had a lifelong interest in cars, both small and large...

Ryder Hall of LancasterHistory.org
Lancaster, PA
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29JAN

Demme Learning: National School Choice

Come visit Demme Learning, a thought leader in education, at our headquarters in Lititz, Pennsylvania. We'll be promoting parent choice in education, beginning with a r...

Demme Learning
Lititz, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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29JAN

Scotch Dinner

Characters Pub will be hosting a distinctive “Scotch Dinner” on Thursday, January 29th with seatings available 6:00 thru 8:00 PM. Chef Meghan Young has created ...

Character's Pub
Lancaster, PA
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29JAN

Winter History Class

Winter History Class is an adult learning opportunity that brings together scholars, volunteers, staff and intersted people to explore the history of Historic Ephrataq Cloi...

Ephrata Cloister
Ephrata, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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29JAN thru 19MAR

Cabaret with Reji Woods “Someone to Fall Back On”

Reji Woods is a versatile performer with a powerhouse voice. With his eclectic musical style, influenced by jazz, gospel, R&B, and musical theatre, this Florida native ...

The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster
Lancaster, Pa
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30JAN

Little River Band & Orleans

Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia’s greatest vocal bands. Their hits include “Help Is on Its Way,” “Take It Easy on Me,” ...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30JAN

Elizabeth Fulmer & Mount Falcon

Chameleon club presents: Elizabeth Fulmer and Mount Falcon with special guests Mechanical Fox and Face for Radio Liz Fulmer is a primarily self-taught singer/songwri...

Chameleon Club
Lancaster, PA
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30JAN

G is for Grounhog!

On the Saturday before Groundhog Day, join Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel for some facts and whimsy about these common rodents. After examining groundhog skulls and mounts, w...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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31JAN

Mark Edwards, classical guitar

Winner of 28 top prizes in the U.S. and Canada for classical guitar, Mark Edwards is carving out a reputation for his powerful technique and bringing effortless style to hi...

The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster
Lancaster, Pa
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31JAN

Folk Art Class at Landis Valley: Tinsmithing

What do you get when you add folk art, plus friendship? Fun, of course! Spend a Saturday afternoon with friends learning new skills at the Landis Valley Museum Store. You m...

Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum
Lancaster, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JAN

FIVE

A special anniversary cabaret featuring PRiMA’s finest talent & the unforgettable show-stopping tunes from the past five seasons. Performances: Saturday, Jan. 31s...

Lancaster City Visitors Center, 2nd Floor
Lancaster , PA
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31JAN

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Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

This exhibit features a variety of Lotus models both road and race throughout their 60 year history.

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Tanger Outlets Lancaster

Tanger Outlets Lancaster

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