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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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Jump Into Science! Volcanoes

Jump into Science with Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel! Each program will feature a different book in the Jump into Science series. After reading each book, children will part...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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4MAR

Home School Classes

Add depth to your history lesson with hands-on projects in PA German arts, chores, cooking, and more.

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

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4MAR thru 11MAR

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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4MAR 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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4MAR 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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4MAR thru 26APR

Dwight Yoakam

With his roots firmly planted in bluegrass and honky tonk music, Dwight Yoakam continues to bring his own brand of hillbilly music to his fans. This Grammy winner’s s...

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

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5MAR

Absolutely Anything

Absolutely Anything is the story of John who is trying to win back Lydia. How? By wearing various disguises and being all of the other men she dates. While the work is very...

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Lancaster, PA
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5MAR

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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5MAR thru 19MAR

Womack & Lowery

Enjoy delicious supper in the Cafe and let your week slip away in the warm music of Womack & Lowery, who play "music of many colors," including originals, blu...

The Cafe @ Ten Thousand Villages Ephrata
Ephrata, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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6MAR

First Friday

Join in Lancaster City’s highly popular arts extravaganza each and every First Friday. Galleries, museums, artist studios, and artisans extend their hours to host new...

Downtown Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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6MAR

That Shuu Girl Boutique 3 Year Anniversary

Hello To all My Shuu Girls! We are celebrating our 3 Year Anniversary March 6, 2015 First Friday How EXCITING!!!! I want to Show you how much I appreciate each and ...

That Shuu Girl
Lancaster, Pa
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6MAR

Jazzy First Friday

MRB featuring MIC, Stool and Sax presents Jazzy First Friday. Come join us for an incredible evening of stylish, soultry and eclectic live jazz entertainment featuring one ...

Warehouse D
Lancaster, PA
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6MAR

First Friday Jazz Night at BUiLDiNG CHARACTER

Come out for live music at BUiLDiNG CHARACTER on First Friday, March 6th, hosted by River Valley Music Collective First Friday Jazz Night with Max & Friends. FREE admis...

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER
Lancaster, PA
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6MAR

Charlie Zahm Concert

Join the Southern Lancaster County Historical Society, on March 6, for an evening of Celtic music at the Little Britain Presbyterian Church. Starting at 7:30 PM, Charlie Za...

Little Britain Presbyterian Church
Peach Bottom , PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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6MAR

Seven on Site Contemp Landcape Paintings

Seven on Site: Contemporary Landscape Paintings by Martha Armstrong, Sasha Chermayeff, Jane Culp, Judy Koon, Ro Lohin, Lynette Lombard and Megan Williamson, a group of seve...

Gallery, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Lancaster, PA
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6MAR thru 3APR

Read Across America Day

Breakfast With The Conductor & Catcher - Read Across America Day Saturday, March 7, 2015 Details Enjoy breakfast with our conductor and friendly mascot Catche...

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7MAR

Forest Science Saturdays: Forest Mammals

Old Man Winter decided to snow on our parade in January, so we are trying again. Designed for both aspiring Envirothon participants and interested nature-lovers, this is th...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7MAR

Celtic Woman

The spectacular musical experience features Celtic Woman performing traditional Irish tunes, contemporary pop songs and original music by Emmy®-nominated music producer...

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

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7MAR

Renovatio at the Trust

Come out and enjoy an evening of music at The Trust Performing Arts Center in historic downtown Lancaster. The repertoire will include classical, world fusion, contemporary...

The Trust Performing Arts Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7MAR

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Start your day with Green Eggs and Ham - we're having a birthday party for Dr. Seuss! Read up on your Seuss classics - there will be trivia and prizes, plus games and o...

DJ's Taste of the 50's
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7MAR

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Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Ride like the Amish do through all-Amish areas. Ask about our private rides! Open 7 days a week. Spring hours: Mon-Sat 9 AM to 5 PM, Sun 10 AM to 3:30 PM

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