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A Christmas Carol: A New Musical

A Christmas Carol - A New Musical is a contemporary telling of Charles Dickens' classic tale, which transcends time. The Off-Broadway musical is perfect for the whole family, filled with love a...

Manheim, PA
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15DEC

An Allegro Christmas

Join us in the candlelit sanctuary of First United Methodist Church as we celebrate the season. This performance is accompanied by a full chorus - that's over 125 performers! Repertoire: 3 Slei...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC

Santa at the National Toy Train Museum

Free admission with canned items, visit with Santa and receive a candy cane.

Strasburg, PA
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15DEC

Yappy Howlidays

Pennsylvania SPCA Lancaster Center hosts Yappy Howlidays Event, Saturday, December 15 Lancaster Community invited to bring their pets for photos with Santa, all adoptions will be reduced by 50% The...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC

Kids’ Holiday Maker Craft Time

Kids can create some one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. We’ll provide the space and materials and clean up all the mess! Naturalist Kristyn Small will be on-hand to help foster your creativity and ...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC

Tree Ring Relief Art

Join Naturalist Kristyn Small to make your very own modern work of art. Woodcut relief prints are all the rage in galleries across the nation; make your own and learn a bit about native tree specie...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC

Garden Spot Village to Host Mainliners Chorus

On Saturday, December 15 the Mainliners Chorus will perform at 7 pm in the Garden Spot Village Chapel, 433 S Kinzer Avenue, New Holland. An award-winning ensemble from Bryn Mawr, Mainliners Chorus ...

New Holland, PA
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15DEC

Natural Ornament Workshop

Create your own tree decorations from natural materials like pine cones, acorns, and wood slices. We’ll supply all the paint, glitter, and glue you need to get creative. Suggested donation of...

Columbia, PA
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15DEC

Wine Bottle Painting Party

You don't want to miss this craft event. Come on out and enjoy an afternoon creating a beautiful Christmas wine bottle centerpiece and an ornament. Your fee includes all the materials, a glass ...

Ephrata, PA
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15DEC

Santa’s Paradise Express

Strasburg Rail Road welcomes Santa during Santa’s Paradise Express. Santa will climb aboard the historic steam train to greet families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back....

Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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15DEC thru 16DEC

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

C.S. Lewis’s classic tale of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption performed by two actors The Trust presents a unique adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s beloved story in which all the roles are...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC thru 22DEC

Breakfast with Santa

Add some fun to your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie at The Kettle Cafe. All ch...

Intercourse, PA
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15DEC thru 22DEC

December Makers Markets

Creatively Lancaster is invading the mall with handmade goods this December! Shop small, support local and get all your holiday shopping done in one place at the Creatively Lancaster December Maker...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC thru 22DEC

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Rides start from Fulton Bank at Penn Square (N. Queen Street) $5 for adults, $2 for children (12 and under) for one ride.

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC thru 22DEC

Scootin' with Santa

Santa has traded in his sleigh for a 50cc Scoot Coupe and leads the way through the back roads of Lancaster County in search of the ever elusive “Amish Christmas Lights”. Join Santa as ...

Strasburg, PA
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15DEC thru 23DEC

Dutch Winter Wonderland

Celebrate the magic of the season at Dutch Winter Wonderland with rides, entertainment, and thousands of twinkling lights! Dutch Winter Wonderland occurs Saturdays (3 pm-9 pm), Sundays (3 pm-8 pm),...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC thru 30DEC

A Christmas Carol

BAH! HUM-BUG! The timeless classic has been reimagined just for the Fulton! Coldhearted Ebenezer Scrooge encounters spirits of Christmases past, present and future to discover loves and lives he ha...

Lancaster, PA
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15DEC thru 29DEC

Snowman Gourd Painting Party

Paint Your Own Gourd with a Snowman theme! There will be a few examples to inspire you and Ruth from More Than a Gourd will guide you through the process! Cost: $37 also includes 1 wine glass (or y...

Ephrata, PA
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16DEC

Doughn’t You Love Herbs?!

Come sample various herbs and learn all about their history as medicines and spices with Naturalist Ellen Blazer. You will have an opportunity to choose your favorite herbs and add them to your own...

Lancaster, PA
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16DEC

Pacifico Salino

Pacifico Silano, PCA&D Photography major from the Class of ’08, is a lens-based artist whose work is an exploration of print culture, the circulation of imagery and LGBTQ identity. Born i...

Lancaster, PA
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17DEC

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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.

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