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Turnpike Troubadours

Join us August 19th for the country-rock of the Turnpike Troubadours! They're a virtuosic band of road dogs lead by vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Evan Felker and backed by fiddle...

Harrisburg, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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19AUG

Black Violin

Black Violin plays a genre-shattering blend of classical, hip hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music. Since their start over a decade ago, viola player Wil B and violinist Kev Marcus have performe...

Lancaster, PA
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19AUG

Strasburg Bluegrass Festival

A free community event! Join us at First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg, 101 S. Decatur Street in Strasburg, PA for a great afternoon of wonderful bluegrass music! Sunday, August 19 from 2:00 pm ...

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

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19AUG

7th Annual Back to School Giveaway

Rep. Mike Sturla's Backpack Giveaway is back and bigger than ever! Families with children in Kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to register and attend to pick out backpacks, school unif...

Lancaster, PA
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19AUG

Citizen Science! – iNaturalist

You don’t need a fancy degree to be a scientist! Naturalist Kristyn Small will lead a team of citizen scientists on a hike at Pavilion #11, exploring our skills of scientific observation. The...

Lancaster, PA
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19AUG

Covered Bridge Tour

Enjoy a guided covered bridge tour of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Hop onto a 50cc scooter for a visit of 19th century covered bridges with an experienced guide. This tour offers exceptional views o...

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

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19AUG thru 31AUG

Back To School Elevated Obstacle Course Special

Over the years we have built up our adventure center to include our giant swing, climbing tower, 9 obstacle high ropes course, and three unique zipline courses. This year we add to our adventure op...

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

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20AUG

Comprehensive Kayak Class

This 5-hour class offers complete instruction for touring kayaking. Taught in cockpit-style kayaks, the class begins with an on-land orientation on kayak equipment and technique. On the water, stud...

Wrightsville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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20AUG thru 1SEP

Where’s the Grub?

Join Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez and you will find a grub, cricket, ant, mealworm or other insects on your plate. Entomophagy (the eating of insects) is practiced unintentionally by everyone on a da...

Lancaster, PA
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22AUG

Dissection: Sheep Brain and Eye

Naturalist Ann Strauss will run a dissection evening and focus on two specimens, a sheep brain and a sheep eye. Each participant will get their own specimens to dissect. Instructions will be given ...

Lancaster, PA
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23AUG

An Evening With Groucho

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. An Ev...

Mt. Gretna, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23AUG thru 26AUG

Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler emerged in the late ‘80s and are best known for their improvisational live shows and multi-platinum selling album four, which earned them a Grammy Award and features the hit si...

Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24AUG

Friday Nite Unwind Paddle Tour, Music & Meal

This tour is offered each night during the summer when we have live music on our front porch overlooking the river. Shank's Mare guides will lead you on a leisurely paddle tour along the shorel...

Wrightsville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24AUG

2018 New Holland Summer Fest

Professional BBQ comes to New Holland, PA. Join 72 teams from across the U.S. as they compete for the PA BBQ Championship. Event has LIVE music, food trucks and activities for children.

New Holland, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24AUG

Full Moon Tours

Our Full Moon Fundraiser Events are a bit different. The event features a roaring bonfire (weather permitting), live entertainment and self-guided tours. Guides are stationed at each pack throughou...

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

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25AUG

Grand Ole Opry Legends

AMT is proud to welcome country stars and Grand Ole Opry members Bill Anderson, John Conlee, and Jeannie Seely. Anderson’s hits include “Mama Sang a Song,” “Still,” &l...

Lancaster, PA
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25AUG

Story, Craft & Critter: Lizards

Learn about lizards through an interactive story reading, then make a craft celebrating lizards. Meet some real live lizards, too, with Naturalist Kelsey Frey. Children must have an adult helper. T...

Lancaster, PA
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25AUG

Concert by Ruth Naomi Floyd

Ruth Naomi Floyd, a jazz vocalist from the Philadelphia area, will perform Saturday, August 25 at 6:45 pm in the Garden Spot Village Chapel, 433 S Kinzer Avenue, New Holland. Floyd will be accompan...

New Holland, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25AUG

Annual Public Auction

Bareville Fire Company, announces its Annual Public Auction on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 8:30 AM. Order of sale: groceries 8:30 AM, Tools 9 AM, household and collectibles 9:30 AM, shrubbery 11 A...

Leola, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25AUG

Ultimate Amish Adventure

Let Strasburg Scooters get you up close and personal with the local Amish culture and give you an adventure to remember. During your ride, guests will interact with our Amish neighbors and get a ha...

Strasburg, PA
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25AUG thru 8SEP

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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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