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Yuletide at Wheatland: A Victorian Christmas

Revel in the magic of the holiday season at President Buchanan’s Wheatland. It is 1870, and Buchanan’s niece, Harriet Lane Johnston, and her family have decked the halls of Wheatland in...

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25NOV thru 30DEC

Storytime and Craft – Lizards

Lizards – the most successful reptiles on earth! Meet live scaly, cold-blooded creatures and learn all about them during this program led by Naturalist Kelsey Frey. Participants will interact...

Lancaster, PA
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26NOV

Holiday Countdown Display Crafty Class

Are the kiddos getting excited for the holidays? If so, they're probably counting down until they can finally open their presents. Sign up for our countdown sign making class; kiddos can create...

Lancaster, PA
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26NOV

Shopping Day Out

Mom and Dad have a “get out free card” to go shopping! Drop your kids off with us so while you shop, they will have tons of fun. Naturalist Ann Strauss will read the kids a book, take t...

Lancaster, PA
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27NOV

Shopping Day Out

Mom and Dad have a “get out free card” to go shopping! Drop your kids off with us so while you shop, they will have tons of fun. Naturalist Ann Strauss will read the kids a book, take t...

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27NOV

Chonda Pierce - Enough Movie

Chonda Pierce - Enough, the movie on Tuesday, Nov. 28th at 7pm at The Junction Center / Landis Hall in Manheim. Enough shares a message of great hope and encouragement, with Chonda’s usual qu...

Manheim, PA
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28NOV

Chonda Pierce - Enough the Movie

Chonda Pierce - Enough, the movie on Tuesday, Nov. 28th at 7pm at The Junction Center / Landis Hall in Manheim. Enough shares a message of great hope and encouragement, with Chonda’s usual qu...

Manheim, PA
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28NOV

Lightwire Theatre " A very Electric Christmas"

"America's Got Talent" semi-finalists, Lightwire Theater captivate people of all ages with dazzling, glow-in-the-dark visuals and a unique menagerie of characters that magically appea...

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28NOV

Little Explorer & Me: Cooking Up Chemistry

Enjoy a fun filled morning of education and exploration! Specially designed for ages 2 to 6, our Little Explorer and Me program features hands-on activities as well as experiments and demonstration...

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29NOV

Fun & Fascination

Fun and Fascination continues with a new twist! Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will lead children in exploring the world’s major habitats and the animals that call them home. After an introduct...

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29NOV thru 13DEC

Twelve Shops of Christmas Tour

A unique shopping adventure--featuring 12 wonderfully festive, off-the-beaten-path shops. Travel place to place enjoying the amazing holiday decorations, unusual gift ideas, valuable coupons, door ...

New Holland, PA
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30NOV

Night Before Christmas Train

The magic of Christmas Eve is recreated on this special train ride. Visitors can wear their pajamas and enjoy cookies and milk as they travel down the tracks. On board, a reader dressed in a Victor...

Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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30NOV

Junior League of Lancaster's Author's Luncheon

The Junior League of Lancaster proudly welcomes journalist and New York Times' Bestselling Author, Carole Radziwill, to speak at our annual Author's Luncheon on December 1st. Ms. Radziwill ...

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1DEC

CHRISTMAS CABIN GETAWAY SPECIAL

OFFER: $129* PER NIGHT, MID-WEEK (1-NIGHT MIN) OR $169* PER NIGHT, WEEKEND (2-NIGHT MIN) *TAX NOT INCLUDED | UP TO 6 PEOPLE. ADD $15 PP FOR 7-8 PERSON | MAX 8 PERSONS PER CABIN Christmas is a great...

Stevens, PA
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1DEC

Swingin' the Season with What the Dickens

Swing in the holiday season with What the Dickens at The Red Caboose Motel! Join us on Friday evening, December 1 on stage in The Barn for an entertaining, hour-long performance of SWINGIN' THE...

Ronks, PA
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1DEC

Horizon Gala Dinner & Live Auction

Join us on Dec 1st as we "transport" you to Kenya through virtual reality to view what life is like at Horizon's Micro Community. Enjoy a lively evening of cocktails, dinner, interact...

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1DEC

Canned Food Friday

Admission to the Choo Choo Barn’s 1,700 square foot model train layout is FREE if you donate one non-perishable food item per person. Enjoy an enhanced holiday display and search for 56 hidde...

Strasburg, PA
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1DEC thru 15DEC

Christmas at Ironstone, a gift for Brittany's Hope

Join us at the beautiful Ironstone Ranch in Elizabethtown for a day of festive family Christmas activities, including wagon rides, cookie decorating, photos with Santa and more. Proceeds benefit or...

Elizabethtown, PA
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2DEC

Breakfast with Santa

Event includes breakfast, entertainment by Zoo America and visit with Santa. Reservations required. Tickets are $12/person ages 3 and up. Kids 2 and under are free but still require a reservation. ...

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2DEC

Dogs On The Trail

Join Naturalist Laura Tully for a morning hike with your four-legged friend. We will hike the Mill Creek Trail which passes along the creek and through beautiful wooded areas. The trail ranges from...

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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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