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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...

Lancaster, PA
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2DEC

Do it Your-self: Poo-Poo Spray and Air Freshener

Spritz the bowl before you go and no one else will ever know! Here’s why this spray is different than air freshener: You spray it in the bowl before you go! The spray will create a barrier ov...

Lancaster, PA
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2DEC

Lancaster County XC 5K - Ugly Sweater Run

5K and 1 mile fun run to support Manheim Township Cross Country. Cash prizes for top 3 male and female finishers, prizes for 1st-3rd in age groups, and prize for ugliest sweater! On race day, we wi...

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

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2DEC

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

Cookie with Santa and Model Toy Trains

Children will giggle as they create festive Gingerbread Cookies with sugary capped hats, snow-frosted mittens, and tons of icing and colorful candies for decorating!  Cookies are $3.50 each, a...

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

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2DEC

Country Christmas Village

Discover where many of our time-honored Christmas traditions come from—right here in Pennsylvania! Tour decorated buildings, take a wagon ride, see traditional holiday foods prepared in the t...

Lancaster, PA
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2DEC thru 3DEC

Scootin' With Santa Tour

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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2DEC thru 17DEC

Country Christmas Village

Come warm your spirit and experience Pennsylvania German contributions to the celebration of the season as you tour decorated buildings, take a wagon ride, see traditional holiday foods prepared in...

Lancaster, PA
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3DEC

Escape Room

If you thought that the Solar Eclipse was a big deal, imagine being one of the apprentices for the 3 Wisemen from Babylon, who stumbled upon a bright and shining star that had previously not existe...

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

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3DEC

Marietta Candlelight Tour

Join us for our 52nd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes. Featuring 8 private homes decorated for the season, a variety of restored public buildings, crafts, wine tasting, carriage rides, and a tree d...

Marietta, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3DEC

Children's Event: Colonial Christmas at Rock Ford

Step back in time for a fun-filled afternoon of Colonial-inspired Christmas activities featuring take-home crafts and holiday treats! This program is geared for Grades 2-5. Children must be accompa...

Lancaster, PA
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3DEC

Holiday Paint Party

Looking for a fun activity to get you ready for the holiday season? Grab a friend and join us for a paint night. We'll paint the Tau Rho painting shown. With Christmas right around the corner, ...

Lancaster, PA
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3DEC

Holiday Open House

Join us on Sunday December 3rd from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. Bring the kiddos for a visit with Santa. Take your own pictures and enjoy some refreshments. We’d love for you to come see our holiday deco...

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

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3DEC

Winter Wonderland with Santa!

Put on your mittens, grab your sled, and slide on down to Tiny Town for a time full of Christmas Cheer! Tiny Town will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with Santa, straight from the...

Lancaster, PA
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3DEC

Advent Lessons and Carols at Boehm's Chapel

The annual Advent program of Lessons and Carols will be held in historic Boehm's Chapel, December 03, beginning at 3 o'clock pm. The candlelit hour-long program is held mid-afternoon to all...

Willow Street, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3DEC

PRiMA Sinatra Holiday Speakeasy

Everyone loves the songs of Frank Sinatra. Add a PRiMA speakeasy environment and you’ve got a holly jolly night to remember. Join us for an evening of timeless music, holiday cheer, and a cla...

Lancaster, PA
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3DEC thru 17DEC

Leaf Print Ornaments

Using natural materials, flour, and salt, participants can make personal holiday ornaments or keepsakes to take home. Naturalist Rachel Albright will provide materials and directions. Call (717) 29...

Lancaster, PA
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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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