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Fun and Fascination: Fall into Winter

Fun and Fascination continues into the winter season with interactive natural history programs designed to pique the curiosity of 6 to 10-year-olds. Children will discover ways in which plants and ...

Lancaster, PA
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12DEC

The Aesthetics & Processing of Hamilton Watch Comp

Pack a lunch and join the National Watch and Clock Museum for its Lunch “Time” presentation, presented by Claire Moclock, the NAWCC Hamilton Watch Collections Research and Archivist Fel...

Columbia, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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12DEC

Lancaster City Business Window Decorating Contest

View the beautifully decorated store, galley, and restaurant windows throughout Lancaster City and vote for your favorite. Voters will be entered to win a Lancaster City price package put together ...

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12DEC thru 13DEC

Kitchen Kettle Christmas

Discover Kitchen Kettle Village in the Winter. Whether you venture out and brave the cold or prefer the warmer climes of the great indoors - winter at Kitchen Kettle Village is a wonderland filled ...

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

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12DEC thru 22DEC

A Christmas to Remember

A Christmas to Remember – Unexpected Treasures…in Unlikely Places In this live holiday musical, Matthew and Mary face unforeseen challenges as the new owners of a thrift store in Parad...

Bird-in-Hand, PA
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12DEC thru 29DEC

Christmas in Paradise

At Christmas, we want the familar songs and tales that bring back happy memories and help make this time of year so magi-cal. Join us as we present our most loved Christmas story. A Lancaster Count...

Paradise, PA
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12DEC thru 29DEC

The 2018 Christmas Show: The First Noel

Witness the magic and splendor of our holiday celebration as AMT presents “The First Noel” featuring wondrous costumes, astonishing dancers, breathtaking sets, and all the endearment of...

Lancaster, PA
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12DEC thru 30DEC

A Christmas Carol

A season favorite! Even for a grumpy old miser like Ebenezer Scrooge, it’s never too late to change. But when he’s visited by three ghosts – Past, Present, and Future – he d...

Lancaster, PA
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12DEC thru 30DEC

42nd Street

Broadway’s “Largest Tap Sensation” and a signature Fulton dance extravaganza! Glitz, glamour, and the “Lullaby of Broadway,” 42nd Street is bursting with showstopping ...

Lancaster, PA
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12DEC thru 30DEC

Magic & Wonder: Christmas

Magic Christmas – Holiday Fun for the Whole Family Brett Myers and his talented cast combine astounding illusions and heartwarming comedy with the best of the holiday spirit in a journey of j...

Bird-in-Hand, PA
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12DEC thru 1JAN

Jesus

Jesus is the musical stage adventure about the most famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever.

Ronks, PA
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12DEC thru 5JAN

Lancaster Shops Late

Come shop late in Lancaster City's unique shops! Retailers are encouraged to stay open into the evening, there will be roaming entertainment, warm beverages, and plenty of holiday cheer! Presen...

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13DEC

Lecture: Lloyd Mifflin, Artist & Poet

Lloyd Mifflin, a 19th century poet and painter from Columbia. He was know as ‘America’s greatest sonneteer’ for writing over 500 poems. His landscape art captured the Susquehanna ...

Columbia, PA
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13DEC

Holiday Papermaking

Homemade paper for cards, notes, gift tags, and ornaments provides a welcome personal touch during the holidays. Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel will provide materials for everyone to create unique pa...

Lancaster, PA
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13DEC

The Night Before Christmas Train

This very unique and special train recreates the excitement and anticipation of Christmas Eve. A reader dressed in a Victorian nightshirt and cap will read Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem...

Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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13DEC thru 20DEC

A Christmas Carol

CO-PRESENTED WITH SERVANT STAGE COMPANY | Enjoy an original adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ timeless holiday classic! Based word-for-word on Dickens’ masterpiece and featuring origin...

Lancaster, PA
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14DEC

Holiday at Landis Valley Bonfire

Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum welcomes the community to spend an evening with us, free of charge, as we celebrate a Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas on Friday evening, December 14 from 6:00 &nd...

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

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14DEC

Cheers Galore!

It’s your last chance to bid on artwork, trees, and stockings through silent auction! Enjoy hors d'oeuvres from Cracked Pepper and Wine from POUR while exploring the festively decorated m...

Lancaster, PA
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14DEC

Polar Express Movie Night

Don your favorite holiday jammies, gather all the pillows and blankets you can, pack up your dinner, and come to Tiny Town for a Christmas Movie Night! What a better way to kick off the season than...

Lancaster, PA
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14DEC

Laser Light Shows

Laser light shows are an exciting display combining laser light, music and other myultimedia elements including animation to create a choreographed sequence of effects. Music selections vary day to...

Lancaster, PA
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14DEC

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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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