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Amish Christmas Cookie Tour

Interact with Amish families in their homes and learn about their heritage while sampling homemade cookies. Leave with new friends, recipes, and memories to last a lifetime. Take a step away from t...

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

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21DEC thru 28DEC

Magic Lantern Show: A Christmas Journey

Join us as we step back in time and become part of a Victorian family’s traditional Christmas Eve celebration. The family is very excited and you will be, too, as Grandpa tells fabulous Chris...

Bird-in-Hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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21DEC thru 28DEC

Midnight Gladness at Shady Maple

Head to Shady Maple for their annual Midnight Gladness Event! 
Shady Maple Smorgasbord: 
Enjoy many of our buffet items plus Shady Maple favorites! ...

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

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23DEC

LIVE Music at Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Repressed & Masked Thursday, December 26 6 – 8 pm Wes Johnson Friday, December 27 5 – 8 pm Vaughn Hummel Saturday, December 28 5 – 8 pm

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

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26DEC

Yuletide Candlelight Tours

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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26DEC thru 27DEC

Lantern Tours

New arrivals from a foreign land are coming to Historic Ephrata Cloister, where a fellowship meal is planned, but not everyone welcomes these strangers with open arms. While this may sound like cur...

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

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26DEC thru 29DEC

Christmas at the Organ: Carol Sing & Recital

The Lancaster Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will celebrate its 5th annual “Christmas at the Organ” carol sing and recital on Friday, December 27 at 7 PM at St. Anthony of P...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27DEC

Yuletide Daylight Tours

Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27DEC

Family Rock Painting

Looking for something fun to do with the family during the holiday break? Bring your family to Penn Stone on Friday, December 27 and participate in Rock Painting – we provide the rocks and th...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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27DEC

Little Explorer and Me

Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the curr...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28DEC

Tiny Town New Year's Eve Glow Party

Come on out and ring in the new year with a GLOW IN THE DARK dance party that will be a blast for the whole family! Our ENTIRE town will be blacked out and we'll turn on the black lights for a ...

Lancaster, PA
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29DEC

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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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