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December 2018


Yuletide at Wheatland

December 13 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

LancasterHistory.org,

230 North President Avenue

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$17

Celebrate Yuletide at Wheatland this holiday season at LancasterHistory.org! Tour President James Buchanan’s Wheatland, and be part of sparkling holiday displays that take you from James Buchanan’s early Victorian era to the dazzling days of the 1920s when the house was owned by the Willson family. Ticket includes a festive holiday and history-themed guided tour of Wheatland and admission to LancasterHistory.org’s self-guided museum exhibitions. This year, our period rooms will take visitors from the year 1860, when President Buchanan celebrated a modest…

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Homeschool Class: Skittles, Probability & Statistics

December 13 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Use an average packet of skittles for more than just a snack! Did you know there’s math in there, too? Analyze the number of skittles, their colors, and compare them to the group.

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K’nex Holiday Make and Take Workshop

December 15 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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K’nex Galore! Ornaments, wreaths, snowflakes, and MORE! Join us on Saturday, December 15th from 10am – 3pm for this special drop-in building workshop. Follow design instructions or dream up your own special K’nex Holiday creation to take home. Use them to deck your halls or to give as gifts!

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Cold Storage Winter Camp

December 26 @ 9:00 amDecember 28 @ 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating indefinitely

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$30

The 10th annual Cold Storage Winter Camp will take place December 26th – 30th. Campers grades K – 8 will enjoy engaging, hands-on STEM activities in half-day sessions (or choose to stay for the whole day) that are the perfect cure for the cabin fever that sets in during Winter Break!

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 26 @ 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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An annual favorite! Rock Ford invites visitors to step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season. Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 4 pm to 7:30 pm (due to closing at 8 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults,…

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Lantern Tours

December 26 @ 6:30 pmDecember 29 @ 8:00 pm

Ephrata Cloister,

632 W Main St.

Ephrata,

PA

17522

United States


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$10

These special tours will take you back in time to visit the Cloister as it may have appeared in the 1700s.  Each year offers a new story with a cast of junior and senior high school students playing the roles that bring history to life.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Visitor Center beginning December 1, 2018. Tours start every half hour. $10.00 for adults, $9.00 for seniors age 65+, $7.00 for youth age 6-l7, $5.00…

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours

December 27 @ 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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An annual favorite! Rock Ford invites visitors to step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season. Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 4 pm to 7:30 pm (due to closing at 8 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults,…

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Yuletide Daylight Tours

December 28 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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An annual favorite! Journey back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs as beautiful music fills the air. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season. Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between 10 am and 2:30 pm (due to closing at 3 pm) and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and children…

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Cold Storage Winter Camp

December 29 @ 9:00 amDecember 30 @ 12:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$30

The 10th annual Cold Storage Winter Camp will take place December 26th – 30th. Campers grades K – 8 will enjoy engaging, hands-on STEM activities in half-day sessions (or choose to stay for the whole day) that are the perfect cure for the cabin fever that sets in during Winter Break!

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Marionettes in the Mansion

December 30 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$20

A joint production with the Lancaster Marionette Theatre, this approximately one-hour show will be staged in the mansion and will be a festive, whimsical and touching celebration of the life and times of General Edward Hand and his family featuring the talents of “Man of the Theatre” Robert Brock. The Unrestored Room on the second floor of Rock Ford will be transformed into a theatre, complete with lighting and seating, and additional rooms will be open and lit theatrically. See…

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