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December 2018


Marionettes in the Mansion: New Year’s Eve Benefit Gala

December 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm9:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$100

Cocktail party, swag bag, sweets and savories, and champagne toast! A joint production with the Lancaster Marionette Theatre, this approximately one-hour show will be staged in the mansion and will be a fun, 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,…

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January 2019


Celebrate Twelfth Night with Marionettes in the Mansion

January 6, 2019 @ 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 fun, 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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February 2019


Children’s Event: George Washington’s Birthday Party

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

$10

Come celebrate George Washington’s birthday at Rock Ford Plantation! This celebration, designed for children ages 4 through 10 years, will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019, beginning at 2:00 PM in the Rock Ford Barn. Spend time learning about our nation’s first President through approximately two hours of Colonial-themed crafts, games, stories and other activities.  As an added bonus, there will be a special guest appearance by “George Washington.”  The children will also sing Happy Birthday and enjoy cake…

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November 2019


Snakesgiving

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 amNovember 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Happy Snakesgiving! Come ready to learn all about snakes with crafts, educational games, and other snake-themed activities at our sssslithery, sssscaly sssshindig! Get up close and personal with the North Museum’s friendly snake residents! Find out how YOU can become a citizen scientist with the Pennsylvania Amphibian & Reptile Survey! Learn how to identify Pennsylvania’s venomous snakes! Attend a snake feeding demonstration! (Saturday only at 1:30) Learn about the constellations in a serpent-themed Night Sky Tour planetarium show! (Friday &…

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December 2019


Boehm’s Chapel Annual Vesper Program

December 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Boehm’s Chapel,

13 W Boehms Rd

Willow Street,

PA

17584

United States


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The annual Advent vesper service, in historic Boehm’s Chapel, 13 West Boehms Road, Willow Street, PA, is scheduled for December 01, at three o’clock p.m. The congregation will participate in a capella singing of traditional carols, as the story of Christ’s birth is related through the Holy Scripture. Linda Krick, director of music at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, and Keith Wilson, coronet, will provide special music. Following the worship service, guests are invited to enjoy refreshments on the porch…

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Children’s Event: Colonial Christmas

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$2

Celebrate a Colonial Christmas in the Rock Ford Barn! This event is geared toward children ages 4 and up. Activities include listening to a story, decorating a homemade gingerbread cookie, playing games and making a simple craft. Apple cider, water, pretzels and gingerbread cookies will be served. All children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. This event will be held in the Barn. Reservations required. $2 per person Reservations may be made by clicking here.

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours at Rock Ford

December 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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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 during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between opening and 45 minutes prior to closing and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and youth 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.

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Yuletide Candlelight Tours at Rock Ford

December 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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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 during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between opening and 45 minutes prior to closing and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and youth 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.

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Yuletide Daylight Tours at Rock Ford

December 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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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 during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between opening and 45 minutes prior to closing and tour the mansion at their own pace. $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+) and youth 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.

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New Year’s at Noon

December 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Celebrate the new year at the North Museum! Merriment abounds as we ring in 2020 with fun activities, culminating in a fireworks show in our SciDome Theatre.

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