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October 2018


Haunted Museum

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$9

Come out and join us for a spooktacular evening of thrills, chills, and good old fashioned fun! After hours at the North Museum is Halloween fun for all. Sit by the campfire in our planetarium and listen to some stories including local lore and Native American tales about the stars. Take a flashlight scavenger hunt throughout the Museum and find some of our creepy, crawly, and uncanny collections along the way. Stop by our Mad Scientist’s Lab and learn how…

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November 2018


Yuletide at Wheatland

November 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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Candlelight Open House

November 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm8:30 pm

Ephrata Cloister,

632 W Main St.

Ephrata,

PA

17522

United States


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$6.00

Now that everyone has come “over the river and through the woods,” why not take a leisurely stroll through the candlelit grounds of the Historic Ephrata Cloister?  Visit with friends and family to discover the sights, sounds, and crafts of the past and present in a relaxed evening under the stars.  Meet local craftsmen keeping the tradition of handmade art alive.  Enjoy music by the Ephrata Cloister Chorus.  Get a sneak peek at the popular Lantern Tours.  Enjoy light refreshments…

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December 2018


December Advent Vespers at Historic Boehm’s Chapel Features Harpist

December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Boehm’s Chapel,

13 W Boehms Rd

Willow Street,

PA

17584

United States


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Free

The annual Advent vesper service, in historic Boehm’s Chapel, is scheduled, December 02, at three o’clock p.m. The program consists of traditional ‘Lessons and Carols’ with congregational singing of familiar Christmas hymns. Special music will be provided by Joanne Swords-Wang, Lancastrian, harpist. Boehm’s Chapel is located at 13 West Boehms Road, Willow Street, PA. Programs are free and open to the public. However, donations to offset fees for speakers and musicians are always appreciated. Please contact boehmschapel@gmail.com, phone 717-872-4133, or visit…

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Christmas at the Cloister

December 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pmDecember 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Ephrata Cloister,

632 W Main St.

Ephrata,

PA

17522

United States


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$6.00

Spend a few moments in quiet reflection with seasonal readings and holiday music in the historic Saal.  Seating is limited and advance tickets are required. Concerts at 6:30pm and 8:00 pm each night. Tickets are available to members of the Ephrata Cloister Associates in The Museum Store beginning November 1, 2018 or by mail with a post mark dated on or after November 1, 2018.  Tickets are available for the general public in The Museum Store on November 8, 2018…

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K’nex Holiday Make and Take Workshop

December 15, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 9:00 amDecember 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, 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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Lantern Tours

December 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pmDecember 29, 2018 @ 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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Marionettes in the Mansion

December 30, 2018 @ 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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Marionettes in the Mansion

December 31, 2018 @ 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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