An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2019
Searching for an exciting outdoor activity in Lancaster? The hunt is over! Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy. Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to experience Lancaster like you never have before. Snap pics, race against the clock, and put your navigation skills to the test as you roam through Lancaster discovering different destinations along the…
One event on July 24, 2019 at 9:00 am
One event on July 25, 2019 at 9:00 am
The Lancaster Barnstormers and Coach Ross Peeples will hold baseball clinics for children ages 7 to 13. Participants will be provided instruction on specific skills – hitting, pitching, base running, infield and outfield play. Lunch with the players, as well as tickets to a game, an autograph session, and official camp t-shirt are provided. Buy tickets here.
One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am
One event on July 9, 2019 at 10:00 am
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 10:00 am
During this program held on Tuesday mornings from June 18 to August 6, a Rock Ford volunteer reads selected stories of Early America to children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. Reservations…
This is the 10th year of the Stop The Violence Tournament. This is free to the young people but still costs to bring it! Thanks in advance from The Kenyon’s Promise Foundation. Registration deadline is July 13.
LPL is proud to showcase the talents of young creators! Check out the technology, crafts, artwork, and more created by local children, teens, and families. The community is encouraged to attend and browse the creations of local children and families. Our friends from make717 will be here with equipment demos, too! Children, teens, and families working as individuals, in pairs, or as family units are invited to exhibit at Makerfest. We are eager to receive project submissions, and anticipate accepting…
Students on tour with The Paul Green Rock Academy (PGRA) will perform a fundraising concert of classic rock songs in Binns Park from 5 – 6:30 and at the top of the set they will be joined by select Music For Everyone (MFE) Camp Students for several numbers. Between 6:30 and 7 pm the local group One Too Many will take the stage until 8 pm. Artist Loryn Spangler-Jones will create paintings during the show that will be available for…
An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely
There’s nothing like a First Friday in Lancaster! Join in Lancaster’s highly popular arts extravaganza each and every First Friday, 5-9pm. You’ll be swept up in the creative energy that pervades the city. Discover innovative exhibitions, performances and perhaps a few surprises as you walk our attractive streets lined with trees and distinctive architecture. Unique boutiques and excellent restaurants complement the art galleries, artisan studios, museums, performing groups, professional theater, symphony orchestra, and art college that comprise Lancaster’s arts community.…
An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2019
PAVAA is a gallery for performance and visual Afrocentric arts. Come through and meet African artist Gerri McCritty, co-owner of the gallery, and creator of wall art, wood and bronze sculpture, ceramics and original t-shirt and greeting card designs! Discover other local, regional, and international guest artists and performers at the PAVAA during our special shows and events. Experience art within a head bopping, hip swaying musical atmosphere of jazz and world music that Gerri selects to produce just the…
Join us on August First Friday at our showroom on Prince Street for a fun and inspiring evening featuring painter and illustrator Vania Hardy and her exhibit “Worth More.” This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be offered. See you here! From Vania: THE ARTWORK This show is a response to the life of my maternal grandmother, Marcy, whom I never knew but always found intriguing. I collected stories and discovered the fascinating, heartbreaking life…
On First Friday, August 2, “Organic Reflections”, a free 30 minute concert, will feature guest organist Ken Krause playing the vintage 1958 analog Allen organ at First Reformed Church, 40 E Orange Street in downtown Lancaster. The concert begins at 8 PM. Ken has selected a program of organ classics including works of Vierne and Guilmant. The First Friday “Organic Reflections” series is a gift to the Lancaster community from First Reformed Church, a center city congregation of the United…
Come eat, drink, play and mingle at this free community event for the whole family! -Free ice cream available to the first 2500 guests! -Carousel and playground! -Hang out with Cylo! -Balloon artists and face painters -Bounce house obstacle course! -Bingo and trivia! -Cornhole and other fun activities! Movie at the park: Enjoy a viewing of your favorite family film on the big screen! Movie to be announced soon! For more details or to vote for your favorite movie, please…
Join the Lancaster REc and the Lancaster Office of Promotion, for a movie in the park at Buchanan park, 901 Buchanan Ave., on August 7th at 8pm and at Brandon Park, 525 Fairview Ave. on September 12th at 8pm! Bring a blanket to sit on and a snack! Movies to be determined! Free & open to the public.
One event on August 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Don those pink jackets and grease up those hair-dos for the phenomenon that is Grease Sing-A-Long (rights provided by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc). The original high school musical takes over Prima in this classic bad-boy meets good-girl film. Join John, Olivia and the gang as we declare how “Hopelessly Devoted” we are to this classic movie. Unleash your inner T-Bird or Pink Lady by getting your tickets now, because, as those Rydell High Kids always say, “We go together!” Singing…
Join in the first annual Key Krawl benefiting Music For Everyone on their 10 year anniversary of Keys for the City! The Krawl centers around the pianos placed about the city. Bar-hop, sing, maybe even dance all while supporting a good cause! Music For Everyone is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization providing experiences in support of music education to transform the lives of everyone in Lancaster County. Get tickets here: 2019KeyKrawl.Eventbrite.com Tickets: $10 – Button $35 – Button, Sunglasses, and…
One event on August 13, 2019 at 9:00 am
Get a competitive edge! Make sure your child keeps honing their hitting or pitching skills and continue their baseball education on the field at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Ideal for players who are looking to learn more about the game and have fun playing baseball. This clinic will focus on the fundamental skills of baseball including proper throwing, fielding, hitting, and base-running mechanics. Instruction led by Troy Steffy, Assistant Coach & Baseball Operations Manager. Buy tickets here.
An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely
Each third Friday of the month, the City of Lancaster is host of Music Fridays. Performances abound throughout Downtown as retailers, restaurants, and attractions host musicians and extend their hours and host live music. Each month brings new entertainment! The City of Lancaster Office of Promotion (LOOP) and Music For Everyone are hosting a special concert series for Music Fridays. During the fall and winter months concerts will be held indoors. During the spring and summer months, concerts will be…
One event on August 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on September 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on October 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm
One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Join us for Music Friday every 3rd Friday during the summer. No cover. BYOB. Featuring Afro World Beats & House Music! Must be 21 or above.
Join us on Friday August 16 for our Coffeehouse and Open Mic Night featuring Carly Clark. Carly Clark is an accomplished singer-songwriter from the heart of Pennsylvania. Growing up in rural Lancaster county, Carly developed a love for the outdoors and a great appreciation for all things under the sun. Carly began to love music at a very young age, and was often found singing into her karaoke machine or recording her own shows onto a cassette player. It wasn’t…
One event on August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm
One event on August 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Hamiltunes returns to the Prima stage! Be sure to bring the Hamilton musical fan in your life to this raucous party as professional and community performers of all ages lead guests in songs like “My Shot,” “Wait for It,” and “The Room Where it Happens.”
Donetsk Ballet Company of Ukraine Open Nutcracker Auditions 2019 Ages 5-12 (10-11am) Ages 13 and over (11-12pm) FOR ALL NUTCRACKER DANCERS: CASTING TIME: 1-4pm
Please join us for lobsters and live music under the tent to benefit Historic Rock Ford, featuring your choice of whole lobster, lobster salad or steak and lobster, cash bar and Big Band, Swing and Jazz by the 17 piece Moonlighters Big Band. This event will be held in the Special Event Tent by the Rock Ford Barn. Your choice of the following: Whole Lobster Dinner $90; Lobster Salad Dinner $90; Steak Dinner $90 or Steak and Lobster Dinner $110.
Stop by Lemon Street Market between 11am-3pm for a make-your-own nut milk demonstration. Learn how to make a simple nut milk or get ideas for delicious blends. Homemade nut milk reduces waste, tastes fresher, has no additives, and is cheaper (if you compare to similar quality, no additive nut milks). The demo is hosted by our Health & Wellness Manager Justina!
Stop by Lemon Street Market between 10am and 1pm on Friday, August 23rd to learn more about high quality, non-GMO CBD products from PlusCBDoil. This is a great opportunity to have all of your CBD questions answered by a CBD expert!
On August 24, 2019, Lancaster Craft Beerfest is returning to the vibrant, growing, and creative city of Lancaster. The goal is to provide craft beer drinkers with an amazing selection of unique beers so they can discover new and old favorites. There will be dozens of options from some of the best breweries, including those right in our neighborhood and from across the country. Not only will there be craft beer, there will be great food and live music to enjoy…
Car show to benefit Hands Free America charity. All proceeds will go to the charity. Open to all years, makes and models of trucks and cars. Entries must be on lot by 9am, gates will open at 7:30am. There will be local vendors, raffles for prizes, food trucks and a DJ. There will also be trophies for 5 categories for the car show entries. Event is from 9am-1pm, lot must be vacated by 2pm.
This special class includes 45 minutes of creative play for the littlest of dancers (ages 3 and 4) introducing them to music, songs, props, creative dance and drama, stories and nursery rhymes.
Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg, PA – July 10th | This September, Fear No Lit, Midtown Scholar Bookstore, and the Ware Center are pleased to welcome acclaimed Nigerian-American author and mental health advocate Bassey Ikpi to Lancaster as she presents her new memoir-in-essays, I’M TELLING THE TRUTH BUT I’M LYING. The event will include a reading and interview with Ikpi, as well as short performances by three Pennsylvania writers: Jamie Beth-Cohen, Maria James-Thiaw, and Jonny Teklit. The interview will be moderated…
Join the Lancaster Rec and the Lancaster Office of Promotion, for a movie in the park at Brandon Park, 525 Fairview Ave. on September 12th at 8pm! Bring a blanket to sit on and a snack! Movies to be determined! Free & open to the public.
On September 14, 2019, SmartHub Foundation will produce the second annual Lancaster MusicFest, an exceptional community experience that brings together live music, local food, local craft beer (for those 21 and over), street performers, local artisans, and plenty of space to relax with friends, all in a fresh air festival environment at Buchanan Park in Lancaster, and all for the benefit of local nonprofit organizations that are making a meaningful impact in Lancaster. Lancaster MusicFest is the flagship event produced…
Join the Lancaster Office of Promotion, Music For Everyone, and J3 Music Studios for the Young Musicians Showcase! This special edition of Music Friday will take place on September 20th from 6-8:30pm in Binns Park. Come see Lancaster’s talented young musicians show off their skills on the Music Friday Main Stage! Auditions for the Young Musicians Showcase will take place July 21st at Tellus360 to sign up, click here. There will be a beer garden available for those of age.
In its 6th year, Recovery Day Lancaster joins with the 521 Club’s Recovery Rocks! for this year’s celebration of addiction recovery for the whole family! Recovery Day Lancaster/Recovery Rocks! promotes a celebration of healing and helps normalize recovery as a healthy and contributing factor towards a strong community. Kids and adult can WALK, PLAY, CRAFT, ENGAGE, EAT and ejoy vendors, activities and games, as well as the afternoon Recovery Rocks! concert. 10am- Event begins 10:30am- Opening ceremony 10:45am- Lancaster County’s…
The 7th annual Lancaster Printers Fair is an outdoor event is held on the street of the 300 Block of North Queen Street and featuring vendors and suppliers of letterpress equipment, foundry type, cards, posters, broadsides, ephemera, and more. Food by Cabalar Meat Co., Auntie Anne’s, Pop’d and beer garden by Voodoo Brewing Co. Must be 21 with proper ID to purchase alcoholic beverages. The unique and fabulous shops of the 300 Block will be open during the fair. Learn…
The Insight Marketing Conference is the first conference in Central Pennsylvania that educates local business owners and industry professionals on the latest trends and information in their dynamic industry. During the last week of September 2019, about 350 professionals from top brands and agencies will gain the expertise they need to stay up-to-date with ever-changing technology, best practices, and industry trends. Our inspiring speakers, energetic panel discussions and networking will propel attendees into their next wave of marketing success. About…
One event on October 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm
When the world is out of control, what lengths would you go to change everything for the better? As Dr. Jekyll attempts to solve humanity’s most challenging dilemmas, his passionate drive is met with internal and societal friction. The scientist’s experiments spiral out of control, strengthening his notorious alter ego – Mr. Hyde. Featuring an electrifying score, Jekyll & Hyde is an evocative, pulse-pounding tale. Don’t miss this enveloping production of a musical phenomenon
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2019
Dive into the haunting and beautiful work of Broadway’s legendary composer with this engaging acoustic concert. Become engulfed by stellar voices as they bring to life songs from musicals including Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, and Company.
It has never been easier to shop small in Lancaster City! Come out to support over 200 local businesses on November 30, 2019. #shopsmall #dinelocal
One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on December 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on December 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm
One event on December 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm
The Temptations. The Jackson 5. The Supremes. Motown shattered barriers and continues to inspire every generation to move to the same beat. Don’t miss this exciting concert celebration of the most beloved songs from Hitsville USA.
One event on February 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm
One event on February 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm
The Lancaster Celtic Arts Foundation is pleased to be hosting the sixth annual Rose & Shamrock Festival! This family friendly event brings in over 3,000 people and is host to: Celtic Bands Celtic Living History Irish Dance Competition Bagpiping Competition Axe throwing Celtic Food Celtic Arts Demonstrations in Celtic Dance and instruments and so much more! Locations: Downtown Marriott, Annie Bailey’s Public House, Tellus 360, The Meduseld Meadery, and more