An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 25, 2018
This exhibition focuses on the Demuth Museum’s collection of original art by Charles Demuth, now the largest in the world with 52 works of art as well as it is the largest repository of original archival material on the artist. The second part of this exhibition will feature highlights from the collection and focus on Demuth’s extraordinary minimal use of line in order to render his subject matter. Demuth played a vital role in the American modernist art scene both…
An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 7, 2018
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 7, 2018
The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, showcasing works from our renowned collection. The museum’s permanent collection gallery is named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, a F&M alumnus who generously provided funding for our permanent collection gallery. Featuring over one hundred works, the exhibition is a broad sampling from the museum’s various core collections and includes pre-Columbian, African and Japanese objects, regionally created furniture, fiber…
An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until December 7, 2018
An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 7, 2018
Colette Fu’s one of a kind pop-up artist books are based on her ancestral explorations. Fu traveled to China’s Yunnan Province, where 25 of the nation’s 55 minority tribes reside. Her exploration in the varied cultures of China culminated in a remarkable body of intricate pop-up books and photo collages titled “We Are Tiger Dragon People”. Fu says of her work, “Pop-up and flap books originally illustrated ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and other scientific…
The exhibition “War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz” examines the question “How do Americans remember war?” Artist Binh Danh and poet Robert Schultz have used soldiers’ photographic portraits developed onto the flesh of leaves, historic battlefield landscapes photographed using 19th-century technologies and poems about war to provide intimate reflections on the aftereffects of war. A product of an eight year collaboration, this exhibition features over fifty original photographs, poetry broadsides, chlorophyll prints and…
We are so honored to be hosting our November 2018 Celebrity Bartending Night at Characters Pub to benefit the mission of Junior League of Lancaster, PA, Inc.on Wednesday, November 14 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm. This evening benefits an organization that is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Shaking & stirring that night will be Junior League President Kate Lowry, Sustainer President Barbara Gillis,…
Emmy Award-winning and Broadway veteran actress Elaine Bromka stars in this one-woman show about life and love in the White House as told by Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Particularly pertinent in an era of heightened politics, Tea for Three highlights the important role these three First Ladies played in humanizing the political scene – a story both whimsical and deeply moving. A free 20 minute Audience Perspective talk by a local scholar will begin 45 minutes…
On November 16, be part of the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster’s Community-wide Celebration of Giving! On that day, visit ExtraGive.org and make an online donation to any of more than 450 nonprofit organizations. Every gift will be amplified with a Stretch Pool and Prizes of more than $500,000 so your gift goes the extra mile! If you feel like celebrating, join the free Family Fest or ExtraGive Fest starting a 3:30 pm – 12 midnight at the Lancaster Marriott and Lancaster…
November 16th marks an ExtraORDINARY Day! It’s the Lancaster County Community Foundation ExtraGive! Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology & The Lancaster Science Factory is partnering up for an ExtraGive! Family STEM Fair & Hard Hat Happy Hour sponsored by UPMC Pinnacle Health. Two events in one! Both FREE! Family STEM Fair for kids ages 3-8th grade with parents & Hard Hat Happy Hour (21+ only) RSVP helpful but not required. When: Friday, November 16, 2018 Time: 5-8 p.m. Location: Lancaster…
An event every month that begins at 6:00pm 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…
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 10, 2019
Enjoy Live Music at Thorn Hill’s Lancaster Tasting Room! Every Friday night we have a live band that plays while you sip Thorn Hill wine and enjoy our delicious cheese plates. This event is every Friday Night from 7 pm to 10 pm. It is open to the public and has no cover charge. No need to make reservations.
“Sleeping Beauty” is an adaptation of the Brothers Grimm classic for audiences of all ages. A beautifully staged marionette production, written, created and performed by Artistic Director Robert Brock using the familiar Tchaikovsky ballet score. Get tickets here: https://lmt.yapsody.com/
Somewhere between a concert and a cocktail party, this less than 60-minute intimate performance ‘in the round’ is preceded by a festive reception featuring local desserts and adult beverages. We’ll feature Mussorgsky’s famous Pictures at an Exhibition in addition to a series of premiere compositions of Scenes of Lancaster from Ralph Lehman, John Carbon, and Jeffrey Campbell Binner. Please click here to purchase tickets.
Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership will hold a Home Buyer Course in the SoWe neighborhood. The course will be discounted for SoWe residents who register to attend. The course helps prepare participants for the home buying process and the responsibilities of home-ownership. The course will help you determine if you’re ready to buy, evaluate your personal credit history, know what to expect at closing, develop a budget and saving plan, plan for a life as a home owner, and decide how…
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely
Join lululemon every Saturday morning at their Showroom for a complimentary sweat from 9-10 am. Each month we’ll feature a different local studio/gym (find the deets on our Facebook page). We provide the mats, you bring your friends and your best downward dog!
Come Visit Our Holiday Bazaar 9 AM-1 PM on Saturday, Nov. 17th! This year’s Bazaar features lots of: • Crafts • Homemade baked goods and jam • Moravian sugar cakes and Moravian stars • Silent Auction items New for 2018: a Vintage Holiday area with décor from past years in good condition at bargain prices! Special Charity Raffle Drawing at noon for the hand-quilted queen size quilt with ALL proceeds from the quilt being donated to the Moravian Board of…
Join Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity for our monthly Homeownership 101 workshop! You’re finally a homeowner– but what about your credit score? Lanco Federal Credit Union’s Steve Turpin stops by the LLHFH program office to discuss the important impact your credit score can have on homeownership. Bagels and coffee will be provided, and attendees will be entered to win a $25 Visa gift card! Questions? Call (717) 392-8836 or email email@example.com. Please click here to register.
“Death & Life of Sherlock Holmes” is based on two short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This intricate marionette production is performed by Artistic Director Robert Brock with marionettes and sets he created. Back stage tours are included with your ticket and will be lead by Robert Brock 20 minutes prior to curtain. The John Durang Puppet Museum and the Puppet Shop are open before all performances. Get tickets here: https://lmt.yapsody.com/
Fine Arts @TSCT Music Program Presents: “The Stevens Soundscape.” Located on the second floor of the Mellor Auditorium, this concert will open its doors at 6:30pm and begin promptly at 7pm. The concert will feature the Stevens Choir (Traditional, Popular, and Broadway Choral Arrangements) and the Bulldog Band (Contemporary, Rock, Popular, and Classical genre-mixed set). To register for this event, please click here.
From Washington D.C., Newmyer Flyers’ Julia Nixon and the Dave Ylvisaker Ensemble presents the wondrous songs of Bacharach & David. Go back in time with 60s and 70s hit singles including “I Say a Little Prayer,” “Walk on By,” “Do You Know the Way to San Jose,” “Alfie,” “The Look of Love” and “What the World Needs Now,” expertly delivered by Julia Nixon, a Broadway veteran (Dreamgirls) and one of D.C.’s finest and most popular singers for more than 30…
One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm
Saturday, November 17 at 7:30 PM Sunday, November 18 at 2 PM A-Y/dancers is an exciting new repertory dance company based in New York’s Hudson Valley. Their program features three choreographers who represent the past, present and future of American concert dance. The program begins with a collage of solos, trios, and quartets by Merce Cunningham, one of the most celebrated choreographers of the 20th century. The second work is Doug Varone’s critically acclaimed 2003 work, “Of the Earth Far…
Pamela Tom’s tour-de-force documentary about Guangzhou-born, American artist Tyrus Wong’s breathtaking scope of work across multiple artistic mediums and his personal and professional journey navigating racial bigotry in 20th century America. Weaving together images of his work, archival footage, interviews and commentary from the artist himself, the film captures how Wong’s unique style helped shape the Disney animated film, Bambi (1942) and established a signature style of animation in early Hollywood. Running time: 78 minutes. To purchase tickets please click…
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018
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. $17 Adults; $8 Children (6-13); Free for Children 5 and Under Yuletide at Wheatland opens November…
An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day 20 of the month, repeating indefinitely
Ladies, come out and get pampered at Lancaster’s largest downtown retailer with over 35+ shop under one roof. Every 3rd Friday of the month BUiLDiNG Character will be hosting the Ladies Night Out Event featuring FREE Massages FREE Drink Samples FREE Sweet Treats FREE Parking from 6:30 – 9 PM.
Kick off the holidays in Lancaster City with the annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting and Tuba Christmas! Join Mayor Sorace for her first Tree Lighting November 23rd at 6pm in Penn Square. For more info, click here. Event is free to the public.
One event on November 24, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm
One event on December 1, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on December 7, 2018 at 6:00pm
One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am
One event on December 14, 2018 at 6:00pm
One event on December 15, 2018 at 10:00am
Get your picture taken with Santa for $5 or take your own for free at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square.
One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:30pm
One event on December 7, 2018 at 6:30pm
One event on December 14, 2018 at 6:30pm
One event on December 21, 2018 at 6:30pm
One event on December 28, 2018 at 6:30pm
Get in the holiday mood with horse drawn carriage rides! Rides will start from Fulton Bank at Penn Square and will cost $5 per ride for adults and $2 per ride for children 12 and under.
It has never been easier to shop small in Lancaster City! This year the Lancaster Parking Authority will provide 2 hours of #FREE parking in any of their garages to encourage shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24. Shoppers can get a free parking voucher at one of three locations: • BUiLDiNG CHARACTER (342 N. Queen St.) • Mio Studio (154 N. Prince Street) • Lancaster City Visitor Center (38 Penn Square). Shoppers must show their receipt…
One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am
Shop small & local with Forty Elephants! 85 vintage & handmade vendors for your holiday shopping… whatever you celebrate! November 24 & 25 at Masonic Center, 213 W. Chestnut St. in Lancaster, PA. Free admission. Food trucks. Goodies bags to the first 100 shoppers (on Saturday only). Forty Elephants – A Vintage & Handmade Market Saturday, November 24 • 10am – 4pm Sunday, November 24 • 11am – 4pm Located at The Masonic Center of Lancaster 213 W. Chestnut Street,…
Showing one night only at Zoetropolis, see this Pennsylvania-made movie before the rest of the nation! Inspired by true events, Billboard tells the story of a struggling independent radio station in Allentown, PA that hosts a wacky contest in a last-ditch effort to stay on air. Tune in to find out how they do! Following the film, there will be a Q&A panel with the director, Zeke Zelker and local business owners. Click here to purchase tickets.
Register at www.keystonebusinessalliance.org/events Connect with local professionals, business and not-for-profit leaders, enjoy food and drinks, and do some holiday shopping at Keystone Business Alliance’s November Lancaster Networking Mixer! Bring your business cards, and a brief 30-second pitch; business attire is suggested.
Experience why this holiday tradition has been a Lancaster favorite for six years and counting. Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of award-winning lrish group Téada, the family-friendly Irish Christmas in America tour brings back the amazing Séamus Begley along with the vibrant vocal talents of Niamh Farrell for an engaging performance rich in history, humor and boundless energy to start the holiday season. To purchase tickets please click here.
The Junior League of Lancaster Proudly Presents Bestselling Author, Novelist, and Short Story Writer Alice Hoffman Friday, November 30, 2018 Program starts at noon (doors open at 11am) Lancaster Marriott At Penn Square Tickets are $75 per person ($35 for students) and include lunch, author’s presentation, raffle, silent auction, book signing and cash bar. Books will be available for purchase and to be signed at the event. For more information, visit www.jllancaster.org/authors-luncheon/