Get ready to explore the exciting and diverse Lancaster City dining scene during Lancaster City Restaurant Week – September 18 to 24! Check the website for participating restaurants and the deals they’re offering. Deals available for $10, $20, $30 and $40.
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Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 22 – 24 9:00 am – 5:00 pm daily (Sunday is half-price day!) Marshall Street Book ReSort Center 225 N. Marshall St., Lancaster 717-295-1950 Many items between 50¢ and $2.00 Free parking! Credit cards accepted! All proceeds benefit the Lancaster Public Library. Event Site
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Take a walk downtown… around the world! Try cultural restaurants’ specialties, with a different theme every month, in this fun, family-friendly event. Where else can you try foods and drinks from seven or eight different places around the world in one meal? 2017 Season: Saturday, April 22, 8:30 to 11 am – Spring Brunch Friday, May 12, 2017, 5 to 8 pm – Signature Foods Saturday, May 27, 2017, 8:30 to 11 am – Coffee Shops Friday, June 9, 2017,…
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel our mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association…
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Join us every Saturday morning at the Showroom for a complimentary yoga class from 10-11 am. We provide the mats and the zen, you bring your friends and your best downward dog!
All are welcome! Live music, fun for children and families, noted speakers, and dozens of local organizations committed to peace, justice, and nonviolence will be there to celebrate the message that “Peace Is Practical” in our communities and our world.
We are so pleased to be hosting September Celebrity Bartending Night at Characters Pub! to benefit the mission of Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership pm Wednesday, September 27th from 5 until 8 pm. LHOP is committed to a healthy and vibrant community ensuring housing choices for everyone. There are some causes that bring all of Lancaster together to raise a glass and do some good! That night we are honored to have behind the bar Republican Candidate for Mayor of the…
Enjoy dinner, drinks or dessert while watching a movie on the big screen.
Join us for VELOCITY 2017 on Thursday, September 28th from 5 – 9pm at Tellus 360. Celebrate the City of Lancaster with Cultural Performances • Visual Arts • Fashion Show • Food Tastings from local Restaurants and a VIP Rooftop Party with open bar from 5 – 7pm. • VIP Tickets at $75 and General Admission at $25. A limited supply of tickets are available at www.velocitylancaster.com
LancasterHistory.org kicks off the 2017 Presidential Lecture series on Friday, September 29, 2017 with Dr. Michael F. Holt for Sink Hole: How Kansas Crises Doomed the Presidencies of Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan. Holt’s presentation will explore how the two critical changes in the United States’ rule of law, the 1854 Kansas Nebraska Act and the 1857 Dred Scott Decision, created political tripping stones that destroyed the Presidencies of the 14th and 15th Presidents of the United States. Michael F.…
With more than 35 years of service to those who are in need, bringing comfort and understanding to families through every stage of the grief process, Share of Lancaster invites you to join us for the 15th Annual Walk to Remember. Join us in Lancaster City, Saturday, September 30 — 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m — to honor and to remember your babies as we usher in Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. For Moms & Dads who have suffered…
All are welcome to the African Festival, a cultural event that introduces African culture to the community through food, dance, storytelling, a fashion show, etc. Come and be part of this unique experience!
Celebrate Halloween with authentic ghost stories by candlelight! Hear chilling tales of haunted mansions, eerie cemeteries, and spirits that roam the night. Departs every night at 8:00 pm from King and Queen Streets. Advance ticket purchase required. Ghost Tours also available in Strasburg. Ghost Tour of Lancaster Website Buy Tickets Online
Renovators’ Home Tour features clever use of space and innovative design ideas through home renovations in Lancaster and Manheim Township. Benefiting Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity, the event offers ticket-holders the opportunity to visit approximately 18-20 homes and speak with homeowners about their renovation decisions.Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite, or at these local retail stores: David Lyall Home & Design and Penn Stone (during normal store hours). Early Bird Tickets are $40 each through Sunday, Sept. 24th, and then…
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The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, at 335 North Queen Street Lancaster, will be showing an exhibition of work done by the local chapter of the organization. The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen is the Lancaster chapter and has about 160 members. The Gallery/Store is open from 10-5pm Tuesday through Saturday. The exhibition will be open to the public from October 1 through October 31. An opening is scheduled for First Friday, Oct. 6 from 6-9pm. The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen has a…
THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT 35 original drawings by Rob Sheley of classic Hollywood movie monsters. Free parking available at 20 N Charlotte st. (West End Mennonite). Please do not park in the Wacker/Thistle Finch lot or along the side of the building, you can be towed. Please enter via the front door.
Who: You! What: Being Awesome – rappelling and raising funds to keep high quality healthcare available to everyone! When: Friday, October 6th Where: Ruoff Tower, 315 N Prince Street Why: >>>Because you care about keeping high quality healthcare available for everyone >>>To enjoy breathtaking views of Lancaster >>>Bragging rights – you’re one of the FIRST to rappel for a cause in Lancaster >>>Your friend’s mud run t-shirt will suddenly be old news How: With a little help from your friends…
Lancaster Visitors Center presents the unique art cards, posters and prints of artists Robert F Allen and Kevin L Miller, Oct 6 – 9 in the 2nd floor gallery for Fall ArtWalk. ALLEN MILLER ARTS cards, posters and prints, feature the paintings of both men, Robert Allen’s beaded animal sculptures, and Kevin Miller’s iPad Pro designs. To see photos of all the cards, posters and prints ALLEN MILLER ARTS will display at the Lancaster Visitors Center during Fall ArtWalk, visit…
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Untitled Lancaster is a community art exhibition. The exhibit is made up of 100+ 10″x 10″ panels designed by artists of all ages. There is no set theme. All donations go to the City’s Public Art program.
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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.…
THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT 35 original drawings by Rob Sheley of classic Hollywood movie monsters. Garret Price will be manning the turntables for Bring-your-own-Vinyl all night. Horror theme. Simply hand him your favorite record to spin or jump on the mixer yourself! Lite faire and refreshments will be served. Free parking available at 20 N Charlotte st. (West End Mennonite). Please do not park in the Wacker/Thistle Finch lot or along the side of the building, you…
Friends and fans of the late Jeff Kromer, a local artist known for creating artwork that was a fusion between abstract figurative and surrealism, who come out to see his brother Mark’s exhibition at Mulberry Art Studios this October, will be treated to three pieces of Jeff’s work from Mark’s personal collection. The pieces are done in graphite, the same media in which Mark currently works, and date back to the 90s. These pieces “have had a definite influence on…
Join us for an Artists’ reception featuring original works in our STEAM Art Gallery. Enjoy light refreshments and meet featured artists. The entire museum will be open, including the SciDome, where you can view open house demonstrations, and our Live Animal Room. Admission is $5 after 5pm.
Make it Your First Stop this First Friday! Live Music – Subaltern Project – Hannah Bingman Beer Tasting – Provided by St. Boniface Brewery Munchies to Eat – Yum! Mulberry Mural Unveiling – Design and work by Rachel Cross Bind Your Own Book – Up to three books for $5 – Bring your own cards to bind! *Enter Parking Lot off of Mulberry Street
One event on October 6, 2017 at 7:00pm
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Journey to Sleepy Hollow … one last time! We invite you to experience this original 45-minute immersive play performed in the candlelit rooms of the first floor of the Rock Ford mansion. Guests will follow Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, Katrina Van Tassel and Squire Van Tassel from room to room as Rock Ford is transformed into the Van Tassel Family home, scene of the autumn ball in Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Due to space considerations,…
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This event is a perennial favorite and a festive way to kick off the harvest season. Breakfast items will be served in the market alleys along with flowers and harvest décor. Children’s events and live music round out the fun.
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Guided walking tours of 12 sites within a 3-block area of the Historic City of Lancaster. About 90 minutes. Four of the sites are designated authentic by the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. Tours beginning at 11 am and 2 pm. Adult – $8 Senior – $7 College – $5 Youth – $2 Under 6 – free Questions? Call Randy at (717) 808-2941.
Stop in during Fall ArtWalk to see live painting and the creative process on full show at Artist Studio and Gallery at Annex 24.
International soul singer and Broadway stage veteran Shayna Steele has a voice that the London Jazz Review says “has enough voltage to light up the West End.” Shayna and her 4-piece rhythm section of a series of jazz, blues and old soul that will leave you wanting more.
Free thinking. Free flow. Ideas in spades. Join ASG@Annex 24 for this student-led surrealism paint class. Learn to paint a surreal scape of your own design by incorporating the techniques taught by our skilled artist instructor. All materials included. BYOB and BYOS (bring your own snacks).
Named for the Alash River that runs through the northwestern region of Tuva in the heart of Central Asia, this amazing ensemble combines the ancient art of throat singing with newer musical ideas from the west.
On October 12 from 5 to 7, The Gallery of Modern Masters will hold a Grand Opening celebration. Stop by to see our new space and mingle with several well known artists, including Christopher Ries and Licha Ochoa Nicholson. At 5:30, we will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony. This event is open to the public, so please stop by! The more the merrier! The Gallery of Modern Masters Website
Two boys come of age during the contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon region by reckless oil drilling.
One event on October 12, 2017 at 6:30pm
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Join us for the Science of Fun, Food and Adult Beverages including a Silent Auction! The Lancaster Science Factory is pleased to host an encore event of A Taste of Science. This year’s event is sure to be another wonderful and unique evening for adults to experience the science of food and drink! Come explore the Science Factory exhibits while tasting extraordinary food and drink and bidding on an array of wonderful Silent Auction items. Dress code for the event…
Most popular violin-piano repertoire through three centuries, includes Schubert – “Sonatina in D,” Beethoven – OP. 30 No. 3 in G, and Albeniz – “Asturias” for solo violin.
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The Barnstormers invite baseball fans and the Lancaster community alike to come out and enjoy a different side of Clipper Magazine Stadium. Three Saturdays in October come out and enjoy three moviez presented by Sheetz and the Lancaster Barnstormers. Each night has a different theme based on the movie shown. Fans can choose to sit in the stands or on the field, while we air it on our brand new giant videoboard. Gates open at 6:30PM and tickets are $7 including ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT popcorn. Tickets
Alan Safier stars in the Tony-nominated hit. Go back in time to spend a hilarious, heartwarming evening of stories, singing, and dancing in the company of America’s funniest centenarian.
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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…
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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 Messages FREE Drink Samples FREE Sweet Treats FREE Parking from 6:30 – 9 PM.
One event on October 20, 2017 at 8:30pm
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The 9th annual Mosaic Project is an exhibition featuring Amber Robles Gordon and Nathaniel Lewis –The Mosaic Project: The significance of art in the lives of our youth cannot be underestimated. Yet, just when research is finally emerging that supports this, budget cuts and curricular demands are threatening the foundation of creativity in our public schools. In order to fill that gap as well as enrich the community, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design developed the Mosaic Project, a multicultural…
Special edition of Forty Elephants features 30 vendors with a curated selection of handcrafted and creatively upcycled goods. For more information & vendor list visit: www.facebook.com/FortyElephantsMarket
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Check your phone into the Phonotel so you can check out the world around you! Your phone will enjoy a little time off in its very own furnished hotel room while you enjoy discounts and free stuff around the city. Check in for as little as an hour, or as long as the whole weekend. Questions? Call Modern Art at (717) 435-4300.
The Strictly Functional Pottery National is a national exhibit in its 25th year. This show is organized by the Lancaster Designer Craftsman.
Join us as we take to the streets, parking lots and parks of Lancaster City for an all day music and arts festival that will include performances in All Four quadrants of the City.
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Permanent collection – The Phillips Museum of Art is a cultural resource for the College and for the local community. We invite visitors to our Nissley Gallery, which features objects and art works made by regional artisans and artists, as well as works on paper and artifacts from around the world.
Irina Botea Bucan uses various media in her videos and films to question current sociopolitical dynamics and the possibility of their transformation. In the zone of transition, the building will have a future. It is comprised of nine works made over the last 10 years and revolve around three ideas of recording: suspended histories mostly unknown to the general public; gestures and behavioral fragments; and stories marked by the antagonism of the private vs. the public.
Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-era Posters is an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Phillips Museum of Art. F&M professors Jon Stone and Nina Bond selected 18 posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution (Nov 17, 1917).
Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture. This traveling exhibition of 33 reproductions of Arab comics provides a look into Arab popular culture and the history of graphic illustration in the Middle East. Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture, brought to the Phillips Museum of Art in partnership with F&M’s Islamic and Middle East Studies Program, features three distinct types of comic book art made by Arab artists: originals, adaptations, and contemporary works. This exhibit and its…
One event on October 22, 2017 at 3:00pm
Play using poetry and dance in an emotional portrayal of the stories of people all over the world affected by multidimensional battle of domestic violence.
Southside Band. Possible outdoor location on Pine St. depending on weather.
Over 30 ceramic artist from South Central Pennsylvania will be on display, pieces are for sale.