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Lancaster PA July 4th Events & Celebrations

Fireworks at Longs Park

4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks in Lancaster County – Throughout Lancaster County there are numerous July 4th fireworks and other special events to celebrate Independence Day. Check out our listing below for special events near you. See our complete Events Calendar for Lancaster County to find local events all year long. is your complete resource […]

Conestoga Wood Specialties Supreme Court Case

Conestoga Wood Specialties

Conestoga Wood Specialties vs Sebelius Religious Freedom on Trial Before the U.S. Supreme Court On Tuesday March 25, 2014 an important religious liberty case will be argued before the United States Supreme Court. In administering the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) the Department of Health and Human Services instituted regulations that require businesses […]

“One Light Still Shines: My Life Beyond the Shadow of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting” by Marie Monville

Amish buggies at a wedding

The Shooter’s Wife Recalls the Amish School Shooting Marie had just come from leading a Moms in Touch prayer meeting at church, praying for children at the local elementary school in Nickel Mines, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I had just poured myself a cup of coffee when the phone rang. I picked it up in the […]

The Flower and Home Marketplace Opens

Flower & Home Marketplace

Flower & Home Marketplace Replaces Flower & Craft Warehouse The building that used to house the popular Flower & Craft Warehouse in Blue Ball has been vacant since Flower and Craft closed last Spring. However, it is now re-opening with new owners and a new name – the Flower and Home Marketplace. This will be […]

Vogt Farm Bed & Breakfast is Retiring

Vogt Farm Bed & Breakfast

Good-bye to Vogt Farm Bed & Breakfast Sad to say, but all good things must come to an end. After years on entertaining guests and helping visitors appreciate all that Lancaster County has to offer, Kathy Vogt has decided to hang up her room keys and retire from serving their many bed and breakfast guests. […]

Hot Air Balloon Festival in Gap, PA

Balloon Festival in Gap, PA

Hot Air Balloon Fest Lifts Off in Lancaster County Tonight the Community FallFest & Hot Air Balloon Festival in Gap got off the ground, so to speak. Around 6:00 pm tonight 12 hot air balloons took off from Houston Run in Gap.  It was a beautiful night. Clear blue skies, temperature in the low 70’s. […]

Museum Fest 2013

National Watch & Clock Collectors Museum

Special Exhibits and Events at Lancaster County Museums Come explore the history and stories behind Lancaster County in a fascinating way at Museum Fest 2013. This three-month-long special event takes place from September through November at 20 of our Lancaster County museums. You’ll find special events and exhibits that the whole family will enjoy. Some of […]

Nissley Vineyards Celebrates Their 35th Anniversary

Nissley Vineyards Winery Concert

Nissley Vineyards celebrated their 35th anniversary Saturday night, August 3rd. The event was celebrated during their weekly Music in the Vineyards summer lawn concert.  Big band music was provided for the event by Blue Moon Big Band. Nissley Vineyards is one of numerous wineries in Lancaster County. Their winery estate is located on 300 acres […]

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Hess Farm 2

I grew up in Lancaster County, and just like any person who spends most of their life in a certain area, you start to take the amazingly unique qualities of that area for granted. Lancaster County is well known for the Amish, the beautiful farmland and the quality products of that farmland. You will never […]

Amish Romance Novels are Best Sellers

Thrill of the Chaste - Amish Romance Novels

Amish Fiction Books are Top Sellers Isn’t it ironic that a group of people who try to live their own lives as separate from the rest of society as they can keep becoming more and more popular in the mainstream society? Amish stories, Amish movies, and Amish television series (although these are ‘Amish’ in name […]