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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 […]

Photographing the Amish

Amish Rollerblading Behind Buggy

The purpose of this website is to promote Lancaster County as a great place to live and a fascinating place to visit. In doing that, we share a lot of information about the local Amish and their culture. When we cover the Amish, our desire is to do so in a respectful way that honors […]

Gordonville Spring Auction & Mud Sale

Gordonville Mud Sale

The Crowds Turned Out for This Year’s Gordonville Auction While the Strasburg Spring Auction two weeks ago started with drizzle and colder temperatures, today’s weather for the Gordonville Mud Sale was absolutely gorgeous – sunny skies and temperatures approaching 50 degrees. And the warm temperatures brought out the crowds for what promised to be a […]

Strasburg Spring Auction & Mud Sale

Strasburg Mud Sale

2013 Mud Sale Season Begins in Strasburg The 2013 Mud Sale season began today with…well, mud. The day began with a constant drizzle and temperatures in the mid 30’s. It didn’t take long before the grass became covered in mud. But otherwise the 39th Annual Spring Auction at the Strasburg Fire Company got off to […]