Events Calendar for Lancaster County, PA

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March 2014

Moses – Sight & Sound Theatre

March 8, 2014 - February 17, 2015
Sight & Sound Theatre,
300 Hartman Bridge Road, Strasburg, PA 17579 United States
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In 2014 Sight and Sound Theatre in Strasburg will be presenting an entirely new show – ‘Moses’. Direct from the Old Testament book of Genesis, this production will bring the story of Moses to life. Travel back in time to relive how the ancient Hebrews suffered under Pharaoh in Egypt, and how God called a humble, self-conscious man named Moses to become their deliverer. You’ll see the burning bush and the plagues God sent upon Egypt.  Watch as Moses leads…

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April 2014

‘Half-Stitched’ by Wanda Brunstetter

April 1 - November 29
Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage,
2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States

Meet the Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club as their lives unfold around an Amish quilt. There’s a young woman yearning for stability, a couple at odds in their marriage, a young widower seeking solace, a rough-and-tough biker doing community service, a preacher’s wife escaping parish problems—and an Amish widow teaching her first quilting class. The new “Half-Stitched” musical is a delightful new journey of self-discovery, healing and renewed wholeness, pulled from Wanda Brunstetter’s latest New York Times bestseller. Your group will…

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August 2014

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

August 2 - October 26
Mt. Hope Estate & Winery,
2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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In days of olde, pirates, peasants and princes converged upon crossroads to barter their wares, sing and dance, and revel in the merriment of the day. Come live the romance and adventure on their 35 acre village of yore, filled with 100’s of colorfully costumed performers & dozens of shows daily. The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire is open every Saturday and Sunday from August through October, plus Labor Day Monday.

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$48.00 - 54.00

Drinking Habits (A Nun’s Story) – Rainbow Dinner Theatre

August 16 - October 25
Rainbow Dinner Theatre,
3065 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, 17562
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The nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have a secret. Even Mother Superior doesn’t know. They turn their grape juice into wine to keep the convent’s doors open, but two reporters are about to blow the story wide open. Wine and secrets are spilled as everyone tries to save the convent.  

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September 2014
$17.00 - 55.00

Crazy For You – Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

September 25 - November 8
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre,
510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 United States
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Who could ask for anything more in a musical extravaganza? This high-energy comedy of mistaken identities, plot twists, fabulous costumes, dances, and Gershwin music is classic. Memorable tunes include I Can’t Be Bothered Now, I Got Rhythm, They Can’t Take That Away From Me, Embraceable You and Someone to Watch Over Me.

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October 2014
$14.00 - 16.00

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day – Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

October 10 - November 7
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre,
510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601 United States
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Miss Nelson’s students, the Smedley Elementary School Tornadoes, have not won a single game and are the worst football team in the state! So Miss Nelson enlists Coach Viola Swamp to whip the team into shape and save the day!

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$22.99

Happy Hauntings – Dutch Wonderland

October 25
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until November 2, 2014
Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park,
2249 Lincoln Hwy, Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Happy Hauntings at Dutch Wonderland is a fun, fall family event featuring themed rides, special entertainment, tasty treats and Trick-or-Treat Trail, a safe, interactive Trick-or-Treating experience included in your admission! Three Weekends of Spook-tacular Fun! Safe, non-scary fun for kids Over 30 themed rides and family-friendly attractions Costume contests, entertainment & more! A trip through Trick-or-Treat Trail on Exploration Island is included in your admission. Trick-or-treat with over 20 lifelike dinosaurs! Dates and Times: Saturdays and Sundays* October 18-19, 25-26…

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$12.00

Mysterious, Melancholy, and Macabre: Strange Stories from the Past – Ephrata Cloister

October 25
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until October 25, 2014
Ephrata Cloister,
632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522 United States
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Enjoy chilling tales from classic Gothic literature in the shadow of our old historic buildings. The Monkey’s Paw, a story of a cursed gift, Poe’s Tell Tale Heart and other classics will be featured. This program is developed with the Student Historians and other teen volunteers. Tours at 7pm and 8:30pm each evening

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$6.00

Gideon’s Bones: A Family Trick or Treat – Ephrata Cloister

October 25 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ephrata Cloister,
632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522 United States
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Find the bones on Brother Gideon’s gravestone and other clues on our 282 year old trail of history with costumed guides to lead the way. Families with children 13 and under are encouraged to come in appropriate costumes with treat bags to fill and small projects to make and take along the trail.

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Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk & Monster Run for Kids

October 25 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Woodward Hill Cemetery and Lancaster County Central Park,
500 block of South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Race, jog or walk the scenic 5k course through historic Woodward Hill Cemetery and Lancaster County Central Park. Kids 12 and under can have fun in the Monster Run around the cemetery within its gates. Costumes are optional for kids of all ages, but prizes will be awarded! Trick or Trot incentives include cash prizes for the top three men and women overall and awards for the top three men and women by age group.  Ribbons will be given to…

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