Lancaster PA Blog, Page 16

Fulton Theatre to host Sunset Boulevard

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Fulton Theatre – 2012 Fulton Theatre, one of Lancaster’s National Historic Landmarks, will be hosting Sunset Boulevard, from March 14 – April 1. Aging actress Norma Desmond attempts a bold return to the big screen in this grand musical adaptation of the Billy Wilder film. While her glamour has faded, her unfulfilled ambition has not. […]

Choo Choo Barn – Opening 51st Season

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Choo Choo Barn – 2012 Since 1961, people across the country and around the world have come to visit a truly unique attraction…the Choo Choo Barn — Traintown U.S.A.®! Our 1,700 square foot train layout features over 150 hand-built animated figures and vehicles and 22 operating trains…we guarantee the Choo Choo Barn is like nothing […]

Let’s Murder Marsha

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Rainbow Dinner Theatre – 2012 The Mystery Comedy, Let’s Murder Marsha, is wrapping up its final days on the stage at Rainbow Dinner Theatre.  So, how about heading over for a fun night of fine dining, fine wines, and lots of laughs. Tobias Gilmore and his lovely but ditzy wife Marsha have been extremely lucky […]

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee The Musical

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Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre – 2012 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is wrapping up their run at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre on March 10. Can you spell H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S???!!!! The offbeat and heartwarming show 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee gets gold stars all around…. and if you love Saturday Night Live, The Big Bang […]

Hallelujah Chorus Flash Mob – Lancaster’s Central Market

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The Central Market in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania is often mobbed with shoppers.  But on Saturday, December 17, 2011 it was flash mobbed as a group of local choir members descended on the market to sing Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus”. America’s oldest farmer’s market is located in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Dating back to the 1730’s. the Central […]

The National Christmas Center Celebrates Christmas

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National Christmas Center – 2011 It’s all things Christmas at the National Christmas Center Family Attraction & Museum in Paradise. The National Christmas Center preserves and shares memories and stories related to Christmas. Their displays educate as well as entertain visitors about Christmas traditions, customs, and celebrations. Families may learn some new traditions they’d like […]

Beverly Lewis’ “The Confession” – An Amish Love Story Continues

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  (Update – This show has been so popular that it has been extended through 2013.  Check the current schedule here.) It’s a hit!  Beverly Lewis’ “The Confession” debuted this year at the new Bird-in-Hand Restaurant Stage.  Now the show schedule has been extended through November of 2012. Beverly Lewis is a New York Times bestselling […]

Man v. Food Nation – Lancaster Style

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The Travel Channel Visits the Pennsylvania Dutch Country One of the Travel Channel’s most popular shows is Man v. Food Nation, a weekly program where host Adam Richman travels the country competing in American food challenges. This Wednesday, November 16, 2011 the show will air footage from their recent visit to the Plain and Family […]

New Spin on Lawn Mowing – Amish-Style

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How do you cut your lawn? Most of us use a gas power mower of some sort – usually a walk-behind version. Maybe you have a self-propelled walk-behind mower. Many also use riding lawn mowers. Generally, the Amish use the old push mowers. You know, the reel mowers that do not have an engine. They […]

“Amish Grace” Movie – Forgiving the Unforgivable

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Thursday night the Lifetime Movie Network re-broadcast its new movie, “Amish Grace”, loosely based upon the 2006 Amish school shooting in Lancaster County, PA.  (See our earlier post from March 30th.) Since I am writing from Lancaster County, there were a few obvious production errors in this movie. The Amish buggies in the movie were […]