things to do in lancaster: Lancaster City Spring Art Walk - 04/18/09 08:24 AM
Today the girls and I went downtown to the Lancaster Spring Art Walk. There were several venues with free kids crafts. We had a great time walking around in the beautiful weather and making crafts including a drum, a dreamcatcher, and paper quilt. 
We also stopped for lunch at "Rice and Beans", a new restaurant that opened on Queen Street. We got the Cuban sandwich and the stewed chicken with yellow rice, and beans. They were each $5.50 and very tasty.
The Art Walk continues tomorrow so if you have time, go! It's a great time of year to walk around … (2 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to Do in Lancaster - 03/12/09 09:39 AM
There is an event next month that is great for parents.  Consign your gently used kids clothes and make some exra pocket cash, or attend the event and get some great deals.  Mark your calenders now! Check out the website at
"Finders Keepers" coordinates a semi-annual sale event  where multiple families agree to consign their quality kids items together for two days  at a convenient location. We welcome all kids items that follow our quality and safety standards such as  our HUGE selection of seasonal clothes, (newborn to size 10), outer wear, shoes, strollers, baby furniture, books, videos, toys, games,  ride-on toys,  etc. 

things to do in lancaster: Things To Do This Weekend In Lancaster - 03/05/09 03:35 AM
It's first friday in downtown Lancaster City. Fri, Mar 6, 09      First Friday5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Over 60 galleries, museums, shops, and restaurants extend their hours. Many artist premiers and openings. First Fridays are a great time to experience downtown Lancaster! Join the thousands who enjoy the evening's artistic energy and fun surprises that make each First Friday special. Come on out this Friday and check out some of these events:
Thu, Mar 5, 09 -Sat, Mar 28, 09      Convergence of Synergy5 - 9 p.m. First Friday Reception at Annex 24 Gallery. Kenny Reisig, John Berkey and Raymond Rall … (0 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things To Do This Weekend In Lancaster - 02/20/09 04:52 AM
Feb. 19 - 22 - Ice Park Ice-skating - Clipper Stadium, 650 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA. 717-509-4487.Feb. 20 - Disappearing Act - Hands-On House Children's Museum of Lancaster, 721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-569-KIDS. Where do snowmen go on warm sunny days? Come find out what the big “melt down” is all about in our make it, take it workshop. 5:00 - 7:00 pm.Feb. 20 - musicFRIDAYS - Downtown Lancaster, PA. Each third Friday of the month, Downtown Lancaster hosts Music Fridays. Performances will abound throughout the 300 block of North Queen Street as well as retailers, restaurants, … (1 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do this weekend in Lancaster - 02/06/09 04:49 AM
First Friday
Downtown Lancaster
It’s the first Friday of the month, and that means downtown Lancaster is cooking up a night of parties, with art as the main plate. Join more than 90 galleries, theaters, merchants and restaurants that participate in the cultural grid that host artist receptions, artisan demonstrations, book readings, live musical performances and more. For a list of venues and artists click here.
Feb. 6 - Kenny Rogers - American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Hwy. E. (Rt. 30), Lancaster, PA 17602, 717-397-7700, 800-648-4102. Kenny Rogers,  As one of country music’s biggest crossover successes, there was a time you couldn’t pass a … (3 comments)

things to do in lancaster: The Best In Lancaster County - 02/04/09 06:21 AM
Lancaster County Magazine took a survey about the best of Lancaster and here are the Dining Out results:

Favorite Restaurant for:
Breakfast Lyndon City Line Diner
Lunch Isaac's Restaurant & Deli
Brunch Palm Court at Willow Valley
Dinner Belvedere Inn Gibraltar Haydn Zug's
Late Night Lyndon City Line Diner
Family Dining Willow Valley Family Restaurant 
Outdoor Dining The Cove
Take-Out Restaurant/Deli Isaac's Restaurant & Deli
Smorgasbord/Buffet Shady Maple Smorgasbord
Romantic Setting Belvedere Inn Olde Greenfield Inn
Celebrating Haydn Zug's Olde Greenfield Inn 
Wine List Strawberry Hill
Beer Selection Lancaster Brewing Co.
Martini Belvedere Inn
Dessert La Dolce Vita … (1 comments)

things to do in lancaster: What Are You Doing For Valentine's Day? - 02/03/09 12:30 PM
Why not visit Lancaster for Valentine's Day weekend?  There are many bed and breakfasts in Lancaster county.  Here are a few:

things to do in lancaster: Leisure Lanes Of Lancaster - 01/29/09 06:29 AM
Last weekend we took our daughter's bowling to celebrate my oldest turning 6.  We had fun watching them attempt to throw that big ball and their reactions to knocking down the pins. It's a fun and inexpensive activity that is great to get you out of the house in the winter! Bowling was around $3.75 per person per game and shoe rental was $2.00 a pair.
Everything is automated so you don't have to worry about keeping score. The bumpers can even go up and down depending on which player is up.
Leisure Lanes is located at 3440 Columbia Ave in … (3 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - 01/27/09 11:20 AM
Here are a few things going on this weekend in Lancaster:
Agatha Christie's The Unexpected GuestJanuary 29 – February 15Fulton TheatreWhen a stranger crashes his car on a foggy night, he approaches the nearest house looking for help. What he finds is a man shot dead in his chair and the victim's wife holding the murder weapon. But if you think that spells an open and shut case, then you don't know Agatha Christie.Address: 12 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603  Phone: 717-397-7425  Website: http://www.thefulton.orgCabin FeverJanuary 29 – January 31Hands-on House, Children’s Museum of LancasterIs your family coming down with cabin … (1 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to Do around Lancaster, PA - 01/11/09 11:00 AM
A big event in PA is happening this week in Harrisburg.  The 2009 PA Farm Show is going on now through January 17th.

The 2009 Farm Show aims to show off Pennsylvania’s number one industry – agriculture.  This year’s theme – Keeping Pennsylvania Growing – sets the stage for sharing the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for all Pennsylvanians.   From Jan. 10-17, 2009, more than 400,000 people are expected to visit the Farm Show, one of the most celebrated agricultural events in the country.  Visitors have the chance to see nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 270 … (2 comments)

things to do in lancaster: The Sweetest Place On Earth - 01/08/09 07:05 AM
The old museum at Hershey has closed and a new one called “Hershey Story” is opening.  I can’t wait to visit here with my family.  I am a total chocoholic and my kids loved the old Hershey museum.  I especially look forward to the chocolate tasting.
Dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of Milton Hershey, this state-of-the-art facility (cost $23.5 million) tells his inspiring journey from failure to fortune using interactive exhibits and hands-on activities.
Upstairs, the Museum Experience (10,000 SF) encourages visitors to explore the town of Hershey through a series of engaging exhibits. A series of exhibits and … (4 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - 01/07/09 11:00 AM
There are many museums around Lancaster County.  With such a long and rich history there is a lot to learn and experience.  Here are just a few museums for you to visit around Lancaster:

The Amish Farm & House
2395 Covered Bridge Drive, Lancaster, PA
The Amish Farm & House opened over 50 years ago, in 1955.  It  provides visitors with a  glimpse into the Plain People's way of life.  Various exhibits include quilts, a blacksmith, farm themed playground, Buttercup the cow, check website for details.  Admission: Adults $8 Children $5.25
Demuth Museum
120 East King St, … (3 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - Isaac's and Taco Night - 01/01/09 04:21 AM
If you live in Lancaster you are already familiar with Isaac's Restaurant & Deli,but did you know that Tuesday nights they serve tacos for 75 cents?  This special is at the Isaac's downtwon location at 25 North Queen Street from 5-7 pm. Tuesday night tacos are cheap but tasty.  You can choose beef, bean, or a combination of the two.  They also serve fresh salsa on the side.
Isaac's has over 20 restaurants in the area.  Serving tasty sandwiches named after birds, soups, flat-bread pizza's, salads, and even sandwiches served on soft pretzels.  The food is fresh and delicious.  Many … (4 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - 12/26/08 12:20 PM
I came accross something to do in Lancaster, PA that I hadn't heard about before...  You can take a hot air balloon ride over Lancaster County. The tours are run by the US Hot Air Balloon Team. You can board the hot air balloon in Bird in Hand and it goes over Intercourse, New Holland, Strasburg, Ephrata, and Reading.  There are views to the west and south of Susquehanna River, Harrisburg, York, and the start of the Chesapeake Bay.
You can book online or purchase gift certificates, wouldn't that be a great gift ?!  Prices are $199 per person for an actual flight … (1 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things To Do in Lancaster PA - New Years Eve - 12/23/08 12:53 PM
Celebrate the new year downtown in Lancaster.  From 7:15 until midnight there are different performances in 25 warm locations around town.  There are also kids events starting at 5:15.  You can walk around and enjoy the evening or take the trolley from site to site.  It's a fun time, make sure to dress warm for the countdown in Binns park and the fireworks to top it off! The website says this:
"Countdown Lancaster is a family-oriented, non-alcoholic night of visual and performing entertainment.  Over 25 warm, indoor sites host performers that entertain throughout the night.  One admission button will let you … (4 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Muffin Street - Lancaster City, PA - 12/20/08 01:37 AM
While we were painting pottery at The Pottery Works yesterday, my daughter and I wanted a snack.  We went next door to Muffin Street, (18 West Orange St).  We each picked a delicious home made muffin; I got pineapple coconut and she got blueberry. 
I spoke with the new owner of Muffin Street, Eric Morales.  He took over the quaint shop about 5 months ago. It's cozy inside with plenty of tables and chairs, and two picture windows overlooking Orange St.  A great place to sit and have coffee with a friend or take a lunch break during your downtown … (1 comments)

things to do in lancaster: The Pottery Works - Lancaster City, PA - 12/19/08 07:14 AM
Located in the historic downtown Lancaster City area, 16 West Orange St, is The Pottery Works.  This creative place has been owned by Marcie Natale for the past 5 and a half years. They have over 250 pieces of pottery and 150 glazes, plus: stencils, stamps, and other tools for you to make your unique creation. Connected to this shop is the Bead Studio, where you can make jewelry of all kinds, but we will try that another day. 
Today my daughter and I visited the shop to make a Christmas present for her grandmother.  First, you select an item you … (3 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster - 12/04/08 03:02 AM
Here are some things happening this weekend around Lancaster:
Thursday dec 4th Open House at Community Homeless Outreach CenterDrop In 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Help us celebrate our one year anniversary! Brief remarks at 3:00 p.m. Experience how your support has made a difference for homeless individuals in Lancaster County. Meet our clients. Hear their SUCCESS stories! See our new shower & laundry facility. Light refreshments served. Additional parking on Water Street. Open to the Public Location: 210 S. Prince Street

Friday December 5th: This is the start of the  third season of the popular Ice Park at Clipper … (4 comments)

things to do in lancaster: Things to do in Lancaster, PA - Park City Center - 12/03/08 02:40 AM
Park City is the local mall conveniently located off of Route 30 and Harrisburg Pike.  It is a great place to take the kids on a rainy day and play in the play area in the lower level food court.  Kids can run around and climb over the obstacles and parents can drink coffee, use the free wi-fi, or just sit and watch.
JC Penny, Sears, Bon-Ton, Boscov's, and Kohls are all in this mall making it a great place to do your holiday shopping. Santa has taken up residence on the main level in the middle of the mall. 

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