CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Holiday Home Tours Return

After canceling home tours and offering alternative activities such as outdoor lighting displays due to the pandemic, local organizations are once again hosting this favorite holiday activity.  Strasburg Holiday Home Tour  When: ...Read More

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of Christmas Cookies

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the Amish celebrate Christmas. Eager for the opportunity to delve into ...Read More

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and Holiday Splendor

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water features, miniature trains, music, botanical splendor and opportunities for friends ...Read More

Rockin’ and Rollin’ with The Nomads

Tommy Marion is a snowbird. The 74-year-old front man for The Nomads takes flight for Florida every October and usually will not peek his head north of the Mason-Dixon line ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it only makes sense that this river-town is putting its trademark ...Read More

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the traditions that now define Halloween are rooted in the era ...Read More

The Brubaker Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers credit another holiday – Thanksgiving – for launching their odyssey ...Read More

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted a concentrated emphasis on proactive health well beyond the attachment ...Read More

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for Saturday night’s dinner? If so, head for the Columbia Market ...Read More

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the Strasburg Heritage Society in part for the fact that Strasburg ...Read More

Top 12 To-Dos for December 2022

Christmas at Stone Gables Estate | Through December 30 Stone Gables Estate Get in the holiday spirit at Stone Gables Estate,

It’s a Wonderfully Fascinating Life!

Walk into Carolyn McGuigan’s apartment at Willow Valley Communities and you’ll think you’ve been transported to a glam penthouse in

Willow Valley Communities, Celebrations, Decorations & Illuminations: It’s a

At Willow Valley Communities, residents experience all aspects of the holiday season – the decorations, the festivities, the glow and

Holiday Home Tours Return

After canceling home tours and offering alternative activities such as outdoor lighting displays due to the pandemic, local organizations are

Learning About the Amish … With a Side of

Last December, I set out on a tour sponsored by The Amish Farm and House to learn about how the

The Terrace at Longwood Gardens: Dine Amidst Garden and

Longwood Gardens is filled with all the things that make the holidays special – festive trees, sparkling lights, magical water

Why We Love Lancaster: Resiliency!

’Tis the season … to Recognize Milestones Earlier this year we noticed a trend: 1972 must have been a very good

Looking Ahead to Spring

As gardening catalogues begin filling our mail and inboxes this month, we are motivated to think ahead to the spring