CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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April 2020

Top 10 April To-Dos

As of press time, the following events were scheduled to be held. We recommend that you call or check the websites to verify they will be taking place. April 18 The Grand ...Read More

Visit Conestoga

Because of the coronavirus situation, we suggest that you check with restaurants and stores on their status beforehand.   Now that you’ve put Tudbink’s on your shopping agenda for spring, why not ...Read More

Sunshine and Shadows

Now that spring has arrived, it’s time to renew and revamp our gardens from the ground up. What follows are some suggestions for small-scaled groundcovers that are ideal for edging ...Read More

Jollification! Celebrating the 90th Birthday of Bob Groff

Ten years ago, his 80th birthday party was cancelled – buried in Snowmageddon’s 20+ inches of snow. When Bob Groff hit the 90-year milestone this year, his family made certain that ...Read More

Prima: Primed for Year 10 … and Beyond

Before the romantic and hilarious thrill ride Calling All Kates premiered in February, I had the opportunity to talk with Mitch Nugent, Prima’s executive artistic producer. Having never been a ...Read More

UNCHARTED LANCASTER

Most people take their local history with a grain of salt, opting to travel to historic sites far and wide instead of exploring their own “backyards.” Adam Zurn, a teacher ...Read More

Tudbink’s … Plants, Sheep and Family

Conestoga is home to a 105-year-old farm that becomes a destination for both avid and novice gardeners each April. While plants are the main draw, visitors enjoy viewing the large ...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

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

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

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

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

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar