August 2017

Elizabethtown Fair

This year marks the 44th edition of Elizabethtown’s fair, which traditionally kicks off fair season in Lancaster County. The fair was originally held at Elizabethtown College, where festivities and competitive ...Read More

Denver Fair

In the spring of 1981, Denver residents interested in launching a community fair met at a local restaurant to discuss their options. The enthusiasm for the project prompted the group ...Read More

Solanco Fair

In the spring of 1950, Edna Groff approached Sadie Greenleaf, who was the president of County Farm Women, with an idea to hold a fair in the Southern End of ...Read More

West Lampeter Community Fair

West Lampeter’s fair originated in 1924 when projects of students who attended the West Lampeter Vocational School were displayed over the course of three days in late October at the ...Read More

Ephrata Fair

Welcome to the largest street fair in Pennsylvania and the oldest fair in Lancaster County! The fair is already crowing over the fact that next year will mark its 100th ...Read More

New Holland Farmers Fair

In 1927 five people, who were impressed by the success of fairs in communities such as Ephrata, Lititz and Manheim, proposed the idea of launching a Farmers Day Association in ...Read More

Manheim Community Farm Show

Manheim’s present-day Farm Show was launched in the early ’50s, when the Community Farm Show Association was reorganized (for a second time). According to the book, Manheim Revisited, the tradition ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual