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

Top 10 March To-Dos

Woodcarving and Wildlife Art Festival March 11-12 | Millersville University Student Memorial Center This festival will feature exhibitors displaying their woodcarving

Waterside Getaway

Who doesn’t fantasize about living by the water! The historically low interest rates, which were available during the pandemic, created

A Homestyle St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is surrounded by good intentions, misconceptions and green dye. By learning about the man behind the holiday,

Time Marches On

I’m probably among the few people who consider March to be one of their favorite months. I like it for

Eclectic Menu, Golf Course View: Blue Collar Restaurant, Bar

Tucked into the manicured fairways and greens of Four Seasons Golf Club in East Hempfield Township, Blue Collar Restaurant, Bar

Sounds Like Home: Some Other Lancasters

We’ve all heard it before, the verbal butchering of our city and county name, Lancaster. Emphases on the wrong syllables.

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took