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December 2019

Top 10 To-Dos for December 2019

Through December 30 The 2019 Christmas Show: Joy to the World American Music Theatre The ringing of church bells in a quaint town square sets the scene for AMT’s newest holiday spectacular. ...Read More

An Homage to Father Christmas and Mother Nature

Tracy and Kurt Fichthorn’s home in Reinholds exudes history, tradition and a love for the holidays. Twenty-nine years ago, Anita Yoder launched Heritage Design Interiors (HDI), which specializes in the accessories ...Read More

Holiday Baking with Infused Olive Oils

‘Tis the season to be merry, and for many that means indulging in holiday treats. Cakes and cookies, sweetbreads and pies, the annual marathon of taste-tempting baked goods has begun! ...Read More

Christmas in Strasburg

As if restaurateurs don’t have enough on their plates, December brings the challenge of transforming their establishments into must-see holiday destinations. In Strasburg, the holiday décor at the Fireside Tavern ...Read More

Celebrating 30 Years of The Best

This year Lancaster County Magazine is marking a milestone – the 30th edition of the Best of Lancaster Readers’ Survey. To mark the occasion, the magazine hosted a party attended ...Read More

A Taste of Lancaster County … In a Basket

If you’ve ever struggled to find the perfect Christmas gift, you are not alone. Many of us labor over this one decision each year and painstakingly peruse local shops and ...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