January Events

Here is a listing and description of some of the special January events taking place in Lancaster County:


Cultural Calendars: Native American Timekeeping -Explore the different ways that Native American tribes in North America have kept time. There will be activities for the whole family including interactive presentations, crafts and other entertainment.

  • Location: The National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia, PA 17512
  • Phone: 717-684-8261
  • Date: January 20, 2007
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Lancaster City

National Christmas Center exhibit at Quilt Museum - See and enjoy the special exhibits depicting the changing ways that Christmas was celebrated through each decade since 1900.
  • Location: Lancaster Quilt &Textile Museum, 37 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-299-6440
  • Date: October 21, 2006 through January 15, 2007
  • Time: Monday Through Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $6.00 for Adults, ages 18 and over; $4.00 for College and Graduate Students with a valid I.D.; Free for Youths, ages 17 and under.

4th Annual Gift of Art: A Celebration of Creative Giving - Enjoy this festive, multi-artist exhibit featuring original art by local Lancaster County artists.

  • Location: Troupe & Co. Fine Art Gallery, 112 N. Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Phone: 717-394-3911
  • Date: December 1, 2006 through January 28, 2007

Classical Persuasions: Ernesto Tamayo - World famous classical guitarist Ernesto Tamayo will delight you with his fluent technique, expressive sound, and, intimate and passionate performance.

  • Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Duke & Orange St., Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-399-9733
  • Date: January 5, 2007

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra Presents: The Romance of Rachmaninoff - Classical music lovers won't want to miss Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Symphony No. 2," plus "Voices from the Gallery," a witty and entertaining blend of music, spoken word and visual images. There will be a "Meet the Musicians" reception after Friday night's performance.

  • Location: Fulton Theatre, 12 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-397-7425
  • Date: January 12, 2007 to January 14, 2007
  • Time: Friday, January 12, 2007: 8:00 PM; Saturday, January 13, 2007: 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Sunday, January 14, 2007: 7:30 PM
  • Admission:Ticket prices vary depending on show time and seat. See website for details. www.lancastersymphony.org

Needlefelt Fruit Program - Ever think about starting a new hobby? Learn the basic techniques of needlefelting with raw wool. Students will create beautiful needlefelt fruit art and will be able to take home their finished project. No experience necessary.

  • Location: The Heritage Center of Lancaster County, 37 N. Market St., Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-299-6440
  • Date: January 20, 2007
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Admission: $28 for members of the Heritage Center. $30 for Non-Members. Registration deadline: Jan. 13, 2007.

Grant Street Dance Project - This entertaining event features an intergenerational group of dancers noted for their versatility and frequent collaboration with regional artists, composers, musicians, and choreographers.

  • Location: Franklin & Marshall College, 501 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-291-3911
  • Date: January 27, 2007 and January 28, 2007
  • Time: Saturday, January 27, 2007: 8:00 PM; Sunday, January 28, 2007: 2:00 PM
  • Admission: $10.00 for Off-Campus Adults; $5.00 for students; $8.00 for Franklin & Marshall employees. Call 717-358-4858 for tickets.


An Afternoon of Cabaret - Cabaret performances will feature Miss Pennsylvania and Miss America 1999, as well as other former Miss Pennsylvanias. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.
  • Location: Bent Creek Country Club, 620 Bent Creek Drive, Lititz, PA 17543
  • Phone: 717-405-1733
  • Date: January 14, 2007
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission: $35 per person

Mount Joy

The Joy of Collecting Toy Trains - In-depth discussion and display of model toy trains. Topics include domestic, English, German and French models.

  • Location: Milanof-Schock Library, 1184 Anderson Ferry Rd., Mount Joy, PA 17552
  • Phone: 717-653-1510
  • Date: January 17, 2007
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free. Registration required

History of the Susquehannocks -Fred Kinsey, retired Professor of Archeology at Franklin & Marshall College, will discuss the history of the Susquehannocks in Lancaster County and Pennsylvania.

  • Location: Milanof-Schock Library, 1184 Anderson Ferry Rd., Mount Joy, PA 17552
  • Phone: 717-653-1510
  • Date: January 31, 2007
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Admission: Free. Registration required


A Moveable Feast: From the Farm to the Table by Train - Over the last two centuries, America’s trains have transported food and food products across the continent, helping to feed millions of people. Through the use of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit chronicles how railroads delivered food from the farm to the table; how railroads –through advancements in technology –revolutionized both what we ate and the way in which we ate; and, how the culinary experience of railroad dining and café cars became a staple of passenger train service.
  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: January 2, 2007 through April 15, 2007
  • Time: Tuesdays through Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sundays: Noon to 5:00 PM. Note: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is closed on Mondays from November 1st to April 1st. It is open on Mondays from April 2nd through October 31st.
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 for Youths, ages 6 to 17; and, Free for Young Children, ages 5 and under.

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