Lancaster County Events -
January, 2010


Here is a listing and description of some of the special Lancaster County events taking place in January of 2010.

The dates, times, and admission prices are accurate as of the time of this posting. However, it is possible that changes may occur as the year progresses.

Therefore, please check back periodically to see if there have been any updates. We plan to list more events as information becomes available.




Lancaster City

The Christmas Show - Hear your favorite Christmas standards interpreted by the American Music Theatre one-of-a-kind band and singers. From traditional Christmas standards, to the seasonal sounds of contemporary hits by Jimmy Buffet, Michael Buble and Barbra Streisand — you'll be humming along with your favorite Christmas carols and tapping your feet to a rockin' holiday beat.

This year's all-new show featuring Christmas Around the World, a Journey to Toyland, the American Music Theatre Dancers, and Santa himself will make this a holiday season you'll never forget.

  • Location: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: (800) 648-4102(
  • Date: November 1, 2009 through January 3, 2010
  • Time:January Schedule:
    Saturday, January 2, 2010: 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Sunday, January 3, 2010: 3:00 PM
  • Admission:
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays:
    Adults (Ages 18 to 54): $39.00;
    Seniors (55 and over): $37.00;
    Children (Ages 3 to 17): $19.50



2nd Annual Winter Exposition - Whether you plan on buying some Lancaster County artwork or would like to see some of the finest art in the region, there will be over twenty artists exhibiting their paintings, sculptures, textiles, photography, handcrafted furniture, chainsaw woodcarvings, pottery, jewelry & more.

  • Location: Annex 24 Gallery, 24 West Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: (717) 341-0028
  • Date: December 4, 2009 through January 30, 2010
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission: Free



Ice Park at Clipper Magazine Stadium - The Ice Park at Clipper Magazine Stadium opens its gates for another season of outdoor ice skating.

Treat your family to fun and exercise at the only outdoor ice rink in Lancaster.

  • Location: Clipper Magazine Stadium, 650 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Phone: (717) 509-HITS (4487)
  • Date: December 12, 2009 through February 28, 2010
  • Admission: $6.00 to Skate; $3:00 for Skate Rentals



First Friday - It is always a great time to visit Lancaster City on the first Friday of each month. Experience the downtown as 0ver 60 galleries, museums, shops, and restaurants extend their hours.

  • Location: Downtown Lancaster City
  • Phone: (717) 509-ARTS
  • Date: January 1, 2010
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: Free



Music Friday - Each third Friday of the month, downtown Lancaster hosts Music Fridays. Sponsored by WXPN, live performances will explode throughout the 300 block of North Queen Street as well as retailers, restaurants, and attractions throughout Downtown.

Each month will bring new entertainment to the streets of downtown Lancaster.

  • Location: Downtown Lancaster City, 300 block of North Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: (717) 399-7977
  • Date: January 15, 2010
  • Time: Time vary starting at 6:00 PM
  • Admission: Venues are free unless a charge is noted at the location.


Agony & Ecstasy: Khachaturian & Tchaikovsky Presented by Lancaster Symphony Orchestra - Experience the orchestration of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 and the Eastern rhythms of Khachaturian's Violin Concerto, featuring violin virtuoso Robert Bokor.

  • Location: Fulton Theatre, 12 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 176032
  • Phone: (717) 397-7425
  • Date: January 15, 2010 through January 17, 2010
  • Time:
    Saturday, January 16, 2010: There will be 3:00 PM and an 8:00 PM show
    Sunday, January 17, 2010 There will be a 7:30 PM show only
  • Admission: $25 to $62



Darius Rucker - The signature voice of Hootie & The Blowfish returns to American Music Theatre to promote his new country album “Learn to Live.”

With the #1 hit singles “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” and “It Won’t Be Like This For Long,” the former Hootie frontman has taken country radio by storm. He’ll be playing all his hits from Hootie to the present, so this is sure to be one great night of music.

  • Location: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: (717) 397-7700 or(800)648-4102
  • Date: January 21, 2010
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Admission: $68



Elvis Birthday Bash - The Ultimate Elvis Bash starring Mike Albert, Scot Bruce, and the Big E Band. Mike Albert returns with his infamous portrayal of the King. This show is known worldwide for its respectful portrayal of the late Elvis Presley. Scot Bruce (as the young Elvis), Mike Albert (as the more mature Elvis), and the Big E Band recreate the magic embodied by the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

  • Location: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: (717) 397-7700 or(800)648-4102
  • Date: January 23, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
  • Admission: $30



Mike Albert's Elvis Gospel Show - It’s no secret that the King loved Gospel music. In fact, the three wins of Elvis’ 14 Grammy nominations were for gospel recordings— including the album How Great Thou Art (1967). In his own special way, the one and only Mike Albert reveals Elvis’ Gospel side.

  • Location: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: (717) 397-7700 or(800)648-4102
  • Date: January 24, 2010
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Admission: $20



Driving Miss Daisy - Alfred Uhry's funny, touching and poignant Pulitzer Prize winning play spans some of the most tumultuous years in American Civil Rights history.

The place is the Deep South, the time 1948, and the rich, crusty and sharp-tongued 72-year-old Jewish widow Daisy Werthan has demolished another car. Her businessman son, Boolie, hires Hoke, a thoughtful, unemployed black man to serve as his mother's chauffeur.

The next 25 years show a story of stubbornness, independence, and the gentle evolution of a most unlikely friendship.

  • Location: Fulton Theatre, 12 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 176032
  • Phone: (717) 397-7425
  • Date: January 27, 2010 through February 14, 2010
  • Time:
    January's Schedule:
    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 and Thursday, January 28, 2010: There will be a 7:30 PM show only
    Friday, January 29, 2010: There will be an 8:00 PM show only
    Saturday, January 30, 2010: There will be a 2:00 PM show and an 8:00 PM show
    Sunday, January 31, 2010: There will be a 2:00 PM show only
  • Admission: $20 to $55





Mount Joy

Fourth Friday in Mount Joy - Every fourth Friday of the month, downtown Mount Joy comes alive and offers unique entertainment and activities for your entire family. Enjoy a leisurely walk and browse the many little shops and dine in the many quaint restaurants. With a different theme each month, there will be plenty of fun as you and your family spend time together exploring this special town.

  • Location: Downtown Mount Joy, 15 Marietta Ave, Mount Joy, PA 17552
  • Phone: (717) 653-4227
  • Date: January 22 2010
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free





Strasburg

Voices of Christmas - This uplifting, heart warming holiday showcase will highlight the many "voices" that proclaim the Savior's birth, and the powerful impact the message of Christmas has had on countless generations throughout history.

This joyful celebration of Christmas is alive with all your favorite Carols, toe-tapping dances, live instruments, endearing animals, rich colorful costumes, and thought-provoking stories that center around Christmas themes, past and present.

A wonderful holiday destination for friends and family, Voices of Christmas is an exhilarating and inspirational journey through the many treasured traditions that have made Christmas "the most wonderful time of the year"!.

  • Location: Sight & Sound® Living Waters Theatre, 202 Hartman Bridge Road, on Route 896 South off Route 30, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: (717) 687-7800(
  • Date: October 30, 2009 through January 2, 2010
  • Time:January Schedule:
    There will be no show on Friday, January 1, 2010
    Saturday, January 2, 2010: 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM, and at 4:30 PM
  • Admission:
    Adults: $29.00;
    Teens: $16.00;
    Children: $12.00



Miracle of Christmas - Christmas memories jump to life as a brand-new sensory experience highlights the return of Miracle of Christmas to the Millennium Theatre. As the aroma of special holiday treats fills your breath, you'll have the opportunity to interact with characters and animals from the Nativity story. The Millennium Theatre will be grandly decorated with lights, greenery, Nativity scenes and a spectacular thirty-foot Christmas tree.

But all of the holiday finery is only a prelude to the thrilling story of Christmas - Jesus the Messiah coming to earth in human form. Miracle of Christmas is the touching story of kings, angels and a simple, faithful couple used by God.

  • Location: Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre®, 300 Hartman Bridge Road, 1 mile from Rockvale Square Outlets, on Route 896 South off Route 30, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: (717) 687-7800(
  • Date: November 7, 2009 through January 2, 2010
  • Time:January Schedule:
    There will be no show on Friday, January 1, 2010
    Saturday, January 2, 2010: 1:00 PM, 4:15 PM, and at 7:30 PM
  • Admission:
  • Admission:
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays:
    Adults: $41.00; Teens: $28.00; Children: $16.00
    Fridays and Saturdays:
    Adults: $51.00; Teens: $28.00; Children: $16.00








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