Lancaster County Events -
July, 2010

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


3rd Annual Battle of the Brewery Bands - Local brew bands get to show off their talents in a musical fight for the "golden keg." There will be plenty of sampling of hand-crafted beers, good food and music.

All proceeds are donated to charity.

  • Location: Stoudt's Black Angus Restaurant & Brew Pub, 2800 North Reading Road, Route 272, Adamstown, PA 19501
  • Phone: (717)484-4386
  • Date: July 24, 2010
  • Time: 6:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.
  • Admission: $25


Music in the Vineyards - Every Saturday evening from July 3rd through September 4th, the Nissley Winery hosts a series of open-air lawn concerts from 7:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.

Enjoy an evening under the stars as the best of region's big bands, light-rock and oldies groups perform. Bring a picnic supper, good friends as well as lawn chairs or a blanket.

  • Location: Nissley Winery, 140 Vintage Drive, Bainbridge, PA 17502
  • Phone: (717) 426-3514
  • Date: July 3, 2010 through September 4, 2010
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: Please call for details

Lancaster City

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: July 2, 2010
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: Free

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: July 23, 2010
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free


The Great Train Robbery - As you enjoy a 45-minute ride to Paradise, PA and back, be on guard for a gang of robbers rumored to be in the Strasburg area. Not to worry, though, law enforcement will be on hand to protect the passengers and see that justice is served.

This fun and comical ride will feature adventuresome robbers, lots of "loot" and even entertainment. It's a ride you'll never forget ... but bring your camera to capture the action.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road , 301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572
  • Phone: (717) 687-8421
  • Date: July 25, 2010
  • Time: 5:00 P.M.
  • Admission:
    Coach Car:
    Adults and Young Adults, Ages 12 and up: $17.00
    Children, Ages 3 through 11: $10.00
    Young Children, Ages 2 and under: $3.00
    First Class Car: $23 for all ages
    Please call for prices for other seating arrangements


Barons & Builders Day Camp - Kids build, create, learn and play as they explore railroads and railroad history through a program of unique tours, field trips by train, innovative hands-on projects and special demonstrations.

  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: (717) 687-8628
  • Date:
    Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16, 2010, for ages 9 & 10.Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, 2010, for ages 11 & 12
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission: Cost Per Camper:
    $125 for "Friends of the Railroad Museum" members; $175 for non-members

Terre Hill

Cajun Weekend in Lancaster County - Lancaster Cajun Country is closer than you think. Among the dining activities this weekend, you will dine on the porch at The Artist's Inn and visit The Harvest Moon Bed & Breakfast for a Cajun Cooking demonstration by the owners of Prudhomme's Lost Cajun Kitchen.

  • Location: Harvest Moon Bread & Breakfast, 117 East Main St., Terre Hill, PA 17581
  • Phone: (888) 999-4479
  • Date: Friday, July 9, 2010 and Saturday, July 10, 2010
  • Time: Please call for hours
  • Admission: $100

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