Lancaster County Events-
November, 2008


Here is a listing of the some of the special events taking place in Lancaster County during November of 2008.

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

Wonderful Town : Experience the rush of your first visit to New York City all over again. This entertaining tale of two sisters, Ruth, a would be writer and Eileen, a dewy-eyed bombshell. They’re fresh off the bus from Ohio, ready to follow their dreams, fall in love and live happily ever after in New York City.

With a dazzling score by Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story), the show is full of misadventures and happy endings. This Wonderful Town makes for a wonderful time.

  • Location: Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Phone: (717) 898-1900
  • Date: September 18, 2008 – November 1, 2008
  • Time:
    Shows tend to begin at 1:15 PM and 8:00 PM with the meals beginning at 11:45 AM and 6:00 PM, respectively. Please call for details.
  • Admission: Tickets vary depending seating arrangements and other factors. Please call for details.


The Christmas Show: Constantly compared to Radio City Music Hall, American Music Theatre’s Christmas Show is widely hailed as one of America’s best.

You will enjoy a wide variety of secular and sacred Christmas songs, ranging from outstanding a cappella renditions to powerful orchestral versions.

The comedy sketches are fun for kids ages 1 to 92. The graceful American Music Theatre dancers as well an appearance from Santa himself.

Make this holiday season the most memorable of all with Lancaster’s favorite Christmas show.

  • Location: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: (717) 397-7700 or(800)648-4102
  • Date: The Christmas shows run from November 1, 2008 through December 30, 2008. There will be a show every day in November except for Mondays and on Thanksgiving.
  • Time:
    Saturday and Sunday Shows: 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Tuesday Shows: 3:00 PM only
    Wednesday Shows: 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM
    Thursday and Friday Shows: 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM
    Note: On Thursday, November 6, 2008, there will only be a 3:00 PM show.
  • Admission: Please call for ticket prices.


Family Science Sunday : Family Science Sunday is truly science fun for everyone. Various hands-on activities, science demonstrations, interactive events are available along with an opportunity to witness some of the animals a little closer than normal in the Live Animal Room.

  • Location: North Museum of Natural History and Science, 400 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: (717) 291-3941
  • Date: November 2, 2008
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission:
    General Museum Admission: $7.00
    Children ages 3 to 12 years: $6.00
    Senior - over 65 years: $6.00
    Young Children - Under 3 years - Free


A Christmas Carol : Journey back to Victorian London, 1843 for a classic tale that shows it's never too late to change.

  • Location: Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Phone: (717) 898-1900
  • Date: November 6, 2008 through December 23, 2008
  • Time:
    Shows tend to begin at 1:15 PM, 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM with the meals beginning at 11:45 AM, 5:30 PM and 6:00 PM, respectively. Please call for details.
  • Admission: Tickets vary depending seating arrangements and other factors. Please call for details.



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: November 7, 2008
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Admission: Free



Litiz

Lovin' Litiz Every Second! - A great way to see historic downtown Lititz, Pennsylvania is to visit on the second Friday of every month when the town erupts for a special celebration for everyone.

Join downtown merchants in a lively evening of shopping, live music performances, art exhibits, poetry readings, jewelry shows, special dinner menus & local food tastings, and much more.

  • Location: Downtown Lititz
  • Phone: (717) 627-1919
  • Date: November 14, 2008
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free



Manheim

Poe Evermore - Edgar Allan himself, along with bizarre characters from his tales of mayhem, fill the Mansion hallways.

You are sure to enjoy an evening of spine tingling tales of mystery in an unmistakable atmosphere of Gothic drama.

  • Location: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA 17545
  • Phone:(717)665-7021
  • Date: October 31, 2008 through November 9, 2008
  • Admission: $19.95 for weekend adult admission; $17.95 for weekday adult admission. No child price available.


A Dickens of a Christmas - This season the Victorian Mount Hope Mansion brings you many of your favorite Dickensian characters who will lift your Yuletide spirits with joyous caroling, parlor games and intimate theater shows.

Celebrate the holiday season with timeless classics that never cease to entertain.

  • Location: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA 17545
  • Phone:(717)665-7021
  • Date: November 28, 2008 through December 21, 2008
  • Admission: $19.95 for weekend adult admission; $17.95 for weekday adult admission; $9.95 for weekend and weekday child admission.



Paradise

Barefoot In The Park : Whether or not you have seen it before, you and your family will love Neil Simon's story of newlyweds Corrie and Paul, as they begin their marriage and start to walk the twisty road to love and life. If you've never seen it, you must; if you have, it's time to climb up five flights and visit their tiny apartment again.

  • Location: Rainbow Dinner Theatre, Route 30 East, Paradise, PA 17652
  • Phone: (717) 687-4300
  • Date: August 12, 2008 through November 1, 2008
  • Time: Please call for details.
  • Admission: Please call for details.


Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen : Written in 1997, this play is one of the Rainbow Dinner Theatre most requested Christmas shows.

It's a story how all of us get so swept up in decorations, shopping and preparations, that we often forget the real meaning of the season.

Deck The Halls And Clean The Kitchen reminds us all that when the big day finally arrives, our family and friends are the most important gifts we have.

  • Location: Rainbow Dinner Theatre, Route 30 East, Paradise, PA 17652
  • Phone: (717) 687-4300
  • Date: November 11, 2008 through December 29, 2008
  • Time: Please call for details.
  • Admission: Please call for details.




Strasburg

Voices of Christmas - An engaging excursion of Christmases past, the show begins in Victorian times, delving into the people and stories behind Christmas traditions.

Highlighting the voices that have carried the Christmas message throughout generations and returning to the announcement of the birth of the King of Kings.

  • Location: Sight & Sound® Living Waters Theatre, 202 Hartman Bridge Road, Strasburg, PA 17579 (1/2 mile from Rockvale Square Outlets, on Route 896 South of Route 30)
  • Phone: (717)687-7800
  • Date: November 1, 2008 through January 3, 2009
  • Time: Please call for times
  • Admission: $29.00 for Adults, over 18 years of age; $16.00 for Young Adults, ages 13 to 18; $12.00 for Children, ages 12 and under. Group, multi-show, and package discounts available.


Wine & Cheese Train - Complimentary wine, cheese and crackers are provided with First-Class accommodations on the Parlor Car. Beer, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic hot & cold beverages are also available for purchase.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: November 1, 2008, November 8, 2008, November 15, 2008, and November 22, 2008, November 29, 2008
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $30.00. Note: People riding aboard the First Class Parlor Car on designated Wine & Cheese Trains must be 21 years or older. A photo ID is required to board the train.


Taking the Swing Train ‘40S Dance - Come and swing to the popular Sound of Roses live band among the trains in the Railroad Museum’s awe inspiring Rolling Stock Hall.

For extra fun, you can even come in uniform or ‘40s clothing.

  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: (717)687-8628
  • Date: November 8, 2008
  • Time: 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Admission: Special savings combination ticket, per person, for the dance and both days of Trains & Troops: $30.00; Dance ticket only, per person: $20.00; Veterans and active duty service personnel, per person: $15.00. Dance tickets should be purchased in advance by phone at (717)687-8628, ext 3008, in person at the Whistle Stop Shop museum store, or by going online at www.strasburgrailroad.com


Trains and Troops - Trains & Troops is the Museum's annual tribute to the U. S. Armed Forces, American railroads and all those who served, and are serving, overseas and on the home front in defense of our nation. Experience a fascinating array of military and military railroad service-related archival posters, uniforms, equipment, field gear, maps, books and photographs on display from participating exhibitors, as well as from the Railroad Museum's own collection. You will get to enjoy riding the troop trains on the Strasburg Rail Road with living history re-enactments on both days. The special train will be comprised of a Strasburg Rail Road historic steam locomotive, a boxcar, a military flatcar from the Railroad Museum’s collection, two coaches and a caboose.

  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: (717)687-8628
  • Date: November 8, 2008 and November 9, 2008
  • Time: Saturday, November 8, 2008: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday, November 9: Noon to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Included with regular Museum admission: $8.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $7.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $7.00 for Young Adults, ages 6 to 17, Free for Children, ages 5 and under. Veteran and active duty personnel receive discount. There is an additional charge for tickets to ride the troop trains: $14.00 for Persons, ages 12 and up; $9.00 for Children, ages 3 to 11, $3 for Young Children, ages under 3. Tickets to ride the troop trains are purchased separately by visiting the Strasburg Railroad or by going online at www.strasburgrailroad.com


Miracle of Christmas - Presenting the lives of Mary and Joseph focusing on their relationship, experience of angelic visits, and the miracle of their son's birth.

The show culminates in a joyful celebration as kings, angels and shepherds converge to welcome the infant King.

  • Location: Sight & Sound® Living Waters Theatre, 202 Hartman Bridge Road, Strasburg, PA 17579 (1/2 mile from Rockvale Square Outlets, on Route 896 South of Route 30)
  • Phone: (717)687-7800
  • Date: November 21, 2008 through January 3, 2009
  • Time: Please call for times
  • Admission: $40.00 for Adults, over 18 years of age(Weekdays Tuesdays through Thursdays); $50.00 for Adults, over 18(Weekends Fridays through Saturdays); $28.00 for Young Adults, ages 13 to 18; $16.00 for Children, ages 12 and under. Group, multi-show, and package discounts available.





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