November Events

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

Intercourse

Simply...Old Fashioned Christmas Friday Nights - Enjoy the holiday magic as the Village is decorated for the seasonal festivities. Take a leisurely stroll through the shops of the village accompanied by the pleasant sound of musicians wandering along the avenues.

  • Location: Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534
  • Phone: 717-768-8261
  • Date: November 23, 2007 and November 30, 2007
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Admission: Free


Lancaster City

A Lancaster Christmas - Discover how Christmas traditions have evolved over time. Historically-recreated settings depict the many changing ways that Christmas has been celebrated for each decade from 1850 through 1960. There will also be a special tribute to F. W. Woolworth's first 5 & 10 store, established 125 years ago in Lancaster, PA.
  • Location: Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum, 37 North Market St., Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Phone: 717-299-6440
  • Date: November 2, 2007 to January 8, 2008
  • Time: 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $6.00 for Adults; Free for Children

Trees Galore! - The museum’s annual holiday exhibition features art work by regional artists and friends of the Museum. There will be an art auction as well.

  • Location: Lancaster Museum of Art, 135 North Lime Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Phone: 717-394-3497
  • Date: November 10, 2007 to December 16, 2007


Lititz

Lovin' Lititz Every Second - Enjoy an evening featuring art, history, shopping, fellowship and music throughout Lititz. Discover this historic town known for chocolate, historical buildings and great art. Musicians will perform, artists will exhibit works along the sidewalks and merchants will open their doors to visitors.
  • Location: Downtown Lititz, Lititz, PA 17543
  • Phone: 717-626-1919
  • Date: November 9, 2007
  • Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free

Manheim

Poe Evermore - Spend an atmospheric evening of Gothic gloom and doom. Edgar Allen Poe's spine tingling tales of mystery and mayhem are brought to vivid life by costumed actors reenacting some of his best stories such as The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and Pendulum, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Raven.

  • Location: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 83 Mansion House Road, Route 72 & PA Turnpike Exit 20, Manheim, PA 17545
  • Phone: 717-665-7021
  • Date: November 2, 2007 through November 14, 2007
  • Time: Friday shows are at 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday shows are at 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 7:00 PM. There are also limited weekday matinees. Please call for details.
  • Admission: Admission is $19.95 for Adults; Children are free. Mid-week evening shows are $17.95 for Adults; Children are free. Reservations may be made by calling the Box Office Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM, at 717-665-7021, ext. 231

A Dickens of a Christmas - Celebrate the holiday season with caroling, parlor games and intimate theater shows performed by entertainers in full Dickensian garb.

  • Location: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 83 Mansion House Road, Route 72 & PA Turnpike Exit 20, Manheim, PA 17545
  • Phone: 717-665-7021
  • Date: November 23, 2007 through December 23, 2007
  • Time: Friday shows are at 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday shows are at 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 7:00 PM. There are also limited matinee shows. Please call for details.
  • Admission: Admission is $19.95 for Adults; $9.94 for Children 5 to 11; Free for Children, Ages 4 and under. Mid-week evening shows are $17.95 for Adults. Reservations may be made by calling the Box Office Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM, at 717-665-7021, ext. 231



Ronks

The Amazing Maize Maze - As seen in Sports Illustrated for Kids, the Amazing Maize Maze is high on the list of "25 Cool Things To Do This Summer". Your kids will love trying to find their way out of a giant maze carved into a 5-acre corn field. The walls of the paths are made of giant corn stalks about 10 feet high. In addition to the maze, admission entitles you to all the regular farm activities such as hayrides, wagon rides, a hay chute giant slide, an obstacle course, a petting zoo, a bee hive observatory, plenty of games and much more. There is also a picnic area and lots of great fresh food.

  • Location: Cherry-Crest Farm, 150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA 17572
  • Phone: 717-687-6843
  • Date: July 7, 2007 Through November 3, 2007
  • Admission: $13.95 for Adults, ages 12 and older; $10.95 for Children, ages 3-11; Free for Young Children, ages 2 and under 2
  • Special Note: On November 2, 2007 and November 3, 2007, you will be able to experience the Amazing Maize Maze in spooky darkness. All you need is a few friends and some flashlights for a truly unique experience. The Flashlight Mazes will be held between 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM. Other activities include bonfires and wagon rides.

Harvest Roundup Festival - Celebrate the end of the season and Lancaster County's harvest. Special events for kids include Scarecrow-making, face-painting, pony rides, pumpkin painting, and pumpkin slinging. And, of course, there will be plenty of food.

  • Location: Cherry-Crest Farm, 150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA 17572
  • Phone: 717-687-6843
  • Date: November 3, 2007
  • Time: Noon to 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $13.95 for Adults, ages 12 and older; $10.95 for Children, ages 3-11; Free for Young Children, ages 2 and under 2


Strasburg

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 3, 2007, November 10, 2007, November 17, 2007, and November 24, 2007
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $27.00. 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.

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 3, 2007 and November 4, 2007
  • Time: Saturday, November 3, 2007: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday, November 4: Noon to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Included with regular Museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 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: $11.75 for Adults, ages 12 and up; $6.75 for Children, ages 3 to 11, $2 for Young Children, Ages under 3. Tickets to ride the troop trains are purchased separately by visiting the Strasburg Rail Road ticket or by going online at www.strasburgrailroad.com

Day Out With Thomas - Join Thomas the Tank Engine, a full-sized, operating steam locomotive, as he chugs into town with his friends. Ride a train pulled by Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hatt. There will be storytelling, live music, and more fun for kids.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: November 30, 2007 through December 2, 2007
  • Time: All day
  • Admission: $16 a person, ages 2 and up. It is strongly recommended that you purchase tickets in advance either online or by calling Ticketweb at 866-468-7630.


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