More than 100 things to do this summer in York, Hanover, Lancaster, Hershey and beyond

 

Looking for something to do this summer? Checkout this monster list then go out and have some fun!

Source: More than 100 things to do this summer in York, Hanover, Lancaster, Hershey and beyond – FlipSidePA.com 

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→ Gettysburg Food Tour -  WPMT FOX43. If you like food and history united into one satisfying sensory experience you're going to want to grab your walking shoes and head to Gettysburg ...
Source: PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
Thousands of locals come together every summer for the Hanover Dutch Festival to relish in the town's history and Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. Source: Hanover Dutch Festival offers new attractions - FlipSidePA.com
→ 300 bands, 30 venues, four days: 2015 Millennium Music Conference coming to Harrisburg - PennLive.com Get all the details at musicconference.net
The 2015 Renaissance Faire began its 13-week season under sunny skies at its Mount Hope estate. The Mount Hope site near Manheim, Pa. features over 90 shows daily on open-air stages ...
→ Fort Hunter Park to host annual Fort Hunter Day celebration of historical activities, entertainment - PennLive.com
→ Anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history - Evening Sun If you'd like to get an idea of what a battlefield walk is like check out the video ...
Ricky Skaggs on Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: ‘It really is a big family, this music’
→ Ricky Skaggs on Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: 'It really is a big family, this music' | PennLive.com
"THE HARVEST OF DEATH--GETTYSBURG", published in "Harper's Weekly" July 1865.
→ Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event - York Dispatch 1000 participants will reenact five battles from the Gettysburg campaign on the Yingling farm on July 4,5 and 6. Go to gettysburgreenactment.com ...
→ Spring Gulch fills roster for 28th annual folk festival - LancasterOnline
Amish quilts focus of Janneken Smucker Lectures at Elizabethtown Elizabethtown College
→ Amish quilts focus of April Durnbaugh Lectures West Chester University history professor Janneken Smucker will be giving a free lecture called "Abstract Art or Country Craft? The Quilts of the Amish" at the Elizabethtown ...
→ Steampunk Unlimited 2014 at the Strasburg Railroad - Photo Gallery - PennLive.com
The Lehigh Valley Cider and Wine Festival – an on-field event featuring hard cider and wine tastings from local and regional cideries and wineries – makes its debut on Sat., ...
→ Festivals “Fall” Into Place in Bucks County - Bucks County Courier Times
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The Foundry opens: Woodfire grill is the only one of its kind in PA - Foundry co-owner Eric Hoover reported that there are no other grills like this one in Pennsylvania and ...
Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated
→ Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated  - Waynesboro Record Herald
Birdsboro’s Daniel Boone Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas
→ Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas - Pottstown Post Watch out kids because Belsnickel's going to show up! danielboonehomestead.org 12/7: A Homestead Christmas 12-4pm Admission Adult (13+) $6.00, Child (5-12) $4.00. FDBH members free, ...
→ Five things you won't want to miss at the Great American Outdoor Show - LancasterOnline Here's the link: greatamericanoutdoorshow.org. There are over 1100 vendors at the show! You can see a ...
* A Fersommling is a Pennsylvania Dutch social event in which food is served, speeches are made, and one or more g'spiel (plays or skits) are performed for entertainment. Pennsylvania German ...
→ Can-Am Games open Sunday in York - York Dispatch Athletic competitions featuring first responders from around the U.S. and Canada. More info at yorkcanamgames.com.
Foodstruck, York’s food-truck party, is back with beer Aug. 31
→ Foodstruck, York's food-truck party, is back with beer Aug. 31 - FlipSidePA.com. I will miss the old location, mostly because of it's proximity to the Codorus Creek as well as the Barnett ...
Artsfest will be located along Riverfront Park along Front Street in Harrisburg with a juried crafts show, food vendors and live entertainment. Thousands of visitors, some from as far as ...
Third Foodstruck draws more than 10,000 to York
→ Third Foodstruck draws more than 10,000 to York - The York Daily Record I was there and I have a ton of pics that will be posted soon. It had a very ...
→ Pictures: Shooting in the New Year in Kutztown - The Morning Call
Foodstruck is today in downtown York 5-9 pm !
I wasn't able to go last year's Foodstruck but this year is a go - rain or shine - and I'll be bringing my camera to document the event. It's ...
Wing walker among new acts booked for Sands Lehigh Valley Airshow
→ Wing walker among new acts booked for Sands Lehigh Valley Airshow | lehighvalleylive.com. Gene Soucy and Teresa Stoke have been booked to perform their thrilling wing walking show at the 2014 ...
→ York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house - PennLive.com
→ “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour Pennsylvania at the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum Start with a video, then take a guided tour through the village, decked out Pennsylvania ...
→ Boehm's Chapel to feature 'Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone' - LancasterOnline Historic Boehm’s Chapel will host ‘Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone’ presented by Michael ...
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→ Camp Curtin Historical society to host Civil War encampment
→ Camping blast from the past planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show - PennLive.com
Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest
→ Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest - LancasterOnline On Saturday, Sept. 6, the second annual beerfest will be held in the 100 block ...
PHOTOS | 2014 Kutztown Folk Festival – Kutztown, PA
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→ White Rose Thunder returning to York a week earlier - InsuranceNewsNet.com
→ Shank's Tavern celebrates 200 years as Marietta landmark - LancasterOnline
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Many people are aware that the American tradition of Groundhog Day, or Grundsaudaag, has it's origins in Pennsylvania Dutch folk culture. But the practice of using an animal to predict the weather for ...
A celebration of apples - LancasterOnline: Local News I attended an open house the weekend prior to the Apple Festival and was delighted to tour the mansion and the grounds. A representative ...
→ Crowd learns to make 'honey wine' during Burnside Plantation demo, tasting | lehighvalleylive.com
→ World War II B-17 visiting Capital City Airport | PennLive.com  
→ Celebrate Harvest Time at Hopewell Furnace Sept. 13 - berksmontnews.com The day-long free event will feature the behind-the-scenes work and harvest activities of a 19th century “iron plantation.” Hopewell Furnace is ...
→ Christiana Fire Company auction set for Saturday, Sept. 20 - LancasterOnline
→ Palmyra group planning food truck, arts fest - Lebanon Daily News The Palmyra Area Business Association is planning a new event that will combine gourmet food on wheels and an ...
→ Old-fashioned Christmas in Lehigh County offers look at Pennsylvania German life in 1842 - lehighvalleylive.com Saturday, December 6: 1:00 pm– 6:00 pm, last tour 5:15: A Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas Travel back ...
The event starts with a yoga session at 10 a.m., outside the 530 E. Third St. microdistillery and kitchen. Brunch will be available after the session, and cocktails with the ...
Sell iss en Video iwwer der 76th Barricks Kaunty Versommling vun dem 5. Abrill, 2015 in Leesport, Pennsylvaania. This entire video is in Pennsylvania Dutch.
→ Bethlehem's Sun Inn hosting all-night Halloween ghost hunt - lehighvalleylive.com
→ Spring adventures a the Norristown Farm Park - Times Herald For more information on upcoming events at Norristown Farm Park click here.
It will have few new rides and a lot of new foods — and patrons will pick the best of the new flavors. Its headline entertainment offers its broadest choice in ...
→ VIDEO: 19th Century Base Ball - The Evening Sun
Photos: Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014: Sea Harrier touches down
→ Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014: Sea Harrier touches down - lehighvalleylive.com For more information on the Lehigh Valley Airshow click here.
If you've ever wanted a primer in "Pennsylvaanish Deitsch," the Kutztown Folk Festival has a class for that.Keith Brintzenhoff, 72, of Kutztown, has taught Pennsylvania Dutch in various capacities for ...
 Photos: Food Truck Festival at Palmyra | Lebanon Daily News The Palmyra Area Business Association held the first Food Truck Festival on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Local vendors were on hand ...
If you love bacon, beer and the beach, then a trip to York City might be worth your while this summer.Downtown York might not be the island vacation you've been ...
PHOTOS | 2014 Bridge Bust – Columbia-Wrightsville , PA
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Presented in the round, with a huge, rotating stage in the middle of the arena floor, with massive towers and walkways, lighting, display screens and pyrotechnics, packed to a near-sellout ...
→ Birders watch as migrating fowl fly through Pa - philly.com Click here to see some photos of the Middle Creek migrating Snow Geese.
→ PHOTOS: 151st Gettysburg Re-enactment - The Evening Sun Some great images by photographer Shane Dunlap from the 151st Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment that took place on Friday, July 4, 2014.
→ Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture | WFMZ.com video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
→ Series looks at 'Anabaptist Faith' - LancasterOnline Details of Highland's Spring Senior Life Institute, open to the public, follow: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3: "Introduction to Anabaptism," with Bach ...
Visitors at the Virginville site during the Aug. 22 event stepped back in time and enjoyed the carefully preserved farm, as well as demonstrations and exhibits of period crafts, cooking, ...
→ The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey to hold birthday party Saturday | PennLive.com.
→ Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia - LancasterOnline Events like these connect the past with the present in a way that history books cannot. They are an ...
25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch festival came to the Reading Terminal Market - Philadelphia Business Journal Click here to see photos of the annual Philly event.
→ Whoopie Pie: A brief history - WGAL What do see in your mind's eye upon hearing the words - whoopie pie? If your answer was two chocolate cake-like buns glued together with ...
→ Inaugural Gettysburg Brew Fest a hit with beer aficionados - WGAL Home Follow the link above for photos from the event. A second Brewfest is being planned for the spring. ...
Long's Park art show is back this Labor Day weekend - LancasterOnline There will be live music, food and demonstrations as well. For more information go to longspark.org. Experience one of America’s ...
In my mind's eye, the fanciful events depicted in Der Belsnickel Suite portray two special days on a family farm in a rustic and sturdy home built from field stone. ...
  Source: ‘S Kutztown Folk Festival hot gschtaert | The Pennsylvania German Newspaper
Prodigy pianist to perform Nov. 9 in Waynesboro - Herald Mail Media: Pennsylvania
→ The final Judgment: Pennsylvania, California wines split blind tasting | PennLive.com
→ Group sets 2015 Pa. German Zammelaaf - Lebanon Daily News The 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf will be held on Saturday, March 7, at a new venue in Annville. Organizers said ...
→ MakersFest, '70 Works' put crafts in the spotlight - LancasterOnline
Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown - Morning Call The Plowboys Summer Show will be held at The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. And don't forget ...
→ Tickets on sale for 2014 Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend - berksmontnews.com Tickets can be purchased online on the Berks County Wine Trail website.
PHOTOS | 2014 Foodstruck – York, PA
Foodstruck is a free-admission food truck party spotlighting a variety of local and regional mobile food trucks and trailers serving a wide range of specialty foods including tacos, bbq, pizza, ...
→ Zenkaikon to draw costumed throng ready for sci-fi, fantasy, anime weekend - LancasterOnline
5-Day Denver Fair opens Tuesday - LancasterOnline: Local News Denver Fair Denver Memorial Park 800 Main St. Admission Free Parking On-site, $4 fee Schedule Tuesday to Thursday: 4 to 10 p.m. Friday: noon to 11 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 ...
→ Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil's forecast - LancasterOnline It's a good question: Which groundhog's prediction is to be the final word in the battle ...
→ About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County event | Reading Eagle
→ Virginville historic farm offers tour of ‘good, bad & ugly of wetland plant life’
→ Philadelphia's beer trail bursts with brotherly love Find out more at PhillyBierfest.com.
→ Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park - Herald Mail Media Seeing the medieval pumpkin launcher is reason enough to attend this yearly festival in Waynesboro.
If your interested in hearing a church service in the Pennsylfaanisch Deitsch dialect you're in luck! St. Jacob's (Stone) UCC, 5152 Stone Church Road, Glenville, will hold their annual Pennsylvania Dutch Service ...
Spoutwood Farm's three-day Fairie Festival, held every year around May Day and attended by over 15,000 visitors, celebrates the coming of spring and features a may pole, art, music, vendors ...
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→ Capsule reviews of three recent mystery titles - Books - The Boston Globe Is the author referencing the The Hochstetler Massacre with the opening chapters of this book? Certainly seems so ...
→ 21 area wineries, meaderies, breweries to participate in Taste of Kutztown.
Donmoyer will give lecture on hex signs to Pinegrove Historical Society
Patrick Donmoyer, a member of the Historical Barn and Farm Foundation of Pennsylvania, will make a presentation to the Pinegrove Historical Society on March 13 about barn stars, commonly known ...
→ Here's a primer for Lancaster Roots and Blues festival 2015 - LancasterOnline With 75 performing acts consisting of 400 musicians playing 10 stages at eight venues over two days, there ...
→ Cigar Box Guitar Festival to be held at York Emporium - PennLive.com There is a photo gallery associated with this article. Check out the festival's Facebook page form more information.
Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore
→ Little Bigfoot: Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore - LancasterOnline This is a brilliant idea for a festival and certainly a welcome addition to the ...
→ Tour of Saucon Valley barns offers glimpse in farming history - The Morning Call For more information go to sauconvalleyconservancy.org.
Local Links | April 29, 2015
ArtWalk, coming this weekend, is bigger than ever Exploring Lancaster's past at Rock Ford Plantation 'The stink bug whisperer': York County woman turns pests into art Lehigh Valley tourism: Who's visiting and what ...
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
→ Ghost hunters will gather at haunted house in Bainbridge on Saturday - LancasterOnline
→ First Fire and Ice Festival brings warmth to Reading with local flare
Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
→ Photos: 2014 Demo Derby at the Lebanon Area Fair - Lebanon Daily News
First Savory Gettysburg Food Tours set for April 12-13, 2014
PHOTOS: Kutztown Folk Festival 2015
Hanover Dutch Festival offers new attractions
300 bands, 30 venues, four days: 2015 Millennium Music Conference coming to Harrisburg
Photos: The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire kicked off its 2015 season Saturday
Fort Hunter Park to host annual Fort Hunter Day celebration of historical activities, entertainment
Free anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history
Ricky Skaggs on Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: ‘It really is a big family, this music’
Gettysburg gears up for 151st anniversary event
Spring Gulch fills roster for 28th annual folk festival
Amish quilts focus of Janneken Smucker Lectures at Elizabethtown Elizabethtown College
Photos: Steampunk Unlimited 2014 at the Strasburg Railroad
Lehigh Valley Wine Trail to unveil new cider and wine festival in October 2015
Festivals “Fall” Into Place in Bucks County
Local Links | May 5, 2015
Burning of Chambersburg to be commemorated
Birdsboro’s Daniel Boone Homestead Recreating 18th Century Christmas
Five things you won’t want to miss at the Great American Outdoor Show
Pennsylvania German Fersommling: “Dee Huffa Karrich Ruh Blotz”
Can-Am Games open Sunday in York at York Expo Center
Foodstruck, York’s food-truck party, is back with beer Aug. 31
Pennsylvania Dutch Days 1962 Flyer – Hershey, PA
Artsfest of Greater Harrisburg set for Memorial Day weekend
Third Foodstruck draws more than 10,000 to York
Pictures: Shooting in the New Year in Kutztown
Foodstruck is today in downtown York 5-9 pm !
Wing walker among new acts booked for Sands Lehigh Valley Airshow
York Harley-Davidson to host Bike Night, factory open house
Landis Valley Museum “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour
Boehm’s Chapel to feature ‘Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone’
Camp Curtin Historical society to host Civil War encampment in Lemoyne
Vintage campers planned for Sept. 5-7 Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Show
Jonathan Yeager, friends, will get the taps flowing at the Lancaster Craft Beerfest
PHOTOS | 2014 Kutztown Folk Festival – Kutztown, PA
White Rose Thunder returning to York a week earlier
Shank’s Tavern celebrates 200 years as Marietta landmark
Groundhog Day and The Pennsylvania Dutch
A celebration of apples at the Haldeman Mansion
Crowd learns to make ‘honey wine’ during Burnside Plantation demo, tasting
VIDEO | World War II B-17 visiting Capital City Airport
Celebrate Harvest Time at Hopewell Furnace Historic Site on September 13
Christiana Fire Company auction set for Saturday, Sept. 20
Palmyra group planning food truck, arts fest
Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum old-fashioned Christmas offers look at Pennsylvania German life in 1842
Social Still Micro-Distillery & Kitchen to offer yoga, brunch (and cocktails)
VIDEO | 76th Berks County Versommling – 2015
Bethlehem’s Sun Inn hosting all-night Halloween ghost hunt
Spring adventures at the Norristown Farm Park
Allentown Fair Preview: Changes this year include late start, more beer, acrobats and EDM
VIDEO | Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival
Photos: Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014: Sea Harrier touches down
Lessons at Kutztown Folk Festival help keep Pennsylvania Dutch alive
Local Links | May 8, 2015
10 reasons to visit downtown York this summer
PHOTOS | 2014 Bridge Bust – Columbia-Wrightsville , PA
Carrie Underwood’s show may have been best yet at Allentown’s PPL Center
Annual Snow Goose migration attracts birders to Lebanon County’s Middle Creek Wildlife Area
PHOTOS: 151st Gettysburg Re-enactment
VIDEO | Kutztown Folk Festival celebrates Pa. Dutch culture
Series looks at ‘Anabaptist Faith’
More than 300 attend historic Farm Festival at 240-year old Dreibelbis homestead in Virginville
The Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey to hold birthday party Saturday
Civil War predominates at Caring for Heritage in Columbia
PHOTOS | 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf – Annville, PA
VIDEO | 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the Reading Terminal Market
Photos from the 2014 Whoopie Pie Festival at the Hershey Farm Restaurant & Inn
Photos: Inaugural Gettysburg Brew Fest a hit with beer aficionados
Long’s Park art show is back for Labor Day weekend 2014
Der Belsnickel Suite, a symphonic work by Dave Kline performed by the Reading Philharmonic Orchestra
VIDEO | ‘S Kutztown Folk Festival hot gschtaert
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Pennsylvania Chardonnay’s dominate in PA vs. California blind wine tasting
Group sets 2015 Pennsylvania German Zammelaaf
MakersFest, ’70 Works’ put crafts in the spotlight
Tractors rule at Old Time Plowboys show in Kutztown
Tickets on sale for 2014 Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend
PHOTOS | 2014 Foodstruck – York, PA
Zenkaikon to draw costumed throng ready for sci-fi, fantasy, anime weekend
5-Day Denver Fair opens Tuesday at Denver Memorial Park
Spring is coming: Octoraro Orphie makes his yearly pronouncement, defying Phil’s forecast
About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County Fersommling
Dreibelbis historic farm offers Wetlands Species Walk
Philadelphia’s beer trail bursts with brotherly love – Philly Bierfest 2014
Thousands attend Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew Park
Glenville Church to hold Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect Service on April 12, 2015
PHOTOS | Aviation Days at the York Airport 2017 – Thomasville, PA
Photos: Spoutwood Farm’s 24th annual Fairie Festival
Capsule review: The Dead Will Tell by Kate Burkholder
21 area wineries, meaderies, breweries to participate in Taste of Kutztown
Donmoyer will give lecture on hex signs to Pinegrove Historical Society
Here’s a primer for Lancaster Roots and Blues festival 2015
Photos: Cigar Box Guitar Festival to be held at York Emporium
Columbia’s first Albatwitch Festival remembers the apple-snatching creature of local lore
Tour of Saucon Valley barns offers glimpse in farming history
Local Links | April 29, 2015
VIDEO | York FestivICE 2018
Ghost hunters will gather at haunted Haldeman Mansion in Bainbridge on Saturday
First Fire and Ice Festival brings warmth to Reading with local flare
Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
Photos: 2014 Demo Derby at the Lebanon Area Fair

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