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    Lancaster Liederkranz celebrates Sommerfest

      The Lancaster Liederkranz welcomed summer with its annual Sommerfest on Friday and Saturday. Music, singing, traditional German food, men and boys in lederhosen and ladies and girls in dirndls were all part of the festivities at...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Lions honor local heroes: Patriotic presentation planned during Flamin’ Dick concert

    Fourth of July in Lititz starts July 3 with the Lions Club Independence Day Parade, followed by ‘50s and ‘60s rock and roll in the park with Flamin’ Dick and The Hot Rods. The combination has become...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Lititz Independence Day: Schedule of Events

      Lititz’s big weekend is almost here. Two days of patriotic festivities start July 3 with the parade, and continues with a fabulous ‘50s theme in Lititz Springs Park. From Flamin’ Dick to funnel cakes to fireworks,...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods will perform at the Lititz Springs Park bandshell immediately following
the July 3 Lions Club Independence Day Parade. The show begins at approximately 8:30 p.m. Shown
(left to right) are “Flamin’” Dick Weatherholtz and John “Squeek” Zaneski. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Flamin’ Dick celebrates the golden years of rock-n-roll

    The July 3 concert with oldies band Flamin’ Dick and the Hotrods has been a Lititz tradition since 1999 —this year will be their 17th show in Lititz Springs Park. The group is a ‘50s and ‘60s...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Myopics at Lititz Farmers Market

      The Myopics will be performing at the Lititz Farmers Market June 27. A sprightly swinging acoustic trio based in Lititz, their repertoire is drawn mostly from American popular songs from the 1920s to about 1960. The...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Local guitarist at Ten Thousand Villages this Friday

    Local percussive fingerstyle guitarist Alex Brubaker returns to the Cafe at Ten Thousand Villages following the successful release of his third solo album, “The Architect; The Engineer.” The show takes place Friday, June 26, from 6:30 to...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Disney Pixar’s newest offering, “Inside Out,” explores the multiple personalities that might reside
inside a person’s head, and represents them with animated characters. Michael Upton thinks the
plot is a bit cerebral for the kids, but perfect for their parents to enjoy.
    ‘Inside Out’: Kids’ movies with the kids

    I’m back where it all started. Literally, I’m writing from the place where I became overly addicted to movies: Farmington, Maine. I’d always enjoyed movies, even as a kid. It wasn’t until I was in college that...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Media is the theme for Sunday performance at Grater Park

      News media will be the theme of the Ephrata Concert Band’s June 28 concert at the bandshell at Ephrata Borough’s Grater Community Park. Lincoln Fogelsanger will conduct. The opening march (following the Star-Spangled Banner) will be...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Killin’ the Blues is (left to right) Sherick Guthrie, Albie von Schaaf and David Denisewicz.
    Guthrie and friends are Killin’ the Blues

    “There’s a certain feeling I get from the time I open my case until I put the bass away,” said Sherick Guthrie. “There’s just… free. I just be me, and it’s acceptable.” Guthrie is an intense musician...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Small fest, big crowd

    It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day for a beer festival Saturday, June 6. The second annual St. Bonifest, a micro-festival celebrating the beers of St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company, brought out hundreds of beer fans...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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