• Emilia Clarke (left) is Sarah Connor; and Arnold Schwarzenegger
is the Guardian, in “Terminator Genisys,” which had a very lukewarm
opening over Independence Day weekend.
    The ‘80s and ‘Terminator Genisys’

        They’ll be back … or not The 1980s have rebounded! Boom boxes and excessive hairspray have managed to stay away, but most things ‘80s — especially entertainment — are back en vogue (and have been for an...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Morgan Metzler, 10, gets ready to eat a “mouse” during the 2014 Lititz Chocolate Walk. The mouse
is a chocolate-covered cherry, with a Wilbur Bud for the nose and almond slices for the ears.
    Chocolate Walk tickets on sale now

    The Kiwanis Club of the Lititz Area starts selling tickets to the 14th annual Lititz Chocolate Walk July 1. Tickets can be purchased online at Lititzchocolatewalk.com. Always held the Saturday before Columbus Day, this year’s walk will...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    EMazing GRACE will play at Farmers Market

    EMazing GRACE started playing together in the fall of 2010 and discovered they made a fantastic acoustic pair and were having a whole lot of fun doing so. Their youth and energy lends itself to the bluegrass style...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Brooke Lutz, of Ephrata, was recently awarded a year-long scholarship to the Tremaine Dance Convention. Brooke will attend the year-long tour, visiting 24 cities across the country. In order to qualify, she attended an intense audition which included ballet and modern dance. She was also awarded a "company ready" award, and an “overall best technical dancer" award.  "Brooke is captivating to watch and she was born to dance,”  Pulse Dance Studio owner Jennifer Olsen said. “When she dances, people stop in their tracks and watch her."
    Pulse Dance Studio headed to national competition

      Thirty dancers from the competition division at Pulse Dance Studio will compete in the prestigious Tremaine National Dance competition, which begins July 6 in Orlando, Fla. The dancers earned the coveted spots after an impressive showing...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Carl Tobias, shown here leading the Ephrata Concert Band during
a special appearance last year, will be leading the band
again at a July 5 concert. He was conductor of the band from
1986 to 2009, and is now conductor emeritus.
    Concert band hits patriotic stride for July 5 performance

      The Ephrata Concert Band will perform an array of patriotic music at its admission-free concert July 5 at 7:15 p.m. at the bandshell in Ephrata Borough’s Grater Park. Carl Tobias, who served as conductor of the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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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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