- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Memorial Day Parade
- Second Friday the 13th
- Farmers market opens May 21
- Hello (again), Dolly!
- Kreider Farms opens silo observation tower
- ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens Thursday at EPAC
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- Manheim Downtown Development Group will dissolve
Going Out Guide – Entertainment Calendar
Laserdome – Throughout the month of April, Boy and Girl Scouts in uniform play laser tag free each weekday. Visit laserdome.com.
Trivia – The Bulls Head/General Sutter, 14 E. Main St., Ephrata, hosts team trivia each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the ballroom. Call 626-2115.
Wolf Exhibit – Photographer Chuck Rineer, whose photos feature inhabitants of the PA Wolf Sanctuary, will exhibit through May 7, in the Art Space in the East Building of HACC’s Lancaster Campus. Visit hacc.edu.
‘A Murder is Announced’ – Agatha Christie’s classic will be staged by the Elizabethtown College Theatre Department, through April 27. $6/person. Tickets: 361-1170.
Maggie Spike – Warm, original, engaging duo music April 25 at 6:30 at The Café @ Ten Thousand Villages, 240 N. Reading Rd., Ephrata. Call 721-8400.
Stamp Show – The Philatelic Society of Lanc. Co. will sponsor its 29th annual stamp show April 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster. Call 723-1864.
High Sports Play-All-Day – Play All Day for $15 at High Sports on April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rte. 501, one mile north of Lititz). $10 in advance at email@example.com.
Pretzel Fest – The Kiwanis Club is hosting Pretzel Fest in downtown Lititz, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun for all ages. Visit lititzpretzelfest.com.
IPA Fest – Stoudt’s Brewing Company, 2800 N. Reading Rd., Adamstown, will hold an IPA Fest April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. Call 484-4386.
Guitarist at Cafe – Innovative guitarist Alex Brubaker will perform at Emmaus Road Cafe, 1886 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, April 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. Call 478-3672.
Father-Daughter Dance – The Ephrata Rec Center will hold a father-daughter dance April 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 3 and up. $15/couple. Register online at ephratarec.com.
American Boychoir – The American Boychoir will give a concert April 28 at 7 p.m. at Manheim Township High School, 115 Blue Streak Boulevard in Lancaster. Tickets at door: $10/$5.
Laserdome – Mothers get a free game of laser tag on Mother’s Day. Throughout May, service personnel (nurses, police, etc) get free laser tag sessions with I.D. Visit laserdome.com.
Rick Sky – Acoustic guitar, native flutes, world percussion and vocals May 2 at 6:30 at The Café @ Ten Thousand Villages, 240 N. Reading Rd., Ephrata. Call 721-8400.
PVRC Community Day – Penn Township and Pleasant View Retirement Community will host a 5K walk/run a 8 a.m. and a Community Day 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 3 at PVRC, 544 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim. Visit PleasantViewrc.org.
Brunnerville Community Day – Brunnerville will host Community Day throughout the town at various locations on May 3 from 9 am. to 4 p.m. Chicken BBQ, food sales, fun stuff for kids, vendors. Call 625-0570.
Art Exhibit – Student entries in the 2014 Congressional Art Competition will be exhibited at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland throughout May, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 355-6000.
Boy Scout Camporee – Long’s Park will be the site of a Boy Scouts STEM Camporee May 2-4. The public is invited to join in on May 3 at 9 a.m. for a day of activities. Call 394-4063.
Native American Culture – Lancaster Longhouse will host a traditional Native American meal, and hands on activities such as planting and social dances, May 3 at noon at the Hans Herr House and Museum, 1849 Hans Herr Dr., Willow Street. $40; all 464-4438.
Kentucky Derby Party – The Lititz Woman’s Club will hold a fund-raising Kentucky Derby party May 3 at 4 p.m. at Siegrist Farm, 339 Pierson Road, Lititz. $30 pp; call 823-3326.
Keystone Music Expo – Lovers of vinyl, CDs, cassettes and 8-tracks will gather to sell and trade May 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Continental Inn, 2285 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster. Visit recordcollectors.org.
World Record Attempt – Join the United Way in trying to break the world record for the longest high-five chain on May 5 at 5:55 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Lancaster County Convention Center, 25 S. Queen St., Lancaster. Must be 12+. Call 394-0731.
Tropicana Bus Trip – A bus trip to Atlantic City’s Tropicana Hotel and Casino is set to depart from the Ephrata Wal-Mart parking lot May 18 at 8 a.m. $50 pp/$25 back. Call 354-2656 by May 1.
Garden Tour Weekend – The 31st Annual Demuth Garden Tour will be held June 14-15, rain or shine. Kick-off garden party on June 13. Tickets avail. May 1. Details at demuth.org.
‘Sunday in the Park with George’ – The musical “Sunday in the Park with George” will run May 1 through 17 at EPAC. Tickets: ephrataperformingartscenter.com.
Barbershop Show – Red Rose Men’s Chorus will host its chapter show, “Sentimental Journey,” May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd., Lancaster. $15. Call 983-8850.
Chicago – Legendary band Chicago will perform at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, York, on May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Visit StrandCapitol.org.
Art Reception – A reception for photographer Jim Bowman and potter Lin Bowman will be held May 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz. Call 381-3550.
Steam/Woodworking – A woodworking and steam engine show will be held at the Rough and Tumble Museum, 4997 Lincoln Hwy., Kinzers, May 9-10. Visit roughandtumble.org.
Friendship FEST & Auction – Friendship Community will hold its 21st annual FEST & Auction May 9-10 at the Friendship Community corporate grounds, 1149 E. Oregon Road, Lititz Admission free. Visit friendshipcommunity.net for schedule.
‘80’s Re-Lived!’ – PRiMA Theatre’s “80’s Re-lived” musical will be performed at The Chameleon Club, 223 N. Water St., Lancaster, May 18 and 25 at 3 and 7 p.m. Visit primatheatre.com.
Dave Stahl Big Band – EPAC will celebrate Maynard Ferguson’s birthday with a concert on May 22 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Dave Stahl Big Band. $15. Visit ephrataperformingartscenter.com.
Concert – Waltz Vineyards, 1599 Old Line Road, Manheim, will feature the band Honeypump on May 31 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. $10 admission. Call 664-9463.
Ham & Harmony – Enjoy a ham dinner and groove to the a cappella sounds of Red Rose City Chorus on May 31 at 6 p.m. at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church. $20. Call 201-5222.
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