Pause and give thanks May 27

By on May 15, 2019

There’s no place like Lititz to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday.

Symphony Orchestra concert in park

The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert in the band shell in Lititz Springs Park on Saturday, May 25. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.

The evening will include popular show tune selections from Evita, A Chorus Line, and Les Misérables, along with beloved patriotic tunes. The Memorial Day concert would not be complete without the roar of the famous 1812 Overture and pyrotechnics show.

In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be relocated to Warwick High School auditorium, at 301 W. Orange St.

Bring your lawn chairs and your friends to this exciting patriotic event that will surely be the highlight of your holiday weekend

The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra will perform in Lititz Springs Park on Saturday evening, May 25.

Memorial Day Parade

The Lititz American Legion will conduct its annual Lititz Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 27 at 10:45 a.m.

The short patriotic parade will form on Warwick Street, moves to North Broad, then to East Main, and ends at Lititz Moravian cemetery where a memorial program featuring guest speaker Jeremy Strathmeyer will be Jeremy Strathmeyer will take place.

Call 717-626-9906 for more information.

On May 27, a liviing military timeline will take place in the Lititz Springs Park between 12 and 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Lititz Remembers

From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., guests can also visit the Lititz Springs Park for a tribute to veterans.

This year, the event is co-organized by Erin Myers, who often can often be seen portraying Rosie the Riveter at area events.

“Participants will represent several time periods ranging from Revolutionary War to Vietnam,” said Myers. Displays will consist of blankets, tents, vehicles, and items from their war time era periods. The event was created to educate others on soldiers lives, experiences, uniforms, and time periods and honor those who came before us and gave the ultimate sacrifice on Memorial Day.

Cory Van Brookhoven is a staff writer for the Lititz Record Express. He welcomes your comments at or 717-721-4423.

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