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DOWNTOWN LANCASTER , PA

2011

H O L I DAY

SPECIAL EVENTS

Lancaster Arts Hotel

Friday, November 25 Mayor’s Tree Lighting and Tuba Christmas at Penn Square

j.a. sharp Custom Jeweler The Guild Store •

6:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:15 pm 7:30 pm 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7:30 - 9 pm 5 - 8 pm

Rainbow Pet Creations • Red Rose Segway Tours

The Cartoon Christmas Trio concert Arrival of Santa Claus Lighting of Christmas Tree Tuba Christmas The Cartoon Christmas Trio at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Visits with Santa at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Central Market Open

Central Market Find a variety of fresh foods, plus gift items at Central Market, the oldest continuously operating farmer’s market in the country. Central Market is open Tuesdays and Fridays 6 am to 4pm and Saturdays 6 am to 2pm.

Special Holiday Hours for Central Market November 23, 6am – 4pm November 25, 5pm – 8pm

Downtown Dollars Lancaster Downtown Dollars make great gifts, while supporting local merchants. Conveniently available in both five and ten dollar increments. Downtown Dollars can be redeemed at over 100 locations. To purchase Downtown Dollars and to arrange for pick-up or delivery, please contact the James Street Improvement District at (717) 394-0783. You can also visit www.DowntownLancaster.com for more information and a complete list of participating merchants.

Holiday Parking Free 2 hour metered parking December 19 -24.

Event is free to the public.

November 25, December 2, 9, & 16

Sponsors:

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HOLIDAYS! Your Guide to the Season’s Special Events

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

First Reformed Church

The Ware Center at

Fulton Bank Festoon Lancaster Marriott

Tellus 360 Annie Bailey’s

Model Train Display

6:30pm – 9:30pm Carriages depart from Fulton Bank, corner of King and Queen Streets. Rides are based on first come, first served basis. $5/adult, $2/child 12 and under.

November 26 – December 18 Visits with Santa Fridays 6 pm to 9pm, Saturdays 10am to 3pm and Sundays Noon to 3pm Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Pictures with Santa are $5 or take your own for free

Saturday, December 3 Breakfast with Santa Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square 8:30 to 9:30 am Reservations required. Tickets are $10/person, ages 3 & up. Includes breakfast, entertainment, and visit from Santa

For a complete listing of Downtown’s shops, restaurants and attractions, visit

www.DowntownLancaster.com

**Events listed above are hosted by MOOSE. For more information visit www.lancastercityevents.com or call (717) 291-4758.

www.DowntownLancaster.com


2011

H O LIDAY

ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES

November 13

December 2

December 7

December 16

Festoon

Festoon

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra

Music Friday

25 West King Street Late Night Shopping at Festoon 9am – 11pm, Shop ‘til you drop www.shopfestoon.com or (717) 299-2232

The Ware Center at Millersville University 42 North Prince Street Holiday Brass 7:30pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

Live entertainment at a variety Downtown shops and restaurants. 5-9 pm www.downtownlancaster.com (717) 394-0783

25 West King Street “Simplyi the Best” Trunk Show 12pm – 4pm www.shopfestoon.com (717) 299-2232

November 16 – January 15, 2012 Red Rose Segway Tours

Ongoing – December 30 Lancaster Quilt and Textile Museum 37 North Market Street A Lancaster Christmas Exhibit – recreations of Christmas celebrations from the 1850s through 1970s www.quiltandtextilemuseum.com (717) 299-6440

305 North Queen Street Segway Holiday Tour Wednesday – Sunday each week, Tours available 10:30am & 1:30pm www.redrosesegtours.com (717) 393-4526

November 25 – December 24

November 3

Rainbow Pet Creations/Paws Cares – Lancaster

Tellus360 24 East King Street “Table Top Session” Live Music by Steve Brecht and Zach Shedleski 6pm – 10pm www.tellus360.com (717) 393-1660

307 North Queen Street A Cause for Paws Food Drive During Shoppe Hours Facebook at Rainbow Pet Creations (717) 380-1071

November 4 & December 6

November 25

First Friday 5-9 pm

Tellus360 and Annie Bailey’s

Celebrate the arts throughout the City with over 60 art venues, shops and restaurants on the first Friday of each month. www.lancasterarts.com (717) 509-2787

24 & 28 East King Street 2nd Annual “Presents & Pints” Tellus360 10am – 9pm, Annie Baileys 11am – 2am www.tellus360.com, www.anniebaileysirishpub.com (717) 393-1660

November 4 Tellus360 24 East King Street Art Gallery Grand Opening Featuring Selected Works by PCAD Students 6pm – 10pm www.tellus360.com (717) 393-1660

November 4 – January 2, 2012

November 26 Festoon 25 West King Street Christmas Open House 9am – 5pm www.shopfestoon.com (717) 299-2232

The Guild Store

November 26 – December

252 North Prince Street Handmade Holiday Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm. Closed November 24. www.pacrafts.org (717) 431-8706

Saturdays 10am to 4pm, Sundays 1 pm to 4 pm Citizens Bank Building, 2nd floor Free admission, donations suggested

November 12 & 13 Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair Lancaster Convention Center Saturday, 10am – 6pm, Sunday, 10am – 5pm www.pacrafts.org (717) 431-8706

Model Train Display

November 30 – December 31 Fulton Theatre 12 North Prince Street “Hairspray” Tuesday -Thursdays, 7:30pm; Friday-Saturdays, 8pm; Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays, 2pm. Also, December 23 & 27 at 2pm. No performances on December 24 and 25. www.thefulton.org (717) 397-7425

December 2 First Reformed Church 40 East Orange Street Harrisburg Men’s Chorus at 7:30 pm www.firstreformedlancaster.org (717) 397-5149

December 2

December 9 First Reformed Church 40 East Orange Street Live Music at 7:30 pm www.firstreformedlancaster.org (717) 397-5149

Tellus360 Employee Gallery Show and Music with a Christmas Twist 6pm – 9pm www.tellus360.com (717) 393-1660

December 2, 3 & 4 Millersville University Department of Music 42 North Prince Street Glorious Sounds of the Season Concert December 2 at 7:30pm, December 3 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm, December 4 at 2:30pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

December 2, 9, 16 & 23 300 Block of North Queen Street Holiday music and extended business hours – Open until 9:00pm. Also open late 10 days before Christmas beginning December 15, excluding Sundays www.uptownlancaster.com (717) 299-0827 or (717) 393-4526

December 3, 10, 17, 29 & 30 Fulton Theatre 12 North Prince Street “Alice in Wonderland” December 3, 10 & 17 - 11am, December 28 & 30 - 2pm www.thefulton.org (717) 397-7425

December 4 Millersville University Lancaster Cabaret Series The Ware Center 42 North Prince Street “Glorious Christmas” 7:30pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

December 16 Millersville University Lancaster Jazz Series 42 North Prince Street The Holiday Show 7:30pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

December 16 Music For Everyone

December 9 j.a. sharp Custom Jeweler 322 North Queen Street Ladies’ Holiday Night Out 5 – 9pm www.jasharp.com (717) 295-9661

December 11 PRIMA Productions The Ware Center at Millersville University 42 North Prince Street Carrying Christmas 7:00pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

December 14 j.a. sharp Custom Jeweler 322 North Queen Street Men’s Holiday Night Out 5 – 9pm www.jasharp.com (717) 295-9661

December 15, 16, 17 & 18 Creative Works The Ware Center at Millersville University 42 North Prince Street “Christmas on Mars” 7:30pm www.millersville.edu/lancaster (717) 871-2308 or (717) 872-3811

December 16 First Reformed Church 40 East Orange Street Fire in the Glen at 7:30 pm www.firstreformedlancaster.org (717) 397-5149

Holiday Sing-A-Long Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square lobby 7:30pm www.musicforeveryone.net (717) 464-0217

December 23 First Reformed Church 40 East Orange Street Quintessentially Brass at 7:30 pm www.firstreformedlancaster.org (717) 397-5149

December 24 Tellus360 24 East King Street 2nd Annual “Whiskey For Those Who Waited 10am to 9 pm www.tellus360.com (717) 393-1660

December 31 Lancaster Arts Hotel 300 Harrisburg Avenue New Year’s Eve overnight package at the Lancaster Arts Hotel www.lancasterartshotel.com (717) 299-3000

December 31 321 Lancaster! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the City of Lancaster. Over 20 different family-friendly entertainment options at Clipper Magazine Stadium and the City YMCA. Admission $10/person. Free fireworks at midnight in Binns Park! 5:00 pm – Midnight www.lancastercityevents.com (717) 291-4758


Downtown Lancaster for the Holidays Brochure