Entertainment Lancaster Aug. 2-8 ‘The Rest’ Calendar |


SPECIAL EVENTS

AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

Cherry Chrest Adventure Farm’s 23rd annual 5-acre corn maze with the theme “Board Game Madness.” Also, more than 50 family friendly barnyard activities, games and rides spread over 15 acres. Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Last admission is 90 minutes before close.) $17-$30. 150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, 866-546-1799. cherrycrestfarm.com.

COMIC STORE APPEARANCES

Special appearance by cartoonist Ben Wright-Heuman, showcasing and discussing his mystery graphic novel, “The Letters of the Devil.’’ Sat. noon-3 p.m.; Also, appearance by LA television writer Darin Henry, founder of Sitcomics, along with Sitcomics illustrator Jeff Shultz and colorist Glenn Whitmore Wed. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. The Comics Store, 28 McGovern Ave., 717-397-8737.

MONSTER TRUCK APPEARANCE/EVENT

Reigning Guinness World Records record holder for fastest speed for a monster truck —Raminator — makes a pitstop in Lancaster County. Monster truck rides, MOPAR car show, food, monster truck car crush and more. Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (Truck arrives on Friday and is on display from 2-6 pm.) Free. New Holland Auto Group, 508 W. Main St., New Holland. newhollandauto.com.

DANCES/DANCE LESSONS

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Weekly dance. Beginners welcome. Tues. 7-9 p.m. $4. First night free. Manheim Train Station, 210 S. Charlotte St., Manheim. 717-653-1397 for info.

SQUARE DANCE

Do-Pas-O square plus-level dance, with caller Clay Goss and cuer Deb Elser. Visitors welcome to watch. Sat. 8-10:30 p.m. $9. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 222 N. George St, Millersville, 717-394-4719 for info.

SWING DANCE

Lancaster Swing Dance Club dance. Sat. lesson from 7-8 p.m.; dance from 8-11 p.m. $5 adults, $4 students. Living Hope Community Church gymnasium, 2823 Columbia Ave.

WORLD DANCE/INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE

Traditional ethnic dances from many cultures for all ages and abilities. Second and fourth Mon. (all instruction, beginners welcome) 7-8:30 p.m. $10 adults, $7 students. Open/request dancing, Thurs. 7-9 p.m. $7 adults, $5 students. Williamson Pavilion No. 11 in Lancaster County Central Park. Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Ave., Mountville. worlddancelancaster.com, 717-951-5152 or email zita.angelo712@gmail.com.

FAIRS/FESTIVALS

ANNUAL DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Annual festival celebrates music and African-American culture with performances, seminars, family fun, food and more. Cont. through Sat. Gates open at 6 p.m. McCaskey High School grounds, 445 N. Reservoir St. Parade forms Sat. at 1 p.m. at Hand Middle School, 431 S. Ann St.

ART & OUTDOOR FEST

9th annual event features local artisans, kids’ outdoor activities, live music and more. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Shank’s Mare, 2092 Long Level Road, Wrightsville, 717-252-1616. shanksmare.com.

STAR BARN VILLAGE SUMMER FESTIVAL

Family fun with a petting zoo, yard games, music, food and more. Buildings available to tour. Tues. noon-9:30 p.m. Free admission, but parking is $20 per car. Star Barn Village, 1 Hollinger Lane, Elizabethtown. thestarbarn.com.

TERRE HILL DAYS SUMMER FUN NIGHT

An evening of events rescheduled from the Terre Hill Days festival. Includes games, food, candy scramble, live music and ends with a fireworks display. Sat. 4-10 p.m. Free. Terre Hill Community Memorial Park, 210 Lancaster Ave., Terre Hill. terrehilldays.com.

YUMMIE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Celebrate the birthday of Yummie, Kitchen Kettle Village’s mascot with a guest list that includes the mascots of a variety of Lancaster County attractions. Also entertainment, crafts, games, and more. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free ($5 fee for the Kids’ Fun Zone.) Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Phila. Pike, Intercourse. 800-732-3538 or 717-768-8261. kitchenkettle.com.

HISTORIC

BILL OF RIGHTS EXHIBIT

“Amending America: The Bill of Rights,’’ a nationally touring exhibit. Through Aug. 11. Mon – Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 youth 11-17, and free for children under 10. LancasterHistory.org, 230 North President Ave. 717-392-4633. lancasterhistory.org.



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