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Black Creek Greenhouses of East Earl Display for 2014

Each year, Black Creek Greenhouses of East Earl creates a fun, captivating display that is enjoyed by their many customers as they enter their Greenhouses.  This year's theme is Goldilocks and the three bears.  Visit this and a lot of other awesome hidden gems that feature flowers, gardens, plants, lawns, and landscaping.  https://reallancastercounty.com/markets-2/flowers-gardens/ ...

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Dear Winter (open note to winter…overstaying its welcome in Lancaster County PA)

Dear WINTER, No one is applauding...why do you persist in giving us beautiful encore after beautiful encore? Everyone is anxiously awaiting SPRING'S debut! We anticipate a stunning performance by SPRING, thanks to all of the moisture you have provided the past few months but, by now, it is time for you to make a gracious exit. Thanks...from the lovers' of all things green & beautiful! ...

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Mud Sales Lancaster County PA Dutch Country 2014

Each year, a variety of fun events and interesting traditions take place in Lancaster County but there is nothing that presents a more compelling “portrait of local colors,” than the annual community mud sale.  Aptly named for the thawing ground of springtime, these auctions/sales are a major fundraiser for local volunteer fire companies.  With the earliest sale beginning in February, these community gather ...

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Unique Signs in Lancaster County PA Dutch Country

During our travels today at www.realLancasterCounty.com, we encountered a unique sign that is no doubt rarely found outside of Lancaster County's PA Dutch country. We arrived at a locally owned green house that may be joining our website later this month, only to find this sign near the entrance and a note on the door that said "Closed at 12pm, Tuesday, March 4th. We went to find spring at the Philadelphia ...

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FASNACHT DAY in Lancaster County, PA March 4, 2014

Enjoy a timeless tradition on Tuesday, March 4, 2014!  Although the rest of the world may call it FAT TUESDAY, Lancaster County celebrates FASNACHT DAY…alternately spelled Fastnacht, Fausnacht, Fauschnaut, or Fosnacht. Regardless of spelling, it is always occurs on Shrove Tuesday, which begins the traditional 40-day period of fasting and prayer practiced by Christians prior to Easter. While this day is syno ...

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Lancaster County Snowstorm Eby’s General Store

Thanks to one of our hidden gems in Martindale, Eby's General Store, for allowing us to share this great photo. Eby's is nestled among the Old Order Mennonite Community where this horse and sleigh was used by one of their loyal customers, coming "to town" for their groceries and supplies. ...

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AQS Quilt Week Lancaster County Convention Center March 12-15 Lodging

Are you among the thousands who are busily planning your trip to beautiful Lancaster County for the annual AQS Quilt Week, March 12-15? May we suggest that you stay at one of the fabulous bed and breakfasts featured on our website? We feature only the very best in local lodging options and you will not be disappointed with your stay at any of our hand-selected, carefully screened locations. https://reallanc ...

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Snowy Owls in Lancaster County PA

If you live in Lancaster County or are just visiting at some point this winter, keep your eye to the sky for a awe-inspiring SNOWY OWLS that are being seen throughout the Country with regularity. These fabled Artic creatures are the largest owl in North America. Normally they remain in the far north with just a few coming to PA each year...this year, for reasons seemingly unknown, they are "invading!" Thank ...

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Lancaster County Beauty of Nature in Trees

There is something inspiring about a tree that courageously stands alone, weathering the hardship of winter storms and enduring the extremes of dry seasons, standing strong and majestic! Does anyone else appreciate the captivating beauty of trees without their leaves? ...

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Lancaster County Auctions…a real cultural experience with great deals!

www.reallancastercounty.com welcomes Tim Weaver Auction Service, our newest hidden gem. If you value the traditional heritage of PA Dutch Country, if you appreciate the historical worth of family estates, if you treasure the open spaces of Lancaster County farmlands…you will want to check out the local auctions that are conducted by Tim Weaver Auction Service. Operating out of his home base in New Holland, ...

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Amish Weddings with temporary home additions

Have you wondered why the Amish, on occasion, seem to add a temporary looking porch style addition to their houses during the fall?  The answer...it's wedding season and these temporary but sturdy additions are constructed to accommodate an abundance of guests at their home hosted weddings which occur as an all-day event on Tuesdays.  When the wedding, the structure is taken down as the additional space is ...

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Finding Kosher in Lancaster County…Dutch Country Soft Pretzels

Do you live in Lancaster County or are you planning a visit?  Do you require or prefer kosher?  If so, and you like a great tasting pretzel, you will want to stop by Dutch Country Soft Pretzels.  Located in the heart of Lancaster County, this hidden gem that awaits discovery by those who appreciate authentic culture and enjoy delicious tastes.  Join with the locals who stop by this aromatic store for their ...

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Weavertown Mennonite School’s 41st Annual Bake Sale and Public Auction on Saturday, October 12

Among the eclectic mix of local vendors featured on the RLC Website, a number of them are Amish-Mennonite, some of whom send their children to Weavertown Mennonite School in Bird-in-Hand.  On their behalf, you are invited to their School's 41st Annual Bake Sale and Public Auction on Saturday, October 12 beginning at 9:30am.  See below brochure for more information... ...

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