Are you a fan of yard sales, ballet, painting, photography or soulful food? An event is likely to be waiting for you in Lancaster County this weekend.
Activities to attend this weekend include a plein air where people can watch artists paint near the Susquehanna River, as well as an exhibition of photographs at Columbia Cemetery, ocean papier-mâché projects at the Lancaster Public Library and more.
There will also be several Earth Day events this week. For a list of 10 ways to celebrate, check out our list of Earth Day activities.
Here are seven events to check out in Lancaster County this weekend.
Ballet “Snow White”.
Dancers of the Cavod Ballet Theater will stage a performance of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”. It is described as a wonderful entrance to ballet for both children and adults.
More information: Friday at 19.00, Saturday at 14.00 and 19.00, Sunday at 16.00 | Kavod Theater, 641 W. Main St., New Holland | Price: pre-$ 17 for adults and $ 12 for students; door tickets cost $ 19 | More information
A photo exhibition entitled “Through the Lens of John Reitzel” will be organized at Mount Bethel Cemetery, which will feature photos of Colombia and the Susquehanna River. Raitzel is a Colombian-born Air Force veteran.
Additional information: Friday from 17.00 to 20.00, Sunday from 14.00 to 16.00 | Cottage in Mount Bethel Cemetery, 700 Locust St., Colombia Price: Admission is free More information
Plein air event
If you cross the Susquehanna River this week, you can see people painting in the streets while River Towns Plein Air 2022 continues. artists from these cities. On Saturday, the artists will compete to perform a plein air painting in just two hours. On Sunday from noon to 3 pm in the school gymnasium of Sasquehanna Waldorf will be a free family event to draw fish. No registration required. Finished works can be seen at the exhibition from April 29 to May 1 at the Marietta Community Center at 264 W. Market St. in Marietta.
Additional information: The event will run until April 27. | Near the Susquehanna River in Marietta, Reitsville and Columbia Price: Free viewing artists More information
Sale of public yard Bainbridge
More than 15 residences and churches in Bainbridge will be on sale in the courtyard this Saturday. All participating residencies are listed on Facebook event page. Some items include clothes, toys, games, household items, furniture, vintage items and more.
More information: Saturday from 7 am | St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 106 N. 2nd St., Bainbridge, and several other Bainbridge residences | Price: Admission is free More information
Papier-mâché in the library
The Lancaster Public Library wants people of all ages to stop by Saturday to create papier-mâché creations in an ocean theme. The works will then be presented in the library.
Additional information: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St., Lancaster | Price: Admission is free More information
Opening of the backyard Glasshouse Wineworks
The boutique of Glasshouse Wineworks will celebrate its opening in the backyard with pizza from Pizza Tent from 16:00 to 19:30 and tunes from Candy Shop Uncle Fester’s Candy Shop from 17:30. Proceeds from the musical performance will be donated to the non-profit organization Leo’s Helping Paws, so Participants are encouraged to bring their well-behaved puppy friends.
Additional information: Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. | Glasshouse Wineworks, 8 S. Charlotte St., Manheim | Price: Admission is free More information
Sunday “Sweet Mama’s Soul Food”.
Organizers from Sweet Mama’s Mambo Sauce are organizing a festival dedicated to soulful food with food trucks, cocktails, cigar lounge, vendors, bags and more. Shops @ Rockvale will host a festival so visitors can go out, shop, eat deliciously and wander.
Additional information: Sunday from 11.00 to 17.00 | The Shops @ Rockvale, 35 S. Willowdale Dr., Lancaster | Price: $ 30 for shared entry, $ 60 for VIP entry | More information