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    Small fest, big crowd

    It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day for a beer festival Saturday, June 6. The second annual St. Bonifest, a micro-festival celebrating the beers of St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company, brought out hundreds of beer fans...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    EPAC will auction redware plate signed by actor Jonathan Groff

    Local artisan and retired Ephrata Area School district teacher Andrew Loercher is well-known in Lancaster County for his exquisite redware pottery. Now he has created a unique plate that will be auctioned on eBay the week of...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Ephrata Concert Band will perform Father’s Day concert

    The Ephrata Concert Band, with Lincoln Fogelsanger conducting, will kick off its 2015 season on Sunday, June 21 at 7:15 p.m. with a Father’s Day-themed musical program. “Dad’s Day,” “His Honor” and “Your Father’s Mustache” will be...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Bob Checchia (left) and Kevin Fisher, shine in the roles of Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar in “The Odd
Couple,” being staged through June 27 at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. (Photo by Marty Heisey)
    ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50

      It’s a plot device as old as the written word: put two diametrically opposed characters together in a controlled environment and watch how things play out. The formula proved to be a winner for playwright Neil...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Bob Checchia (left) and Kevin Fisher rehearse for “The Odd Couple.” The show opens June 11 at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. (Photo by Marty Heisey)
    Two’s a crowd! – ‘The Odd Couple’ is coming to EPAC

    “The Odd Couple,” Neil Simon’s classic play about two mismatched roommates — the neat, uptight Felix Ungar; and the slovenly, easygoing Oscar Madison — debuts on June 11 at Ephrata Area Performing Arts Center, with shows through June 27....

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • According to reviewer Michael Upton, even comedic favorite Melissa McCarthy couldn’t save “Spy” from being a run of the mill film.
    ‘Spy’ and ‘San Andreas’: Cracking up all over

    After making one of the biggest clunkers in comedic history (“Tammy”) Melissa McCarthy is back. The television star of “Mike & Molly” has reunited with writer and director Paul Feig (“The Heat,” “Bridesmaids”) to take the top...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • The Tartan Terrors, a rowdy bunch of kilt-wearing party hounds, will bring their mix of Celtic music, Highland dancing and top-level bagpiping to the PA Ren Faire’s Celtic Fling and Highland Games, held June 28 and 29.
    Celtic Fling coming to Ren Faire

    The Celtic traditions of dance, music, food, games, and crafts come alive every year at the Celtic Fling celebration on the grounds of the PA Renaissance Faire. On over 35 acres, the Celtic spirit is felt as...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • ‘Legally Blonde Jr.’ auditions planned

    Community Arts Foundation of Ephrata will produce “Legally Blonde Jr.” Aug. 7 through 9, 2015. “Legally Blonde Jr.” follows the journey of Elle Woods from California valley girl to Harvard Law graduate. Elle takes on the challenge...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Car cruise seeking exhibitors

    The annual United Zion Retirement Community Car and Motorcycle Cruise is set for August 26 from 6 p.m. until dark. UZRC is located at 722 Furnace Hills Pike This event is open to all vehicles and is...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    ‘Jurassic Park’ing

    Ephrata resident Mark Luogo has a passion for movies and the vehicles featured in them. His hand-painted Ford Explorer inspired by the SUVs used in “Jurassic Park” will be on display at the Ephrata Main Theatre’s Main...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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