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    Back from the U.K., The Districts aren’t slowing down

    “These great fields are stretching, taking me oh so far…” is the line that flows into a guitar rift and harmonic melody. It is the beginning line of the song “Funeral Beds,” and the four-piece band that...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Drinking on the Deck at the Dutchmaid is a Spring rite of passage for many locals. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Drinking it all in… outside!

    Spring has sprung and Memorial Day is right around the corner. Pools will open. The rains will taper off. Time to grab a beer and hang outside! There are some great options for outdoor imbibing around the...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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    Concerts by the Creek begin May 20

    For the sixth year in a row, the Concerts by the Creek concert series will bring nationally known bands to Ephrata’s Grater Park. The first concert, held May 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., will feature The American Rogues,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Lori Jo Whitehaus is the ringmaster/director of Red Rose City Show Chorus, Lititz. The group will present their annual ham dinner show in Elizabethtown on May 31. Call 201-5222. (Photo by Revelation Studios)
    Hamming it up

    Red Rose City Show Chorus, a Lititz-based all-female acappella singing group known for their over the top costumes and tight harmonies, will present “Ham & Harmony,” a dinner show, featuring barbershop music and an all-you-can-eat ham buffet....

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Hop'in Around's Michael Upton and fellow trivia team member Casey Goold had lots of laughs during their losing effort. Goold stumbled onto trivia night during and impromptu local brewery tour.
    Shake, Rattle and … answer!

    Music trivia at the Union Barrel Works Question: What happens when you mix live music, trivia and beer? Answer: things get rockin’! And that is exactly what happened at Union Barrel Works on Tuesday, April 22 when...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Remember when families would retire to the drawing room to entertain with music and poetry? TV, video games and Smartphones may have rendered that creative tradition to history, but the Spoken Word Festival is dedicated to returning the artform to prominence.
    Building community through poetry

    Spoken Word Festival visits Linden Hall   Maybe literary art is not the first thing that pops into your head during quiet reveries about our dear county. But from the people at The Theater of the Seventh...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Kristie Ohlinger, Sean Young and Richard Bradberry in "Sunday in the Park with George."
    EPAC to unveil ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

    The Ephrata Performing Arts Center is set to perform “Sunday in the Park with George,” a drama centered around artist George Seurat who painted the famous “A Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte” with the...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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    Taste of the Town – April 23, 2014 Edition

    Lintia’s Restaurant & Bakery: Now Open on Sunday Sundays are special at Lintia’s Restaurant & Bakery, where you can now enjoy a delicious Sunday breakfast and lunch. “The Sunday menu has a nice selection that people enjoy,...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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