• The Velairs were the hottest band in Ephrata in the mid-60s--and now they're back!
    Velaires are back for high school reunion

    The Beatles. Elvis. The Rolling Stones. The Velaires. Back in the 1960s, they knew how to make the girls swoon with their rockin’ sound and steamy love songs. Just in case you’re wondering about The Velaires, they...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Elvis sighting in Ephrata

    There was an Elvis sighting in Ephrata Friday evening. Hundreds of witnesses confirmed that “The King” was seen gyrating his hips, kissing fans and singing hits like “Viva, Las Vegas!” and “Love Me Tender.” A few fans...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Toast of the tailgaters

    Polo parties include watermelon margaritas and Macedonian baklava It was a toasty day for a tailgate at the Rothsville polo grounds. With temperatures inching into the high 90s on Sunday, it was a challenge for Mark Stickler...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Fairy tale tea party for children planned

    A Fairy Tale Tea Party for children ages 4 through 8 will be held by Laurel Dance Company (LDC) on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Hosted by performers from LDC, this summertime celebration...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Amy Schumer, in “Trainwreck,” lives up to the film’s title.
“Schumer is hilarious. Yes, she is crass, but her comedy is more
of a real life poke at herself,” said reviewer Michael Upton. “I
have instantly become a fan. Move over Melissa McCarthy, there
is a new funny girl in town.”
    ‘Trainwreck’ and ‘The Gallows’: Comedy vs. horror

    The intent was to see “Ant-Man” over the weekend, but after seeing Amy Schumer and Bill Hader on The Tonight Show last week I switched it up and hit the theater to see “Trainwreck.” The crass comedy...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Final performance: Ephrata Concert Band wraps up summer season July 26

    The Ephrata Concert Band will cap its 2015 season July 26 with a concert featuring highlights of musical arrangements donated to the band. Soprano Suzanne Delahunt will lend her vocal talents to some of the musical selections....

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    Leather and Lace to perform July 28

    Concerts By The Creek will feature Leather and Lace, a Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute band at 6:30 p.m. July 28.“We are excited to be a part of this year’s festivities,” the band said on their website. “After...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • The Philly Elvis, Nick Ferraro, shown here with Bruce Springsteen at a concert, will be appearing Friday night in downtown Ephrata.
    Elvis joins Family Fun Night on July 17

    Ephrata will go back in time to an unforgettable era…The Fabulous Fifties…as the Ephrata Merchants Association hosts its annual Family Fun Night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 17 at the Whistle Stop Plaza in downtown Ephrata. Put on...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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    Fine Art Show in Lititz Springs Park July 25

    The 49th Annual Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show will be held Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. It will showcase the art of over 130 artists, working in oils, acrylics, watercolor,...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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    The beer is near!

    Lititz Craft Beer Fest nearly sold out If you plan on drinking at the Lititz Craft Beer Fest on Sept. 27, you better get your hands on tickets soon. In its inaugural year, 2014, the all-craft beer...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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