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SPECIAL EVENTS

CHERRY CREST ADVENTURE FARM

Spring season fun with more than 35 barnyard activities and rides, including the three-lane Straw Bale Racer, Giant Hay Chute Slide, Farm Tour Wagon Ride and Singing Chicken Show. Also, get a sneak peak at this year’s Amazing Maize Maze — “Man on the Moon: 1969-2019’’ — as it’s growing. Cont. through June 29. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $14 at gate, $11 online. (Passes available with added acrtivities, call or visit for details.) 150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, 866-546-1799 or 866-687-6843. cherrycrestadventurefarm.com.

THE ELEGANCE AT HERSHEY

Vintage race cars, show-quality collector cars and several concept cars are the stars of this annual event, which includes “The Grand Ascent’’ vintage race car hill climb (Fri. and Sat. $10) and The Elegance exhibition, Concours d’Elegance, (Sun. $40) featuring some of the world’s finest collector cars displayed throughout the gardens of Hotel Hershey. Fri.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Most events at Hotel Hershey. For details, visit theeleganceathershey.com.

TASTE OF LITITZ

A showcase of the culinary, musical and visual arts. Family friendly event with games and activities. Fri. 5-9 p.m. $5 adults, $2 children 4-12. Broad and Main sts., Lititz. bit.ly/tasteoflititztix.


CHILDREN’S EVENTS

LSAF CHILDREN’S SERIES

Series opens with a new location and a performance by interactive storyteller Clem Bowen, Wed. 10:30 a.m. Free. Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St. lsaf-lancaster.org.


DANCES/DANCE LESSONS

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

Weekly dance. Beginners welcome. Tues. 7-9 p.m. $4. First night free. Manheim Train Station, 210 S. Charlotte St., Manheim. 717-653-1397 for info.

SWING DANCE

Lancaster Swing Dance Club dance. Sat. lesson from 7-8 p.m.; dance from 8-11 p.m. $5 adults, $4 students. Living Hope Community Church gymnasium, 2823 Columbia Ave.

WORLD DANCE/INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE

Traditional ethnic dances from many cultures for all ages and abilities. Second and fourth Mon. (all instruction, beginners welcome) 7-8:30 p.m. $10 adults, $7 students. Open/request dancing, Thurs. 7-9 p.m. $7 adults, $5 students. Williamson Pavilion No. 11 in Lancaster County Central Park. worlddancelancaster.com, 717-951-5152 or email zita.angelo712@gmail.com.


FAIRS/FESTIVALS

FAMILY FARM DAYS

Tractor and wagon rides, farm tours, food samples, exhibits, Barnyard Theatre presentations, farm equipment on display, petting zoo and much more are part of this annual celebration of the county’s farming heritage. Tues.-June 13 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Free admission. Grounds of Oregon Dairy, 2900 Oregon Pike, Lititz. oregondairy.com.

GERMAN SOMMERFEST

Traditional Bavarian-style festival featuring German food, beverages and musical entertainment. Fri. 6-11 p.m.; Sat. 1-11 p.m. $6 adults, $2 children 6-15, free for children 5 and under. Lancaster Liederkranz, 722 S. Chiques Road, Manheim. Note: parking is not permitted along S. Chiques Road. Parking options include lot parking ($10 per car) or free, off-site parking with continual shuttle service at Forever 21 Dist. Ctr., 1156 Four Star Drive, Mount Joy. lancasterliederkranz.com

HISTORIC OLD ANNVILLE DAY

Large street fair features 150 vendors, food and three stages with live music. Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. West Main Street, Annville. fooa.org.

JIGGER DAY

Eicher Arts Center’s annual day of music, fun and jigger-style ice cream sundaes. Music by the Celtic Martins. Bring a lawn chair. Sun. 3-8 p.m. Free. Eicher Arts Center, 409 Cocalico St., Grater Community Park, Ephrata.

ODC FOOD TRUCK FEST

So far, 17 food trucks offer everything from fried chicken to Asian fusion to seafood, plus live music, family friendly activities and more during this event sponsored by the Occupational Development Center. Sat. 11 a.m-3 p.m. Free admission. Stauffer Park, 1241 Lititz Pike. odcenter.org/blog/food-truck/.


GARDENS/GARDENING EVENTS

DEMUTH GARDEN TOUR AND PARTY

36th annual self-guided tour of the gardens of some of Lancaster city and county's most unique homes. Kicks off with a garden party with hors d’oeuvres, live music and art auction. Fri. 6 p.m. Conestoga House (Call for details and ticket availability.) Garden tour is Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $20 ($18 advance). Tickets available at Demuth Museum, 120 E. King St. 717-299-9940. demuth.org.

LONGWOOD GARDENS FESTIVAL OF FOUNTAINS

It’s the season for spectacular illuminated fountains shows and family entertainment programs. Cont. through Sept. 29. Sun.-Wed. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. $23 adults, $20 seniors and students, $12 children 5-18, free for children 4 and under. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road (U.S. Route 1), Kennett Square, 610-388-1000. longwoodgardens.org.


OUTDOORS

SIERRA CLUB POTLUCK PICNIC

Kid-friendly event for members and friends. Bring a side dish to serve four. Sat. 5:30 p.m. Free admission. Long’s Park, Harrisburg Pike. (Look for the Sierra Club banner near the park’s big playground or at the pavilion near the amphitheater). Requested RSVP at 717-575-8705 or at janedruce@gmail.com.