Lititz Community Calendar-September 2016
(LITITZ, Pa.-dr-feelgoods.com) September is about more than back-to-school, so be sure to check out all the a-mazing area mazes and activities this month on our dr-feelgoods.com Community Calendar. Why pay for week-old news when you can have fresh LititzDailyNews delivered to your inbox for FREE? Just email LititzDaily@yahoo.com for your FREE subscription. Thanks to all who financially support publication of this national award-winning community paper.
Sept. 15- Opening Day of Farmstead Corn Maze- Think you can navigate your way out of a corn maze without a drone or an app? Head on over to the 2016 Farmstead Corn Maze at Oregon Dairy and test your navigational skills without Siri’s help. Open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Sept. 15 through October 30. Daytime Maze: Thurs-Sun. Flashlight Maze: Fri. & Sat. nights. Be sure to check out the Virtual Tour of the Corn Maze, where you can get virtually lost amid tall stalks of corn for free. Price: Adults $8, Kids 3-12 $4, 2 and under FREE. Location: Oregon Dairy, 1289 Creek Rd., Lititz, PA 17543.For more details, visit Oregon Dairy’s Corn Maze website.
Sept. 16-18 America’s Largest RV Show-With over 1,300 RVs and the latest in camping gadgets and gear, no wonder America’s Largest RV Show draws people from all over the country to Chocolate Town. Meander through a maze of motor homes parked across the sprawling lot of the Giant Center. Don’t feel like walking? You can rent a motorized wheelchairs and scooters for the day. And there’s an app to help you navigate the show: simply scan the QR code to the left/below. Highlights: RVs from 46 manufacturers, thousands of accessories, countless service providers and free educational seminars every hour. From pint-sized T@b and T@g trailers to behemoth motor homes, America’s Largest RV Show has it all, plus the biggest display of park trailers anywhere. Already own an RV? Come and park free for the day, or have a limited camp for $30/night, and use the golf cart taxi service to get you to your destination. Admission: $10 per adult, children 12 and under free, 5-day event passes available for $30, $5 twilight tickets after 3 p.m.EDITOR’S NOTE: dr-feelgoods.com HAS A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE PASSES TO GIVE AWAY TO THIS EVENT. HOW YOU CAN become eligible to receive (2) FREE PASSES to the RV Show: First, FOLLOW dr-feelgoods.com ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM, and comment on our Calendar or RV Show posts 1) why you like to read dr-feelgoods.com and 2) where you would go in an RV. Next, email LititzDaily@yahoo.com to let us know you’ve completed step 1, and you’d like to subscribe for free to dr-feelgoods.com. Provide your name, email, and phone and you’re done! Those selected must be able to pickup passes. Entries that do not contain a phone number will be disqualified. Both steps must be completed to be eligible for free passes. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Hours: Wednesday through Saturday – 9am to 8pm, Sunday 9am to 5pm. For more info, visit largest RVshow.com.
Sept. 17- LAMS Community Yard Sale- For those of you new to Lititz, this local acronym stands for Lititz Area Mennonite School, a small school where they will have a massive yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 17. The multi-family sale will take place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., but we all know that there will be early birds who show up to shop before the rest of us even think of rolling out of bed. The school is committed to this event-it’s indoor/outdoor, rain or shine, so show up and don’t go home empty-handed. Location: Lititz Area Mennonite School, 1050 E. Newport Rd., Lititz.
Sept. 17- Corn Pickin’ 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run- Kick up your heels for a good cause at this race, fun run, and kids dash presented by Oregon Dairy. Race proceeds benefit the Landis Homes Caring Fund to help aging adults and their families have financial support to live healthy, meaningful lives. For more details and to Register for the race, click here. Details: Kids Dash starts at 9:30 a.m., children 12 and under, $10. WJTL will be broadcasting the Kid’s Cookie Break live from the scene, and post-race activities are planned. It’s also opening weekend for the Oregon Dairy Corn Maze (see post above). Location: 1289 Creek Rd., Lititz, PA 17543.
Sept. 17- Lancaster Northeast Rotary’s 15th Annual Neffsville Car Show- Haven’t had your fill of car shows yet this summer? Cruise on over to Manheim Township Community Park for an automotive blast from the past featuring over 500 cars, 30 vendors, live music, and great prizes.No alcohol is allowed at this family-friendly event. Proceeds from the event go to many charities in the community. Have a car you want to show? Pre-registration ends Sept. 12, but don’t worry, you can register the day of the show. Admission: Free When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Manheim Township Community Park. Questions: Call 538-3188 or email NeffsCarShow@gmail.com. Event is rain or shine.
Sept. 25-3rd Annual Lititz Craft Beer Fest-With craft beers from over 40 breweries and a chance to vote in the home brew contest, no wonder over 2,000 people snap up tickets to this festival sponsored by the Lititz AMBUCS. Find out what you can expect at this Main St. celebration of beer in downtown Lititz in Lititz Beer Fest Taps Success and Craft Beer Faithful Flock to Lititz Fest. For more info, visit Lititz Craft Beer Fest. Proceeds benefit AMBUCS-selected local charities and the Warwick Community Ambulance Association. 2016 EVENT SOLD OUT
Sept. 24-Cowboy-Themed Corn Maze Opens- Saddle up in your SUV and head on over to Varner Farms to take on the annual corn maze. To the Varner Family, farming is a way of life. Every winter you’ll find them selling Christmas trees that they grow (you can even cut your own) and competing at the Farm Show (check out our photos of the fam on Instagram). But each Fall they extend their Corn Maze challenge to the community. This year venture out to the farm with family and friends to make memories at the 5-acre maze and 6-acre Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin patch. No pets, no alcohol. There is a photo shoot policy in effect. Address: Varner Farms, 746 S Trappe Rd., Collegeville, PA 19426 For more info, visit Varner Farms.
Sept. 30-Oct. 1-18th Annual Artisan’s Porchwalk-Meander from Main St. to the front yards of homes throughout picturesque little Lititz, where artisans of merit display and sell their crafts and creations in a casual, front porch setting. Instead of searching for Pokemon gyms and jumping characters, come out an search out that one-of-a-kind find. Sponsored by Moravian Manor. Location: Porches and yards across Lititz. Map available at Lititz Visitors Center located in Lititz Springs Park. Time: Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, rain or shine.
Oct. 22-Lititz 5k for Life- Go the extra mile for the unborn by walking or running in the Lititz 5k for Life hosted at St. James Catholic Church. Funds raised will be donated to local life-affirming ministries, including House of His Creation, North Star Initiative, and A Woman’s Concern. Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels are invited to take part in the inaugural run. Register by Oct. 8 to receive an event t-shirt. Fee: $25 until Oct. 8; $30 after that.Children 10 and under free with mail-in registration. Location: St. James Church: 505 Woodcrest Avenue Lititz, PA 17543. Race Day: Registration begins at 7 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m. Online Registration: Click here.
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