Today begins the 6th annual LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival. Over 12,000 people will gather over the course of the next three days to hear over 200 performances and to learn from music professionals. The conference includes a heavy schedule of panels, seminars, and events, as well as networking opportunities for the musicians. Various venues throughout the City will participate. For more information, go to www.launchmusicconference.com.
Was America founded as a Christian nation? The Lancaster Historical Society (LHS) will answer this question this afternoon at the Regional History Colloquia. John Fea, chairperson of the Department of History at Messiah College, will be the speaker at the Colloquia, which is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The LHS is located at 230 North President Avenue.
It’s Poetry Night at DogStar Books tonight. All poetry titles discounted 25%. Dog Star Books is located 401 West Lemon Street.
Tonight’s trail run, organized by the Lancaster Road Runners Club, will be at Shenk’s Ferry. The run steps off at 6:30 p.m.
Kunzler & Company will launch three new flavors of hot dogs for a limited time. The new flavors, according to MeatPoultry.com, include Bacon and Cheddar, Southwestern Style and Buffalo Chicken. The new flavors will come out next month and be available through the spring/early summer grilling season.
The Fulton Theatre will present Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story next week! The official opening night performance is Thursday, 24 April at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday will be the Fig Preview Night and Tuesday is the “pay what you will night”. Ticket prices range from $25 to $90 and are available through the Fulton Box Office at 717-397-7425 or online at www.thefulton.org.
Lancaster Public Works is continuing the flushing of the water distribution system. The flushing will be done from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through 30 May. If your water appears cloudy, let it run for a moment. If the problem continues, call the Water Quality Lab at 717-291-4818.
The City is full of things to do and see and therefore the events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!