Lancaster is often home to wonderful music and art. Most, if not all, the art galleries are open today. Tonight musical delights offer special treats. The Barnstormers are on the road the rest of the week and business flourish in the City.
Grab your dancing shoes! Buddy Holly comes alive at the Fulton Theatre. Tonight is the FIG Preview Night. The official Opening Night will then be Thursday. All three of these performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through 11 May.
The Chorale and Chamber Singers of Lancaster Bible College (LBC) will perform this evening at The Trust Performing Arts Center. The 7 p.m. performance is part of the semi-annual Stained Glass series. The Center is located at 27 North Market Street.
Patrick Coman, Greg Klyma, Corty Byron & Vinegar Creek Constituency will perform at Tellus360 today as part of the “For the Sake of the Song,” a concert series and traveling roadshow. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $10. Tellus360 is located at 24 East King Street.
The Lancaster Barnstormers are off today as they travel to Texas to face the Sugar Land Skeeters. There the two teams will face off for four consecutive days, thus beginning the official season. Both teams are in the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League. The next time the Barnstormers will be home is 1 May.
The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesday. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.
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 courtyard at the Historic Preservation Trust headquarters at 123 North Prince Street will be the setting for an English High Tea on Saturday, 10 May. The event runs noon to 4 p.m. and features a variety of teas, scones with lemon curd & crème frache. chilled strawberry soup with chocolate Balsamic drizzle, asparagus crostini, fresh baked Parmesan cracker with Basil cream cheese, ham & cheese en croute, spinach soufflé, turkey & presto pinwheels, French macarons, lelmon tea cake, Miesse chocolate, mini éclairs with orange pastry cream and raspberry and almond cheesecake petit four. The cost is $35 per person. Reservations are required by calling 717-424-1631.
The former Lancaster fire station on North Duke Street will soon get a facelift and a new tenant. Festoon, a clothing and home décor store, is expecting to move in by the end of June, according to the Lancaster Newspapers. The store currently is located in the Shops at Hager.
The Common Wheel: A Community Bike Shop is transforming the abandoned 1918 pump house in Reservoir Park into a community bike shop. The shop plans to teach the basic maintenance and riding skills to kids and adults. They are expected to open next month!
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Fire Weather Watch for tomorrow. A Fire Weather Watch simply means the possibility exists for fast spreading fires and that outdoor burning is not recommended. The watch for today has been cancelled. Today is expected to be party sunny and windy. A high of near 54 is expected.
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!