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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Tuesday, 25 March

The “s” word is back in the forecast today but that should not hamper your plans to check out a new restaurant, enjoy an art gallery, or attend a concert. Lancaster offers a variety of activities today.

This week is Lancaster City Restaurant Week! Over 30 restaurants are participating this year. Visit Lancaster's Restaurant Week website for more information on participating restaurants. Be sure to stop by 551 West, Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub, Aussie & The Fox, or one of the other participating restaurants this week.

Tonight is Flight Night at the Federal Taphouse, 201 North Queen Street from 5 p.m. to close and Trivia Night by CNP Trivia from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Lancaster Public Library offers Legos & More as well as a Teen Gaming session tonight. On Tuesdays and Saturdays the Library holds regular Literacy Classes for those wishing to communicate better in English. Tuesday classes are at 1 p.m. and Saturday classes are at 11 a.m. Classes are free but do require registration. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

Franklin & Marshall’s Phillips Museum of Art is sponsoring A Capella Singing Performance by Sweet Ophelia, The Chessman, Poor Richards and Kite and Keys. The performance is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in the Curriculum Gallery at the Museum. The event is open to the public. Friday enjoy the Zakir Hussain and Master of Percussion. That performance will be at 8 p.m. and does require tickets. Tickets are just $10. There is a considerable discount for employees and students at F&M. The performance will be in the Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts.

Come out to Tellus360 tonight for a new series called “Old Wood New Sounds.” Beginning at 7:30 p.m. featured performers will be Eric Umble on the clarinet, Holly Jenkins and Marina Kifferstein on the violin, and Vivian Chang on the cello. The cover charge is $12.

“Young Frankenstein” will be performed on the Fulton Theatre stage this month. Evening shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Matinees will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Fulton is located at 12 N. Prince Street.

The Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition is an annual juried show featuring hundreds of works by students in grades 7-12. Selected artwork is then displayed at Demuth Museum, 120 E. King Street, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Local artist Diane La Fontaine’s reflections of rocks, rivers and stream beds will be displayed at the Artisan Gallery, 114 N. Prince Street, this month. The Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

“Folklore” will be the featured exhibit at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) through 18 April. The contemporary works of art by Amy Cutler, Clare Grill, Clare Rojas and others will be featured during the month long exhibit. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.

Single game tickets for the Lancaster Barnstormers are now available. Stop by Clipper Stadium on Prince Street today to get your tickets. The first home game is scheduled for 1 May. Local health and beauty aid drug store, Savemart as the premier sponsor of the 10th Anniversary Season!

“The Muslims are Coming” to the Zoetropolis Art House tomorrow. This comedy documentary follows a band of Muslim-American comedians who are on a mission to combat Islamophobia! This is a one-night only event. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. General admission is $8. Admission for seniors and students is $7. Zoetropolis is located at 315 West James Street.

Get out your calendars and save these dates! Long’s Park will hold its annual Art & Craft Festival over Labor Day Weekend. This year those dates are 29 – 31 August. The Second Annual Lancaster Roots & Blues is slated for Friday, 6 February and Saturday, 7 February, 2015. For a limited time, you can reserve your tickets early at just $85 for both days.

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