The threat of severe weather has once again made its way to the lead news today. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service (NWS). A slow moving frontal system will bring showers and thunderstorms to the area. In addition, excessive runoff is expected. Rainfall will average between one and a half to two and a half inches. Some areas may see higher levels. Temperatures should remain around 66 while the humidity is already at 91%. Wind gusts could reach upwards of 25 mph today.
Commonwealth on Queen will hold a BYOB Pop-Up Dinner with Buono Tavola from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight. Dinner is a fresh pasta. There is also a glutton free pasta option. Costs range from $29 to $34. Space is limited. Register by clicking here.
Lancaster Central Market is open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. The historic farmer’s market offers both traditional regional delights as well as various ethnic foods. Coffees and teas are also to be found at the Market.
The Lancaster Barnstormers are on the road today. Last night they fell hard to the York Revolution. The Barnstormers are now 12-7. Tonight is the first game in a three game series at the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.
Blu Jay will perform Friday at the Federal Taphouse as part of tonight’s Music Friday. The rock and blues band will take the stage at 10:15 p.m. The Taphouse is located at 201 North Queen Street.
It’s comedy central tonight at Tellus360. The popular venue will be home to “One Night Only: Comedy & Variety Festival.” One Night Only is a traveling group of comedians who traverse Pennsylvania. The show is scheduled for 8 p.m. and there is a $20 cover charge. You must be 21. Tellus360 is located at 24 East King Street.
The Senior Show continues at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) through 30 May. Admission to the gallery is free. May gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.
The Annex 24 Gallery offers a variety of artists. The current exhibit runs through 1 June. Gallery hours are: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Gallery is located at 24 West Walnut Street.
James Warhol’s exhibit, “Visiting a Pop Icon,” continues at the Demuth Museum. The exhibit by Andy Warhol’s nephew will continue through 6 July. The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday and again Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Museum is located at 120 East King Street.
On Saturday, 24 May there will be a March Against Monsanto at Penn Square. The March will begin at 2 p.m. There will be speakers and workshops as well as vendors and GMO free food samples available to help raise awareness.
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!