Mellinger Mennonite Mini-Exhibit
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the establishment of a few Mennonite congregations in Lancaster County, including Mellinger Mennonite Church. A mini-exhibit focusing on the Mellinger story has been installed in the library, and photographic reproductions have been hung in the stairwell between the library and bookstore.
Pennsylvania German Folk Art Sale
Come to the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society for the opening of their annual sale of handcrafted goods. Meet the artists, listen to live music, and enjoy light refreshments while perusing traditional art. Freshly baked pies will also be available for purchase. The reception takes places from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, November 17 at the Society, 2215 Millstream Rd., Lancaster, Pa.
Christmas Candlelight Tours
Begin the Christmas season with this Lancaster County tradition. Learn about the art of weaving as done by the local Native Americans and the Pennsylvania Germans, followed by the reading of the Christmas story in German while sitting in the candlelit Stübe of the 1719 Herr House. Learn more at www.hansherr.org.