Maize & Snitz Fest

Saturday, October 5, 10am to 3pm @ the 1719 Herr House & Museum

Celebrate the heritages of local Native American and Pennsylvania German cultures during this festival of food, crafts, and life.

Community-Focused Architecture

Tuesday, September 24, 6:30 – 8:30 at MCC’s Welcoming Place hear from Gregg Scott, Jim King, and Tina Mast Burnett as they feature the design, build, and performance of these buildings and outdoor spaces uniquely designed for community. How has The Welcoming Place delivered on its promise over the last 18 years? Tour the Africa House and the Meeting Place beginning at 6:30. Presentation & interactive questions from audience begin at 7pm. The evening is part of Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society’s Lancaster Roots 2019 events series.

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed—Are you looking for a fun summer volunteer activity for your small group, youth group, or family? The Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society is in need of groups and individuals to help on Tuesday, August 13 with displaying books for its annual Bookworm Frolic which begins the following day. We also need help with clean up on Saturday, August 17. Contact Jon Weaver-Krieder at

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