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Take It All In

So Much To See, So Much To Do

Every sunrise over the gentle hills of the surrounding farmlands brings a day full of possibility. If you’re looking for events and things to do in Lancaster County, our Bird-in-Hand family of properties offer the perfect place to stay close to everything you want to do. As our Guest, you’re invited to get to know the side of Amish Country we call home, with a complimentary tour of back roads and farmlands. Enjoy a memorable ice cream social with the Smucker family. Test your stamina or cheer on the runners in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon. Take a hot air balloon ride or tour The Amish Village. Nearby, you’ll find farmers markets, quilt shops and boutiques, as well as outlet stores, Sight & Sound Theatres, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the Strasburg Railroad, and more. If you want to know more about events and attractions, explore our website or ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations.

For a list of places to dine, shop and stay, plus special events and things to do during your visit, check out the Bird-in-Hand Village Map & Guide

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Create a “gourd-geous” turkey for your table

Decorate your Thanksgiving table with a whimsical turkey made from a hand-painted gourd. During this workshop, led by Wendy Overdorf of YellowSeventeen, you’ll paint your gourd, assemble the colorful fabric feathers and fasten it to a rustic wooden base to create a unique centerpiece.

Wendy is a local artist who comes from a family of “gourd-heads” and who has been creating art from gourds for 30 years. She and her daughter operate YellowSeventeen, to produce and sell birdhouses, ornaments and other decorative objects made from gourds. Their hand-painted creations, as well as craft-ready gourds, are available at our Artisan Village.

$18 per turkey includes instruction and all materials

Date: Saturday, November 18

Time: 11:30 a.m.

To save your space: E-mail us or call (717) 344-6875


November 18, 2023
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Bird-in-Hand Artisan Village
2705 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States
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