Enjoy your visit to Amish country, but be sure to follow the 'golden rule' and treat the Amish and their property the way that you would wish to be treated. This statement from a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Visitor's Bureau brochure sums it up well: "While you talk and mingle with the Amish, please remember that they are not actors or spectacles, but ordinary people who choose a different way of life."
Whether you shop for local Amish-made goods and furniture, stay overnight at a quaint bed and breakfast tucked under an authentic Amish quilt, stop by local roadside stands set ...
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By: Nancy Lembke
There are certain things that say “It’s Fall again~!”. Corn shocks, now ready to harvest, standing like giant, silent soldiers in fields; bright orange pumpkins peeking out from under the large green leaves that protected them through the summer heat; fuzzy caterpillars on their trek to find the perfect place to make their winter cocoon; peculiar-looking Praying Mantis waiting motionless until an unsuspecting cricket gets close enough to become a meal. Sugar Maple trees explode into brilliant colors of orange, gold, crimson red, mint green before shedding their leaves during the forthcoming rains & wind. The ...
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I can almost taste the fresh made apple butter now! Join us at the 45th Annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival on October 17 through October 19. Hours are 10am to 6pm Friday and Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.
Admission is $5 which includes visiting the artisans and interpreters in the living history buildings. FREE parking and children under 12 are FREE.
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