1754 - 2010 256 years Intercourse Pennsylvania
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Over 250 Years of Living History

Located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Lancaster County, Intercourse stands as a clear reminder of our traditional American heritage where people live a simpler way of life.

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Celebrate June 17-19, 2011

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June 13 through June 15, 2014 the small town of Intercourse, Pennsylvania will serve as the setting for an "old fashioned" family celebration. Our 257th Anniversary Celebration has festivities planned for all ages. Please refer to the listing below. All activities held at the Intercourse Community Park.

Friday June 13, 2014

Food Showcase – A Taste of Intercourse, a Lancaster County “Foodie Town” for Lancaster’s Flavor Fest Celebration (5 pm. - 9 p.m.)

Lancaster County is renowned for its food, and what better place to experience the foods of Lancaster County than the heart of Lancaster County – Intercourse, PA.  Local restaurants, eateries and traditions will be highlighted. 

Kids Activities (5 pm - 9 pm)   Kids can enjoy the tractor rides and a bounce house. 

Pedal Tractor Pull   (6:00 p.m.)  More great fun for the kids!

Farm Animals ~ Petting Zoo   (5 pm - 9 pm)   Kids will love the little animals and being able to see their furry friends up close.

Spelling Bee   (7:30 pm)    Test your knowledge and impress your friends at this community spelling bee.

 4th Annual Shoofly Pie Baking Contest:  In Pavilion   (No Fees)   Pre-registration is available by calling Ellen at 717-768-7166 or e-mail at ebrumpf@frontiernet.net    Enter the day of the event by 5:30 p.m. Judging at 7:00 p.m. A $50.00 prize for the Winner!

Volleyball Tournament   (5 pm - 9:00 pm)  Healthy competition and great fun!

 Fun Music for Your Entertainment… (6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)  The Great sounds of the Sunny Side Blue Grass Band 

 Heritage Display of History of Intercourse:  (5:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

Saturday June 14, 2014

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast in the Park   (6:30 am - 10 am)  Come for a hearty breakfast prepared by the Intercourse Fire Co.

 Quilting:  (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)   Quilting in the Pavilion.

 Volleyball Tournament   (9 am - 5 pm)   More Healthy Competition and Great Fun!

 Food Showcase    (11 am - 9 pm.) A Taste of Intercourse, A Lancaster County “Foodie Town” for Lancaster’s Flavor Fest Celebration 

 Helicopter Rides   (10am – 5 pm) 

 Kids Activities   (10 am – 5 pm.)  Kids can enjoy tractor rides, a bounce house and a fire truck demonstration.

 Petting Zoo and Pony Rides   (11 am -8 pm.)

 Gingerbread Cookie Decorating   (11:00 am – 1:00 pm – or as long as cookies last)   KIDS…Come decorate you own cookie provided by Kitchen Kettle.  (First come… first served!)

  Candy Drop  Bring the kids out for an Airplane Candy Drop   12:00 Noon

 Kids Variety Show   (1 pm. – 3:30 pm)

1:00 – 1:30 - Story Telling with Sharon Sudbok from Pequea Valley Public Library.

1:40 – 2:20 - Red Rose Search and Rescue Dogs

2:30 – 3:15 - Ryan Baumgardner & Friends Puppet Show

    Classic Car Show   (1 pm -5 pm)   Step back in time and wander through a variety of classic cars as they are displayed in the Intercourse Community Park. 

    Antique Tractor Show   (All Day)   Enjoy a tractor parade at 4:00 pm.

    Tug of War Competition … Great fun… 2:00 p.m.

    The Balloon Guy  (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)  New this Year!!!  Great fun for kids and adults alike!  Watch all the great sizes and shapes take form.  Be sure not to miss this one!! 

    Churchmen:  (6:30-9:30 p.m.)   Back by popular demand! You won’t want to miss this truly entertaining performance!

    “Geist” The Strolling Entertainer   (6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)  Relax and let the entertainment come to you!

     Skydiver (6:45 pm)   This skydiver will land with a Commemorative 250th Anniversary Banner

     Banner Silent Auction   (7:00 pm)   One lucky person will go home with this Commemorative Banner.

     Fireworks Display   (Begins at Dusk)    A perfect ending to the day… a breathtaking fireworks display

     Heritage Events (throughout the day)   Enjoy hands on demonstrations including horseshoeing, butchering, sling shooting, and wood carving.

 

Sunday June 16, 2014

    Special Sunday Worship Service    (10 am - 11:15 am)   Enjoy fellowship time, special music and a Sunday worship service.  Service will be held at the Intercourse Park