Gracie's Gossip/Churchtown BB/Lancaster area, PA


Posted on: January 9, 2014 at 11:28 pm, in

February 7th       First  Friday  in  Downtown  Lancaster                                           

 Always fun with shops, cafes, and galleries hosting music and muchies. A real street party.  (Free)  Late check-in Friday night.

February 14th    The Ware Center Concert:  “Love is All Around”  Lancaster City 

 Event begins at 6:45 with appetizers, wine and beer in the WareCenter’s Grand Something Salon, followed by an hour of music in the beautiful Atrium. The audience surrounds the musicians in an intimate environment. This concert features romantic pieces from  Debussy, Beethoven, Borodin and others . Tickets: $25.00.  Late check-in Friday night.  No need to come to the Inn. Drive from the city to the Inn is easy.  We will reserve your tickets.  These concerts sell out so book your room and tickets early.

February 21-22     Lancaster Roots and Blues   Downtown Lancaster            

Lancaster Roots and Blues music festival with music ranging from blues, jazz, folk, to polka, rock and reggae. It is held in 5 venues on 9 stages, all within walking distance of each other.

February 22       Strasburg Spring Auction & Mud Sale                                                 Strasburg Fire Company, Strasburg, PA

Looking for a unique Amish experience, a spring  Mud Sale is the Lancaster County term for an annual auction/sale at one of a number of local fire companies. The money helps support the fire company.  The sales, appropriately named for the condition of the thawing ground, attract thousands of people looking for bargains on anything from Amish quilts and antiques to lumber, buggies, horses, and garden equipment.  The Inn serves early breakfast so that you can get on your way early. Boots and warm clothing are recommended.

February 28th   Larla Leurs   37 N. Market St. Downtown Lancaster                              

Come and enjoy an evening Bandung of violin performance by the Concertmaster of the Netherlands Symphony, Larla Leurs.  Concert is at 7:30.  For tickets and information, visit

Lovin Lititz Something to do 2nd Fridays close to the Inn

Posted on: January 8, 2014 at 10:06 pm, in

Lititz, voted one of the top 100 small towns,  celebrates 2nd Friday

Boutiques, art galleries, cafes are open in the evening with all the great restaurants having special tastings and discount Headhunter menus as well as music. Great at the Bull’s Head Tavern. Less than a fifteen minute drive from the Inn, this charming village is a great nighttime destination.Come early and go or go and arrive at the Inn late.  Friday night late and check-in is always available.


Happpy New Year!

Posted on: January 7, 2014 at 2:25 am, in

Wow! What a Christmas!   Our extended family invaded the Inn.  Daughter Stacy, living in the SanFrancisco Bay area spent her first Christmas at the Inn.  Brother Jay from San Diego surprised us and flew in with family!  New Year’s brought back our group of end of year regulars, including one member of the original innkeepers, Jim Kent.

 Rooms for Valentine’s Day weeking are going; join us for a romantic Get-Away!  Chocolate wine, chocolate pastry, flowers, decorations and Valentine Cards for all.