Special Events 2018

Posted on: November 3, 2011 at 1:13 pm, in
Formal dining area, three tables with white tablecloths set for dinner, view of the outside through oak multi pane doors and windows

Romantic and Relaxing Specials Calendar of Events for your 2018 Lancaster Bed and Breakfast Experience

Churchtown Inn Bed & Breakfast offers unique getaway specials, including our popular murder mystery weekends, wedding vow renewal weekends, Thanksgiving Dinner with an Amish family, and romantic packages for those special occasions or when you just want some “alone time” together.  No matter which season you choose, memories of your time at our inn will last a lifetime.

Amish Dinners   On selected Saturday nights, join us for dinner at the home of our Amish friends nearby!  Subject to availability. 

Romance Month… February 1st to 28th   Join us and some regulars as we gather round the fire, sip a “winter” drink, and depending on your mood, hunker down and play games, read a book, watch TV or just sit around a talk with wonderful guests.   Lots of sharing of life experiences and good tips on where to go, what to see and what to buy in this beautiful countryside. Weekday stays get a 20% discount on each day’s stay, and allows you to choose a special breakfast and/or late breakfast and checkout (if desired).  Cannot be used with Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificate or any other special.   Weekday stay are Sunday through Thursday night.

We will be scheduling a special dinner at our Amish Family friend’s home on February 10th and/or February 17th.  They will serve a traditional “Amish Wedding Dinner” for our guests along with other delicious treats.  $22.00 per person.  Check on this when booking.     

Shrove Tuesday February 13, 2018   Fausnaught  Day…35% off Monday night’s stay with fresh Fausnaught’s made by our favorite bakery, Sadie’s Bake Shop! Join us for this very Pennsylvania German Tradition of “Doughnut Day.”  Many bakeries in the area compete to see who sells the most doughnuts. (Must mention special when booking.)

Easter Sunday April 1st, 2018    Stay the weekend and have Easter Sunday Brunch at the Inn.  Baked Ham,   Poached Eggs, roasted Asparagus, fresh pastries, crepes, and more.  Brunch available from 9:00 to 11:00.    Must be a guest of the Inn or Cottage.   

Murder Mystery Weekend       Dates:    April 7th (one night Murder Mystery stay for this April Murder Mystery) and  November  2nd and 3rd.   Come individually, come as a couple, come as a group! Pick your own dates.  Package Price: $75.00 per person over cost of  room rate.  Package includes:  Introduction, Character Biography, Scenario, and Itinerary emailed to you one month prior.    Cocktail party, gourmet, home cooked dinner Saturday night, and two delicious four course breakfast.  No pencils. No scripts. No complicated process. And a “real live murder” at the party! The murder is solved by mingling and sleuthing, allowing everyone to participate fully to the extent that they feel comfortable doing so. This sets the stage for much spontaneity and insures every party is kept lively. 

Mother’s Day    May 13th, 2018    Special Package for that Special Mother                      Mix and Match as you wish.   Roses or Flowers; In-Room Massage either day (limited availability so book early); Wine, Champagne or Sparkling Cider, Truffles or ½ pound box of house-made assorted fudges.  Call for prices when booking.   (Two-day minimum and at least one-week notice when ordering packages.  

Memorial Day Weekend May 26th– 28h, 2018      Start your Summer Vacation with our Memorial Day Weekend Celebration.    Lots of sales.  Tons of beautiful annual flower sales and great farm stand fresh fruit and vegetables.  BBQ around the pond at the Inn on Monday.   Stay Monday for our quaint and emotional 151st Annual “Churchtown” Parade and free Concert at the Fire Hall. Food available.   Stay Saturday and Sunday and get Memorial Day at half price.   Free late Checkout Tuesday morning (by request) so you don’t have to deal with traffic.   (Must mention special when booking)

Wedding Vow Renewal June    DATE TBA    Marry for the first time or remarry!   We will help you celebrate with wine and cheese on Friday evening, and a non-denominational ceremony complete with a Champagne toast on Saturday afternoon. Our Amish friends will provide your wedding dinner complete with a wedding cake after the ceremony!   $95.00 per couple.   Call for more information.

Independence Day    July 4th, 2018   Fireworks on Wednesday! Free BBQ on Tuesday night at the Inn.                                           

Labor Day Weekend      September   1st, 2nd, 3rd   Avoid the beach traffic.  Big End of Summer Sales throughout Lancaster County.  Hang out with us at the Annual Fiddler’s Picnic in New Holland Park.  Early or Late Checkout Tuesday morning to help avoid the traffic. 

November 11th, 2018 Veteran’s Day     Military Active Duty and retired Military with identification receive 30% off Veteran’s Day stay.  Two-night minimum stay required on weekends.   Cannot be used with gift cards.

Thanksgiving Weekend November 22rd/24th, 2018   As a guest of the Inn you are invited to join our family, friends, and a few neighbors in visiting the home of our personal Amish friends for an “Amish” traditional Thanksgiving meal.  Dinner offering is $25.00 per person. This always books up so reserve or call early.  Two-night minimum stay required.   

Black Friday November 23th, 2018   Like Shopping Black Friday?   Lancaster and Reading Outlets are the Best for Bargains always, but especially on Black Friday.  Late Breakfast served upon request.   “To Go” coffee and tea plus muffins for the road available.  Some of our guests go as a group at 9:00 pm Thursday and stay until 1:00 a.m. and longer, then come back, sleep in and have a late breakfast and talk about their found treasures!

 Christmas Day December 25th, 2018    The Miller/Farr/Howard extended family descends upon us.  But, we will most likely have a couple of rooms available if you want to join us.  Also, our two cottages make a cozy “Holiday Celebration Retreat” getaway spot. Two-night minimum stay for Cottages and Inn.

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