A Tapestry of Beauty and Tranquility

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dates and Times subject to change. All events are Limited Tickets and Weather Permitting unless otherwise noted.

March 30, 2019

Noon ~ 8:00pm

Nostalgic Daze

at The Star Barn Village

• FREE ADMISSION to the Public
• Food & Drinks
• Steam-Cream Ice Cream
• Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo
• 1st opportunity for public to see the 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge in its restoration process
• Fire Pits
• Games
• Music
• Walking Tours
• Sower & The Seed Gift Shoppe
• Other Opportunities Available
• Red Rose Antique Auto Club Antique Cars and Trucks on Display from 12-4pm

Parking: $20/Car, $30/Oversize Vehicle, Please call for Bus Reservations
Limited Passes

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Self-guided Walking Tour of The Star Barn Village
The Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo: alpacas, miniature pony, donkeys, and a pot-bellied pig
Food and Drinks by C&J Catering available to purchase and enjoy in the upper level of The Star Barn
Memorabilia in The Sower and the Seed Shoppe available to purchase
Pony Rides and Tractor Pulled Wagon Rides with Property Tour available to purchase
Steam Engine Churned Home-Made Ice Cream available to purchase
Walk and Talk in the Village with John Enterline, Stone Gables Estate’s Horticulturist
Red Rose Antique Auto Club will have Antique Cars and Trucks on Display from 12-4pm
1st opportunity for public to see the 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge in its restoration process

Receive a full-color commemorative Star Barn booklet with before and after photographs

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has entered The Star Barn Village in the National Register of Historic Places. We celebrate this national treasure of gothic revival architecture that was moved and preserved in its entirety to Stone Gables Estate, formerly the Klein Chocolate factory homestead in Elizabethtown, PA.

Free Admission
Limited Parking Tickets Available
$20 per car (8 passengers)
$30 per oversized car (9-15 passengers)

Please Call for Bus Reservations 717-902-9791, press 1, ext 202

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April 22 & 23, 2019

Lincoln Funeral Train

First Time Ever Re-Enactment 154th Year Anniversary Same Date, Same Location

• VIP Tickets Available. Includes a scheduled train ride on April 23
• The only Full Scale Replica of the Original Lincoln Funeral Car, Fully Furnished as it was on April 22, 1865 including a Replica of Lincoln’s Coffin 

• Original Railbed (Built 1832) 
• Original Hand-Cut & Laid Stone Wall 
• Locomotive, Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car Will Be On Display 
• Period-Correct Band and Music 
• Restored and Rebuilt Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge with Troops Crossing the Conoy Creek 
• Re-Enactors in Period-Correct Dress 
• Sutler’s Village 
• Photo and History Displays
• Living Historic Lectures by Abraham Lincoln Presenter Fritz Klein and others
• Lincoln Funeral Train Art located in the Museum at The Star Barn 
• Limited Tickets available for scheduled walk-thru of Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car 
• Tour the 1877 Star Barn Village
• Tour the 1860’s Ironstone Ranch
• Tractor Pulled Wagon Rides 
• Food and gift items available to purchase

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Join us for the First Re-Enactment at the 154th Year Anniversary Honoring One of America’s Greatest Presidents and Heroes

Bells & whistles, re-enactors, and mounted troops will celebrate the arrival of the Lincoln Funeral Car, also known as “United States”, when it travels on the .62 mile of Original Railbed as it did on April 22, 1865.

2 Opportunities to Experience this Historical Event
1-Day General Admission or 2-Day VIP Experience

Both days will include seeing and experiencing:

• The only Full-Scale Replica of the Original Lincoln Funeral Car, Fully Furnished as it was on April 22, 1865 including a Replica of Lincoln’s Coffin
• Original Railbed (Built 1832)
• Original Hand-Cut & Laid Stone Wall
• Original Funeral Train Route, April 22, 1865, 12:05pm–12:30pm (Re-Enactment Monday Only)
• Full-Scale Replica of an Original 4-4-0 Steam Locomotive
• Period-Correct Band and Music
• Period-Correct 1850 Passenger Car to Carry the Troops
• Restored and Rebuilt Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge with Troops Crossing the Conoy Creek
• Re-enactors in Period-Correct Dress
• In-camp Demonstrations
• Sutler’s Village
• Photo and History Displays
• Living Historic Lectures by Abraham Lincoln Presenter Fritz Klein, Sam Grant as Ulysses Grant, Wayne Wesolowski, Jean-Paul Benowitz and others
• Lincoln Funeral Train Art located in the Museum at The Star Barn
• Limited Tickets available for scheduled walk-thru of Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car
• Tour the 1877 Star Barn Village
• Tour the 1860’s Ironstone Ranch
• Tractor Pulled Wagon Rides
• Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
• Food and gift items available to purchase

General Admission: choose your day(s) to attend
Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10am – 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 11am – 4pm

$25 Adults
$10 Military, Seniors 62 and older, Children 6-18

General Admission: choose your day(s) to attend with added pre-scheduled walk-thru of Lincoln Funeral Car & Passenger Car
Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10am – 7:30pm….Walk-thru hours are 1-6 pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 11am – 4pm….Walk-thru hours are 11am-1pm

$35 Adults includes pre-scheduled walk-thru of Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car at time of Check-in at Event
$20 Military, Seniors 62 and older, Children 6-18 includes pre-scheduled walk-thru of Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car at time of Check-in at Event
Children 5 and under are FREE

2-Day VIP Experience: includes all general admission events PLUS

Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10am- 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 11am – 9pm

$150 per person
Commemorative Mourning Badge
The Star Barn Documentary DVD-“The Moving of an Icon, A Window into our Past”
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Pre-scheduled Exclusive VIP Train Ride on 1850 Passenger Car on Tuesday from 2-6pm at time of purchasing VIP Experience tickets….First Ever Ride on the Original Rails!!

VIP exclusive performance by Lincoln presenter Fritz Klein on Tuesday evening
VIP meet and greet with David Kloke and the team that built the Lincoln Funeral Train on Tuesday evening

VIP Cocktail Reception 6-7pm on Tuesday and will feature Mary Todd’s signature punch
VIP Dinner in The Star Barn 7-9pm with special presentations on Tuesday
Enjoy Lincoln’s traditional favorite foods from the book Lincoln’s Table, a President’s Culinary Journey from Cabin to Cosmopolitan.

PLEASE NOTE:
Lincoln Funeral Car & 1850 Passenger Car Are Not Handicap Accessible

Questions….Please call 717-287-6287

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April 5, 2019

5:00pm ~ 9:00pm

The Star Barn Village

Dinner & A Movie

“The Greatest Showman”

• Adult and Kids Buffet 
• Enjoy cotton candy, candied nuts, candied bacon, popcorn, s’mores & funnel cake fries
• A Limited Ticket Event

Postponed to:

June 7, 2019

5:00pm ~ 9:00pm

St. Patrick’s Eve Wine &
Craft Beer Tasting

at The Star Barn Village

benefitting
St. Patrick Fund for Catholic Education

Come experience the best wines and craft beers of the region in the beauty of the Historical Star Barn and support the scholarship fund for needy students in the Diocese of Harrisburg.
Heavy Hors D’oeuvres featuring Local Foods and Farms.
A Limited Ticket Event.

Farm to Table at The Star Barn

Enjoy a cocktail hour and multi-course meal on the main floor of the historical Star Barn!

At these events, you are able to bring your own beer or wine and will have the opportunity to purchase goods from local vendors.

The cocktail hour showcases a locally sourced assortment of cheeses, seasonal produce, and passed appetizers sourced from Lancaster County farmers and created by C&J Catering.

Buy your tickets now to reserve your spot on the main floor of the historic Star Barn as we continue our brand new Farm to Table Dinner Series celebrating Central Pennsylvania food and farmers.

March 19, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

April 16, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

July 16, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

August 20, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

Personalized Custom Star Barn Village Experiences

Tuesday ~ Saturday

By appointment only.

Horseback Rides, Carriage Rides, Tractor Pulled Wagon Rides, Hitch Wagon Rides

Exclusive Event Space Rentals

Monday ~ Saturday