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UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Civil War Living History Days August 16 and 17 2019

August 16 & 17, 2019

Civil War
Living History Days

GENERAL ADMISSION HOURS
Friday, August 16 from 1 pm – 8 pm
Saturday, August 17 from 11 am – 8 pm

PRICING FOR GENERAL ADMISSION
$10 – Adults
Free – Children 12 and under

General Admission Activities on Friday
• Re-enactor demonstrations and displays throughout the property
• World-class artifacts and pieces of history on display, including select items from one of the oldest privately held collections of Civil War artifacts, the J. Howard Wert Gettysburg Collection
• Demonstrations by period artisans and craftsmen demonstrating a variety of skills
• Authentic Civil War presentations and cannon demonstrations
• Drive through the restored Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
• Self-guided tour of all buildings and attractions at The Star Barn Village and Reflective Oaks Prayer Walk
• Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo with alpacas, donkeys, miniature pony, and pot-bellied pig
• Tractor-pulled wagons and pony rides
• Browse The Star Barn Museum and Art Gallery
• Complimentary wine tastings in The Star Barn’s Arched Limestone Tunnel
• Train rides for purchase
• Concession foods by C&J Catering available to purchase with seating in the main floor of The Star Barn
• Souvenirs and gifts available at The Sower and The Seed Shoppe
• Firepits and yard games throughout the property
• Wine tasting will be August 16 & 17 at The Star Barn Village in Arched Limestone Tunnel
Complimentary wine tastings from 3-7 pm
• Wine sales by the glass or bottle​

General Admission Activities on Saturday
All of the above plus traditional Victorian-era dance demonstrations by the Victorian Dance Ensemble, the performing troupe of the Civil War Dance Foundation.  The Victorian Dance Ensemble will be dressed in period attire and will perform to period pre-recorded music.  They have presented dance demonstrations for the Smithsonian Institution, National Civil War Museum, National Park Service, and much more.  Do you want to learn a Civil War era dance?  Now is your chance!  Audience participation and education is an important part of their shows.  Performance times:  5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

TRAIN RIDES – Friday and Saturday
Friday train runs from 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday train runs from 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

Enjoy a nostalgic train ride on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad. Ride the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach, see the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, tour the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the United States, with narrative about the history of the train and the property.

Purchase Train Experience Tickets Day of Event
$10 per ticket
$5 per ticket: children 6 – 12
Free: children 5 and under

PLEASE NOTE:
Lincoln Funeral Car & Pioneer Coach Are Not Handicap Accessible

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Heritage Day at The Star Barn and Car Show

October 14, 2019

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Free Admission
$20 Parking (8 passengers)
$30 Oversized (9-15 passengers)

Call for Bus Group Pricing: 717-287-6287

• 100’s of cars will be on display
• Drive through the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
• Self-guided Walking Tour of The Star Barn Village, Ironstone Ranch, and Reflective Oaks Prayer Walk
• Concession foods by C&J Catering available to purchase with seating in the main floor of The Star Barn
• Steam engine-churned ice cream available to purchase
• Firepits, yard games and more
• Tractor-pulled wagon rides from The Star Barn to the train
• The Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo
• Pony rides available to purchase
• Souvenirs and gifts available at The Sower and the Seed Shoppe 
• Browse The Star Barn Museum and Art Gallery
• Walk and talk in the Village with John Enterline, Stone Gables Estate’s Horticulturist
• Receive a full-color commemorative Star Barn booklet with before and after photographs

Add the Train Experience to your day:
Enjoy a nostalgic train ride on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad. Ride in the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach, see the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, tour the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the United States, with narrative about the history of the train and the property.

Purchase Train Experience tickets at the event:
$10 per ticket
$5 per ticket: children 6 – 12
Free: children 5 and under
Train Rides from 11 am -6 pm

PLEASE NOTE:
Lincoln Funeral Car & Pioneer Coach Are Not Handicap Accessible

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.

July 16, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

August 20, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

September 24, 2019

6:00pm ~ 9:00pm

December 7, 2019

Christmas at
The Star Barn Village

10:00 am ~ 2:00 pm

General Admission: $15
• Photos with Santa
• Wagon Rides
• Mini Horses and Donkeys
• Pony Rides
• Campfires with S’mores
• Hot Chocolate
• Cookie Decorating
• Kids Dance Party
• Enjoy The Star Barn Village

VIP Admission: $30
• All General Admission Activities
• Breakfast with Santa in The Star Barn with four seatings: – 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
• Free Gifts from Santa!
• Limited to 400 Tickets Register Early!

Other Activities
• Lunch: Prices Vary
• Holiday Gift Fair: Prices Vary

• Raffle Tickets: $1 ea OR $5 for 6

Father's Day Dinner & Train Experience
Heritage Day & Car Show at The Star Barn
Heritage Day at The Star Barn
July 4th Celebration
Living History Days
Farm to Table
Mother's Day Dinner
Heritage Day / Family Picnic
Brittany's Hope: Christmas at The Star Barn Village
Christmas Dinner at The Star Barn
Christmas Drive Through
Christmas Drive Through
Christmas Drive Through
Christmas Drive Through
Christmas Drive Through

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