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.

June 20, 2019

Father's Day Dinner
& Train Experience

3:00pm ~ 9:00pm

· 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
· Learn about the history of the rail line, Lincoln funeral car, what’s coming – the Barns of Belmont and the National Christmas Center – and more
· Walk through the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the “United States”
· Book your train ride experience & dinner
Limited seating – every half-hour from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
· Fire pits, yard games, and more
· Tractor-pulled wagon rides to and from the train
· 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Hors d’oeuvres, signature drink and music in lower level of The Star Barn
· 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.: Dinner and music on upper level of The Star Barn
· Free color booklet about The Star Barn

May 24, 2019

Heritage Day
at The Star Barn Village

11:00am ~ 8:00pm

Please join us on Friday, May 24, from 11 am – 8 pm for 
Heritage Day at The Star Barn Village

Family Picnic and Train Experience

Self-guided Walking Tour of The Star Barn Village and Ironstone Ranch
Bring your own picnic lunch or buy from our “Outdoor Barbeque Boutique” by C&J Catering
Seating available in The Star Barn, under the Grand Canopy Tent or bring your own blanket for a picnic around the property on our many picturesque grassy spots
Steam engine-churned ice cream available to purchase
Drive through the restored Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
Fire pits, yard games and much, much more
The Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo:  alpacas, miniature pony, donkeys, and a pot-bellied pig
Memorabilia in The Sower and the Seed Shoppe available to purchase
Browse The Star Barn Museum and Art Gallery
Walk and talk in the Village with John Enterline, Stone Gables Estate’s Horticulturist
Pony rides available to purchase
Receive a full-color commemorative Star Barn booklet with before and after photographs

Add the Train Experience to your day:

Ride in the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and Walk through the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the “United States”

Purchase Train Experience tickets at the event:

$10 per ticket
$5 per ticket: children ages 6 – 12
Free: children ages 5 and under

Special introductory offer includes:

Train ride times:  every half hour from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tractor-pulled wagon rides from The Star Barn to the train
Ride in the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach
Walk through the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the United States
See the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
Learn the history of the 1832 rail line, the 1877 Star Barn, the 1860 Ironstone Ranch, and the future Barns of Belmont with the National Christmas Center

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 Group Pricing: 717-287-6287

*PLEASE NOTE: TRAIN IS NOT HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE*

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3rd Annual

July 4th Celebration
at The Star Barn Village

General Admission Days:
Wednesday, July 3rd from 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
OR
Thursday, July 4th from 11:00 am-10:00 pm

3-Day VIP Experience:
Tuesday, July 2nd from 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
Wednesday, July 3rd from 4:00 pm-10:00
Thursday, July 4th from 11:00 am-10:00 pm

GENERAL ADMISSION ACTIVITIES:

• Drive through the restored Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
• Self-tour of all buildings and attractions of The Star Barn Village, Ironstone Ranch, and The Star Barn Museum
• On Display: one of the world’s largest collections of Fine Art Models ever assembled.  Over 100 of the world’s finest models of brass and wood on full display for the first time. This includes one-gauge brass trains, planes, automobiles, ships, tanks, and more, and is a tribute to a friend and the founder of Fine Art Models, Gary Kohs
• 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, walk thru the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the “United States” with narrative about the history of the train, and the property for optional purchase
• Shepherd’s Staff Petting Zoo
• Tractor-pulled wagons and pony rides
• Use of firepits and yard games throughout the property
• Arts and Crafts vendors will be indoors and outdoors
• Demonstrations throughout the village including glassblowing, flowers, pottery, blacksmith
• Artists: Liz Hess and Terri Palmer will be painting in The Star Barn Museum
• Wine Tasting in The Star Barn’s arched limestone cold cellar by Thorn Hill Vineyard
• Food available to purchase by C&J Catering
• Souvenirs and gifts available at The Sower and The Seed Shoppe
• NEW Star Barn Village full color catalog
• July 4th:  Fireworks display, starting at approximately 9:00 pm
PRICING FOR GENERAL ADMISSION

Wednesday, July 3rd from 4:00 pm-10:00 pm 
$15 – General Admission
$10 – Senior Citizens (age 62 or older)
$10 – Military
$10 – Children (6 – 18)
Free – Children (five and under)

Thursday, July 4th from 11:00 am-10:00 pm
$25 – General Admission
$15 – Senior Citizens (age 62 or older)
$15 – Military
$10 – Children (6 – 18)
Free – Children (five and under)

Train Rides – Wednesday and Thursday
Wednesday train runs every half-hour, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday train runs every half-hour, from 11:30 am – 8:00 pm

Introductory Offer: 
$10 per ticket
Children ages 6 – 12:  $5
Children ages 5 and under:  free
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Tickets & More Info
Coming Soon

Dinner & A Movie
Father's Day Dinner & Train Experience
Heritage Day at The Star Barn
Heritage Day at The Star Barn
July 4th Celebration
Living History Days
Farm to Table
Farm to Table
Mother's Day Dinner
Heritage Day / Family Picnic
Heritage Day
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

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