After Eight Bed and Breakfast

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Doobie Brothers, American Music Theater, Lancaster PA Lodging

The American Music Theater, in Lancaster Pennsylvania, hosts the Doobie Brothers on April 28, 2010.  There are still tickets available to see this popular 1970's California Band, performing some of your most memorable and favorite songs of the recent past.  Opening the show will be Lancaster's own The Green Onions, getting the show off to a great start.   Close by lodging is also available at the After Eight Bed and Breakfast, only a few minutes away, ask your host and innkeeper Robert for great recommendations on local restaurants and other activities in the area.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

PA Covered Bridges, Lancaster Country, Lancaster Inn PA

Covered Bridges can be found in every corner of Lancaster County Pennsylvania.  Many visitors will spend several hours driving the beautiful rolling hills and farmland to discover each unique setting and bridge characteristics.  The longest bridge, Pine Grove spans 204 feet, which is a double span bridge.  The longest single span bridge is the 180 foot Hunsecker's Mill Bridge and the shortest is the 53 foot Landis Mill with a whole lot of other bridges in between.  Each of the bridges has it's own charm, which visitors in Lancaster County Pennsylvania love to explore.  Many innkeepers at the local bed and breakfasts, have information and are able to provide detailed maps and some even have books for guests to borrow.  Each season provides a new backdrop of color and interest.  With over 22 covered bridges in Lancaster County, you will want to come back several times to explore a different section of the county.    Take a picnic and enjoy the afternoon in the nicer weather, but you would not want to miss the opportunity to capture a picture during the winter months.  The After Eight Bed and Breakfast is pleased to assist guests in exploring the Covered Bridges of Lancaster PA.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Lancaster PA Theater, Fulton Theater, Phantom, Lancaster PA Lodging

The Fulton Theater in Lancaster PA is a beautifully restored theater dating back to 1852.  It is considered to be the oldest, continuously running theater in the USA.  The theater has had many changes over the years from when it was first opened and underwent an extensive renovation in 1995. It has also been named a National Landmark, one of only eight theaters to have that designation. Performers ranging from Mark Twain to Helen Hayes have taken the stage, as well as many other renowned performers.  This is also home to the Lancaster Symphonic Orchestra, showcasing the amazing acoustics of the theater.  You will not want to miss the final two shows of the current season.  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof playing April 22, 2010 through May 9, 2010 and Phantom June 3, 2010 through July 4, 2010.   The After Eight Bed and Breakfast has encouraged many guests to become enriched, humored and moved by the performances at the Fulton Theater.   This is definitely one location you will not want to miss when visiting and exploring Lancaster Pennsylvania.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Downtown Lancaster Pennsylvania, Central Market, Lancaster Art Galleries

Discover and explore  Downtown Lancaster Pennsylvania, now that spring is here and in full swing.  There is easy parking in several parking garages or right on the downtown streets. Your stops should include:  Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith Residences, The Heritage Center Museum, Central Market, The Quilt & Textile Museum, Fulton Opera House, Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Lancaster Museum of Art, Mulberry Art Studios, the Demuth Museum and Steinman Park.  There are so many great places to eat when downtown including The Pressroom Restaurant.  You will not want to miss First Friday's in Lancaster.  Stroll the streets and discover something new, different and unique.  The new Lancaster Convention Center has helped to stir a new resurgence in downtown Lancaster. So you will want to come visit, explore and see what is new and revisit some of your favorite stores, shops, restaurants and theaters.