Apr.-Nov. 2014

2014 "Half-Stitched" The Musical

Meet the Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club as their lives unfold around an Amish quilt. There's a young woman yearning for stability, a couple at odds in their marriage, a young widower seeking solace, a rough-and-tough biker doing community service, a preacher's wife escaping parish problems—and an Amish widow teaching her first quilting class.

The "Half-Stitched" musical is a delightful new journey of self-discovery, healing and renewed wholeness, pulled from Wanda Brunstetter's latest New York Times bestseller. You will find plenty to laugh at as these unlikely, beginning quilters are stitched together like scraps of fabric under the loving guidance of Emma Yoder. And the music? Oh, the music!

2014 Pricing

Lunch & Show* Mon.-Sat. $47

Dinner & Show* Mon.-Thurs. $50 • Fri. & Sat. $52

Show Only Mon.-Sat. $34

Meal packages include lunch or dinner smorgasbord at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant. Theatergoers purchasing meal packages who wish to eat before the performance should arrive 1.5 hours before the show to allow adequate time to enjoy their meals.

The "Half-Stitched" musical is performed live on the Bird-in-Hand Stage on the banquet level of the Restaurant. Stairs and an elevator connect all levels of the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage.

For tickets and ticket & meals packages, click here. For ticket & lodging packages, call 800-790-4069.

For groups of 20 or more, please contact (866) 931-2925.


July & Aug. 2014

Banquet in a Cornfield

July 10, 17, 24 from 6-9 pm • Aug. 8, 14, 21 from 5:30-8:30 pm

Our co-owner John Smucker and his wife Myrna invite you to an unforgettable Banquet in a Cornfield on their farm . This authentic Bird-in-Hand experience will give you an opportunity to connect with Lancaster County's fertile land and its delicious bounty.

  • Old-fashioned hayride to and from the Smucker farm (alternative transportation available; wear comfortable shoes—this is a real cornfield with uneven ground)
  • Farm-fresh dinner at the Smucker farm (served in their barn in case of inclement weather)
  • Informal gathering on hay bales with live music around the Smucker fire pit (weather-permitting)


The Bird-in-Hand Banquet in a Cornfield menu will be prepared by the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord. You'll feast on barbecue chicken, freshly picked corn on the cob, served in its husk with melted butter, baked russet and sweet potatoes and baked lima beans. Plus, you'll enjoy Pennsylvania Dutch chow chow, cole slaw and Grandma Smucker's apple sauce, rolls, butter and apple butter, our famous whoopie pies, angel food cake with fresh berries, iced tea and lemonade.

Call today to reserve your seats: (800) 790-4069.


Sept. 5 & 6 2014

Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon

A course like nothing you've ever experienced! The Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon takes runners from across the country on beautiful country roads around Bird-in-Hand in a 13.1 mile half marathon and 5k. Weaving around the famous Amish farmlands of Lancaster County, this is a course that challenges your body and refreshes your soul. Dotting the route are water stations staffed by Amish families and Amish one-room schools serving as rest stops.

This year will feature the same course and the same running excitement. Plus, it will be a part of a three-day, three-event weekend—Run, Ride & Soar Weekend. All proceeds will benefit the Bird-in-Hand Volunteer Fire Company. For more information, click here.


Sept. 5-7 2014

Run, Ride & Soar Weekend

Be a part of a weekend that offers athletes an opportunity to experience Lancaster County's famous farmlands in amazing ways. Runners can take to the beautiful country roads around Bird-in-Hand in a 13.1 mile half marathon and 5k. Bicyclists have their choice of 12, 23 and 62 mile metric century rides around the pastoral countryside. And hot air balloon enthusiasts get a chance to see the world famous region from the air. For more information click here.




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