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Day of Music Day of Music
October 8, 2017 Noon – 5:00 pm
Discover one of Ephrata’s most unique contributions to colonial American
culture as the Ephrata Cloister Chorus performs music written by the Brothers and Sisters of this community in the 1741 Meetinghouse.
Concerts are at 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm.
Adults $10, Seniors $9, Students $7, Children $5


Candlelight Open House Candlelight Open House
November 25, 2017  5:00—8:30 pm

Now that everyone has come “over the river and through the woods,” why not take a leisurely stroll through the candlelit grounds of the historic Ephrata Cloister away from the rush of the oncoming holiday season. Discover the sights, sounds and crafts of the past and present in a relaxed evening under the stars.  Meet local artisans, start your holiday shopping in our unique Museum Store, enjoy music and simple refreshment. Tickets $6


Christmas at the Cloister Christmas at the Cloister
December 11 and 12, 2017

Performances at 6:30 and 8:00 pm each night
Spend a few moments in quiet reflection with seasonal readings and holiday music in the 1741 Meetinghouse at the Ephrata Cloister. Seating is limited and advance tickets are required.  Call 717-733-6600 after November 8th to order your tickets.  Special Admission rate of $6/person.   


Lantern Tours Lantern Tours
December 27 through 30,  2017

6:30—8:00 pm, Tours depart every half hour
These special theatrical tours take you back in time to visit Ephrata Cloister  as it may have appeared in the 1700s.  Each year we offer a new story with a cast of junior and senior high school students playing the roles that bring  history to life. 
Reservations are required and can be made after December 1st by calling 717-733-6600. Adults $10, Seniors $9, Students $7, Children $5

Ephrata Cloister
632 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
Telephone (717) 733-6600