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Candlelight House

Date(s): 11/24/2018
Time: 5:00 PM - 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?  Visit with friends and family to discover the sights, sounds, and crafts of the past and present in a relaxed evening under the stars.  Meet local craftsmen keeping the tradition of handmade art alive.  Enjoy music by the Ephrata Cloister Chorus.  Get a sneak peek at the popular Lantern Tours.  Enjoy light refreshments as a simple evening unfolds away from the rush of the coming holiday season.  Admission is $6.00 for everyone age 3 and above.

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Josh Shapiro, Governor – Hayley Haldeman, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free 24-page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.

The Ephrata Cloister Associates is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, supporting the mission of preservation and education at this National Historic Landmark.

Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation
Irene Weidman Charitable Foundation
Ephrata National Bank
Black Forest Brewery/Americana 1777 Inn
A Woman’s Club of Ephrata
The Historic Ephrata Cloister June Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday