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Ice Cream Social

Date(s): 08/05/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ice Cream Social

Enjoy the beauty of the historic Ephrata Cloister while enjoying your own ice cream sundae, music by Ethan Fasnacht, and fellowship with friends. Historic buildings will be open to visit at your leisure, with demonstrations in the Printing Office and by the Lancaster County Spinners and Weaver’s Guild.  KPETS Therapy Dogs will be in attendance.  $5.00 per person gets you ice cream, history, and a great day at the place where Ephrata began.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


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 Summer Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wed. through Sat. & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sun. OPEN 9am-8pm Thurs. July 25th for Twilight Hours. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday.