Friday, May 20th, 2016

  • 11am-1pm - The Rampart Street Ramblers Dixieland Band performing at the stage area
  • 11am-4pm - Banjo Jimmy & his Sidemen performing ragtime folk music
  • 11am and 2pm - Cheese Stretching demonstrations at Aged & Cured
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Mark DeRose performing on the porch of the Country Life
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Sample Rhubarb Sangria at Waltz Vineyards and purchase a glass to enjoy on their patio
  • Noon - Rhubarb Whoopie Pie Filling Contest at the stage area-participants needed
  • Noon-2pm - Enjoy the antics of strolling comedian Geist
  • 2pm-5pm - Summit Hill Bluegrass Band performing at the stage area
  • All Day - Grand Re-Opening of Aged & Cured Cheese and Meat Shoppe
  • All Day - Meet “Rhu-Barb”, our rhubarb expert for helpful rhubarb hints
  • All Day - Rhubarb food sampling tables
  • All Day - Fresh rhubarb for sale
  • All Day - Rhubarb jams being made in our Jam & Relish Kitchen


Saturday, May 21st, 2016

  • 10am-5pm - Salt Rox grilling demonstration with Tucker at Aged & Cured
  • 10am - “Bake a Pie...Save a Farm - Best Rhubarb Dessert in Lancaster County Baking Contest” featuring celebrity judges. Dessert slices will be sold following the competition. All proceeds benefit the Lancaster Farmland Trust.
  • 11am and 2pm - Cheese Stretching demonstrations at Aged & Cured
  • 11am-3pm —Rhubarb Race Car Derby to benefit Lancaster Farmland Trust - races held at 11am, Noon & 3pm
  • 11am-4pm - Banjo Jimmy & his Sidemen performing folk music
  • 11:30am - Crowning of the official Rhubarb King & Queen at the stage area during “halftime” of the baking contest judging.
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Tuck Ryan performing on the porch of The Country Life store
  • 11:30am-1:30pm - Sample Rhubarb Sangria at Waltz Vineyards and purchase a glass to enjoy on their patio
  • Noon - 2pm - Balloon twisting for the kids with the “Balunguy”
  • 12:30-2pm - The Dixieland Band performing ragtime favorites at the stage
  • 2pm - Rollicking Rhubarb Stroll (too small to be called a parade) featuring musicians, costumed characters, Kitchen Kettle’s own pink ladies and the Rhubarb King & Queen & more.
  • 2:30-5:30pm - Enjoy the sounds of the Roadsters (a 50’s band) performing at the stage
  • All Day - Grand Re-Opening of Aged & Cured Cheese and Meat Shoppe
  • All Day - Rhubarb food sampling tables
  • All Day - Fresh rhubarb for sale
  • All Day - Rhubarb jams being made in our Jam & Relish Kitchen


Colorful mascots are part of the fun-filled Rhubarb Stroll taking place at 2pm on Saturday.