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Our campus is open, inviting and welcoming to everyone! Please visit and participate in the excitement as often as you'd like.

A variety of interesting and engaging events are always happening at Garden Spot Village. Some are exclusively for residents so you have to live here to experience those, however, many are open to the public. Garden Spot Village strives to be a good neighbor; welcoming people of all ages, graciously extending hospitality. Come! Join in all the wonderful things that are happening here.

The Garden Variety is available online here! The Garden Variety is a monthly publication that typically includes "Resident Only" or "Future Resident" events, but it also serves as a window into our community.


Click here to read The Garden Variety magazine


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Bird House Display and Silent Auction

08:00am - 5:00pm / Village Park

Saturday, February 1 through Friday, February 28 the Indoor Park in the Village Square at Garden Spot Village will be filled with colorful birdhouses and bird-themed crafts and quilted items. This annual event includes a silent auction to benefit the Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund. You may place bids through 5pm on Friday, February 28. Winning bidders will be contacted. Open to the public.



Linden Spring Fashion Show

2:00pm - 3:00pm / The Chapel

Are you a fan of all things fashion? You won’t want to miss the fabulous Spring 2020 Linden Fashion Show being held here at Garden Spot Village! Join us on Thursday, March 5 at 2pm in the Garden Spot Village Chapel to discover all-new fashion pieces, handbags and jewelry, with fresh styling, new prints, and must-have wardrobe basics! All attendees will receive a coupon for 20% off one item in Linden. This event is free and open to the public.


GSV After Work

5:30pm - 7:30pm / Village Square

An evening event to learn more about life at Garden Spot Village. Visit to find out more and to register. For the public, especially 50+.


Don't Rock the Jukebox by Servant Stage Company

7:00pm - 8:00pm / The Chapel

Servant Stage’s popular teen revue returns with Don’t Rock The Jukebox, an all-new, high-energy tour de force of pop music from many eras and genres! The cast features some of the top teen talent in the region. This pay-as-you-will performance is open to the public.


Saturday Evening Concert Series: Hamilton Celtic Pipes & Drums

7:00pm - 8:00pm / The Chapel

The March Saturday Evening Concert, will feature Hamilton Celtic Pipes & Drums. This local group, which includes Garden Spot Village Team Member Walt Hamilton, wil offer a St. Patrick's Day Tribute. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 717-355-6000.


Swipe Out Hunger Community Meal

5:30pm - 6:30pm / CrossNet Youth Ministries

Garden Spot Village residents and team members will serve a free community meal at the CrossNet Youth Ministries building on Franklin Street in New Holland. This event is free and open to the public. 


Garden Spot Village Kids 1/2 Marathon

6:00pm - 7:00pm / Outdoor Pavilion

Garden Spot Village and ELANCO Public Library have teamed up to promote healthy lifestyles for kids 6 to 12 in Kindergarten through 8th grade. The kids not only benefit from the activity and training but they get to experience the thrill of a race start and finish, coming down through the same finisher’s chute that the runners will use the following day with cheering crowds, medals and all. To learn more or register, visit the race website


Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon & 10K

08:00am - 1:00pm / Outdoor Pavilion

The Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon and 10K is a race unlike any other. Taking place in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon and 10K offers runners an opportunity to run through the beautiful Amish farmlands of Pennsylvania.

This is a run for everyone whether you are a beginner, experienced, leisure or competitive runner. There is plenty of space available for family, friends and spectators. Don’t miss this exciting time!

To learn more or to register, visit the race website.


Train Room Open House

1:30pm - 4:00pm / Train Room

The Garden Spot Village Train Club will host an Open House in the Train Room. The HO-gauge train layout includes Thomasville and the ever-popular “Talk with Thomas” event. The O-gauge train layout includes waterfalls, a drive-in movie theater, a Ford dealership showroom and more. Both layouts provide plenty of train action complemented with heavily detailed scenery. Free and open to the public.


Cantore Men's Choir

7:00pm - 8:00pm / The Chapel

Cantore (Latin for singers) is comprised of ten men who love to sing. Its members come from many walks of life where they teach, preach, farm, and more. With a common bond of making good a cappella music, their repertoire is primarily sacred and draws from a variety of styles and traditions, from standard religious choral works to pop and secular numbers and everything in-between. This event is free and open to the public. Donations accepted.



Paint Night

6:30pm - 8:30pm / Village Square Park

Celebrate your creativity with Paint Nights at Garden Spot Village! Garden Spot Village will host a Paint Night on Friday, April 17, from 6:30-8:30pm in the Village Park. Full-instruction and one-to-one guidance will be provided as you create your own painting entitled "A Spring Day," featuring a field of wild flowers. Beginners and advanced alike will enjoy this evening! $35 per person includes supplies, instruction and a Starbucks specialty drink of your choice. Call 717.355.6500 to register.