Events

Grands & Kids Camp


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


October

21

Campus-Wide Open House – Explore Retirement Living

10:00am - 4:00pm / Garden Spot Village Campus

Explore Garden Spot Village and Sycamore Springs during this campus-wide open house. Take time to explore the open homes, enjoy refreshments and learn all the community has to offer.


21

Saturday Evening Concert Series

7:00pm - 9:00pm / The Chapel

Enjoy a silent movie with Wayne Zimmerman performing on the organ. For residents and the public.


23

Swipe Out Hunger Community Meal

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

A free community meal at CrossNet Ministries on Jackson Street in New Holland. Served by Garden Spot Village residents.


25

Look & Learn

10:30am - 2:00pm / Garden Spot Village Campus

Learn about life at Garden Spot Village and let the folks who live here show you around the community. Register online here.


26

Paint Party

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

Love to paint? Or do you want to learn how to paint? Join us for a paint party featuring a 12”x12” painting featuring an Autumn Owl. $30pp includes supplies, instruction and a specialty Starbucks beverage of your choice. All ages welcome.


28

Mennonite A cappella Chorus

7:00pm - 8:30pm / The Chapel

Join us for an evening of a capella music, performed by a group of Lancaster County young adults from the plain Mennonite community. These young adults come together to minister to senior communities and the public.


November

4

Musical Memories

1:30pm - 3:00pm / The Chapel

A unique musical program for individuals with Alzheimers/Dementia and their caregiver. This event provides an opportunity for individuals experiencing the symptoms of Dementia to spend an afternoon with family members or a caregiver. Music can be a soothing, calming presence in our lives. And depending upon the stage of your journey, music can be the perfect fit for both you and your loved one. This program is a “together” program where you can share a special moment of musical entertainment – together – caregiver and loved one. For more information and to register, contact 717-355-6500.


7

Election Day

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

Don’t forget to vote in the local election! The Chapel at Garden Spot Village is a polling location for Earl Township.


8

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Book Signing

7:30pm - 8:30pm / The Chapel

Allon Lefever will be on-hand to sign and discuss his recently published book, “Launching the Entrepreneur Ship: Why Entrepreneurship Is Alive and Well and How You Can Start Your Own Business Today.” Lefever’s book includes more than 80 stories and illustrations on becoming a values-driven entrepreneur.


14

Look & Learn

10:30am - 2:00pm / Garden Spot Village Campus

Learn about life at Garden Spot Village and let the folks who live here show you around the community. Register online here.


18

Saturday Evening Concert Series

7:00pm - 8:30pm / The Chapel

Enjoy an evening of song with Mike McKeever, tenor.


19

Thanksgiving Worship Service

10:00am - 11:00am / The Chapel

Join us as we give thanks and express our gratitude for God’s gifts.


25

Train Room Open House

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

The Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House will delight visitors of all ages. 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.


27

Swipe Out Hunger Community Meal

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

A free community meal at CrossNet Ministries on Jackson Street in New Holland. Served by Garden Spot Village residents.


30 - 9

Lancaster County’s Twelve Shops of Christmas Tour

9:00am - 4:00pm

Garden Spot Village is one of twelve stops on this special holiday shopping tour. Tour ticket booklets will be available for purchase for $9pp at the Resident Services desk.
Tour goers can enjoy holiday shopping in Refresh Gifts & Essentials and the Share & Care thrift shop, as well as a special craft, quilt and wood sale. The tour also features a variety of special seasonal events.


30

Paint Party

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

Love to paint? Or do you want to learn how to paint? Join us for a paint party featuring a 12”x12” painting featuring a Christmas Angel. $30pp includes supplies, instruction and a specialty Starbucks beverage of your choice. All ages welcome.


December

2

Train Room Open House

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

The Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House will delight visitors of all ages. 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.


8 - 9

Servant Stage Company Old-Time Gospel Radio Christmas Show

7:00pm - 8:30pm / The Chapel

It’s a holiday broadcast! Join us for foot-stompin’, toe-tappin’ Christmas tidings of comfort and joy. Free and open to the public. Donations welcome at the door.


9

Breakfast with Santa

8:00am - 9:30am / The Harvest Table

Enjoy a festive, scrumptious breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus. $14.95 for adults and $9.95 for children 3-10 includes breakfast, a photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs Claus, a visit to the Train Room and more!


9

Train Room Open House

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

The Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House will delight visitors of all ages. 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.


13

Live Nativity

7:00pm - 9:00pm / The Chapel

Village Voices will perform, accompanying a live nativity.


16

Train Room Open House

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

The Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House will delight visitors of all ages. 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.


16

Sat Eve Concert Series

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

Enjoy “A Sweet Adeline Christmas.”


23

Train Room Open House

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

The Garden Spot Village Train Room Holiday Open House will delight visitors of all ages. 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.