Savor a Taste of East Lancaster County With These Small Business Saturday Specials | Local company

Food and flowers are among the highlights of Small Business Saturdays in parts of eastern Lancaster County.

Here’s a taste of some of the specialties you’ll find:







The Farmers Hat, ice cream on a hot chocolate chip cookie and syrup at Lapp Valley Farm Creamery & Café in Gordonville on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.




Lapp Valley Farm Creamery and Cafe

Since 1975, Lapp Valley Farm at 244 Mentzer Road, New Holland, has been a favorite of locals and tourists for ice cream, milk and butter. As business grew, more space was needed at the Farm Shop, which led to a new 20,000 square foot location.

The new Lapp Valley Farm Creamery and Cafe, 4040 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gordonville, owned by Dave and Ruth Lapp, opened August 4.

The new facility houses the ice cream factory and cafe. In addition to the farm-fresh dairy products that Lapp is known for, the cafe offers a breakfast and lunch menu. The indoor farm theme with life-size animals has a silo slide for the kids.

The Creamery and Café will offer several specials from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Small Business Saturday:

— Farmer’s Hat Sundae (chocolate chip cookie, scoop of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel or chocolate syrup): $4.

— Bubble tea (choice of mango, peach or blueberry), 16 ounces: $3.

Holiday Special, available during regular hours from December 12 to 24:

– 3-quart sampler of Lapp Valley ice cream (choice of 16 flavors): $8.







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The Pumpkin Pretzel Roll at Dutch Country Soft Pretzels in New Holland on Thursday November 3, 2022.




Dutch Soft Pretzels

Dutch Country Soft Pretzels, owned by Shannon Benshoff and Dave Burkholder, is a bakery and pretzel store located at 2758-1 Division Highway (Route 322), New Holland. Their specialty is artisan pretzels.

Pennsylvania is known for 80% of the country’s pretzel production. German immigrants, later known as Pennsylvania Dutch, brought them here in the 1700s and they are part of Lancaster County’s culture.

Dutch Country offers a wide variety of pretzels, from nuggets to wraps, chocolate covered or cheese and pepperoni, to name a few. Plus, they also have a breakfast and lunch menu to eat in or take out.

For hungry small business Saturday shoppers, Dutch Country Soft Pretzels will be offering several specials from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

— Stuffed pretzel (turkey, stuffing, sauce): $5.

— Pumpkin Roll Pretzel (pumpkin, cream cheese, cinnamon): $5.

Holiday Special, available December 5-23 (must order 24 hours in advance):

— Tray of 100 pretzel nuggets: $30.

— Tray of 30 pretzel sticks: $35.







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A floating island, hot dogs with mashed potatoes, cheese and bacon at Terre Hill Restaurant in Terre Hill on Wednesday November 2, 2022.




Terre Hill Family Restaurant

Terre Hill Mayor Bob Rissler, who is also a public works supervisor, purchased the Terre Hill Family Restaurant, 213 E. Main St., Terre Hill, in 2014. His dream was to revive his 1940s roots by as a small town restaurant.

The nostalgic restaurant with cozy counter and stools, banquettes and dining room offers a homemade menu. It is a favorite spot for weekly breakfasts and family gatherings.

For Small Business Saturday, the restaurant will offer two specials from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

— Floating Island (two separate grilled hot dogs, topped with mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese/bacon): $7.

— Free drink with breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Holiday Special, available from December 19 to 24 at noon:

– Signature Chili Take Out: 16 ounces, $8; 32 ounces, $16.

Call 717-445-4755 to order.







Jane's flower shop

Jane’s Flower Shoppe in New Holland will be offering a holiday centerpiece for $30 on Small Business Saturday.


Jane’s flower shop

Jane’s Flower Shoppe, owned by Christian and Mary King, is located on the second floor of a two-story barn on their 16-acre farm at 225 Wissler Road, New Holland. The store moved to its current location in November 2019, after a fire destroyed the building it occupied on Main Street in New Holland.

The company creates high-end floral designs for all occasions throughout the year.

For Small Business Saturday, Jane’s will be giving away a holiday centerpiece for $30, a free carnation to every customer, and a free rose to every fifth customer. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Plus, for the holidays, the shop will be offering a 20% discount on any flower arrangement from its website, janesflowers.com. Orders must be placed before Saturday, December 10.

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