Location/Directions Our mailing address is Manheim, but our location is in Salunga about 7 miles west of Lancaster. Take the Salunga Exit off Rt. 283 then go south just a bit to S. Chiques Road (watch for Liederkranz sign and arrow). Then turn right and go about 3/4 mile to the Liederkranz. Directions
Members & Guests per LLK and PLCB Rules
Members must have their membership card available upon request from an officer/trustee, door tender or bartender.
Guests must provide a valid drivers license or state ID upon request.
Guests must be accompanied and signed-in by their member host and will be asked to wear a guest badge unless attending a public event.
Members must purchase alcohol for guests. State law prohibits bartenders from serving non members.
At any one visit, a member may bring their immediate family plus four 4 non member guests.
After 3 visits to the club annually, guests must apply for membership to enter the club. The 3-visit rule is waived for guests with applications in process.
Membership Information on becoming a member of the Lancaster Liederkranz can be found on our Membership page: Membership
House Rules and Constitution & By-Laws Members should familiarize themselves with these documents which hang on the bulletin board and are available as pdf links here: Lancaster Liederkranz House Rules
Lancaster Liederkranz Committee Appointments Appointments were reviewed by the Executive committee in November and December and mentioned as New Business in the December 2018 Membership meeting: 2019 Committee Appointments
Monthly Membership Meetings The General Membership meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings follow this Agenda Minutes are posted on the Notices Minute Page
Cultural Organizations Much of the Liederkranz's German cultural is perpetuated through 4 singing and dancing Cultural Organizations which house themselves within the Liederkranz. All organizations welcome new members. More information on these organizations can be found on the Cultural Organization page: Cultural Organizations
Club Smoking Policy Purpose: This policy aims to protect the dining and entertainment experience of members and guests while in the ballroom without depriving smokers of their choiceto smoke. Policy:No smoking or use of e-cigarettes is permitted inside the clubhouse. Members and guests may smoke outside in designated areas. Designated areas include the bench beside the front door and the deck. Smoking on the deck is limited to only those times when the ballroom is not in use for dining, a dance, or any other event during cold-weather months defined as December through the end of March. Signs will be posted, and doors will be locked as a reminder during this time. Click Here to continue reading the policy in its entirety.
Hours Mon-Thur 4-11pm
Fri & Sat until 12am Closed Sun except for special events. Dining
Dining is available Wednesday through Saturday evenings - Wed: 4:00 bar service and 5:30-7:30 table service - Thur: 5:30-8:00 (until 7:30 first Thur meeting night*) - Fri & Sat: 5:30 to 8:30 *On first Thurs membership meeting night, non members, not being voted on must exit the Ballroom at the start of the meeting at 7:30.
Cash only - The club does not accept debit/credit cards. - Checks are accepted payable to the Lanc. Liederkranz. - An ATM machine is available in our lobby for your convenience.
Reservation policy - Reservations on Thursday, Friday & Saturday may be made in the Ballroom only. Bar area seating is a first come basis.
Club Dances Regular club dances run from October through May. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Club Bar or at the door. Seats will not be held without payment. Checks are accepted payable to: Lancaster Liederkranz. For our yearly dance schedule, visit our Dining, Bar, Dances page
Dance Night Dining Service is available in the Ballroom for dance patrons and in the Bar area for those not attending dances.
Club Fests The Liederkranz holds 4 annual fundraiser fests. These fests are sponsored events that are open to the public and rely on volunteers for success. Interested in volunteering? Visit our Volunteer page for information: Volunteering
- Sommerfest (June, general admission) - Sponsored by the Alpenrose Schuhplattler Verein - Parrot Fest (July, pre-purchased tickets required) - Sponsored by Friends of Steve Feilmeier - Oktoberfest (September, general admission) - Sponsored by the Alpenrose Schuhplattler Verein - Christkindlmarkt (December, free admission) -Sponsored by the Lancaster Liederkranz More information about our fests is located on our: Fest page
Please Note: Only service dogs are permitted in our pavilion area and on fest grounds.
Communications In addition to this website, the Liederkranz communicates to members through weekly email announcements, bi-monthly newsletters, which are available for viewing on our Newsletter page and a Facebook page.
If you wish to be added to our email list, complete the sign-up box at the bottom of our Home page (email information is not shared.)
Lancaster Liederkranz Preserving German music, song, dance, language, customs, and culture since 1880.