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February 28, 2023
Fun & Games
Here at Fig, bringing you the scoop on all Lancaster has to offer—and trying it for ourselves—is truly what gets us out of bed in the morning. We’re highlighting local businesses who’ll add some adventure to your day in our first-ever Fun & Games special feature. Whether you’re grabbing a helmet, lacing up your bowling shoes, or settling into a theatre seat, fun comes in all forms here in Lancaster. Find what thrills you and look for our Fig tips on how to Level Up your experience along the way.
P.S. We’ve also created an interactive quiz to help you do something fun today. Take the quiz here and share your fun-filled photos on social media using #FigMadeMeDoIt for a chance to be featured on our social media channels!
438 North Queen Street
With chandeliers hung from historic gymnasium rafters, Decades serves up nostalgia with a side of class. Enjoy a full dining experience featuring elevated cuisine and creative cocktails while challenging friends or family to 30+ retro arcade games and boutique bowling—all curated to evoke throwback vibes perfect for a memorable night out.
LEVEL UP: Make Decades your celebration destination with rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, business events, holiday gatherings, and more!
Escape. On Queen
43 North Queen Street
Mysteries, riddles, clues, and locks—you’ll tackle them all as you race against the clock and solve for the combination that will lead to your eescape. The perfect spot for friends and family to band together, Escape. On Queen is an adventure hub in the heart of Lancaster City. Every room is intricately designed for exciting challenges and maximum fun.
LEVEL UP: Gather a group and book your experience in their newest room—Murder Mystery.
150 North Prince Street
It’s time for some springtime creativity at Gallery Grow Plant Bar. Grown out of a love for houseplants and succulents, Gallery Grow is a project-driven space to gather and learn. Their staff will guide you on construction and care while you make a masterpiece to take home with you. Walk in or book a group rental online.
LEVEL UP: Create a project on their outdoor patio starting in May, and don’t forget to BYOB!
23 East Walnut Street, Lancaster
New location! 132 Locust Street, Columbia
All the fun of riding a bike with a little extra power to go even farther, e-bikes are an eco-friendly way to explore the city and beyond. With bikes for kids and adults along with helmets and accessories, Let’s Roll can outfit you with the perfect model that will get you cruising in no time. And if you’re not quite ready to buy one of your own, they’d love to give you a test ride or let you take one out for a spin through their rental program.
LEVEL UP: Snag an e-bike rental at their new Columbia location for easy access to the Northwest River and Enola Low Grade trails.
LANCASTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Exciting things are happening at the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. Michael Butterman continues his inaugural Season of Adventure as the LSO’s new Music Director with two spectacular performances: Ascent & Enigma and Freedom & Fate. And beginning in September 2023, the LSO is thrilled to announce a move to the new state-of-the-art Gardner Theatre at Lancaster Country Day School. Join Michael and their incredible musicians on exciting musical journeys this spring. Then continue the adventure next season and experience the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in a brand new venue!
LEVEL UP: Buy a two-concert subscription for their March & May performances (saving 10%!) and receive a pre-sale invitation to select your seats at the new Gardner Theatre for next season.
RCW Athletic Club
200 Running Pump Road
RCW Athletic Club is changing the lives of kids one forehand at a time. More than just a spot to play tennis, RCW brings joyfulness and playfulness to their junior programs that build a foundation for lifelong skills and a lifelong love of the game. The hands-on coaches at RCW use tennis to plant seeds for bigger life lessons, teaching the next generation of players to be resourceful, patient, and independent.
LEVEL UP: Bring the family for Kids Day on May 6. Meet the tennis pros, play for free & learn about summer camp at RCW!
THE COMMON WHEEL
324 North Queen Street | Community Center & Bike Shop
701 East King Street | Co-op & Donation Center
What’s even more fun than riding a bike? Seeing a kid’s face light up at the sight of their very own set of wheels! Every year, The Common Wheel collects hundreds of bikes and spends thousands of hours refurbishing them to give to elementary-aged children in the School District of Lancaster. The Spring Bike Fling is in full swing, and you can donate or find out how to host a bike drive at thecommonwheel.com.
LEVEL UP: Join The Common Wheel at the King Street Co-Op every Friday from 6–8pm to work on these bikes—no experience necessary!