Join us at Tellus360 for Lancaster’s Extraordinary Talent Show, presented by Lancaster Rec and sponsored by T-Mobile, on Friday, November 19th from 4-6 p.m.!

Contestants from all over Lancaster County will compete for the chance to win various prizes, including the grand prize of $1,000.00. Between sets, attendees will hear from Lancaster Rec and a grouping of other local non-profits about how their organization is positively impacting our community. It’s the perfect blend of recreation and education and we hope you will join us on this very special day, in this very special way!

For inquiries relating to the event, please contact AJ Eckman at


Audience Popular Vote:


To vote for your favorite act, we encourage you to make a donation to the community benefit organizations (CBOs) associated with each act between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, November 19th. A $10 donation during the show translates into ten (10) votes; a $25 donation translates into twenty-five (25) votes, etc. (1:1 ratio). Donations received after 6:01 p.m. will not be counted.

Should you wish to not make a donation, but would like to write-in a vote, please email during the show between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, November 19th with your selection. Your email submission will be counted as one (1) vote. Donations received after 6:01 p.m. will not be counted.

Our Live Stream will be broadcast here.


Contestants and their Associated Community Benefit Organizations:


Contestant 1: Alexandria Fernandez

Lancaster Rec and Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation



Contestant 2: Aaron Pearson

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Lancaster County and Children’s Dyslexia Center of Lancaster



Contestant 3: David Karppala

Clare House, Inc. and Church World Service (CWS) Lancaster Immigration and Refugee Program



Contestant 4: Melanie Lewis

Help the Fight and Lancaster Public Library



Contestant 5: Victoria Mills

Music for Everyone (MFE) and Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman