Feb. 2-5, 2023

Poppy's 3rd Annual Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt Event is set to take place! This is our third year of celebrating a Pennsylvania tradition with a unique spin.

10am - 1pm

Hempfield Apothetique is hosting our opening event this year!
The event starts at 10am. Poppy will be making her official prognostication at 11am and Poppy and Elliott will be accepting visitors until 1pm. Hempfield Apothetique is donating a portion of the sales of the day to Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation.
Ville & Rue will be joining us with the highly sought Edition 4 Poppy Pillows, Towels and Wine Totes available for purchase. Ville & Rue is donating a portion of the sales of all Poppy Merch to Acorn Acres!

Our Town Brewery is joining us with their newest petite IPA, Looking Within which will be available for purchase. Looking Within is an energetic IPA meant to push us through till spring! Our Town is donating from each can or pour of "Looking Within" sold to Acorn Acres in support of our mission.
We will be offering "brunchy snacks" for your enjoyment. Snacks are being provided by Lancaster Pickle Company and Graze.


430PM - 630PM

Decades will be hosting Poppy and Elliott and launching a brand new cocktail in honor of Poppy. The groundhogs will be greeting you before you enter. Be sure to get the newest cocktail, "Snap, Kraken, Pop" as $1 from each purchase will be donated to Acorn Acres!
All of these partners are donating a portion of the proceeds to Acorn Acres to help support our efforts of rehabilitating the squirrels, cottontails, and groundhogs of Lancaster County and beyond. Please be sure to thank them for their philanthropy and generous spirit.


Friday, February 3, 2023

930am - 11am

LancasterRec will be hosting Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation for a fun and informative presentation and activity on groundhogs, beginning at 9:30am. Their Senior Center and All Day Camp kids will be learning about groundhogs and meeting Poppy and Elliott!


6pm - 8pm

Ville & Rue will be celebrating First Friday with Poppy and Elliott! Be sure to come in, meet the groundhogs and grab your selection of the exclusive Poppy Pillow, Poppy Towel, or Poppy Wine Tote, Edition 4. Ville & Rue is donating a portion of the sale price of each piece of Poppy Merch to Acorn Acres in support of our wildlife rehabilitation efforts!


 Saturday, February 4, 2023


Ice Cream for Breakfast at Miesse Candies and Ice Cream Parlor and meet Poppy and Elliott on the way in. And, after you have your ice cream, do not forget to grab your chocolate groundhog shaped pop! ­čÖé


Lancaster Barnstormers are hosting Poppy, Elliott and the Acorn Acres Team. Bring the whole family! Kids will enjoy doing our TRACKS! program, Poppy and Elliott will be available for pictures, Cylo is joining us from 5-6pm, and there will be Acorn swag for purchase. Lancaster Barnstomers have graciously offered their space to Acorn Acres.


 Sunday, February 5, 2023

Lancaster Distilleries and Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse are proudly hosting Poppy and Elliott and closing our event for the 2023. Be sure to come meet our team and the groundhogs then enjoy a fabulous brunch with a libation made with Poppy at heart, the "Pop-Tart".
As we grow, we will continue to support our community as our community helps to support us. Wildlife rehabilitation is not a single person or organization.  It is a community of rehabilitators, veterinarians, volunteers, and most important, supporters. Please be sure to continue to support our small businesses, as they are the foundation to our community.


Mighty oaks from little acorns grow!

Groundhog Goodie Basket

Decades has donated a Gift Certificate for the Groundhog Goodie Basket.

Ville & Rue has donated a Gift Certificate for the Groundhog Goodie Basket.

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation is providing LOTS of groundhog themed goodies for the basket.


Partnering Businesses from Prior Events