Tellus About the Pipeline - Benefit @ Tellus360

Suggested $10-$25 donation at the door.

This benefit - featuring local musicians, actors, poets, and playwrights - will go directly to support the protection of Lancaster County.


In one year's time, the movement to protect Lancaster County from the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline has grown by leaps and bounds. With the help of a dedicated team of volunteers: farmers, landowners, Native Americans tribal leaders, friends, and family - thousands of Lancaster residents have been organized to speak out in support of protecting our county's farms and woodlands.

Your support is needed to protect homes,farms and Native American cultural history in the Susquehanna River Hills. If approved, construction for the pipeline could begin in one years time. 

All of the work to stop the pipeline is done a grassroots, shoestring budget, with no grants or money from outside organizations. This movement is as down-home as it gets - a true community movement. 


2:00 to 2:30 Music-The Spiese Brothers: Tim & Steve Spiese. The Spiese Brothers are both organizing in their townships - Martic & W. Hempfield - to stop the pipeline. Steve plays guitar, and Tim accompanies on harmonica!

2:30 to 2:45 Poetry-Chris Longenecker and Rick Shoup

2:45 to 3:00 Fracking & Pipelines Slide show-Bob Lowing of Lancaster Friends Meeting will briefly show his images documenting fracking in northern PA, and the brave landowners in Lancaster County who are standing up against the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.

3:00 to 3:45 Robert Bobby Duo: Exposure to a live performance by Robert Bobby & Mrs. Bobby has been known to cause the following symptoms: uncontrollable toe-tapping, infectious laughter, the occasional tugging of the heart, provocation of thought & a general feeling of warmth. This music is able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and deter pipelines!

3:45 to 4:00 Skit- Pipeline Players. 
Written by playwright Tim Spiese, this short skit will tell the story of the first year of the No Pipeline movement in Lancaster County. Local actors will play the part of the outspoken Lancaster County residents who are fighting for their homes.

4:15 to 5:00 The Lonesome Stragglers - Mark "Banjo Doc" Rast, Neal Pressley, and Jeff Bryson play the finest traditional stringband music in Lancaster County.

To learn more about the movement, and get involved, visit

All proceed will benefit the 4 local groups that sprung up here in the past year: Lancaster Against Pipelines Save Our Unspoiled Land - SOULConestoga pipeline information Help - Hempfield Environment, Land and People

April 04, 2015 at 2pm - 5pm
24 E King St
Lancaster, PA 17602
United States
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