Unwind Paddle Tour Music & Meal

Fridays – June 9 and June 23, 2017, 6-9pm

Fridays – July 7 and July 21, 2017, 6-9pm

Fridays – August 11 and August 25, 2017, 6-9pm

Friday – September 8, 2017, 6-9pm

This program will be offered each night during the summer when we have live music scheduled on our porch.  Shank’s Mare guides will lead you on a leisurely paddle tour along the shoreline suitable for those who have never kayaked before, or anyone who wants to enjoy a relaxing paddle.  The fee will include your kayak rental, a one hour guided paddle tour, a box dinner from the Lock 2 Café, and of course, the live music on the porch at Shank’s Mare.  What a great way to spend a summer evening at the river!  Reservations are required for the tour.

Fee – Includes kayak rental, guided tour, box dinner, and live music – Members $34/Person; Non-Members $38/Person.  Deduct $10 if you have your own kayak.  Reservations required.

Paddle & Pizza with Shank’s Mare & The John Wright Restaurant

Wednesday – June 21, 2017, 6-8pm   JohnWrightLogo

Wednesday – July 19, 2017, 6-8pm

Wednesdays – August 2 or August 16, 2017, 6-8pm

Shank’s Mare is teaming up with our friends at The John Wright Restaurant.  Enjoy a guided kayak tour on the Susquehanna River at the Wright’s Ferry Bridge.  Explore the footprint of the old Susquehanna Canal and the remains of the famous bridge burned during the Civil War.  Then head on in to The John Wright Restaurant and enjoy  their patio pizza with your special 20% off meal voucher. In addition to your 20% off meal voucher, Shank’s Mare will give 20% off on your kayak rentals for this tour.  There will be accommodations to change clothes after the paddle.  Call Shank’s Mare (717-252-1616) for your kayak tour reservations. You will receive your 20% off meal vouchers following your paddle tour. Please note that this tour meets and  leaves from Shank’s Mare’s Rental Shack at The John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville.

Fee – Includes guided paddle tour, 20% off meal voucher and 20% off kayak rental – Members $18/Person; Non-Members $20/Person.  Children under 12 years – Members $13/Child; Non-Members $15/Child.

Kayak Rentals – $29/Single Kayak; $39/Double Kayak (take 20% off either for this tour)

Fall Fest Paddle Taste & Dine

Saturday, September 2, 2017 – Tasting Partner:  Black Cap Brewery, Red Lion, PA

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – Tasting Partner:  Meduseld Meadery, Lancaster, PA

Saturday, September 23, 2017 – Tasting Partner:  Collusion Tap Works, York, PA

Shank’s Mare welcomes special guest craft brewers to pair with an evening paddling on the Susquehanna followed by great brew and food in The Rookery.  We have dubbed these programs “Fall Fest” as we are running them in late summer and early fall to take advantage of our brewery’s fall seasonal craft brew offerings.  The guided paddle is a bit longer than our Paddle Evening Rendezvous, but still suitable for adventurous beginners, and rental kayaks are available. Following the paddle, adjourn to The Rookery and participate in a “tasting” from our local brewers.  Then, finish off the evening with a delicious dinner and a complimentary glass from our guests.  BYOB is welcome and reservations are required.

Fee – Includes guided paddle tour, tasting, complimentary glass & dinner – Members $53/Person; Non-Members $59/Person.

Rental kayaks – Single Kayak- Members $15/Person; Non-Members $17/Person.  Double Kayak – Members $20/Person; Non-Members $22/Person

The following programs are perfect for clubs, organizations or family gatherings.  Shank’s Mare has evenings or mornings available to slot one in for your group. Why not get some friends or family together and schedule one.  It’s a great way to GO PLAY OUTSIDE!  Please call Shank’s Mare for details.

Paddle Evening Rendezvous

This is a perfect way to relax on a Friday evening after a long work week.  Go on a guided, beginner friendly paddle on the beautiful Susquehanna (rental kayaks available).  Then return to Shank’s Mare’s The Rookery for a delicious meal to top off your adventure.  BYOB is welcome.

Fee-includes guided paddle & dinner-Members $40/Person; Non-Members $44/Person.  Minimum numbers apply.

Rental Kayaks-Singles-Members $14, Non-Members $16; Doubles-Members $19, Non-Members $22

River Paddle Tour & Picnic

Let Shank’s Mare’s experienced guides take you on a river paddle tour to see all the Susquehanna has to offer…wooded shorelines, mudflats, feeder streams, wildlife including eagles, great blue herons, and more.  This paddle tour can be done by beginners.  Rental kayaks are available.  Following the paddle tour, relax on the lawn at Shank’s Mare and enjoy a delicious picnic supper.  BYOB is welcome…great paddling and sumptuous food provided!

Fee – includes guided paddle tour and picnic supper – Members $40/Person; Non-Members $44/Person.  Minimum numbers apply.

Rental Kayaks – Singles-Members $14, Non-Members $16; Doubles-Members $19, Non-Members $22

Rise & Shine Paddle & Brunch

There’s something very peaceful and serene about Sunday mornings on the River.  Join Shank’s Mare’s friendly guides as they take you on a leisurely paddle tour to begin a relaxing Sunday morning.  Visit wooded shorelines and beautiful streams along the way spotting bald eagles, herons, egrets and kingfishers as they fish for their morning meal.  Following your paddle tour, relax on the lawn and front porch and enjoy a picnic brunch buffet served from the Lock 2 Cafe.

Fee – includes guided paddle tour and buffet brunch – Members $32/Person; Non-Members $36/Person.  Minimum numbers apply.

Rental Kayaks – Singles-Members $14, Non-Members $16; Doubles-Members $19, Non-Members $22

Pre-register for all Paddle & Dining programs by calling Shank’s Mare at 717-252-1616.