Society Fundraising Event Summary:
Colonial Day is held on the second Saturday of every September and features over 100 traditional craft vendors, demonstrations of quilting, candle and paper-making, and fine food. Admissions is free a handmade quilt is designed and hand stitched each year typically by members of the Society. It is raffled off on Colonial Day with other articles such as PA German Red Ware pottery, Tin ware and a chalk ware replica of our log house all items donated by the artisans. Volunteers staff our food and beverage booths. We sell hot dogs; sausage sandwiches, funnel cake, and pig roast sandwiches.
Antique Show is held annually in May (date to coincide with the York Antique Show) with a preview night and refreshments. Is held at East Berlin Community Center at 405 N. Avenue off King Street (Rt 234) in East Berlin. The Dealers off 18th and 19 Century textiles, paintings, tin wares, toys, dolls, ceramics, ironware and antique "smalls".
Christmas House Tour held in the even years
Education Programs for school groups in three of our period buildings Red Men's Hall, the log house, and the Church Schoolhouse. There is a textile program in Red Men's Hall, cooking in the Log House and the Church School House show how school was taught back in the 18th and 19th century
A Christmas Craft Show will be held Nov. 23rd through Nov. 25th 10 a.m. - 4 p.m each day for 2012.
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