Society Fundraising Event Summary:
Colonial Day was held on the second Saturday of every September and featured 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. Colonial Day that was supposed to be held on Sept. 8, 2018 had to be cancelled. (see our Colonial Day page for more information)
Antique Show was held annually in May (date to coincide with the York Antique Show) with a preview night and refreshments. Was held at East Berlin Community Center at 405 N. Avenue off King Street (Rt 234) in East Berlin. The Dealers offered 18th and 19 Century textiles, paintings, tin wares, toys, dolls, ceramics, ironware and antique "smalls". See Photos From 2015 Show Here!
Christmas House Tour held in the even years (biennially). See photos of the 2018 Tour here.
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 is held the weekend after Thanksgiving on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm at the Log House in East Berlin. See flyer (from 2018) for more information. This show is lots of fun and there are lots of beautiful crafts available for purchase! Mark your calendars: The next Christmas Craft show will be Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Log House in East Berlin.
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