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Jul 27, 2014

"Step Back in Time" at the Heritage Center

"Step Back In Time" Day

Sunday, July 27, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
 $2.00 Parking Donation
Come experience the Heritage Center’s 200-year history when it was a working farm. See demonstrations and workshops throughout the day of old time crafts and hands-on activities including
Old Fashioned Games
Crafts - Yarn Dolls, Paper Fans,  and more!
 
Visit our colonial Herb Garden and join costumed guides as they show you the other buildings and activities at the Heritage Center.
 
This is a great family day with plenty of activities for children of all ages!
 
 
1-5:00 pm
 
19th Century Game of Cricket- Play an early American-style game of cricket with historian and cricket player Tom Melville.
 
 
11:30, 1 & 3:00
 
Colonial Fly Fisherman - Ken Reinhard
11:30, 1:30, 3:15
Bob Mouland- 18th Century Music
 
12, 2:30, & 4:00
 
Kent Courtney- Music of the Civil War Era
1:15 & 3:15
 
Amity Colonial Dancers
 
12:30 & 2:30
  
Walking Tours of the Heritage Center
Jim Ohlinger
All day
 
Tours of the Heritage Center, Melcher's Grist Mill, Hiester Canal Center, Gruber Wagon Works, and Salad & Herb Garden.
 
 
 
Also Enjoy:
 
Civil War Encampments - All day!
4th Texas Co. B  and 2nd PA Reserves
and Civil War Hospital and Field Medicine
 
Demos & Displays 
Rug Hooking      Rug Braiding      Quilting      
Candle Dipping        Needlework             Flax Skutching
Ice Cream Churning      Bobbin Lace     Tatting 
Schnitzelbank       Ben Franklin Canal Boat Experiment 
 
Throughout The Day 
19th Century Games       Herb Garden       
 Mildred the Houseboat
Gruber Wagon Display       Melcher's Grist Mill-Open
 
  
 
Hands-On Activities for Kids 
Paper Fans, Yarn Dolls and Bean Bags   
 
 

Location: Berks County Heritage Center
This event is 4 miles from you (19601).

11 AM - 5 PM

Contact: Cathy Wegener
Email: cwegener@countyofberks.com
Phone: 610.374.8839

 

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