July 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!


11:30, 1:00 &
3:00 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 pm
Colonial Fly Fisherman - Ken Reinhard
12, 2:30 &
4:00 pm
Ken Courtney - Music of the Civil War Era
1:15 & 3:15 Amity Colonial Dancers
​12:30 &
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 Crafts 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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