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Step Back In Time Day

July 30, 2017 - Click here for poster.


"Step Back in Time"

at the Heritage Center

Sunday, July 30, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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 Plate Looms, Wallpaper 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!

the day

18th Century Music with Bob Mouland

Joe & Dolores McDevitt- the American Revolution

Civil War Encampment Demos 

Dutch Oven Cooking with the Valley Forge Black Pots

Flax Skutching Demos w/ Rick Brouse, Landis Valley

11:30, 1 &
3:00 pm


Colonial Fly Fisherman - Ken Reinhard

Songs & Stories of the American Revolution

Matt Dodd

1:15 &

3:30 pm

Toad Creek Duo



Amity Colonial Dancers

Powder Your Wig with

Damien Drago

12:30 &



Walking Tours of the Heritage Center

Jim Ohlinger

Slave No More -Underground Railroad

Damien Drago

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!

53rd PA Volunteer Infantry Co. C
4th Texas Co. B and Civil War Hospital and Field Medicine

Demos & Displays
Rug Hooking
Candle Dipping

Ice Cream Churning

Textile Arts

Throughout The Day
19th Century Games

Herb Garden
Mildred the Houseboat
Gruber Wagon Display Melcher's Grist Mill-Open

Hands-On Crafts for Kids 
  Wallpaper Fans, Paper Plate Looms, Yarn  Dolls

Location: Berks County Heritage Center

This event is 4 miles from you (19601).

11 AM - 5 PM

Contact: Cathy Wegener


Phone: 610.374.8839

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