Monday, October 4, 2010

Harvest Days Are Here!

Join in a celebration of Pennsylvania German traditions during Landis Valley Museum's Harvest Days: Oct. 9 & 10th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There will be lots of good food, fun and demonstrations. Take a tour of Landis Valley by foot or by horse driven carriages, choose a pumpkin from our pumpkin patch and enjoy living history as our wonderful volunteers demonstrate German traditions. The museum is also open for tours and discussions about the Landis family.

Demonstrations include:
  • Fraktur
  • Bobbin Lace
  • Chair Caning
  • Pottery
  • Leatherworking
  • Blacksmithing
  • Candle Making
  • Soap Making
  • Corn Milling
  • Plowing
  • Clockworks
  • Hearth & Bake Oven Cooking
  • Apple Butter Boiling
  • Heirloom Apple Tasting
  • Natural Dye Demonstrations
  • Broom Making
  • Textile Arts
  • Coopering
  • Much More!
Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $8 for youth ages 6 to 11 and children ages 5 and under are free.

Helpful hint: Sign up for a Landis Valley Associates family membership or renew your membership and your admission to Harvest Days is covered! Stop by the membership table before paying admission to Harvest Days.