Schedule of Events

Please check back often as we will be adding programs and providing additional information.

2014

AUGUST

9th & 10th - SIGAL BIRTHDAY WEEKEND! Special Admission: $5 age 3 and older

Saturday, August 9: 10am – 4pm

Sigal Birthday Party poster

10am – Noon  FREE mini-art workshops – barn signs and fraktur, sponsored by Crayola

10am – 4pm It’s a PEEPabration! Peep themed celebration for kids of all ages – the PEEPMOBILE will be on-site!

1pm – “There’s a Cow in My Backyard: the Koehler Family of Bethlehem Township” documentary by Paul Ricciardi. Members of the Koehler family, whose farm was established in the mid-18th century, have literally seen Bethlehem Township build up around them. Cornfields and cattle pastures are now surrounded by housing developments and busy roads. How has the family adapted? How has the farm endured for nine generations? How has everyone learned to coexist? Paul Ricciardi, founder of Golden Pepper Productions, explores these questions in this documentary, and will be on hand to speak about the making of this documentary

2pm – 4pm – Spinners Mary McGuire and Jean Sattler will demonstrate and chat with visitors.

4pm – Special event – open FREE to the public: Lenape Nation Treaty of Renewed Friendship signing.

Sunday, August 10: Noon – 4pm

Re-enacters will be on site – see history come to life!

The New Jersey Frontier Guard will be in the first floor gallery.

Fran Wilcox (1830′s) and Marianne Phifer (1860′s) will be in the Decorative Arts Gallery.

Preston Hindmarch will be on site with some of his paintings of the stories of local citizens and events.

2pm – Rick Smith will give an artists talk on Project Heart & Soil – his decade long project to document the farms and farmers of Northampton County.

Barn Census and program

August 21  Opening of “Photographic Census of Barns in Williams Township, 1998 – 2002″ exhibit by Liesel Dreisbach-Williams  in the Regional Artists Gallery.

September

7thGrandparents Day – Grandparents are admitted Free!

13th – 10am to noon – FREE Barn Signs art workshop, sponsored by Crayola

             1pm – Liesel Dreisbach-Williams will speak about “Barns – A Reflection of local Economy and Culture

20th  1pm Ed Henning will speak on the Geology of Northampton County

21th -2 pm  Essence of Elegance – fashion show, presented by Miss Lorita, tickets $25 per person includes refreshments

27th Museum Day Live! FREE ADMISSION DAY with online voucher

27th – At the Bachmann Publick House

An Evening with John Adams:

Encore performance - Theophilis Shannon  invites you to dine at his colonial tavern with his guest, John Adams. 7:00 pm  $50 per person(NCHGS member) $60 per person (non-member) includes colonial tavern fare. Call 610 253-1222 to make your reservation by September 22.

OCTOBER

11th  10am – noon FREE Barn Art mini workshops, sponsored by Crayola

23rd – At the Bachmann Publick House

An Evening with John Adams:

Encore performance - Theophilis Shannon  invites you to dine at his colonial tavern with his guest, John Adams. 7:00 pm  $50 per person(NCHGS member) $60 per person (non-member) includes colonial tavern fare. Call 610 253-1222 to make your reservation by September 22.

NOVEMBER

22nd  Opening of “ERAS OF ELEGANCE” exhibit

28th Annual Holiday Open House

DECEMBER

6th 1pm – 3pm  Holiday Pennsylvania-German tree ornament art workshop

13th 1pm “Battle of the Bulge Remembered” with Morris Metz, Harold Kist and Donald Burdick

 

 

 

 

 

               

 

 

 

 

 


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