Schedule of Events

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

2015

AUGUST

23rd 1 pm “Devastation on the Delaware” presented by Mary Shafer.

A fascinating look at the impact of Hurricanes Connie and Diane and the horrific flooding of 1955. Mary will have a book signing after the program. Included in museums admission or $5 suggested donation for program only.

Devastation on the Delaware

SEPTEMBER

13th Noon – 4pm Grandparents Day at the Sigal Museum! All grandparents are admitted free!

2 pm – 4pm  2nd Sunday Kids Craft – Make a Magic Wallet, based upon a colonial toy, this version uses duct tape! FREE, sponsored by Crayola.

2pm – 4pm 2nd Sunday Kids Craft –  PA-German Fraktur recorded the life stories. Using old designs, calligraphy pens and bright color you will create your own historical birth chart. FREE! sponsored by Crayola.

26th Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!                                                                                                  The Sigal Museum will be participating in the 11th Annual Museum Day Live, offering free museum admission. The free admission ticket can be accessed here: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live Free Admission Ticket

The ticket will provide free admission for two, but you must have the ticket for free entry.

26th 1pm “Colonel Peter Kichline: Revolutionary War Hero” Colonel Peter Kichline played a leading role in Easton’s founding era. Presented by Rebecca Price-Janney, a descendant of Col. Kichline. This program is free to members and it is included in museum admission, or $5 suggested donation.

26th 7pm At the BACHMANN PUBLICK HOUSE –  “Easton in Crisis: 1755” Presented by The Bachmann Players. Three years after Easton was founded, it is on the brink of disaster. How was the town saved?$50 per person, Seating is limited, reservations required. RSVP 610.253.1222 by September 25.

OCTOBER

2nd 7pm At the BACHMANN PUBLICK HOUSE –  “Easton in Crisis: 1755” Presented by The Bachmann Players. Three years after Easton was founded, it is on the brink of disaster. How was the town saved?$50 per person, Seating is limited, reservations required. RSVP 610.253.1222 by September 25.

9th Opening Reception for “Here Come the Brides”

10th Exhibit Opening for “Here Come the Brides”

11th 1pm Girl Scout program – “Lenape Girl” with Carol Kuhn

11th 2 – 4pm 2nd Sunday Young Artists Program – Create a PA German Barn Sign

17th 1pm “Silk Mills of Northampton County” presented by Martha Capwell Fox. Martha’s father worked in the silk mill of Catasauqua , so she heard about that industry from childhood. From 1913 to about 1930, this area was the leading producer of silk goods in the world, and the silk industry was one of the largest employers in the state. Her father owned the last silk mill in the Lehigh Valley. The silk industry covered five counties in the Delaware-Lehigh Heritage corridor. This program is free to members and it is included in museum admission, or $5 suggested donation.

18th 2pm – 4pm 2nd Sunday Kids Craft – Paper Lantern – Chase away the darkness with a punched-paper version of colonial punched-tin lantern. FREE! Sponsored by Crayola.

NOVEMBER

14th Lehigh Valley Wine Auction – fundraiser benefitting NCHGS and Children’s Home of Easton

28th Small Business Saturday & Lighting of the Peace Candle

DECEMBER

5th At the Bachmann Publick House – Paper Quilling Demonstration

 

    


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