Schedule of Events
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26th – 1pm “In Search of Samuel Phillipe Rods” – talk by Tom Kerr. Included in museum admission or $5 requested donation.
27th – Holocaust Remembrance Day. Lou Reda and the History Channel Present: Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial. FREE to the public. Film will be run on a continuous loop during museum hours noon – 4pm.
1st – Commemoration of USS Bowfin Commissioned: USS Bowfin: Pearl Harbor Avenger film presented by Lou Reda and the History Channel. FREE to the public. Film will run on a continuous loop during museum hours.
3rd – 10 am – Noon FREE Fraktur for Kids, in the Bank Street Alley, Easton, with Larry Brown. Kids and their adult can join the artists in the alley by creating their own fraktur pieces to take home.
3rd – 1 pm – 3pm – Book Fair fundraising event at Barnes and Noble, Southmont Center, Easton, PA. At 2pm Fashion Show, “What’s Old is New Again: The Cycles of Fashion.” featuring clothing from the 1700′s to the present. Purchase books at Barnes and Noble and a percentage of your purchase will benefit NCHGS. Use Bookfair ID number 11330206. Purchases may also be made online May 5 – May 9, 2014 – see BN.com/bookfairs for more details and to shop online – use code 11330206 for your purchases.
3rd – 10am – 4pm – 1753 Bachmann Publick House – open for tours
17th – 1pm – “Christian Bixler: His Role in Easton’s Politics, Business, and Philanthropy” presented by Bixler descendent, Phil Mitman. Program is included in museum admission, or $5 donation requested.
18th – “German Lenape” exhibit of drawings by Trudy Lear opens, running till June 29, 2014.
24th – 1:30pm – The Layne Klein Farm Family of Forks Township – Layne and Beth Klein will explain what a 24 hour/ 7 days a week life demands of farmers and why they have loved it so much and so long. Program is included in museum admission, or $5 donation requested.
1st – 2pm – “The Horner Cemetery and its Distinguished ‘Resident’ “ presented by Peggy Moser. Horner’s cemetery is located in the heart of the Birthplace of Northampton County. Craig’s Irish Settlement was established in 1728, 13 years before the Moravians, and 24 years before the founding of Northampton County in 1752. This Pre-revolutionary War cemetery is among the most valuable of archaeological and historic resources in Northampton County.
14th – 10 am – Noon – “Pa-German Barn Signs” FREE children’s art with Larry Brown.
14th – 1pm – “Farmland Preservation in Northampton County” presented by Maria Bentzoni. In her presentation she will show the advantages of protecting local farms, from providing fresh food on tables and in restaurants to more encompassing economic health via farm and farm-related businesses. She will make citizens aware of the efforts they must make in preserving farmland and open space. Program is included in museum admission, or $5 donation requested.
21st - 2pm – “Uncle Jerry Roth: Father of the Great Allentown Fair” presented by Simonee deFuccio. Jeremiah Roth (1833 – 1907), prominent Lehigh County citizen was known locally as the Father of the Allentown Fair. He was also an internationally known cattle and horse breeder, successful entrepreneur, state politician, and a pioneer in the use of electricity. Simonee deFuccio’s habitation in the farmhouse that once belonged to Roth inspired her to research his life and contributions. Program is included in museum admission, or $5 donation requested.