Schedule of Events

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

2015

JULY

12th Easton’s HERITAGE DAY – Sigal Museum will be open 10am – 4pm  admission is $7 adults, $5 children ages 3 – 12.

1753 Bachmann Public House, Jacob Nicholas House and the Mixsell House will be open for tours 1pm to 4pm.

SPECIAL $10 Fee includes entrance to SIGAL Museum, 1753 Bachmann Publick House, Jacob Nicholas House and Mixsell House.

10am – Noon – Outside the museum FREE Kids craft – Make a button buzzer toy!

Noon – 3pm – Easton Lion’s Club will be serving pink lemonade outside the Sigal Museum, in commemoration of the Northampton County Civil War veteran that claims to have invented pink lemonade.

1pm – Rebecca Price Janney, descendant of Colonel Peter Kichline, leader of Northampton County’s “Flying Militia” will enroll children in the “Flying Camp” militia.

2pm – Lenape Craft for Children – Shelley DePaul, Chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania will lead children in creating a Lenape hoop and stick craft.

Watch for more details on this most historic day!

AUGUST

8th & 9th SIGAL Museum 5th Birthday Celebration – Preserving the Past and Serving the Present

Saturday 8th – History Comes Alive!

The Bachmann Players present glimpses into local history

Sunday 9th – Family Fun Day!

JustBorn fun!

Noon – 1pm Flickering Candle Thaumatrope – ThaumaWHAT? Help us celebrate the Sigal Museum’s 5th Birthday with a flicker candle thaumatrope, a very cool 19th century moving picture toy. Free, sponsored by Crayola.

watch for information on special programs and activities

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

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.

19th 2pm “A Miners Tale” Robert Hughes, a dramatic actor, tells the lives of seven characters who exhibit courage and persistence in the various stages of a miner’s life in the Pennsylvania anthracite region. Admission:$5.00. This program is not included in museum admission nor is it included in member benefits.

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.

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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