Schedule of Events
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8th & 9th SIGAL Museum 5th Birthday Celebration – Preserving the Past and Serving the Present
Saturday 8th – History Comes Alive!
10am Opening event – Parade led by the Town Crier with members of the Bachmann Players, members of the 153rd PA Vol. and member of the 9th Marine will march around Centre Square and back to the Museum.
11-11:30am The Bachmann Players perform scenes from their productions
1pm – 1:30pm The Bachmann Players perform scenes from their productions
2:30 – 3:30pm Meet Mass. Representative John Adams discussion the Declaration of Independence.
Members of the 153rd PA Vol (Civil War) will be in the museum. And, Preston Hindmarch, local artist of Easton residents of fame, will be on hand to talk about his upcoming show at the Easton Cemetery. Learn about famous people buried in the Easton Cemetery.
Sunday 9th – Family Fun Day! Noon – 4pm One child admitted free with each paid adult admission – sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of Easton and Palmer Township
Noon – 4pm The Peepmobile will be on site!
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.
1pm – 4pm Birthday Party! Have a piece of birthday cake and make a party hat. Giveaways from JustBorn
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.
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 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.
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.
14th Lehigh Valley Wine Auction – fundraiser benefitting NCHGS and Children’s Home of Easton
28th Small Business Saturday & Lighting of the Peace Candle
5th At the Bachmann Publick House – Paper Quilling Demonstration