Schedule of Events

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

For programs and events at the 1753 Bachmann Publick House and the Mixsell House Museum and Resource Center, please check their pages.

2016

JANUARY

3rd 2pm to 4pm Twelfth Night Celebration, member holiday social event

16th 11am – 2pm  Behind the “Seams” look at “Here Come the Brides” Watch our talented seamstresses work on conserving textiles and learn how gowns were restored for the “Here Come the Brides” exhibit.

17th 1pm Candace Perry will present information on “PA German
Fraktur”

 

FEBRUARY

13 10am to 2pm  For Valentine’s Day – Learn about Courtship and Marriage – in the Colonial Era at the 1753 Bachmann Publick House and in the Victorian Era at the Mixsell House. $5 admission includes both houses.

20th 1pm “My Dear General: The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette” Jeff Finegan, historian and author, will speak about his new book.

21st – noon – 4pm “Here Come the Brides” Bridal Expo – An exciting day filled with vendors to make your wedding unique, watch for details!

27th – Opening of Faces of Northampton County in the Regional Artists Gallery

27th 11am – 1pm A Behind the “Seams” look at textile conservation. Included with museum admission.

MARCH

12th Smithsonian Museum Day Live! Celebrating Women’s History Month. Free admission to the Sigal Museum with ticket from SmithsonialMagazine.com

16th  NCHGS Annual Meeting – 5:30pm   $75 per person   Honoring Andy Daub

18th   7pm  Faces of Northampton County – Photographer Kristen Weider speaks about her exhibit.

APRIL

16th Court House Quilters Exhibit opens

24th ACE (Arts Community of Easton) Spring Show opens

30th 1pm “Early America’s Favorite Drink” Mark Turdo & Damian Siekonic speaks about hard cider

MAY

8th Noon-4pm Mothers’ Day – All mothers admitted free to the Sigal Museum!

29th 1pm-4pm   Courthouse Quilters demonstrate quilting techniques

JUNE

10th “Spirits of Easton: Prohibition” exhibit opens in the Regional Artists Gallery

11th 1pm “The Little Apple that Roared” Richard Hope talks about prohibition era Easton – full of brothels, bootleg beer, Keystone Cops, mobsters and more!

19th Noon – 4pm Fathers’ Day – All fathers admitted free to the Sigal Museum!

26th 1pm-3pm Courthouse Quilters demonstrate quilting techniques

JULY

10th HERITAGE DAY!  Tour the museum and the historic houses of NCHGS

SEPTEMBER

6th Curiosities exhibit opens in the Charles Chrin Gallery

11th Grandparents Day! Grandparents are admitted free

17th 1pm “General John Sullivan & The Battle of Brandywine” presented by author Michael Harris, followed with book signing.

OCTOBER

22nd  2pm “Haunted Crime Scenes: Forensic Investigation and Ghost Stories” presented by author Dr. Katherine Ramsland

NOVEMBER

12th 1pm “Seeing the War: Stories Behind the Famous Photographs of WWII” presented by author David Colley, followed by book signing

DECEMBER

17th 1pm “Battle of the Bulge Commemoration” presented by Morris Metz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    


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