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Quilt Week

Pickle Fest/Publick Tyme (8:00am to 3:00pm)

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PC Meeting (7:30pm)/Winfield


Information Details:

05/02-05/10 - Quilt Week In Dillsburg - This year’s week of quilts will be bigger and better than ever, with not only historic quilts on view, but also modern and new quilts, quilted clothes, and accessories, many of which will be for sale. We are currently looking for quilts for viewing and quilts for consignment sale. We are especially interested in quilts of local significance. A full week of quilt activities and workshops is lined up  at Old Monaghan Church & Maple Shade Barn. For a complete schedule of events, please visit Admission will be $2 per day and a full week pass will be $10. This includes viewing the quilts and evening events, as well as discounts at several local restaurants and stores. NYCHAPS Members at the Tavern Keeper and Founder levels get free admission to all Quilt Week events. Raffle tickets will soon be available for purchase so one lucky person can take home the inaugural quilt from the Maple Shade Quilters. Keep an eye on the website!

05/10 - PickleFest (8am to 3pm) PickleFest is a street fair held on Greenbrier Lane from the historic Dill Tavern to the Maple Shade Barn. The street will be lined with business, craft and food vendors. DABA sponsors the pickle eating contest. There will be entertainment and the Pickle Chase 5K run along with other family fun. 10 X 12 single space (non-profit $10), (small business $25) (corporate $50). 12 X 20 double space (non-profit $20), small business $50) (corporate $90). For all information about PickleFest call the the Dillsburg Borough Office at 432-9969.

Publick Tyme (8am to 4pm) at Dill's Tavern and Plantation. At our gathering of historical reenactors and exhibitors, visitors will travel from Colonial times all the way up through World War II era. Members of the Frontier Living History Group will present a program on early American games. Colonial soldiers, Rogers' Rangers and Civil War Union troop reenactors will set up encampments, as well as men and women of the US and German Armies from both World Wars. In the Wheelwright Shop, watch craftsmen hard at work, including tin, gun , horn and blacksmiths, woodworkers and a broom maker. Inside the TAvern, visitors may converse with President George Washington in the taproom or watch demonstrators perform hearth cooking, early needlework and tatting, and the flax-to-linen process. A seamstress will be sewing 18th century garb Samples of food cooked on the hearth and in the bake oven can be tasted. Author John Moore will also have books available from his series on the true stories of the Indians, settlers and soldiers on the early PA Frontier. Bring friends and family, young and old, to spend the day with folks who love American history. Best of all, the grounds and buildings are open to the public completely free of charge!