Lititz Spring Into History Festival is June 1st!

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Eric and Kim Weit will be processing flax

Join us on June 1st for our Lititz Spring Into History Festival!

Free entry! One day only!

Saturday 
June 1, 2019

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lititz Historical Foundation, 
145 E. Main St., Lititz, PA 17543

Come see how early Lititz settlers lived, worked and played!

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*This is a rain-or-shine event*

All are welcome to join us!
Questions?  Please send an email to springintohistory@gmail.com
Artisans scheduled to appear:
-Debbie Houck, natural dyeing and hand-spun yarns
-Marsha Campbell, hand-braiding wool chair pads and rugs
-Laura Koebnick, black ash basketry, Shaker style
-David Carlson, 18th century textiles, spinning, weaving
-Shelby Buckwalter and Sue Steffy of Suzannes Soaps. This mother-daughter team will be making old fashioned soap balls and shaving soaps at our festival. https://suzannessoaps.com
-Eric and Kim Weit will be processing flax
-Lynnette Miller, milliner, who will be making bonnets and hats
-Herbalist (and the Lititz Historical Foundation’s own herb gardener) Lee Ann Martin will be working with dried herbs at the festival, and discussing the many historic uses of herbs.
-Tinsmith Winfield S. Harrison will be making 18th and 19th century tinware.
-Gary Hockenbroch will be demonstrating wood turning on a treadle lathe.  And, he will offer handmade woodcrafts including clocks, bowls and cutting boards and corner cupboards for sale. 
-Larry Long will demonstrate whitesmithing. He will start with a blacksmith item, file and embellish it to look silver or white (hence, “whitesmithing”).
– Darlene Roehm will be on hand and caning chair seats at the festival, both fiber-rush and shaker style.
-Faye Hegener will be at the Festival demonstrating the art of bobbin lace making
-Sharon Peffer will be demonstrating tape looming 
-Five members of the Reist family will host three displays: Conestoga wagon, tobacco stand, and blacksmithing. 
-Todd Eaby of Twisted Timber Creations, who will be hand-carving wooden spoons and utensils at our Festival June 1st! If you’ve ever wanted to see a schnitzelbank in action, come see this master at work!
Keep your eye on this website for more additions as we approach the event!
  • More than a dozen local and regional artisans dedicated to historic authenticity and quality craftsmanship will be demonstrating antique trades
  • Hot food will be available for purchase
  • Delicious, regional desserts including fruit pie, whoopie pies, shoofly pie, Moravian sugar cake, coffee and mint tea will be available
  • Plus, Artisans will offer authentic, handmade items for sale
  • Revolutionary War reenactors Gary Meyers and friends will set up camp and talk to visitors about their gear and camp supplies. Check out some photos below.
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Dave Carlson (fiber arts).

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Shelby Buckwalter and Sue Steffy of Suzannes Soaps. This mother-daughter team will be making old fashioned soap balls and shaving soaps at our festival. https://suzannessoaps.com
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Just added! Shelby Buckwalter and Sue Steffy of Suzannes Soaps. This mother-daughter team will be making old fashioned soap balls and shaving soaps at our festival. https://suzannessoaps.com
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Eric and Kim Weit will be processing flax at our Lititz Spring Into History Festival. Examples of their work are below.

ALSO! Revolutionary War reenactors Gary Meyers and friends will set up camp and talk to visitors about their gear and camp supplies. Check out some photos below.

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Darlene Roehm will be on hand and caning chair seats at the festival, both fiber-rush and shaker style.

Faye Hegener will be at the Festival demonstrating the art of bobbin lace making (See some of her examples below).

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Sharon Peffer will be demonstrating tape looming at the festival. Shown here is some of her work.
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Five members of the Reist family will host three displays: Conestoga wagon, tobacco stand, and blacksmithing.

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Herbalist (and the Lititz Historical Foundation’s own herb gardener) Lee Ann Martin will be working with dried herbs at the festival, and discussing the many historic uses of herbs.

Tinsmith Winfield S. Harrison will be making 18th & 19th century tinware.

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Gary Hockenbroch will be demonstrating wood turning on a treadle lathe at our festival. And, he will offer handmade woodcrafts including clocks, bowls and cutting boards and corner cupboards for sale.

Larry Long will demonstrate whitesmithing. He will start with a blacksmith item, file and embellish it to look silver or white (hence, “whitesmithing”).

Todd Eaby (below) of Twisted Timber Creations, who will be hand-carving wooden spoons and utensils at our Festival June 1st! If you’ve ever wanted to see a schnitzelbank in action, come see this master at work!

The entire day is generously sponsored by Luther Acres. We thank them so much for their support!Print

click here for the event poster

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