Calendar of Events

2023 - 2024 Events Schedule

Heemet Fescht  - September 23, 2023 - 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Indulge your interest in regional folk culture at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center’s Heemet Fescht: a celebration of the harvest and Pennsylvania Dutch farm life. Heemet Fescht is a free, fun, and educational event for the whole family, with live music in the barnyard, traditional arts, barn star painting, folklife demonstrations, hayrides, pumpkin painting, and children's crafts. Heemet (pronounced HAY-met), means “home” in Pennsylvania Dutch.

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Christmas on the Farm  - December 2, 2023 - 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Enjoy a Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas, featuring visits from the Belsnickel, traditional music, kids activities, folklife demonstrations, and seasonal activities. This event is free to the public, and fun for the whole family. 


Easter on the Farm - March 23, 2023 - 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Celebrate the Easter traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch with egg hunts, children's activities and crafts, hearth cooking demonstrations, artisans, folklife exhibits, barrel rides, and more! This event is free to the public, and fun for the whole family.