DonÊ¼t miss out on all the food and fun at this yearÊ¼s annual Heritage Day this SaturdayÂ from 9 AM – 2 PM! Â Here is some important information about all the demonstrationsÂ going on this year that you wonÊ¼t want to miss out on. Â New this year are a wide range ofÂ sewing demonstrations in the Immigrant House from 10 AM – 12 noon. Watch forÂ yourself as local women demonstrate how to knit, crochet, embroider, quilt and sew theÂ old-fashioned way on a vintage treadle machine.
Country school will be in session at #73E with Suzanne RatzlaffÊ¼s 4th gradersÂ re-enacting country school and putting on a good old-fashioned skit with sessions atÂ 10:30 and 11:30 am. Â Outside the country school there will be a host of vintageÂ childrenÊ¼s games for young and old to enjoy from 9:30 – 11 AM.
Jim Koop will be here giving rides with his horses and wagon from 10 AM – 2 PM. Â ThereÂ is a $1 charge for rides around the park. Â Other demonstrations going on throughout theÂ day are soap, rope and sausage making, corn shelling, laundry day, bread baking andÂ wafï¬‚es cooked on an outdoor stove.
The barn will be ï¬lled with ethnic foods such as freshly fried New YearÊ¼s cookies,Â zwiebach, raisin schnetya, apple prieska and more. Â Lard, spare ribs, cracklings andÂ homemade sausage may also be purchased on Heritage Day.
Golf carts will be available for those needing assistance getting around the park.Â Admission is free but free will donations will be accepted. Â For more information contactÂ LaVonne Thiessen at 723-4559.
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