Apple Butter Frolic

Saturday October 5, 2019
9:30 am – 4:00 pm

This popular autumn festival has been enjoyed by the local community for over 40 years. The Frolic is an opportunity to learn how Mennonites and their neighbors lived 100 or more years ago, and it’s great fun for young and old alike. It also raises important funds to support the mission of the Mennonite Heritage Center.

ADMISSION:
$9.00 – Adults/Youth
$2.00 – Children age 6-12
Children under 6 free
Please no pets

The Frolic is a rain or shine event!  There is plenty to do under cover if we have a shower.

FEATURES
–Pancake & Apple Sausage Breakfast (7:30-10:00 am)
–Apple Foods Tent
–Folk Craft Demonstrations
–Delicious PA German Food
–Children’s Activities
–Tractor and Wagon Rides
–Farming Demonstrations
–Grandma’s Kitchen
–18th Century Hearth Cooking

NEW this year!
–Oxen
–Wheat & Rye Threshing
–Traditional Foods from Latino and Indonesian Mennonites

Parking at Indian Valley Middle School, 130 Maple Ave., Harleysville, with shuttle to nearby Frolic.

For more information call 215.256.3020 or email info@mhep.org.


Schedule of Activities

7:30 am – 10:00 am Breakfast in the Food Tent
9:30 am Frolic Opens
10:00 am Plowing with horses near the Farm Field
10:30 am Threshing grain near the Farm Field
10:45 am Harnessing & hitching work horses near the Farm Field
11:00 am Plowing with horses near the Farm Field
Cross Stitching for children ages 7 & up on the MHC Porch
Meat Cutting demonstration Food Demonstration
11:15 am Flailing & fanning grain near the Farm Field
11:30 am Threshing grain near the Farm Field
11:45 am Harnessing & hitching horses near the Farm Field
12:00 pm Plowing with horses near the Farm Field
Wheat Paid the Mortgage: Grain Crops of Eastern PA with
Robert Wood at the Barn Upper Level
12:30 pm Threshing grain near the Farm Field
12:45 pm Harnessing & hitching horses near the Farm Field
1:00 pm Plowing with horses near the Farm Field
Cross Stitching for children ages 7 and up on the MHC Porch
1:15 pm Flailing & fanning grain near the Farm Field
1:30 pm Threshing grain near the Farm Field
1:45 pm Harnessing & hitching horses near the Farm Field
2:00 pm Plowing with horses near the Farm Field
Meat Cutting demonstration (weather permitting) Food Demonstration
2:15 pm Tractor Parade in the Parking Lot
2:30 pm Foddercutting (by hand) near the Farm Field
A Trip Around the World in 19th Century Pennsylvania German
Folk Art with Candace Perry in the Barn Upper Level
2:45 pm Flailing & fanning grain near the Farm Field
3:00 pm Threshing grain near the Farm Field
3:15 pm Plowing with horses near the Farm Field


Sponsors

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Fred Gane
Mountain Top Butchering
Harold Hunsberger