Croquet clinics and open play are held Sunday afternoons April 14 through May 26 from 2-4 p.m. and evenings the week before the tournament, Tuesday May 28-Friday May 31, from 6-8 p.m. on the MHC lawn. Great opportunity to brush up on your moves before the WHACK & ROLL Tournament.
Explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. This exhibit will be on display through January 4, 2020.
Reshaping our food system to produce healthy food to feed more people, more sustainably, will be an immense, global project in the coming years — a project in which we will all take part through our daily choices about what to eat. Featuring beautiful large-format infographic panels, this exhibition explores astonishing statistics and innovative ideas
Sheila Rhodes, owner of Small Batch Kitchen, Harleysville, will teach participants the process of making sauerkraut in their home kitchens.
Learn how to prep your own quart jar of cabbage to ferment into kraut. The class will discuss the fermenting process, food preservation safety issues, herb and spices that can be added to your kraut, and everything you’ll need to know about turning cabbage into sauerkraut.
Preregistration is required as the class size is limited. The cost of the workshop is $60
Presentation by Patrick Donmoyer, Director of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Learn about the history, mythology and cultural significance of the traditional barn stars from the author of Hex Signs: Myth and Meaning in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars.
Traditional Foods Potluck to celebrate the exhibit Food: Our Global Kitchen. In partnership with Indian Valley Public Library. Bring a dish from ethnic cookbooks featured at the library. The dish/recipe is your admission to the event.
Preregistration required – seating is limited to 50 people.
This workshop will focus on the sgraffito technique used by area nineteenth century Pennsylvania German potters to make expressive designs in their folk art pottery. Sgraffito means to “scratch” and workshop participants will draw a design of their choosing in a damp clay coating on a redware plate. You can choose a traditional Pennsylvania German design or create your own design for a special occasion gift.
The class will be led by redware potter Denise Wilz, a professional potter who researches
This is your opportunity to start or add to your set of apple baskets. Working over wooden molds, in the methods of the Shakers, you will weave a traditional apple basket. You will be weaving the body of the basket with reed, then finishing it off with an oak handle and lashing it with ash. Workshop will be led by Karen Wychock.
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.
$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 undercover