The Soldiers at the Barricade — The Role of Religion in the Civil War: Lunch and Learn, June 2016
Photo: Library of Congress
Thursday, June 9th Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Lunch served at 12:00 p.m. Maple Shade Barn Tickets: $10/person (Pre-registration required)
June’s program will feature Dr. Daryl Black, President and Executive Director of Seminary Ridge Museum and Peter Miele, Director of Education and Museum Operations. Lunch will be soup, salad, rolls and bread, dessert with coffee and tea included in the ticket cost, to be served promptly at noon, with the speaker beginning after dessert is served. Pre-registration is required and closes one week prior to the event date. Email email@example.com or call 717-793-0239.
Honey & The Hog Festival
Saturday, June 11th 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Dills Tavern and Plantation
Join us for a Hog Roast, Honey pairings, Honeybee arts products and education. Featuring live music and passionate vendors! Admission to the event is free from 8 a.m. — 12 p.m., with a suggested donation after 12 p.m. going to New Hope Ministries. We are encouraging families to show up early, set up a picnic blanket and be able to stay all day for the food, festivities, arts and produce. This event is a community festival for all ages interested in our sustainable heritage. A summer celebration at the intersection of Agriculture and Apiculture designed to enrich our minds and pallets with a collective understanding of how bees support nearly a third of our food chain.
NYCHAPS Flag Day Field Trip
Photo: Bo Gordy-Stith
Tuesday, June 14th Tickets: $22/person
Tour the Seminary Ridge Museum with guide Peter Miele. The group tour cost is $22.00 per person, which includes a box lunch, enjoyed at the Seminary. Additionally, anyone wanting to climb the stairs through the attic of the museum to the famous Cupola may arrange that on the day of our visit, the extra cost is $20 per person paid at museum the day of the event. Attending with the NYCHAPS group saves guests a substantial savings on the regular ticketed price.
The museum is handicapped accessible. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-793-0239.
Wild Game Night Dinner
Photo: Stijn Nieuwendijk
Saturday, June 25th Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Games run from 7 – 10 p.m. Dill’s Tavern and Plantation Tickets: $100 donation/person Limited to 30 guests
Join us for an evening of historic games and wild game culinary delights. Historical food expert, April Thomas will be curating a menu featuring fish, venison, rabbit, duck and a few other surprises highlighting Pennsylvania’s wild food heritage. Service will be provided by Hessian re-enactors, giving the evening a German Tavern vibe. The event is BYOB and you must be 21+ to purchase tickets. Please email Director@northernyorkhistorical.org to arrange payment for your tickets.
Dill's Tavern and Plantation History Camp
July 18th – 22nd 9:00 a.m. – noon daily Dill’s Tavern and Plantation
Open to any 3rd – 6th grade children, our annual History Camp will give kids an opportunity to live and play like colonial children. Daily activities will include fiber arts, metalworking, woodwork, candle making, butter churning and much more. Learn to turn grain into bread in our outdoor bake oven. Register online now! Paper registration forms are available at Maple Shade Barn and during Dill's Tavern & Plantation Sunday tours.
Are You Researching Your Family Tree?
If your family is local to the Northern York County Region, there may be records and documents about your ancestors in our archives. The local family collection in the NYCHAPS archives is constantly growing and we would love to share our records with you. Genealogical research by a NYCHAPS researcher is available for a fee of $15/hour.
New Hours at Maple Shade Barn
Wednesday and Friday: noon– 4 p.m. Thursday: noon– 8:30 p.m. Thanks to a generous grant through the National Office of the Aging, we will be able to keep the office and gift shop open on a regular basis with the help of our newest staff member, Darlene. Hours will be expanded later this year as well as access to the research library. And remember, Maple Shade Gift Shop is a great place to find Dillsburg memorabilia, publications, and unique gifts. Expect to see an expanded inventory, Crafter’s Saturdays, and special sales.
Weddings at Historic Dill's Tavern
Photo by Julie Hagenbuch Photography
Did you or someone you know you just get engaged? Have you always admired Dill's Tavern and wondered how beautifully the courtyard could be decorated with flowers and lights? Beginning in 2015, NYCHAPS is reorganizing its wedding packages to include venue options at the Maple Shade Barn and Historic Monaghan Church. We welcome you to contact us about hosting your special day at one of our historic properties, all of which have electricity and indoor plumbing. Please contact us email@example.com 717-502-1440 for more information.
Quilting Days in Dillsburg
Every Thursday from 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Maple Shade Barn Select Sundays throughout 2016 at Dill's Tavern
Always a quilt on the frame needing stitching, or bring your own project! Even if you are not yet a quilter, we can show you how. This is a fun and friendly way to start. Maple Shade Quilters meet every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Maple Shade Barn, Dillsburg. Sunday quilting at Dill's Tavern runs from 2—4 p.m. upstairs on the second floor of the tavern in Dillsburg on the following Sundays: May 22, June 19, July 24, August 21, September 18, Sunday, October 16. For more information, contact Winni at 717-979-2456. New quilters always welcome.
Tours of Dill's Tavern & Plantation
Dill's Tavern and Plantation is now open on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. for tours. The distillery is complete, the barn is finished and the Charles Vogelsong Orientation Center is ready for visitors. Donations for tours are $5 per person or $10 per family.