Family Activity Day: Create and Imagine

12-28-2017

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am

Explore our temporary exhibit, Our Artists, Our Stories, and get inspiration for creating your own works of art. Register with Creative York to take part in a writing workshop. And get a preview of January’s Magic at the Museum Family Day, by...

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Explore our temporary exhibit, Our Artists, Our Stories, and get inspiration for creating your own works of art. Register with Creative York to take part in a writing workshop. And get a preview of January’s Magic at the Museum Family Day, by exploring our “Diagon Alley” inspired activities in the Street of Shops exhibit.

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Preschool Activity Series: From Grain to Bread

01-10-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jan 10 @ 9:30 am

From Grain to Bread

There are many activities that transform grain into bread.  We’ll experiment with some of those as we learn the story of bread using the tale of The Little Red Hen.  Preschoolers will handle grain, grind wheat, explore...

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From Grain to Bread

There are many activities that transform grain into bread.  We’ll experiment with some of those as we learn the story of bread using the tale of The Little Red Hen.  Preschoolers will handle grain, grind wheat, explore the grist mill, and make their own loaf  of bread.

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The History of Foust Distillery

01-13-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 13 @ 10:30 am

As part of the History Center's Second Saturday Lecture Series, lifelong York County native Dr. Joshua Doll will discuss the history of the Foust Distillery Company formerly located and operated on the outskirts of Glen Rock, PA.  Doll will...

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As part of the History Center's Second Saturday Lecture Series, lifelong York County native Dr. Joshua Doll will discuss the history of the Foust Distillery Company formerly located and operated on the outskirts of Glen Rock, PA.  Doll will focus on the Distillery’s rise in the mid 1800’s to its ultimate closure and building ruins 125 years later.  The presentation will feature a display of Doll’s personal collection of distillery items and objects.  Doll has 20 years of experience in public education, having served as a secondary history teacher, assistant principal, principal, and currently as an assistant superintendent.

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CelebrateARTS! Magic at the Museum Family Day

01-20-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

We're wrapping up our CelebreateARTS! week with a magical day for magicians and muggles alike! Join us for our free Harry-Potter themed family day on January 20th! Get sorted into your house, meet Professor Snape, and learn the patronus spell...

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We're wrapping up our CelebreateARTS! week with a magical day for magicians and muggles alike! Join us for our free Harry-Potter themed family day on January 20th! Get sorted into your house, meet Professor Snape, and learn the patronus spell from Professor Lupin. Potions, charms, and muggle history await at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum.

 

Some of the day’s activities include:

  • Have class with Professor Snape at 11, 12, and 1. Illusionist Vick Gisin portrays Professor Snape.
  • Make a wand.
  • Mix potions for science that seems almost magic!
  • Complete a scavenger.
  • Learn a traditional Pennsylvania German charm or potion.
  • Discover how brooms were made and make your own broomstick pencil.
  • Decorate a “dragon egg” ornament and learn about traditional scratch-carved eggs.
  • Create your own tea blend to use for Professor Trelawney’s divination class.
  • Write with quills, just like Harry, Hermione, and Ron.

The Magic at the Museum Family Day is part of CelebrateARTS: a free community cultural celebration January 13-20! The goal of CelebrateARTS! is to provide citizens of all ages the opportunity to participate in cultural experiences to improve our overall community stability and vitality, and build lasting connections with one another without cost being a barrier. CelebrateARTS! will also act as the public launch of the Cultural Alliance 2018 annual campaign, working to raise $1 Million in contributions to bring more of these high-quality arts experiences to our community. Learn more about CelebrateARTS! and the full lineup of free events at www.culturalyork.org

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Discovering Poland - Special Travel Presentation

02-07-2018

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 07 @ 3:00 pm

The Friends will have a special travel presentation for Discovering Poland on February 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm, trip dates are March 7 - 18, 2019.  Trip highlights include:  Warsaw, Black Madonna, Jasna Gora, Krakow, Folklore Show & Dinner,...

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The Friends will have a special travel presentation for Discovering Poland on February 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm, trip dates are March 7 - 18, 2019.  Trip highlights include:  Warsaw, Black Madonna, Jasna Gora, Krakow, Folklore Show & Dinner, Auschwitz, Wroclaw, Torun, Gingerbread Baking, Gdansk, Solidarity Shipyards, Choice on Tour Marbork Castle.  Please RSVP to Lynn Pentecost at 717-881-7859

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Tags:  Community

Family Activity Day: Create and Imagine

12-28-2017

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 28 @ 10:00 am

Explore our temporary exhibit, Our Artists, Our Stories, and get inspiration for creating your own works of art. Register with Creative York to take part in a writing workshop. And get a preview of January’s Magic at the Museum Family Day, by...

[more+]

Explore our temporary exhibit, Our Artists, Our Stories, and get inspiration for creating your own works of art. Register with Creative York to take part in a writing workshop. And get a preview of January’s Magic at the Museum Family Day, by exploring our “Diagon Alley” inspired activities in the Street of Shops exhibit.

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Tags:   CommunityKids & Family

Preschool Activity Series: From Grain to Bread

01-10-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jan 10 @ 9:30 am

From Grain to Bread

There are many activities that transform grain into bread.  We’ll experiment with some of those as we learn the story of bread using the tale of The Little Red Hen.  Preschoolers will handle grain, grind wheat, explore...

[more+]

From Grain to Bread

There are many activities that transform grain into bread.  We’ll experiment with some of those as we learn the story of bread using the tale of The Little Red Hen.  Preschoolers will handle grain, grind wheat, explore the grist mill, and make their own loaf  of bread.

[less-]
Tags:  Kids & Family

The History of Foust Distillery

01-13-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 13 @ 10:30 am

As part of the History Center's Second Saturday Lecture Series, lifelong York County native Dr. Joshua Doll will discuss the history of the Foust Distillery Company formerly located and operated on the outskirts of Glen Rock, PA.  Doll will...

[more+]

As part of the History Center's Second Saturday Lecture Series, lifelong York County native Dr. Joshua Doll will discuss the history of the Foust Distillery Company formerly located and operated on the outskirts of Glen Rock, PA.  Doll will focus on the Distillery’s rise in the mid 1800’s to its ultimate closure and building ruins 125 years later.  The presentation will feature a display of Doll’s personal collection of distillery items and objects.  Doll has 20 years of experience in public education, having served as a secondary history teacher, assistant principal, principal, and currently as an assistant superintendent.

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Tags:  Free Events

CelebrateARTS! Magic at the Museum Family Day

01-20-2018

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

We're wrapping up our CelebreateARTS! week with a magical day for magicians and muggles alike! Join us for our free Harry-Potter themed family day on January 20th! Get sorted into your house, meet Professor Snape, and learn the patronus spell...

[more+]

We're wrapping up our CelebreateARTS! week with a magical day for magicians and muggles alike! Join us for our free Harry-Potter themed family day on January 20th! Get sorted into your house, meet Professor Snape, and learn the patronus spell from Professor Lupin. Potions, charms, and muggle history await at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum.

 

Some of the day’s activities include:

  • Have class with Professor Snape at 11, 12, and 1. Illusionist Vick Gisin portrays Professor Snape.
  • Make a wand.
  • Mix potions for science that seems almost magic!
  • Complete a scavenger.
  • Learn a traditional Pennsylvania German charm or potion.
  • Discover how brooms were made and make your own broomstick pencil.
  • Decorate a “dragon egg” ornament and learn about traditional scratch-carved eggs.
  • Create your own tea blend to use for Professor Trelawney’s divination class.
  • Write with quills, just like Harry, Hermione, and Ron.

The Magic at the Museum Family Day is part of CelebrateARTS: a free community cultural celebration January 13-20! The goal of CelebrateARTS! is to provide citizens of all ages the opportunity to participate in cultural experiences to improve our overall community stability and vitality, and build lasting connections with one another without cost being a barrier. CelebrateARTS! will also act as the public launch of the Cultural Alliance 2018 annual campaign, working to raise $1 Million in contributions to bring more of these high-quality arts experiences to our community. Learn more about CelebrateARTS! and the full lineup of free events at www.culturalyork.org

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Tags:   Community Free Events PerformanceKids & Family

Discovering Poland - Special Travel Presentation

02-07-2018

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 07 @ 3:00 pm

The Friends will have a special travel presentation for Discovering Poland on February 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm, trip dates are March 7 - 18, 2019.  Trip highlights include:  Warsaw, Black Madonna, Jasna Gora, Krakow, Folklore Show & Dinner,...

[more+]

The Friends will have a special travel presentation for Discovering Poland on February 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm, trip dates are March 7 - 18, 2019.  Trip highlights include:  Warsaw, Black Madonna, Jasna Gora, Krakow, Folklore Show & Dinner, Auschwitz, Wroclaw, Torun, Gingerbread Baking, Gdansk, Solidarity Shipyards, Choice on Tour Marbork Castle.  Please RSVP to Lynn Pentecost at 717-881-7859

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Tags:  Community

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