Kutztown, PA 19530
Indulge your interest in regional folk culture at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center’s annual Heemet Fescht: a celebration of the harvest and Pennsylvania Dutch farm life. Heemet Fescht is a free, fun, and educational event for the whole family.
Premier local entertainment from Mike Hertzog of the Blue Mountain Trio, Ed Goldberg & the Odessa Klezmer Band, and more can be found in the barnyard. Grab a bite of PA German cuisine provided by the Old Time Plow Boys in the Farmhouse Kitchen. Travel the site to find art created by Berks County artisans, as well as a children’s craft tent.
Experience historical and cultural live demonstrations, featuring hearth cooking, wood working, tin smithing, fiber art, and more! The Sharadin farmhouse will come to life with the sound of harp music provided by Sarajane Williams of Musiatry. The Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen will be on site to show guests traditional crafts of the PA Germans
This day is sure to be filled with many things to do, see, and hear for those both young and young at heart.
More information including a full list of vendors, demonstrators, and activities for Heemet Fescht can be found at www.kutztown.edu/pgchc, or by calling 610-683-1589. Find PGCHC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.