Since I've moved to Pennsylvania, I've enjoyed time spent learning about, and embracing, the PA Dutch culture that is celebrated in this region.
|Hex sign display|
|Inside the Quilt Barn|
|Live music in the Quilt Barn|
There is a wonder around every corner, as artisans demonstrate their impressive skills—adeptly working their crafts before your very eyes.
Stop to ask a question or two. Discover a lil' something new. Pick up an exciting hobby.
There is so much sensation to absorb...
the mouthwatering scent of bratwurst, freshly baked bread and apple dumplings that fills the air—
the unique "Dutchy" dialogue and terminology, cleverly integrated throughout the entire festival—
|Bizarre reenactment of the hanging of Susanna Cox|
Weird and wonderful, the Kutztown Folk Festival is, undoubtedly, an experience and a half.
|Puppet shows, sing-a-longs and story time for the wee ones|
of what once was
of what's worth handing down
of time that passes on.
It's a reminder...
to look closer
to appreciate the beauty of true craft
It's the coolest little party around—so striking that National Geographic magazine has featured the festival TWICE!
Get out here next summer to check it out for yourselves.
We'll see ya there!
What events in your area celebrate art and culture?
XOXO From My Hearth to Yours
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