Jake Lewis

Music in the Orchard: Jake Lewis & The Clergy with Lackawana Skies

Saturday, July 11, 6:00 PM The sixth season of “Music in the Orchard” at the 1719 Hans Herr House and Museum is just around the corner. Come hear ten local bands over the course of five evenings, every other Saturday June 14 through August 9. Concerts start at 6 p.m. Jake Lewis:  a Lancaster based singer-songwriter […]

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Pennsylvania German Folk Art Show and Sale

Grain Painting

Saturday, February 7, 9 am – 12 pm Learn how to add the rich look of wood to your next project with false graining techniques in this folk art class taught by  Jim King. $50 members, $60 nonmembers; register here or by calling (717) 393-9745

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Intermediate Level Pennsylvania German Dialect Class

Wednesdays, March 11 – May 13, 7 – 9 pm Pennsylvania German Dialect, commonly known as “Pennsylvania Dutch,” is prevalent among Old Order Amish and Mennonite communities in Pennsylvania. Historically, however, it was spoken widely by Lutheran, Reformed and other groups of German immigrants and it is currently used in Old Order communities as far […]

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Fraktur II: The Illuminated Letter

Saturday, February 28, 9 am – 12 pm Fraktur II will focus on learning lettering and calligraphy within the context and history of fraktur. You will learn to use a nib pen and India ink. A materials kit is included in the cost of your tuition, comprised of paper, handouts, tracing paper, pencils, erasers, and […]

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Book Auction

Auction of Rare and Used Books

Friday, May 8, 6:30-9:00 PM Consigned or donated rare, out-of-print and used books are auctioned at Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society six times a year. Books are displayed at LMHS several weeks before each sale. Catalogs appear free at www.lmhs.org and are available in hard copy for a small subscription fee. Online bids and credit cards are accepted. Call […]

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