Conrad Weiser Homestead

May 1, 2021 ~ 9am-4pm


Free Entry ~ Rain/Shine


28 Weiser Lane, Womelsdorf, PA 19567


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 SILVER PARTNER’S!

Freas Farm Winery is focused on serving high quality farm to table wines. Their main location is in Berwick, PA.


WELCOME to our growing list of 2021 participants!

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We are regularly adding to the lists below as more participants join us for this great annual community event!


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APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING AUGUST 3, 2020

Artisans

Sculpture

JESSIE’S CORNER CLAY

Patti Umlauf has been designing and sculpting with polymer clay for over 30 years concentrating on seasonal pieces. In the past few years, she has focused her polymer sculptin on Birds of Pennsylvania and Birds of the Eastern Shore. She does still offer sheep and miniatures.

Author

SUNBURY PRESS, LLC

Authors Lawrence Knorr and John L. Moore will be on-site to sell and sign copies of their latest books. Knorr is the editor of the second edition of Arthur Graeff’s Conrad Weiser: Pennsylvania Peacemaker. Graeff was a  longtime resident of the Robesonia area and the author of Scholla, a long-running column in the Reading Times  George M. Meiser, IX, also added an afterword about his good friend and mentor. John L. Moore is the author of numerous books on regional history including eight in the Frontier Pennsylvania series and three in the Revolutionary Pennsylvania series. He often appears in character as Susquehanna Jack. Moore is a long-time resident of Northumberland, Pennsylvania.

Redware

ROBESONIA REDWARE

A family tradition for nearly 80 years combined, they have produced top of the line, Pennsylvania German inspired redware from traditional reproductions to their own designs. They create pieces ranging from handmade figurines to sliptrailed and sgraffitoed plates, vessels and slab built works of art. They constantly strive for perfection on every piece from their special orders to their one-of-a-kind, museum quality pieces.

Mixed

JODY’S JEWELRY & CRAFTS

Based in South Central Pennsylvania, Jody’s Jewelry & Crafts is a privately owned family business with a desire to provide beautiful jewelry & crafts for everyone. All of their jewelry & crafts are handcrafted using the best quality Austrian Swarovski crystals, genuine gems, genuine gemstones, freshwater pearls, glass pearls, hand collected outer banks sea glass & sea shells, findings, materials, yarns and threads available.

Ceramics

ART OF EARTH

Art of the Earth is handmade Pottery created by Kate Gambini. The majority of her work is wheel thrown and she specializes in whimsical hand carved designs that make each piece unique.

Brooms

COUNTRYBROOMS & BROOMSFORSALE

Countrybrooms & BroomsForSale is a company started by John Warren. He handmakes corn brooms in all shapes and sizes including round hearth brooms, flat kitchen brooms, outdoor brooms, whisks, cake testers and wedding brooms.

Ironwork

FURNACE CREEK FORGE

Allen Schaeffer has been hammering hot steel since the mid-nineties. He is a juried member of the Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen and also a member of PABA (Pennsylvania Artists-Blacksmith Association). While trying to better himself by exploring the art and mystery of blacksmithing, Allen is learning not only the old ways of this historical trade but also new and modern techniques while always expanding his skills.

Glass

MORINTERPRETATIONS BY SAM

Stained and fused glass items for home and garden. Also, upcycled garden art incorporating stained glass.

Jewelry

A LITTLE SPARKLE

Kerry Rohrbach, the owner and designer of A Little Sparkle Jewelry has been designing jewelry and accessories since 2006. All jewelry is handmade in Reading,PA and she uses many different recycled elements in her designs. Kerry I has such nostalgia for antiques and loves being outside as this is where her inspiration comes from. She takes great pride in her work, and loves coming up with new designs and limited editions of her collections every season. She loves keeping her customers happy and strives to give the best service possible, even making custom pieces to help her customers find just the right piece of jewelry for themselves or for a gift!  

Weaving

HOMESTEAD WEAVING

About 3 years ago, James Anspach’s wife, Charlene, went to a gourd festival at the Lebanon Expo and joined the PA Gourd Society.  Being retired, James agreed to tag along to the workshops.  That’s where he got hooked weaving on gourds!  That was about 3 years ago. Since James’ retirement has left him with plenty of time on his hands, his creative wife now has a creative husband. They enjoy a lot of time together creating gourd baskets and more.

Hooked & Penny Rugs

JANICE SONNEN

Janice has been hooking rugs and sewing penny rugs for 18 years. She is a juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen. For the past ten years, she has been selected as one of 200 craftsmen for the Early American Life Directory of Craftsmen. She teaches rug hooking and penny rugs at various places, demonstrates at homesteads and gives presentations on hooking and penny rugs to organizations. Her book on penny rugs, published by Schiffer Publishing, is called, “Penny Rugs – Sewing Wool Applique”.

Woodturning

CRAFTED BY CLEON

Woodturned pens, backscratchers and more.


Kids Corner


Food

BBQ

SMOKEHOUSE FOOD TRUCK, LLC

Serving smoked Brisket, pulled Pork, smokehouse sampler, smoked Chicken, smoked Sausage, summer salad, portobella mushroom, cole slaw, mac & cheese, seasoned fries, chocolate ricotta donuts, assorted sodas, iced tea and water.


Entertainment

**Don’t forget to tip the entertainers!**

Be sure to thank the entertainers for sharing their talents. Your tips are welcomed and appreciated!.