P.O. Box 340, Dillsburg, PA 17019 nychaps@northernyorkhistorical.org 717.502.1440

Oysterfest at Dill’s Tavern

Celebrate our local tradition of oysters at Dill’s Tavern on Saturday, April 22nd, from noon to 5 p.m. with live music, food by York Fish & Oyster, and local craft beverages.

Job Listing:
NYCHAPS Executive Director

The Director of the Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) will be the main representative of NYCHAPS to the public and outside organizations, a positive representative to the community at large, overseeing all office tasks and acting as an administrative assistant. The director will coordinate public relations and advertising, creating visibility to proper audiences for NYCHAPS facilities and programs.

First Friday at Dill’s Tavern:
April 7, 2017

Spend a candle-lit evening at Dill’s Tavern enjoying our historical ambiance and spacious grounds with live music by Charlie Fry on Friday, April 7th, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Valentine’s Dance featuring
The Will Fisher Orchestra

Get swept away with the Will Fisher Orchestra, Central Pennsylvania’s premier 1940s-style big band as they swing you and your sweetheart into a glamorous night of dance and romance on Saturday, February 11th, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Dillsburg American Legion.

“Cooking with Wine”
Hearth-Cooking Workshop

Get a taste of how our Revolutionary leaders lived and ate with historian April Thomas at her “Cooking with Wine” workshop Saturday, February 25th, 2017, at Dill’s Tavern.

First Friday at Dill’s Tavern:
March 3, 2017

Spend a candle-lit evening at Dill’s Tavern enjoying our historical ambiance and spacious grounds with live music by Across the Pond on Friday, March 3rd, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Maple Tree Tapping and Syrup Boil

Learn how to tap trees for sap and boil it down for fresh maple syrup. Throughout February and March, NYCHAPS will be tapping maple trees in the Northern York County region. The tree tapping will be followed by a syrup boil at Dill’s Tavern on Saturday, March 11th, 2017.

Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing

Celebrate Pennsylvania tradition at Historic Monaghan Church during an afternoon Hymn Sing of all your old favorite songs at 2 p.m. on March 12th, 2017.

Cheese-Making & Butter Basics Workshop

Learn to make two of our most important foods with historian April Thomas at her “Cheese-Making & Butter Basics” Workshop on Saturday, March 18th, 2017.

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast

Join us for fresh maple syrup, pancakes, and sausage at a breakfast where we showcase the amber bounty harvested by the volunteers of this year’s Maple Tree Tapping and Syrup Boil on Saturday, March 18th, 2017. Admission is $7 for adults and $4.50 for children 5 to 12 years.