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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.

Traditional Basket Weaving Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of basket-weaving and create a traditional tote bag basket under the guidance of Jean Foutz, a member of the Central Pennsylvania Basket Weavers Guild on Saturday, March 18th, 2017, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Maple Shade Barn.

First Friday at Dill’s Tavern:
January 6, 2017

Spend a candle-lit evening at Dill’s Tavern enjoying our historical ambiance and spacious grounds with live music by Redemption Road on Friday, January 6th, from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door, and all guests must be 21 or older. Refreshments included with entry. BYOB.

State of the Society 2017

Join members of the NYCHAPS Board of Directors to discuss the society’s successes, its upcoming events, and all of the in-the-works developments on Sunday, January 8th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.