Jump into harvest season at Dill’s Tavern with Agriculture Day, a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, September 15th, 2018. This year’s event will feature a local butcher demonstrating how to dress a hog and make various cuts of pork sausage and scrapple. Other demonstrations include sauerkraut making, cider pressing, wheat flailing, winnowing, and flour grinding. Pork products and sauerkraut will be available for sale. Come see how our ancestors made Pennsylvania Dutch food delicious and famous! Gates will be open 10am until 2pm.
Friday Special Event
Scrapple making – 9am at Dill’s Tavern, weather permitting
10am: Sauerkraut making demonstration
11am: Apple pressing demonstration – Let’s make apple juice!
Noon: Historical tobacco cultivation demonstration (weather permitting)
12:30pm: Spinning and fiber arts demonstration
1pm: Flail and Grind demonstration- working with grains
Items for sale
NYCHAPS smoked sausages
Soda and Chips
Jars of Sauerkraut
Cider (in pints, half gallons and gallon jugs)
The Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) strives to inspire by connecting the lessons of the past to the challenges of today. Through hands-on experience, the past culture of the area is brought to life in a deeper and richer educational experience. Through preservation, research, and our collections, NYCHAPS seeks to inspire a different way of learning history.