"A Very Merrie Halloween", on October 7, 2017

A Very Merrie Halloween 2016 was a huge success! Thank you to all who came out and supported the Friends of The 1803 House.


2017 Activities Available Included [
click here more information]:
         Fall and Unique Halloween Crafts and Creations;
Demonstrations: Basket Weaving; Chair Caning; Calligraphy; Loom Weaving; Moravian Stars, Quilting; Sculpting Clay Figures; Tin Smithing; Spooling Wool; Wheat Weaving; Moravian Stars and Wheat Weaving;
Native American Presentation by Delwin Fiddler Jr., a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Artist in Residence at the Museum of Indian Culture [click here for schedule];
1803 House open for complimentary tours;
 Archeological Dig open for viewing;
Food and Snacks: 1803 House Tent...Hot Dogs, Walking Tacos, Soft Pretzels, Drinks and Homemade Dumplings;
Emmaus Moravian Church Homemade soups and Moravian Cakes; Cabin Fever Honey; 
Baked Goods from Sugar-so-Sweet;
Kids Activities Include: Costumed Halloween parade, pumpkin decorating, storytelling, leaf craft and painted Halloween photo op;
Presentation of "not-so-scary creatures" by Wildlands Conservancy;
Pick-A-Prize Raffle and our Bake Walk;
Locally grown fall produce for sale by Lettuce Alone Farm;
  Live alpacas

2017 Crafters:
Gourd Creations by Penny, Backyard Tin Shop, Jessie's Corner Clay, Arbor Park Designs, Bodacious Caricatures; Denise Tempest Designs, Kraussdale Alpacas; Lauren's Lotions & Potions, Mar-Tees, Starving Otaku Productions, Wiltz Pottery, Pat Devries-Wheat Lady, Karen Furler-Moravian Stars, Phyllis Dedekind-quilting, Carol Haile-author/illustrator/calligrapher, Judy Jones-Chair Caning

2017 Schedule:
10:00 am: A Very Merrie Halloween opens: 1803 House information Tent; 1803 House and Archaeological Dig; Pick-A-Prize Raffle Begins; Fall and Halloween Artists and Lettuce Alone Farm; Harvest Tent; - Food vendors; Kid’s area opens
10:30 am: Halloween Storytelling
10:45am: Old-Fashioned Bake Walk
11:00am: Wildlands Conservancy -“Scary Wild Creatures”
Noon: Kids Halloween Parade
1:00: Delwin Fiddler Jr.-Native American Presentation Begins
1:30 pm: Halloween Storytelling
2:00 pm: Old-Fashioned Bake Walk
3:00 pm: Raffle Closes
3:30 pm: Pick-A-Prize Raffle Winners Posted
4:00 pm: Merrie Halloween comes to a close

Click here for 2017 Sponsors:

Looking for Sponsors got 2017 Event:

Help to preserve and maintain the 1803 House by being a sponsor of A Very Merrie Halloween.  For more information contact Marian Schneck at nanamts@ptd.net. 

Looking for Crafter/Artists for 2017 Event:

We are currently seeking Crafters/Artists.  For more information and a crafter's contact for 2017, please contact Rachel Cubellis at  r

2012-2015 Participating Crafters:  A Girls Best Friend; A Natural Alternative Soaps; AbundaScents Candle Co.; Arbor Park Designs; Balloons by Cindy; Baskets by Eileen; Bee’s Creations; Caricatures by Katy; Zona and Richard Farmer; Fid’s Creations; Fused Glass by Jemima; Gourd Creations by Penny; Carol Haile; Homespum; Isis Glass; Kraussdale Alpacas; Lauren’s Lotions & Potions; Loon Loom; Paula Lotte; Mar-Tees; Metal Spooks; Mountains of Hope; Paula's Country Creations; Sassy Sisters Mesh; Six Ten Ceramics; Denise Tempest Designs; The Wheat Lady.

Looking for "Pick-A-Prize" Raffle Donations for 2017 Event

We are currently seeking donations for our Pick-A-Prize" Raffle that is held at "A Very Merrie Halloween."  See attached raffle form to donate.


Some Pictures

Click here for 2016 pictures from A Very Merry Halloween...