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The 42th Annual Belsnickel Craft Show, presenting approximately 140 local and regional juried artisans, will be held on Friday, Nov. 23 from 11 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All crafts for sale are hand made by artisans in the show and are not commercially manufactured or imported .
Among the traditional crafts on display will be woodworking and woodcarving, pottery, baskets, tin, papier mache folk art, dolls and doll clothing, women’s and children’s clothing, silver and gold jewelry, quilts and quilted items, dried flowers, tole painting, weaving, scherenschnitte (paper cutting), clay sculpture, fraktur, Santas, stained glass, punched-tin art, wooden toys and Christmas items.
The show returns to the Boyertown Senior High School located at Fourth and Monroe Streets in Boyertown. Refreshments will be available. Proceeds from the show fund the Boyertown Area Historical Society’s programs, maintenance of our historic building and museum, research and genealogical library collections, and educational programs. The Library is open Monday and Tuesday and Thursday evening.
Directions: From the North and West of Boyertown, take route 73 East through Boyertown and turn left on Washington Street, turn right on Fourth Street, and left on Monroe Street. From the South, take Route 100 North exiting at Route 73 West. Go approximately three blocks to Madison Street and turn right. Turn left on Fourth Street and turn right on Monroe Street. From Philadelphia Expressway, take Route 422 to Route 100 North and exit at Route 73 West. Go to the first light and turn right on Madison Street. Turn left on Fourth Street and turn right on Monroe Street.
Free bus transportation will be provided from major parking locations to show location.
Refreshments will be available. Admission is $5.00; children under 12 years of age are admitted free, if accompanied by an adult. Location is handicapped accessible.