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Annual Fall Festival at the Swetland Homestead

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Early American craftsmen and artisans will come to life on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the historic Swetland Homestead in Wyoming.  The Fall Festival features crafters in the arts of quill pen and ink, wood carving, wheat weaving, cane craving, blacksmithing, and much more.  Hearth cooking methods will be demonstrated over a fire in the original Swetland Homestead summer kitchen fireplace.  There will be a soap-making demo, cross-cut saw demonstrations, quilting, and primitive artwork will also be shown. The event is held annually as a learning experience for every member of the family.  Children are invited to make 1700s toys and other crafts.  Music of the period will entertain as you browse.

New this year is an assortment of contemporary crafters who will compliment the traditional vendors of years past. If you’re looking for a gift for someone or just something special for yourself, you’ll almost certainly find it. The Festival will also have a complement of food trucks available as well.  The event will run from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the newly restored Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming PA. Admission to the Fall Festival on Sunday is $5. Children under 12 years of age are free both days. For more information call 570-823-62-44 ext. 3 or email reservations@luzernehistoy.org

Founded in 1858, the Luzerne County Historical Society is Pennsylvania’s oldest county historical society.  LCHS preserves and promotes the collective history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, at the Bishop Library and the Museum in Wilkes-Barre, the Denison House in Forty Fort, and the Swetland Homestead in Wyoming.  For more information, visit our website, www.luzernehistory.org.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/luzernehistory/.


October 2
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Luzerne County Historical Society
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Swetland Homestead
885 Wyoming Avenue
Wyoming, PA 18644 United States
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