Behind the Fence: Community and History Festival

When:
July 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Wyck
6026 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Bob McKee
215-848-1690

Behind the Fence festivals: History and Community | Saturday, July 12, 2014 | 12-4PMIMG_1149

The Behind theFence festivals invite the community to experience the best of Wyck’s programming in History, Gardening, and Farming. Join us to explote our 300+ year old house and landscape and learn how history intersects everyday life in our 21st century community. Energize your senses and feed your soul w ith music, demos, food, local vendors, tours, and children’s activities. Gather with us behind the fence to learn and do something new.

July 12 | History and Community
Nine generations of one Philadelphia family lived at Wyck from 1690-1973. With over 10,000 objects and 100,000+ papers, the house and suite are full of stories and history that shaped Philadelphia.

 

July Festival Line-up

Sponsors:
Weavers Way Coop, Primex Garden Center, Door-to-Door Organics, Temple University School of Environmental Design, Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild

Food: (ANNOUNCED SOON!)
Wyck Refreshment Table (Rose Infused Iced tea and lemon infused water, sorrel from Geechee Girl Cafe)

Music under the Grape Arbor
Jim Hamilton and Rittenhousesoundworks

House Tours: wandering tours
Rose Garden Tours

Demos:
1pm
2pm
3pm

Talks: Under the tent in the garden
1:30pm Matthew Halley: Ornithology- Audubon and Reuben Haines
2:30pm

Children’s Program: Picnic tables in Woodlot
12:00pm
12:30pm
1:30pm
2:30pm
3:00pm
3:30pm
Ongoing

Marketplace: Southlawn
1. Wyck Home Farm: Katie
2.
3. Instar Apiaries & Dawn Reid: Rose body butter balm and a variety of natural products
4. Shady Apple Goats: rose and gardeners goat milk soaps and reclaimed bird houses
4. Wyck Sampling Table
5. LSDrew Graphics
6. Weavers Way Coop
7. Primex Garden Center
8. Temple University School of Environmental Design
9. Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild
10. Historic RittenhouseTown
11. Historic Germantown
12. Marlis Kraft: Antique saw and puzzles
13. SHARE Community Programs

Thanks to our 2014 Sponsors!

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