Easter Traditions – 2019

Join us for a fun and educational weekend at the Frontier Culture Museum. Learn about Easter traditions from England, Germany, and early America. Activities include decorating Easter eggs, Easter cooking, and traditional games. Unless otherwise noted, activities will occur all day (9am-5pm).

4/20 – Holy Saturday

Naturally Dyed Easter eggs
  • English Farm
    • Egg Dyeing
  • Irish Farm
    • Traditional Games – Egg Rolling
  • Irish Forge
    • Making Tools Out Of Iron
  • German Farm
    • German Easter Games – Eyersammler & Eierlesen
  • Irish Forge
    • Traditional Blacksmithing
Bake Oven on the 1820s American farm
  • 1820s American Farm
    • Baking Easter Bread & Peppermint Pie In A Traditional Bake Oven
  • 1850s American Farm
    • Traditional Games – Cup & Ball, Hoop & Stick, Graces

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Playing Graces
  • Education Studio
    • Toddler Program Dyeing Eggs (10 & 11 am)
    • Sensory-Friendly Easter Activities: Sight/Smell Table & Sound/Touch Table (2 – 4 pm)

4/21 – Easter Sunday

Time to Make Dessert
  • English Farm
    • Preparing the Easter Meal
  • Irish Farm
    • Traditional Games – Egg Rolling
  • German Farm
    • German Easter Games – Eyersammler & Eierlesen
  • 1820s American Farm
    • Egg Picking – A Pennsylvania Dutch Easter Game
Dyeing Eggs Requires Patience
  • 1850s American Farm
    • Egg DyeingGames: Cup & Ball, Hoop & Stick, Graces