Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Blueberry Festival Demonstrations

Don't miss out on the exciting demonstrations at our festival!

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Dog Skills & Drills Demonstrations

in the Lower Meadow
Presented by Dog Trainer Miranda Genetti of Neverland K9 Institute

Be amazed by tricks and skills demonstrated by these highly talented and trained dogs from Neverland K9!

Is your dog an upstanding citizen? Or maybe he's got a great set of learned tricks!  Bring your pooch to take the Canine Good Citizen Test or the Trick Dog Novice Test at the festival!

Saturday & Sunday

Coming soon!

Colonial Cooking

in the Summer Kitchen
Presented by HBMS Foodways volunteers.

Learn all about cooking, gardening, and food management in the Colonial days! Discover how ingredients grown in the Colonial Garden were stored, cooked, and used back before electricity.

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day

Culinary Demonstrations

in the Culinary Tent
Enjoy Demonstrations and Hands on Activities for the whole family presented by the Young Chef’s Academy of Allentown

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day

Chair Caning

Presented by Rolan Barrall in the Crafter Village.

Watch this skilled craftsman demonstrate this age-old skill of creating these iconic woven chairs.

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day

Colonial Brewing Demonstration at Blueberry Festival with Chris Bowen

Colonial Brewing

Presented by renowned Beer Historian Chris Bowen
near the Blueberry Brewery Tent

Moravian Bethlehem was famous for many things, its delicious brews being one of them! Learn all about the local history of beer craft in Bethlehem and the man who made it famous: Johann Sebastian Goundie. Watch Chris and his team of brewers demonstrate the traditional method of brewing back in the days before technology!

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day

Colonial Blacksmithing

Presented by HBMS Professional Blacksmiths
in the Upper Meadow

Discover this centuries old tradition as our master craftsman creates amazing metalwork before your very eyes. Learn about the history of Blacksmithing in Moravian Bethlehem and how these men created not only works of art but important tools and items for everyday life across the city!

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day

High Horse-Powered Wheel

in the Johnson Barn, lower level

Experience one of the only remaining working high horsepower wheels in the US! With this ingenious machine one horse could do the work of fifteen men. The restored High Horse-Powered wheel is now a teaching tool used to demonstrate historic agricultural production practices.

Saturday: Throughout the day

Sunday: Throughout the day



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