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Annual Emmaus Heritage Festival celebrates local history

Press Photos by C. Richard Chartrand The Emmaus Historical Society joined forces with other members of the Heritage Alliance to host the Emmaus Heritage Festival on the grounds of the historical society building, 218 Main St., Sept. 16. Highlights included crafters and craft demonstrations, a gunsmith, games and interactive displays. ABOVE: Cozy Bendesky demonstrates the spinning wheel.
Potter Brian Liles-Young creates a flower vase on the pottery wheel during the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 16.
Gunsmith Randy Konrad talks with Dennis Kilian.
Susan Dirsa demonstrates the art of basket weaving.
Ruth Konrad works on a loom during the Emmaus Heritage Festival.
Quilters from the ladies auxiliary of Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church demonstrate their art.
Debra Hoffman from the Emmaus Historical Society shows how to make little Moravian Stars and fancy bookmarks.
Mandy Weidenhammer, from the Shelter House and Nora Corrasullo, a student at Seven Generations Charter School, play the string game Cat's Cradle.
Music performances are among the highlights at the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 16.