Goschenhoppen Folk FestThis weekend, the past will...


Goschenhoppen Folk Fest

This weekend, the past will come back to life at the 30th annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival at the New Goschenhoppen Park, 3rd Street in East Greenville, Pa. Volunteers in replica clothing will re-create the life and customs of Pennsylvania German people in the 18th and 19th centuries. Featured will be a blend of the scholarly and the entertaining, including traditional food, crafts, home skills, trades, music and folk itinerants.

Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Call (215) 234-8953. Volleyball players are encouraged to enter teams of bTC co-workers, neighbors, friends and family in the 14th Annual Volleyball Tournament Saturday on the beach in Ocean City. And spectators are invited to come out and cheer on the teams, which will be raising money for the National Kidney Foundation.

The tournament will be round robin-style play, with four-member teams. Commemorative T-shirts and prizes will be awarded throughout the day, and refreshments will be available.

Tournament hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dorchester Street and The Boards. The entrance fee is $60 per team. Call (410) 494-8545.

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