Bethlehem’s Christmas, 1741
November 24 – January 8, 2017
Presented by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Nov. 21-25 & Jan. 2-8: Thurs.-Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nov. 26-Dec. 31: Thurs.-Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.11 a.m.-7 p.m.
(Closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1)
66 West Church Street
www.HistoricBethlehem.org • 800-360-8687
In honor of the 275th Anniversary of the 1741 Gemeinhaus, join us for Bethlehem’s Christmas, 1741, an exhibition dedicated to the first Christmas in Bethlehem. Learn about Moravian Traditions such as Lovefeasts, The Moravian Daily Texts, and Putzes. Make your own Moravian Stars and dress a Beeswax Candle. Find out how Bethlehem got its name and view early Moravian Christmas decorations from the Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites Collection. Learn how the traditions of 1741 are adapted and practiced by Moravians in Bethlehem today.
Admission Fee/Free Admission to the museum is included with a Pass Into History, available at the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Visitor Center and online.