3rd Annual Polish Pottery Festival!
Mark you calendar for this year:
2nd Saturday in June
June 13, 2015
10:00am - 5:00pm
Great Polish Food and Fun for the whole family!
Cultural booth with interesting information about Poland and other Eastern European countries, languages, etc. Mark the spot on the map of Poland where your family is from!
Representatives from Life in a Jar, The Irena Sendlerowa Progect. Irena Sendlerowa was a Polish Roman Catholic nurse/social worker who served in the Polish Underground during World War II, and also as head of the children's section of Zegota, an underground resistance organization in German-occupied Warsaw. Protestant kids from rural Kansas working on a history project discovered this amazing woman who saved 2500 Jewish children. Some of them will be on hand to share her story. Visit www.irenasendler.com for more info.
Strawberry Hill Museum
Local and regional Polish Pottery retailers from Kansas and Missouri featuring:
- Kitchen Gallery of Topeka - Exclusive "Roses" Polish Pottery pattern, kitchen gadgets and food mixes
- Siostra Polish Pottery of St. Charles - Lithuanian candle houses, hand-painted Polish eggs
- Polish Pottery tablecloths and aprons
Vendors featuring Polish and Eastern European items:
- The Bean Patch - Polish Jams & Pickles
- Glass kugels and witch balls from Poland and Romania
- Grit's Pasture - Flower-pounded t-shirts and scarves
- Helena's hand-painted Polish glass ornaments
- Hoganville Famly Farms - homemade Bavarian Sauerkraut
- Nativity Sets - hand-crafted from Elim Mission, Poland
Polish Pottery Face & Body Painting- Not just for kids! This year, at the Pottery Festival in Boleslawiec, they featured body painting. You can try it, too! Have a Polish Pottery pattern painted around your wrist as a bracelet. Add a touch of your favorite Polish Pottery pattern to your cheek. On your arm. Be creative!
Polish Pottery Exchange - You asked for it, so here it is! Have you changed direction in your collection? Have a couple of pieces that don't quite fit in any more? Always on the lookout for an unusual piece or pattern? The Polish Pottery Exchange booth is where people bring Polish Pottery pieces they want to "exchange". The collector receives cash back or store credit for the pieces they bring which can be used to buy pieces other collectors have brought to the Exchange, or for other purchases.Find out more info at Polish Pottery Exchange.
- Peggy's Kitchen - Polish and Hungarian food
- Ice cream and sodas
- Kettle Korn
Music provided by Betty Jo Simon, strolling accordian player