Belsnickel Craft Show – Friday
Der Belsnickel is a Juried Craft Show started in 1970 to preserve and promote historic crafts. It has been recognized nationally for its emphasis on high quality traditional and modern crafts.
- Admission is $5 at the door for 12 years and older.
- Under 12 are free.
The Der Belsnickel show will be held this year at New Hanover UMC – North Campus in Gilbertsville on Friday, November 26th and Saturday, November 27th
What is the Belsnickel?
The show was named for the Pennsylvania German folk character who traveled to farms and visited the
children at Christmas time. Good children were rewarded with candy and oranges. Naughty children received a sharp crack on the hand from the Belsnickel’s switch.