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Bushy Run Battlefield hosts market, Wilderness Day events

Joe Napsha
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Bushy Run Battlefield in Penn Township will host an open air market the first Saturday of each month May through September this year.

A variety of vendors will sell their wares at the open air Bushy Run Market, which is planned this spring and summer for the Bushy Run Battlefield along Route 993 in Penn Township.

The Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society Inc. is sponsoring the market, which will operate the first Saturday of the month, from May to September. It will be open from 8 a.m. to noon, at the site of the colonial battlefield.

The heritage society will operate a concession stand offering a limited menu. There will be free coffee and tea to visitors.

Those interested in selling wares at the market will be grouped together according to the items they are selling, the heritage society said.

Vendors will not be permitted to set up their tables after 7:30 a.m. No electricity will be provided. While visitors are admitted free of charge, vendors will pay $50 for the entire market season or $20 per individual market day.

Vendors will not be permitted to sell animals or firearms or engage in third party sales or contract sales. All of the products must change ownership the day of the market, the heritage society said.

Contact [email protected] for all space requests and other questions.

Youngsters age 10 to 13 will have an opportunity to build a lean-to shelter, sew a mattress, churn butter, cook over an open fire and wash clothes during Wilderness Day, which will held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15. The rain date is June 22.

The participants must be accompanied by an adult and participation will be limited to 30 persons. Both adults and children will participate in these activities.

Lunch is provided. Those who want to participate need to register by June 1.

Contact Marlene Sawayda at [email protected] or 724-744-4193 to register.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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