RITES OF SPRING: EASTERTIDE AND VERNAL TRADITIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH
Presented by Patrick J. Donmoyer
This presentation introduces the folk customs, observations, and rituals in the culture’s annual celebrations of spring. These traditions are rooted in both sacred and secular practices, and form the colorful backdrop for the region’s cultural expression as Rites of Spring: Eastertide and Vernal traditions among the Pennsylvania Dutch.
Presentation featured at Easter on the Farm, March 27th 2021.