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Greco Woodcrafting at the 2009 Philly Flag Fest

Greco Woodcrafting at the 2009 Philly Flag Fest

This weekend will be Flag Day, and what better way to celebrate than by going to the birthplace of our flag? The 13th and 14th I will be a vendor at the 2nd annual Philly Flag Fest, taking place at and around the historic Betsy Ross House. The map above shows approximately where I will be setting up my stand with my toys.

In addition to getting to stop by and chat or buy any of my toys (I will have both Executive and Children’s versions of my biplane on hand, as well as helicopter craft kits , cars, trucks , push bunnies , pull bunnies , Mahogany bunnies , and Oak bunnies ) there wil be a Midawy filled with 10 cent games for the kids, tours of the Betsy Ross House and all sorts of events in the Betsy Ross Courtyard and up and down Arch Street. Here’s a list of the scheduled activities:

Saturday, June 13 – Betsy Ross House Courtyard:

10am – 7pm Meet Charles Weisgerber

10:30-11am Victorian Magic Show

11-11:30am Punch & Judy Puppet Show

11:30-11:45am Mixed Pickles Dancers

11:45am – 12pm Baseball Trivia Contest

12-12:30pm Victorian Magic Show

12:30-1:15pm Give & Take Jugglers

1:30-2pm Punch & Judy Puppet Show

2-2:45pm Fralinger String Band

2:45- 3pm Baseball Trivia Contest

3:00pm – 3:15pm Mixed Pickles Dancers

3:30pm – 4:00pm Punch and Judy

4pm – 4:45pm Vaudeville show

5pm – 6:00pm Ragtime Guitarist

Arch Street

11:00am – 1:00pm Uncle Sam

11:30am – 12:15pm Big-wheeled bike demonstration

12:30pm – 1:00pm Mixed Pickles

1:15pm – 1:45pm Chemical Heritage science experiment

1:30pm – 3:30pm Organ grinder and Django the fortune-telling monkey

2:00pm – 2:30pm Auburn Heights steam car demonstration

2:45pm – 3:30 Big-wheeled bike demonstration

3:45pm – 4:15pm Mixed Pickles Dancers

4:30pm – 5:00pm Chemical Heritage science experiment

5:15pm – 5:45pm Auburn Heights steam car demonstration

6:00pm – 6:45 Big-wheeled bike demonstration

Sunday, June 14 – Betsy Ross House Courtyard

10:30am – 10:45am Speech by Charles Weisgerber

11:00am – 11:30am Victorian Magic Show

12:00pm – 1:00pm Philadelphia Flag Day Association’s ceremony

1:00pm – 1:15pm Dime Contest Winner announced by Charles Weisgerber

1:30pm – 2:00pm Victorian Magic Show

2:00pm – 2:45pm Sousa Band

3:00pm – 3:45pm Mitchell & Ness History of Baseball Discussion & Trivia

4:00pm – 4:45pm Vaudeville show w/Jerry Brown

Arch Street

10:00am – 12:30pm Uncle Sam

11:00am – 11:30am Punch and Judy

11:45am – 12:15pm Auburn Heights steam car demonstration

12:30pm – 1:00pm Punch and Judy

1:00pm- 3:30pm Organ grinder and Django the fortune-telling monkey

1:30pm – 2:00pm Chemical Heritage “science experiment”

2:15pm – 2:45pm Punch and Judy

3:00pm – 3:30pm Auburn Heights steam car demonstration

3:45pm – 4:15pm Punch and Judy


For more information you can go to the official Betsy Ross House website. Hope to see you there!
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