Dutch Days set for July 16-19 in Richfield

RICHFIELD – The 46th Annual Richfield Dutch Days will be held July 16 to 19 at Basom Park in Richfield.

Community Outdoor Church Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Basom Park. In case of inclement weather, services will be held at Richfield Mennonite Church.

There will be a special Dutch meal each evening.

Live entertainment includes: Chris Ruble on July 16; Borderline on July 17; Lucky Afternoon on July 18; and Friends in Christ on July 19. There will be special music in the church tent each evening.

A new 2014 limited edition crock will be on sale in the Country Store, along with crafts and the new Dutch Days T-shirts.

The parade will be held at 4 p.m. on July 19, starting at the County Line Restaurant.

For more information, visit the website www.dutchdays.com.

Name quilt

The theme of the 2013 Dutch Days Quilt is “Mahantango Grange and TOPS Club Inc.

of Richfield.”

The top half of the quilt features the Mahantango Grange logo, along with an image of a Pennsylvania farm.

The bottom half of the quilt features the TOPS Club logo with an apple, a food plate and a measuring tape with a scale.

Fawn Arndt did the design, liquid embroidering and piecing; script was by Michele Ebright. The names were embroidered by Virginia Hornberger, Vickie Ray, Marion Foltz, Gladys Gingrich, Jean Fawver and Josephine Graybill.

Quilting was by Carolyn Arndt and binding by Jana Snyder.

The quilt includes 841 names and the dimensions are 83- by 100-inches.

The names on the top half of the quilt were embroidered in greens with the bottom half in blue with borders in matching floral fabrics. The middle of the quilt says Richfield Dutch Days July 17-20, 2013 in large red lettering.

The quilt is on display at the Richfield bank and will be featured in the fancy house at Dutch Days. It will be sold at 10 p.m. on July 19 at Dutch Days by Robert Leitzel, auctioneer.