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29th Annual Mahanoy City Ethnic Day

June 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT

Saturday, June 3 10 AM to sell-out

Food prepared by cooks from the varied ethnic groups that made Mahanoy City their home.

for sale at Citizen’s Firehouse 200 West Centre St.



9:30 to 10:15 AM Mahanoy City Public Library, 17-19 W. Mahanoy Ave.

History Through Folk Music. -Jay Smar: interactive yet informative and musical program explaining the origin of certain folk instruments, local folklore, and clog dancing instruction and origin.  Ages 8 thru 14.


10:15 to 11:15 Mahanoy City Public Library

Folklore and Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast” –  Jay Smar: documented, original coal mining songs preceded by their origin with vocals accompanied by guitar, banjo, and fiddling, singing and flat foot clog dancing. Adult program


Merchants Banking Trust Company-Teen Canteen, 22 East Centre

Noon to 4PM

12PM DVD on Ukrainian (Seminary Day) from Lakewood to Primrose
Research by Ann Marie Evans
Display of products from the Ukraine Ann Marie Evans.
Workshop :Ukrainian egg decorating. Paul Corinchock.
1PM DVD on Lithuania Day: Lakeside, Lakewood and Schuylkill
Mall Workshop on Marguicai by Luschas Family
2PM Displays:
Collection of Novelist Arthur Lewis books, postcards and contemporaneous
letters. Lewis, a Mahanoy City native, gave these
books to his lifelong friends, Mr. and Mrs. Rismiller Their daughter,
Judy Brayford, recently donated the collection to the Historical Society.
2:30 Video Clips and Display of Local Music, Sculpture, Photography
and Art.-Historical Society. Historical Society Display: Books, DVDs


Photography Contest

Student and Adult. Two $50 winners

Subject: Mahanoy City

Submit Digitally to by May 15th


Pysanky and Marguicia Workshops


June 3, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm