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AWMI Mid-Atlantic Chapter: Membership Appreciation Day

December 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free – $50.00

Mark your calendars for a day dedicated to celebrating our wonderful AWMI Mid-Atlantic Chapter Members during this year’s Membership Appreciation in Bethlehem, PA!

Enjoy a stroll through Bethlehem’s Christkindlmarkt, followed by a tin Christmas ornament casting and Christmas card making.

Bring your friends, family and kids!

Not familiar with the Christkindlmarkt? Check out their website! They feature handmade works by the nation’s finest artisans through thoughtful holiday gifts, delicious eats and drinks and so much more! For more information on the Christkindlmarkt please visit Christkindlmarkt – Christmas City – Bethlehem, PA.


10:00am-1:00pm We will kick off the day with a morning stroll through Christkindlmarkt (optional).

1:00pm-2:00pm Lunch will be provided by AWMI at the National Museum of Industrial History conference room. We will also provide AWMI Mid-Atlantic Chapter updates.

2:00pm-4:00pm Craft making of Tin Casted Christmas Ornament and Christmas Card

Remainder of the day – Enjoy Christkindlmarkt at your leisure!

The following is included with each ticket purchase;

  • Entrance Ticket for Christkindlmarkt for Friday 12/9. (Christkindlmarkt is open 10am-8pm)
  • Lunch
  • Materials for Tin Casted Christmas Ornament & Christmas Card

Important Day of Info

  • Day of Event Contact: Kelsey Laessig 570-621-8513
  • Meeting Location: NMIH at 602 East 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015
  • Parking: FREE at PNC Plaza SteelStacks at 645 East 1st St, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Patrons can park for free in the adjacent lots on First Street.
  • Family, friends & children are welcomed to participate in crafts with purchase of event ticket. If they are not participating in crafts they are welcomed to watch. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 
  • For tin casting, we will be using a lead pot to melt the tin. Tools will include welding gloves and safety glasses when pouring, rubber gloves when working with the sand, and wood and metal handheld rods for sand ramming. Once tin has cooled and solidified, we will use snips and files to remove and deburr the ornaments to take home. Museum supervision and directions will be provided.

For more information on the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) please visit Home – National Museum of Industrial History (nmih.org).

If you have any dietary restrictions, please include a note with your order. RSVP’s due 11/27. 

If you need hotel recommendations, please contact us at [email protected]


National Museum of Industrial History
602 East 2nd St
Bethlehem, PA 18015 United States
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AWMI Mid-Atlantic Chapter
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