Meetings & Events

2022 Chapter Meeting Dates

Meetings are held at the PA Guild of Craftsmen building, (335 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA) and begin at 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.  The meeting schedule/location is subject to change depending on the activity and/or CDC recommendations due to Covid.  We encourage you to participate and bring your latest creation for show and tell.  You will receive email reminder notices (and Zoom log in information, if applicable) prior to all meetings, along with any other info you may need to know for the meeting.

February 9 – Linda Beiler – Wheat Weaving & Straw Art Make & Take. With Valentine’s day just around the corner after the meeting, this is a great opportunity for you to make something unique for that special person of yours on Valentine’s day or for yourself.  We will need to get a count for this program, so if you are interested in attending, please email Ilene Schenkel at by February 4, 2022.

April 13 – Annie Boncal from the Yellow Breaches Chapter of the PGC will be demonstrating Kumihimo (a Japanese braiding technique). Participants will have the opportunity to use the technique to make their own creation. 

June 4 – Lancaster Barnstormers baseball game and fireworks (more details to follow)

August 10 – Fred Eberly will do a metal demonstration and participants will be able to make a punched copper ornament. (more details to follow)

October 12 – Pizza party and board member voting, and of course everyone’s favorite – make your own dinner in Kevin’s pizza oven!  Meeting will be held at Kevin Lehman’s Pottery, 560 S Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603.

December 14 – Holiday Party, details TBD

2022 Board Meeting Dates

*Any member is welcome to attend board meetings as a visitor – if you are interested in attending a board meeting, please contact any board member.

January 12

March 9

May 11

July 13

September 14

November 9

Other Activities and Events

  • Artisan Fair 2022 (November 12 & 13, 2022) – is scheduled and on track to be another successful show following a 2 year break due to Covid.  Applications for the Artisan Fair is now open through  Juried Art Services .  If you are not already a registered user of Juried Art Services, you will need to create an account and a user profile on the JAS system.  Creating an account and user profile on JAS is free and straightforward.
  • Social Media – Social Media has become a great avenue to highlight and present yourself to the world.  LDC would like to help promote its members as well as the Chapter through our social media accounts.  If you are participating in an event or would like to get further visibility for you work, feel free to send pictures and any information to our social media chair Beckie Hynes.  Also don’t forget to follow us on the various social media sites to see what your fellow members are doing.
  • PeoplesBank Events – LDC has partnered with PeoplesBank in Lancaster with a goal to support artisans and promote their craft.  During selected Lancaster events (to be determined for 2022), PeoplesBank is offering their lobby at 101 N. Queen Street, Lancaster for Artisans to set up, promote and sell their product.  These are being promoted as LDC events in conjunction with PeoplesBank.  Additional information is provided during chapter meetings.
  • Ware Center Events – LDC partnered with the Ware Center in Lancaster for a Makers Market in December 2021 providing several LDC artisans the opportunity to display and sell their merchandise.  It was a very successful evening.  We will be continuing our work with the Ware Center to hopefully allow members to participate in future Ware Center events.