PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRANDThe Emmaus Historical Alliance welcomed visitors to the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 21. Held on the grounds of the Emmaus Historical Society Museum, 218 Main St., the free festival included demonstrations by artisans, crafts, games and more. Members of the Emmaus Historical Alliance include the Emmaus Historical Society, Shelter House, Knauss Homestead, 1803
LEFT: Jake Lynch and Nate Lund of Lund Forge and Ironworks present a blacksmithing demonstration.
ABOVE: Jake Lynch works on a piece of hot steel destined to be shaped into a knife.
Barrett Donna of the Wildlands Conservancy, Emmaus, talks with festival visitors about a hawk.
C. Richard Chartrand serves as the town crier at the annual Emmaus Heritage Festival. A town crier is an official who makes public announcements and proclamations.
Visitors learn the traditional method for making candles.
Visitors and history enthusiasts visit the Emmaus Heritage Festival Sept. 21 at the Emmaus Historical Society, 218 Main St.