Ohio's Amish Country
Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.
Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...
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This morning as I was spreading my honey on my toast, a flood of memories came back of my childhood. We had food traditions and I believe many families do, not only among the Amish.
On Saturday afternoon my mom would bake bread and we'd sit and spread butter and honey on it while it was still warm.
When we'd have summer rainstorms, we'd celebrate with popcorn and grape juice. That was a Sunday afternoon special too.
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The Dominic Greco Band will launch its 2013 summer concert season with a concert Saturday, May 25 during the annual Canal Dover Festival. The band will play at 6:30 p.m. in the downtown area. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Memorial Hall in Dover.
Band members will again take to the stage Monday, May 27 at 7 p.m. for a Memorial Day Concert at the Tuscora Park Amphitheater in New Philadelphia. Both concerts are free and open to the public.
The band’s origins date to 1917, when Dominic Greco organized an Italian Band to perform for public ...
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