Lancaster PA Printers Fair Sept. 17-18

The annual Lancaster (PA) Printer’s Fair and Wayzgoose will be held Friday and Saturday September 17-18 at the Ken Kulakowsky Center for Letterpress and Book Arts on the Campus on Orange of the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, 117 Parkside Avenue, Lancaster, PA.

The event will feature demonstrations, activities for both letterpress printers and the public, and vendors selling printing equipment, type, supplies, and letterpress printed items. Presses, a Ludlow, and a Linotype which will be available to users once the center is open for classes and studio use can be seen.

Vendors selling items and supplies of interest to letterpress printers include:
Heritage Press Museum of Lancaster PA
John Barret’s Lettterpress Things of Chicope MA
Excelsior Press of Frenchtown NJ
P22 Typefoundry of Rochester NY

Letterpress printers displaying and selling items they print include:
Freshly Pressed Prints of Lancaster PA
Gingerly Press of Pittsburgh PA
Base Press of Philadelphia PA
Eric Leland Manufactory of Baltimore MD
Bowerbox Press of Monkton MD
Sea Heart City Press of Philadelphia PA
Typothecary Letterpress of Lancaster PA
Maria G. Pisano Artists Books, Prints and Workshops

In addition to the Heritage Press Museum of Lancaster, several printer organizations, including the Conestoga Press of Ephrata PA and the American Printing History Association Chesapeake Chapter will have booths.

The Wayzgoose and Letterpress sale and tours will be at the Kulakowsky Center on Friday September 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The sale will continue, and the Printer’s Fair will be held, at the Kulakowsky Center on Saturday September 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Center is at the corner of Clark Street and Parkside Avenue. Use 51 Parkside Avenue, Lancaster PA as a GPS address. Full directions are available on the web at www.lancasterprintersfair.org. Admission is free both days. There is ample free parking nearby.

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