Decorate a traditional German back-to-school candy cone

First documented in 1810, the schultüte (“school cone”) is a paper cone filled with candies, toys and supplies and presented to a child on their first day of school in Germany. Kids and adults are all invited to decorate one of their own and fill it with a half-pound of old-fashioned penny candy, included in the price. Event takes place 2 to 4 p.m. each day of the holiday weekend.

Where: Shane Confectionery at 110 Market St. 19106

When: September 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to September 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

How much: $10 per cone


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