One of the most popular activities is the Sunday night singing. The Sunday night singings can include Amish youth from several districts, and typically take place in someones home or barn. During the singing, Amish boys and girls sit at a long table facing each other singing hymns and socializing between the songs.
What do Amish people do on Sunday nights?
The Old Order Amish do not work on Sunday, except to care for animals. Some congregations may forbid making purchases or exchanging money on Sundays. Also, within some congregations a motor vehicle and driver may not be hired on Sunday, except in an emergency.
What do Amish do after dark?
The Amish stay up after dark, but they go to bed early: typically between 9 and 9.30pm in summer, and more like 8.30-9pm in winter. Most people start work at around 5.30am, so theyre often up by 4.45am.
What are Amish activities?
Many activities normally considered work are forms of recreation for the Amish adult. Quilting bees and frolics are an enjoyable mixture of work, socializing and recreation. Some Amish do travel, making trips to visit Amish communities in other states, and also to museums, the zoo or other places of interest.