World War I lecture

The Soldier's Experience This Veteran's Day marks 100 years since the cease fire of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.  Join us as local historian Scot Buffington discusses soldier life during World War I.  Buffington will use original clothing and accoutrements from the time period as [...]

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Honey Bee Class with BABA

Kris Hughes serves at the Treasurer of Beaver Valley Area Beekeepers Association (BABA) and is on the board of directors for The Western Pennsylvania Beekeeping Seminar.  Kris and her family are a small, local family of Beekeepers. They started keeping bees as a family hobby and it quickly grew into a successful small business. They [...]

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Wine Making with Mazzotta Winery

Frank Mazzotta learned the art of wine making as a boy from his father.  He made wine as a hobby in the early nineties and won awards from the American Wine Society. In February 2015, Frank finally opened Mazzotta Winery. Since then, Frank's wines have won over 20 awards in competitions around the country. He [...]

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Straw Hat Making

Old Economy Village in Ambridge will conduct a free Straw Hat Making Class on Saturday, October 27 starting at 10:00 a.m. and lasting until 4:00 p.m. Sarah Hershey McKee, the instructor, is an accomplished hat maker, who makes hats for museums and the reenacting community. Participants will make their own straw hat to take home [...]

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Sip and Paint with Dee Ruckert

Bring your friends as we will be hosting our first Sip N Paint event here in the Visitor Center. The class will be taught by local artist Dee Ruckert. To add a twist to things, she will be teaching reverse glass painting and every participant will leave with the art they create. The fee for [...]

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More Flavor Beer Tasting

A free 2-part beer brewing class will be offered at Old Economy Village on September 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on October 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Zack Ruskin, a brewer by trade will be the instructor. The September 29 class will teach how to create beer completely from scratch, [...]

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John Righetti cooking class

Class 2 Sat. Oct. 20 Polenta Polenta—Europe’s other Pasta, classic to Northern Italy. But did you know there are polenta recipes from Croatians, Romanians and even Carpatho –Rusyns? Come learn how to use this imported corn meal to make dishes that include tasty sides and main entrees. We will learn two north Italian recipes, then [...]

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