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Home School Days

This event allows home school families to explore the village at a special educational rate of $5 per child and per parent or guardian. Students will get a chance to visit the buildings, try some hands on activities, see demonstrations and learn about life in the 1830s. You must register by Saturday, April 20. Please [...]

By | 2019-03-20T11:44:06-04:00 March 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Home School Days

Wedding Showcase

This is a FREE event for those who are interested in having their wedding held at Old Economy Village. This is your chance to see how the spaces are set up for weddings and receptions.  You will receive a free swag bag.  There will be a variety of vendors, including: -Bates Flower Shoppe -Becky Cartus [...]

By | 2019-03-15T16:02:07-04:00 March 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Wedding Showcase

German Star Class

Angela Gentile, the instructor, is a serious hobbyist with paper related arts and crafts and has taught German Star making in the past. Participants will make their own German Stars to take home with them. Space is limited to 12 people, so please register by December 7th by contacting David Miller the Museum Educator at [...]

By | 2019-03-06T11:43:13-04:00 March 6th, 2019|Comments Off on German Star Class

Beer Brewing Class Part 2

Zack Ruskin, a brewer by trade will be the instructor for the beer brewing class. The August 17th class will teach how to create beer completely from scratch, with the simple ingredients of water, barley and wheat. This class will be a follow up class, where participants can sample their product that they made during [...]

By | 2019-03-06T11:22:15-04:00 March 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Beer Brewing Class Part 2

Beer Brewing Class Part 1

Zack Ruskin, a brewer by trade will be the instructor for the beer brewing class. The August 17th class will teach how to create beer completely from scratch, with the simple ingredients of water, barley and wheat.  The August 31st class will be a follow up class, where participants can sample their product.  Space is [...]

By | 2019-03-06T11:19:23-04:00 March 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Beer Brewing Class Part 1

Scherenschnitte Class

  This German craft is the art of fancy paper cutting design. The instructor, Angela Gentile, has been doing Scherenschnitte for many years and has both demonstrated and taught it at Old Economy Village. This class is free, but space is limited to 12 people so please register by April 20th by contacting David Miller [...]

By | 2019-03-06T10:49:45-04:00 March 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Scherenschnitte Class

“Marketing the Presidency” – Presentation

  “Marketing The Presidency” Speaker: Steve Mihaly Audience members will be shown about 300 items from Steve Mihaly's, personal collection that visually demonstrates the often unusual ways presidential candidates have marketed themselves to the public in their quest for election, while at the same time the audience will also receive some background on the key [...]

By | 2019-03-15T14:59:35-04:00 February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on “Marketing the Presidency” – Presentation

Introduction to Basket Weaving

An Introduction to Basket Weaving class will be featured on Saturday, March 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sandy Smailer has many years of experience with textiles and fiber arts and is an active volunteer at Old Economy Village. She will teach the basics of basket weaving. Each student will make a simple traditional [...]

By | 2019-03-07T10:00:23-04:00 February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Introduction to Basket Weaving

Blacksmithing Class: Beyond the Basics

The Beyond the Basics blacksmithing class is designed for people who already have taken the Introduction to Blacksmithing Class or already have experience with some of the basics and want to take their skills to an intermediate level. John Frankowski and Ben Delaney who demonstrate blacksmithing on regular basis at Old Economy Village will be [...]

By | 2019-02-19T10:39:49-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Blacksmithing Class: Beyond the Basics