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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 [...]

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Introduction to Blacksmithing

The Introduction to Blacksmithing Class will be taught by John Frankowski and Ben Delaney who demonstrate blacksmithing on regular basis at Old Economy Village. They will teach the basics of blacksmithing. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. This class is free, but space is limited to 8 participants. Please register by September [...]

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Woodworking Class: Beyond the Basics

The Beyond the Basics Woodworking class will be taught by Dave Blair, a retired shop teacher who demonstrates and has taught wood working at Old Economy Village. This class is intended for those who have taken the Introduction to Woodworking class or have basic knowledge of using 19th century hand tools. This class is free, [...]

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Introduction to Woodworking

The Introduction to Woodworking class will be taught by Dave Blair, a retired shop teacher who demonstrates and has taught wood working at Old Economy Village. He will discuss and demonstrate how hand tools were being used in the 19th century. This class is free, but space is limited. Please register by June 5 by [...]

By | 2019-02-19T09:29:38-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Introduction to Woodworking

Broom Making

The Broom making class will be taught by Michael Falcone who has demonstrated and taught broom making at Old Economy Village over the past several years. Participants will make their own broom to take home with them using antique broom making equipment. This class is free, but space is limited to 10 participants. Please register [...]

By | 2019-02-19T09:24:51-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Broom Making

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 | 2019-02-19T09:19:45-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Blacksmithing Class: Beyond the Basics

Introduction to Blacksmithing

The Introduction to Blacksmithing class will be taught by John Frankowski and Ben Delaney who demonstrate blacksmithing on regular basis at Old Economy Village. They will teach the basics of blacksmithing. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. This class is free, but space is limited to 8 participants. Please register by March [...]

By | 2019-02-19T09:16:22-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Introduction to Blacksmithing

Silk Reeling

  The Silk Reeling class will be taught by Sandy Smailer who has many years of experience with textiles and fiber arts. She will discuss and demonstrate to participants how silk fiber is extracted from the silkworm cocoon and turned into thread. Participants will gain hands-on experience in learning the art of the 19th century [...]

By | 2019-02-27T13:25:33-04:00 February 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Silk Reeling

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 [...]

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Meet Belsnickel

Have you ever wanted to meet Belsnickel?  Come to Old Economy Village and meet the grumpy, fur-clad version of Santa Claus, familiar in Pennsylvania Dutch country.  Guests will be able to enjoy decorating cookies and drinking cold mulled cider.  Call ahead to reserve your spot today at (724) 266-4500, ext. 113.  Cost: $5 per person.

By | 2018-11-21T14:42:22-04:00 November 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Meet Belsnickel