Calendar of Events

Dec
7
Wed
2016
Christmas Dinner @ Old Economy Village Feast Hall
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Christmas dinnerKick off the holidays with a candlelit dinner in the historic Feast Hall. Musical entertainment, wonderful food, and camaraderie make this a great holiday tradition. Reservations Required by November 30th.

Please contact Jason Weber at  (724)266-4500 ext. 101 with questions, to make a reservation or to become a member.

6pm – Wine & Hors D’oeurves
7pm – Dinner
8pm – Holiday songs performed by Opera Singers

Guests are invited to bring their own wine for dinner.

Pricing:
$64.00 per person FOEV Member rate
$80.00 per person non-member
$375.00 – Bronze level table for 6
$480.00 – Silver level table for 8
$700.00 – Gold level table for 12

 

Dec
14
Wed
2016
Christmastime for Children Home School Tour @ Old Economy Village
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

BelsnickelA fun educational tour for students in preschool through third grade.

While touring the Village, students follow the story of the hobo cat that is injured along the railroad tracks. He is discovered by Jacob Henrici and nursed back to health. He becomes Jacob’s pet and lives at Old Economy Village.

During this hour and a half tour, the students will make a cat ornament, learn a Christmas song, hear the hobo cat story, and have a party with grumpy, old Belsnickel. He will be checking his book to see which children are naughty and nice!

Reservations are required and space is limited.

Tours are Wednesday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. or Thursday December 15 at 1:00 p.m.

Email reservations are preferred over telephone calls. For reservations please email David Miller, Educator, davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110 if you can’t send an email.

Dec
15
Thu
2016
Christmastime for Children Home School Tour @ Old Economy Village
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

BelsnickelA fun educational tour for students in preschool through third grade.

While touring the Village, students follow the story of the hobo cat that is injured along the railroad tracks. He is discovered by Jacob Henrici and nursed back to health. He becomes Jacob’s pet and lives at Old Economy Village.

During this hour and a half tour, the students will make a cat ornament, learn a Christmas song, hear the hobo cat story, and have a party with grumpy, old Belsnickel. He will be checking his book to see which children are naughty and nice!

Reservations are required and space is limited.

Tours are Wednesday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. or Thursday December 15 at 1:00 p.m.

Email reservations are preferred over telephone calls. For reservations please email David Miller, Educator, davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110 if you can’t send an email.

Dec
25
Sun
2016
Closed Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day

Old Economy Village will be closed on Christmas day.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Dec
31
Sat
2016
New Year’s Eve
Dec 31 all-day

Old Economy Village will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

Jan
1
Sun
2017
Closed for the Winter
Jan 1 – Mar 31 all-day

Old Economy Village is closed from January 1st until March 31st for regular tours.  The historical site and museum will re-open for normal hours on April 1, 2017.

Hours for April 1 to December 31:

Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m..

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays.

See the tour schedules.  Please arrive 1/2 hour before tours begin.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Apr
1
Sat
2017
Opening Day
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
15
Sat
2017
Easter Egg Hunt @ Old Economy Village Feast Hall
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2015 Easter Egg Hunt 013Children can hunt for Easter eggs, visit with the Easter Bunny, and enjoy a light snack in the Old Economy Village Feast Hall. $5 per person. Hunt begins promptly at 10:15 a.m.

Limited to children ages 10 and under. Only baskets provided by OEV will be allowed.

Reservations required.

 

May
6
Sat
2017
Garden Mart @ Old Economy Village
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Plants for saleOld Economy Village’s garden will have vendors selling plants and garden-related items as part of the 6th Annual Garden Mart.

 

Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Olivia's toysThis event brings history to life for visitors of all ages. Come try your hand at a variety of nineteenth century crafts, trades and games.

May 6-7, 2017