Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09-05:00
Dec
14
Sat
2019
Saturday Spotlight: Planes and Games: Woodworking and Children’s Games
Dec 14 all-day

Between April and December 2019 Old Economy Village will be focusing on one theme on several Saturdays throughout the season. 

This week is Planes and Games: Woodworking and Children’s Games!

Meet Belsnickel @ Old Economy Village
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet the grumpy, fur-clad version of Santa Claus, familiar in Pennsylvania Dutch country. Guests will be able to enjoy brunch with Belsnickel, as well as crafts. Reservations preferred. Cost: $5 per person.

To register contact Chloe Thomas at (724) 266-4500, ext. 104. or at c-chlthoma@pa.gov

Dec
17
Tue
2019
Holiday Concert
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a wonderful, holiday performance by David Hodge.

Cost: $15 per person.

Reservations required.

There will be light refreshments! 

Guests are welcome to bring a beverage of their choice.

Contact Chloe Thomas at (724) 266-4500 x 104 or at c-chlthoma@pa.gov

The concert will be in the Feast Hall. 

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David Hodge is a lyric baritone soloist.  He began pursuing his interest in music at age 10 when he studied classical piano for eight years with Mrs. Edna Hemer of Monaca.  Dave began to pursue his vocal talents at age 27 when he joined The Showstoppers, a Broadway musical troupe from the Beaver Valley.  Dave then studied voice with the late Lorenzo Malfatti of Pittsburgh and went on to appear in six productions with the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.  In 2010, he released his CD, Christmas from the Heart.  Today, he enjoys performing for various community groups.

Dave is a partner at the investment firm of Harper & Hodge in Beaver.  A native of Center Township, he now resides in South Beaver Township.

Dave will be accompanied by two close friends and musical colleagues.  Mr. David Crisci, a New Brighton native, has established his reputation as one of the premier entertainers and pianists in all of Western Pennsylvania.  The Reverend Rodney Smith, of Mars, has worked musically with Dave since 2009 and performs on the drums.

Dec
18
Wed
2019
Home School Children’s Christmas Tours at Old Economy Village
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Pa. will be offering two Christmastime for Children Tours for Home School families. This tour is designed for young children from pre-school to the third grade. The first tour will be held on Friday, December 13 at 1:00 p.m. and the second tour will be Wednesday, December 18 at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

This is an hour and a half program. For the first hour students (parents come along and watch) will get a tour of the Village where they will make an ornament to take home and participate in other activities. The final half hour of the program is a party with grumpy, old Belsnickel. He will be checking his book to see which children are naughty and nice.

You must register for this event by Friday, December 6. Please contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110. 

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Saturday Spotlight: 19th Century Food Ways: Bread Baking and Cooking
Dec 21 all-day

Between April and December 2019 Old Economy Village will be focusing on one theme on several Saturdays throughout the season. 

This week is 19th Century Food Ways: Bread Baking and Cooking!

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Saturday Spotlight: The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles
Dec 28 all-day

Between April and December 2019 Old Economy Village will be focusing on one theme on several Saturdays throughout the season. 

This week is The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles!