Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09-04:00
Apr
24
Wed
2019
Home School Days
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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 contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110. 

Apr
26
Fri
2019
Home School Days
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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 contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110. 

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Scherenschnitte Class
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

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 the Museum Educator at davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110. 

 

May
4
Sat
2019
Garden Mart @ Old Economy Village
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Old Economy Village greenhouseOld Economy Village will be selling heirloom varieties of plants raised in its greenhouse as part of the 8th Annual Garden Mart.  Other vendors will also be available to sell plants and garden-related items.  More information to come.

 

Enter through the gate closest to 13th Street on Church Street.

Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Olivia's toys

May 4-5, 2019

This event brings history to life for visitors of all ages. We will have 15+ demonstrations and you can also be an apprentice to one of our trades/crafts. Come try your hand at a variety of nineteenth century crafts & trades, such as blacksmithing, printing, cooking, textile production, laundry and more! While you’re here wander over to the garden for Garden Mart too!
 
Vendor List:
   
Kirsten’s Bangles and Dangles cuttingboards, jewlery, cups, coasters, candy jars
A Touch of Glass bird baths made from recycled glassware
Prissy’s Candles and Such candles
Papa Dukes gyros, grapeleaves, greek pastries, meatballs
Mazzotta Winery wine
Baden Academy children’s books
Weister Lane Whimsies wooden yard art and wool felt wall hangings
The Crafty Buzzard hand painted wood and glass pieces
PJ’s Deli and Catering stuffed cabbage, german foods, and pulled pork
Delights of Cathay cookies and baked goods
Muddy Rose Pottery pottery pieces, vases, bowls, jewlery, plaques
Evil Swine BBQ BBQ sandwiches and sides
Karen Malena Handmade crocheted purses and novels
Tiny Seed Farm LLC seedlings and microgreens
Humble Habitats planters, garden accents and shelters for birds and beneficial insects
Oil Infused Products CBD oil and CBD oil infused products
Alicia Stankay Fiction Books and Photos
Cherry Valley Organics USDA organic plants, herbal teas, vinegars, fresh and dried flowers
 
More to come!

 

 

May
5
Sun
2019
Garden Mart @ Old Economy Village
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Old Economy Village greenhouseOld Economy Village will be selling heirloom varieties of plants raised in its greenhouse as part of the 8th Annual Garden Mart.  Other vendors will also be available to sell plants and garden-related items.  More information to come.

 

Enter through the gate closest to 13th Street on Church Street.

Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Olivia's toys

May 4-5, 2019

This event brings history to life for visitors of all ages. We will have 15+ demonstrations and you can also be an apprentice to one of our trades/crafts. Come try your hand at a variety of nineteenth century crafts & trades, such as blacksmithing, printing, cooking, textile production, laundry and more! While you’re here wander over to the garden for Gardenmart too!
 
Vendor List:
   
Kirsten’s Bangles and Dangles Cuttingboards, jewlery, cups, coasters, candy jars.
A Touch of Glass Bird baths made from recycled glassware
Prissy’s Candles and Such Candles
Papa Dukes Gyros, grapeleaves, greek pastries, meatballs
Mazzotta Winery Wine
Baden Academy Children’s books
Weister Lane Whimsies Wooden yard art and wool felt wall hangings
The Crafty Buzzard Hand painted wood and glass pieces
PJ’s Deli and Catering Stuffed cabbage, German foods, and pulled pork
Delights of Cathay Cookies and baked goods
Muddy Rose Pottery Pottery pieces, vases, bowls, jewelry, plaques
Evil Swine BBQ BBQ sandwiches and sides
Karen Malena Handmade crocheted purses and novels
Tiny Seed Farm LLC Seedlings and microgreens
Humble Habitats Planters, garden accents and shelters for birds and beneficial insects
Oil Infused Products CBD oil and CBD oil infused products
Alicia Stankay Fiction Books and Photos
Cherry Valley Organics USDA organic plants, herbal teas, vinegars, fresh and dried flowers
 
 
More to come!

 

May
11
Sat
2019
Behind-the-Scenes Tour @ Old Economy Village
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Mysteries of the Museum

See behind the scenes at Old Economy Village. View artifacts in storage rarely seen by the human eye. The program will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.
 
Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Participants are permitted and encouraged to bring along their favorite beverage (alcoholic or otherwise) to enjoy afterwards! 
 
Caution: We will be traveling on old stone stairways as part of this tour.
 
Please contact Chloe Thomas at (724) 266-4500, ext. 104 or c-chlthoma@pa.gov for more information and to register.
 
Saturday, May 11th at 6:00 p.m. Old Economy Village Visitor Center. Registration required.
 
$16 for Friends of Old Economy Village Members; $20 for non-members
May
25
Sat
2019
Blacksmithing Class: Beyond the Basics
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 the instructors. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. This class is free, but space is limited to 8 participants. Please register by May 15 by contacting David Miller the Museum Educator at davmiller@pa.gov or 724-266-4500 ext.110.

May
27
Mon
2019
Closed for Memorial Day
May 27 all-day

Old Economy Village will be closed for Memorial Day.