Calendar of Events

Apr
8
Sat
2017
Spring Garden Workshop @ Old Economy Village
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spring Garden WorkshopFour speakers: Doug Oster Home and Garden editor for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Karen Geiser from Lehman’s, Susan Parker, Penn State Master Gardener, and Dean Sylvester, OEV Historical Horticulturist.

Breakfast and lunch are provided. After-party with Doug Oster.  See the registration form for more information.

Garden Workshop 2017 Registration Form

Reservations required by March 31st.  Call Sandy Carroll at (724) 266-4500, ext. 120.

Major sponsors: Trib Total Media, Lehman’s, Avelli Corporation, Inches Nursery, Pitt Moss, Ambridge Do It Best

Also sponsored by: Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse, McConnells’ Farm, Wholesale Mulch & GravelTribTotalMediaEverybodyGardens

LehmansAvelliInchesNurseryPitt Moss DoItBest JanoskisMcConnellsFarm WholesaleMulchGravel

 

 

Apr
9
Sun
2017
Easter Egg Hunt @ Old Economy Village
Apr 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

2015 Easter Egg Hunt 013

New and Improved!

Children 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 if you register by March 31st. There will be admission at the gate the day of the event but it will be $7 person.

Limited to children ages 10 and under. Limit of twelve eggs per child.  Egg hunting begins anytime between 1:30 and 3:00 (i.e. there is no set start time this year).  Other activities end at 3:30.

Click here for  rules and guidelines

Reservations preferred.  Reserve your spot by March 31, 2017.

Sponsored by Anderson’s Candies, Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop, Giant Eagle, and Shop ‘n Save.

Andersons Candies
Grandpa Joes Candy Shop

GiantEagle

ShopnSave

 

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

Old Economy Village greenhouseOld Economy Village will be selling heirloom varieties of plants raised in its greenhouse as part of the 6th Annual Garden Mart.  Other vendors will also be available to sell plants and garden-related items.

Free admission.

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

Concurrently, the Hands on History Days will be going on in the historic village from 10:00 until 2:00 for regular admission.

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

 

May
7
Sun
2017
Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 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

 

Jun
24
Sat
2017
An American Celebration @ Old Economy Village
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

An American CelebrationEnjoy a “good ole” American summer time celebration for the entire family. Antique cars and bicycles will be on display. Food, historic artisans, musical entertainment, and family style games and activities create a wonderful experience for the entire family.

Rain date is Sunday, June 25, 2017, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sep
30
Sat
2017
Historic Trades Workshop @ Old Economy Village
Sep 30 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Oct
7
Sat
2017
Erntedankfest: A Harvest Thanksgiving Festival @ Old Economy Village
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

applesThis event celebrates the fall harvest and many of the tasks done to prepare for winter. Artisans will be cooking, baking and demonstrating many different crafts and skills. Music, food and activities for the whole family make this a great fall tradition!

October 7-8, 2017

Oct
8
Sun
2017
Erntedankfest: A Harvest Thanksgiving Festival @ Old Economy Village
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

applesThis event celebrates the fall harvest and many of the tasks done to prepare for winter. Artisans will be cooking, baking and demonstrating many different crafts and skills. Music, food and activities for the whole family make this a great fall tradition!

October 7-8, 2017

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm