Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09-04:00
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
Aug
18
Sun
2019
Concert in the Garden @ Old Economy Village garden
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a concert in the garden on Sunday, August 18th, at 5:00 p.m.  Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. 
 
Tickets for the concert are $15.00 each and will be available in advance at the Old Economy Village Visitor Center.  You may also purchase your tickets by Paypal. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved into the Feast Hall so there will be a limited number of tickets available for the show.
 
This is a wonderful event that hearkens back to the days when the Harmonists held concerts in the garden in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This event is lawn chair seating so bring along a chair or blanket, a picnic basket, and your favorite beverage and enjoy a beautiful evening at Old Economy.
 
Remember that tickets are limited so get yours before they are sold out!



 
For more information contact Chloe Thomas at
724-266-4500 ext. 104 or c-chlthoma@pa.gov
Oct
5
Sat
2019
Erntedankfest: A Harvest Festival @ Old Economy Village
Oct 5 @ 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!

There will be a variety of vendors selling their wares, everything from soap to pottery as well as food and drink among other things.

Musical acts will be performing throughout the two days, stay tuned for the performance schedule.

There will be activities for the young as well as the young at heart!

                                                October 5-6, 2019

                                    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
                                     Sunday 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.

Admission to this event is regular price:

Adults:     $10.00

Senior (65+)     $9.00

Children (Age 3-12)     $6.00

Free Admission: Children under 3, Active Military, FOEV Members, PA Heritage Members

 
 
Oct
6
Sun
2019
Erntedankfest: A Harvest Festival @ Old Economy Village
Oct 6 @ 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!

There will be a variety of vendors selling their wares, everything from soap to pottery as well as food and drink among other things.

Musical acts will be performing throughout the two days, stay tuned for the performance schedule.

There will be activities for the young as well as the young at heart!

                                                October 5-6, 2019

                                    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
                                     Sunday 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.

Admission to this event is regular price:

Adults:     $10.00

Senior (65+)     $9.00

Children (Age 3-12)     $6.00

Free Admission: Children under 3, Active Military, FOEV Members, PA Heritage Members

 
Oct
26
Sat
2019
A Halloween Haunting @ Old Economy Village
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We are pleased to announce our fourth annual Trick or Treat event here in the Village. Costumed children ages 10 and under will go “door-to-door” on the historic site and trick or treat. Costumed interpreters and guides will greet visitors as they make their way around the site. In addition there will be other activities and refreshments for everyone.

This event is held rain or shine.

Registration is now open, you may contact Chloe at c-chlthoma@pa.gov or (724)266-4500 x 104 to register for this event.  $5 per person.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Christmas at the Village @ Old Economy Village
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Belsnickel

Walk along a candlelit cobblestone street and visit the historic buildings with interpreters eager to show off wares from the nineteenth century. People looking for last minute gift ideas will find unique handmade items for sale by vendors. Local choirs will be performing. Children’s crafts and activities along with Belsnickel (Pennsylvania Dutch Santa Claus) will be found in the Granary.  Food is available for purchase.

Hours:

Saturday, December 7th 2pm – 9pm
Sunday, December 8th 2pm – 7pm

Regular admission prices:

$10.00 Adults
$9.00 Senior (65+)
$6.00 Youth (3-11)
Free – Children under age 3, Active duty military, FOEV Members, and Ambridge Pass holders