Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09+00:00
Mar
30
Sat
2019
Spring Garden Workshop @ Old Economy Village
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day

Join us for our annual Spring event.  More information to come.

Please pre-register for this event by March 18th.

Apr
13
Sat
2019
Easter Egg Hunt @ Old Economy Village
Apr 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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 April 9th. Children under the age of 3 are free. There will be admission at the gate the day of the event but it will be $7 per person.

Limited to children ages 10 and under. Limit of twelve eggs per child.  Egg hunting begins upon arrival until 1/2 hour before the end of the event (i.e. there is no set start time).

Reservations preferred.  Reserve your spot by April 9, 2019.

 

May
4
Sat
2019
Garden Mart @ Old Economy Village
May 4 @ 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 8th Annual Garden Mart.  Other vendors will also be available to sell plants and garden-related items.  More information to come.

Free admission.

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 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.

More information to come.

May 4-5, 2019

 

 

May
5
Sun
2019
Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 5 @ 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.

More information to come.

May 4-5, 2019

 

May
18
Sat
2019
Behind-the-Scenes Tour @ Old Economy Village
May 18 @ 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 18th 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.