Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09+00:00
Dec
1
Sat
2018
Christmas at the Village @ Old Economy Village
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BelsnickelWalk 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 1st 2pm – 9pm
Sunday, December 2nd 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

Please note that there will not be admission at the gate for this event; all admissions will go through the Visitor Center at
270 16th Street, Ambridge, PA

Food Vendors:

PJ’s Deli and Catering:  German foods and desserts
Friends of Old Economy Village: cider, chestnuts, soup, strudel, refreshments
St. John’s Lutheran Church: German foods and desserts (at the church; Saturday only)
Delights of Cathay:  cookies and baked goods
RD Kettle Corn:  kettle corn
Uncle Fester’s Favorites:  jams, fudge, hot sauce, dips, and soups
Mazzotta Winery:  wine
Fairywood Forest:  wassail, crystalline pecans

Craft Vendors:

Alicia Stankay:  books and nature photography
Compliments of Sugar:  goat’s milk soaps, bath bombs, body butters
The Crafty Alpaca:  dryer balls, nesting balls, headbands
Echoes of the Four Directions:  Cherokee silver jewelry and flute music, and Seneca bead and quill work
Fairywood Forest:  gnomes, scented wax ornaments
Herbal Kitchen Creations:  soaps, body butters, and sugar scrubs
Home Solutions LLC:  doors, windows, and siding
Jim Zaccone Photography:  fine art prints
Linda Barnicott Arts & Gifts:  Pittsburgh themed prints
Liz’s Treasures:  jewelry
Mimi Sparkles:  handmade off loom bead weaving jewelry
Norman Miller Holiday Ornaments:  gold plated brass ornaments/nationalities
Patrick Scheg Pottery:  wheel-thrown stoneware pottery
Prissy Candles and Such:  homemade candles
Station Platform 9:  solid wood handmade servers and home decor
Stone House Folk Art:  wood sculpture, acrylic paintings, and note cards
Weekend R4 Warriors:  crochet and knitting, and stainless steel jewelry
Weister Lane Whimsies:  “yardstyks”
Young Living Essential Oils:  essential oils

Music:

Music will be performed at Old Economy Village and in St. John’s Lutheran Church, across the street from Old Economy Village.

Saturday:

Ambridge Carolers
Pittsburgh Recorder Society
Jackson Hunt
Renaissance Orchestra
Dickens Choir
and more to come

Sunday:

Organ Recital
Genevans
Michael
Blackhawk Caroling
and more to come

Demonstrators:

Blacksmithing
Carpentry
Printing (one day, TBD)
Spinning (Saturday only)
Scherenschnitte (Sunday only)
and more to come

Dec
2
Sun
2018
Christmas at the Village @ Old Economy Village
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

BelsnickelWalk 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 1st 2pm – 9pm
Sunday, December 2nd 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

Please note that there will not be admission at the gate for this event; all admissions will go through the Visitor Center at
270 16th Street, Ambridge, PA

Food Vendors:

PJ’s Deli and Catering:  German foods and desserts
Friends of Old Economy Village: cider, chestnuts, soup, strudel, refreshments
St. John’s Lutheran Church: German foods and desserts (at the church; Saturday only)
Delights of Cathay:  cookies and baked goods
RD Kettle Corn:  kettle corn
Uncle Fester’s Favorites:  jams, fudge, hot sauce, dips, and soups
Mazzotta Winery:  wine
Fairywood Forest:  wassail, crystalline pecans

Craft Vendors:

Alicia Stankay:  books and nature photography
Compliments of Sugar:  goat’s milk soaps, bath bombs, body butters
The Crafty Alpaca:  dryer balls, nesting balls, headbands
Echoes of the Four Directions:  Cherokee silver jewelry and flute music, and Seneca bead and quill work
Fairywood Forest:  gnomes, scented wax ornaments
Herbal Kitchen Creations:  soaps, body butters, and sugar scrubs
Home Solutions LLC:  doors, windows, and siding
Jim Zaccone Photography:  fine art prints
Linda Barnicott Arts & Gifts:  Pittsburgh themed prints
Liz’s Treasures:  jewelry
Mimi Sparkles:  handmade off loom bead weaving jewelry
Norman Miller Holiday Ornaments:  gold plated brass ornaments/nationalities
Patrick Scheg Pottery:  wheel-thrown stoneware pottery
Prissy Candles and Such:  homemade candles
Station Platform 9:  solid wood handmade servers and home decor
Stone House Folk Art:  wood sculpture, acrylic paintings, and note cards
Weekend R4 Warriors:  crochet and knitting, and stainless steel jewelry
Weister Lane Whimsies:  “yardstyks”
Young Living Essential Oils:  essential oils

Music:

Music will be performed at Old Economy Village and in St. John’s Lutheran Church, across the street from Old Economy Village.

Saturday:

Ambridge Carolers
Pittsburgh Recorder Society
Jackson Hunt
Renaissance Orchestra
Dickens Choir
and more to come

Sunday:

Organ Recital
Genevans
Michael
Blackhawk Caroling
and more to come

Demonstrators:

Blacksmithing
Carpentry
Printing (one day, TBD)
Spinning (Saturday only)
Scherenschnitte (Sunday only)
and more to come

Dec
6
Thu
2018
Christmas Home School Tour @ Old Economy Village
Dec 6 @ 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 Thursday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m. and the second tour will be Friday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

During this hour and a half tour, the students will make an ornament to take home, learn a Christmas song, hear the story of the Little Crooked Christmas Tree, pretend to decorate Christmas cookies, help make a paper chain to decorate the Village and have 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 Tuesday, December 4. Please contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110. 

Dec
13
Thu
2018
Christmas Dinner @ Old Economy Village Feast Hall
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Christmas dinner

Join us in celebration of the winter season in Harmonist style! This year’s annual Christmas Dinner will be served in the Feast Hall with live entertainment by the Pittsburgh Opera.  A wonderful candlelit dinner and camaraderie make this a great holiday tradition.  Reservations are required and will be available beginning on October 26, 2018.

6:00 Cocktail Hour

7:00 Dinner

8:00 Pittsburgh Opera Performance

Please note that the dinner is a week later this year. Pricing information will be available soon and reservations can be made starting on October 26th.

Dec
14
Fri
2018
Christmas Home School Tour @ Old Economy Village
Dec 14 @ 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 Thursday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m. and the second tour will be Friday, December 14 at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per person.

During this hour and a half tour, the students will make an ornament to take home, learn a Christmas song, hear the story of the Little Crooked Christmas Tree, pretend to decorate Christmas cookies, help make a paper chain to decorate the Village and have 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 Tuesday, December 4. Please contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110.