Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2021-05-26T09:39:16-04:00
Oct
14
Fri
2022
OEV After Dark
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
You’ve heard about the experiences that people have had while on site. From seeing a harmonist man in the garden to hearing footsteps, see if you experience something too.
 
Come tour Old Economy Village after hours. We will be hosting this event on October 14th and October 29th. We encourage you to bring any hand-held ghost hunting equipment and your sense of adventure to this event. Several building will be open for you to explore as well as the museum grounds. This year we will have a section of the Rapp Houses open, these buildings were not open last year.
 
Also, new this year we are offering two different tickets. The first, is the normal event tickets, which grant you access during the 7:00 – 9:00 time slot. The second is the VIP tickets which grants you access to the later time slot, 9:30-11:00 and to the basement of a building which will open at 9:30 PM.
 
Please note that this is not a “haunted” event. There are no costumed figures or scares. This is a chance to explore the Village after dark and draw your own conclusions.
Tickets must be purchased prior to event. No day-of admissions.
 
No large cameras or large paranormal equipment allowed. NO metal detectors allowed.
 
 
Oct
21
Fri
2022
October Home School Day
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Old Economy Village will be offering a Home School Day program this fall on Friday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
 
This event will allow 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. Old Economy Village was founded in 1824 by a German Pietistic Christian Communal Society called the Harmonists. They built their town 17 miles north of Pittsburgh on the Ohio River in modern day Ambridge.
 
You must pre-register by Wednesday, October 19. Please contact David Miller, museum educator, at davmiller@pa.gov or call 724-266-4500 ext.110.
 
For more information, contact David Miller at davmiller@pa.gov or (724) 266-4500 x 110.
Oct
29
Sat
2022
OEV After Dark
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
You’ve heard about the experiences that people have had while on site. From seeing a harmonist man in the garden to hearing footsteps, see if you experience something too.
 
Come tour Old Economy Village after hours. We will be hosting this event on October 14th and October 29th. We encourage you to bring any hand-held ghost hunting equipment and your sense of adventure to this event. Several building will be open for you to explore as well as the museum grounds. This year we will have a section of the Rapp Houses open, these buildings were not open last year.
 
Also, new this year we are offering two different tickets. The first, is the normal event tickets, which grant you access during the 7:00 – 9:00 time slot. The second is the VIP tickets which grants you access to the later time slot, 9:30-11:00 and to the basement of a building which will open at 9:30 PM.
 
Please note that this is not a “haunted” event. There are no costumed figures or scares. This is a chance to explore the Village after dark and draw your own conclusions.
Tickets must be purchased prior to event. No day-of admissions.
 
No large cameras or large paranormal equipment allowed. NO metal detectors allowed.
 
 
Oct
30
Sun
2022
A Halloween Haunting @ Old Economy Village
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We are pleased to announce our 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 for kids to do.
 
This event is held rain or shine and is free to the public!
 
 
Nov
1
Tue
2022
The Harmonist Connection
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save the Date!

The Harmonist Connection is a virtual program. Michael Lewis will be speaking to us about Harmonist Town Planning. More information to come.

Nov
11
Fri
2022
Closed for Veterans Day
Nov 11 all-day

Old Economy Village will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.

Nov
24
Thu
2022
Closed for Thanksgiving
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day

Old Economy Village will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 24-25, 2022.

Dec
17
Sat
2022
Meet Belsnickel @ Old Economy Village
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Belsnickel is a German version of Santa Claus. Children of all ages can come and see if their name is in his book of good girls and boys. Check back for more information.