Programs & Events Schedule

2019 Programs & Events at Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
610-287-9349
www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
 
  

Sunday, June 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Vintage Base Ball at its Best!

Batter up! Join us for an afternoon of vintage base ball as the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia plays against a team from the Mid-Atlantic Base Ball League. Watch as the teams run a “four baser” or home run and more. Kids can play Town Ball too. Food vendor available. All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

 

Friday, July 19th from 10:00 to 11:30 am

Storytime on the Mansion Porch

“Away We Go!” Meet Morgan & Jonah who take a bicycle ride during the Golden Age of Bicycles and discover who they encounter along the way. Craft included. All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Sunday, July 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Victorian Tea: Alice in Wonderland - The Real Alice & Lewis Carroll

Join us for tea and meet the real Alice in wonderland. Actress Alisa Dupuy will portray Alice Liddel Hargreaves, the inspiration for the beloved children’s story. Alice will tell you about her life, her relationship with Lewis Carroll and debunk some of the myths and rumors that swirl around the author and the creation of his masterpiece story. Enjoy a three-course tea on the mansion porch.  Deadline Thursday, July 11th.  All ages; fee: $40 per person.

 

Saturday, August 3rd from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

In the Good Old Summertime

With more leisure time in the early 20th century, Americans found time to socialize, play lawn games and more. Visit the Mills for a day of old-fashioned fun with lawn games, a visit to the General Store, vintage clothes try-on, mansion tours, and a vintage car show. Food vendor available. All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

  

Friday, August 16th from 10:00 to 11:30 am

Storytime on the Mansion Porch
“Galloping Gertrude” Grandfather takes Timothy & Beth for a drive in his new Pierce-Arrow Touring car where the adventure begins. Craft included. All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

 

Saturday, August 24th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fun in the 1900s History Center!
Visit the History Center for interactive fun for the whole family. Discover how breaker boys worked in Pennsylvania’s coal mines; visit the General Store and explore what could be purchased for 5 cents; try your hand at grinding grain and using an old-fashioned scale.  All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.