Traveling on the Perkiomen Railroad
Sat., Jan. 28, 1 pm
In the heyday of railroad travel, the Perkiomen Railraod was the connector between Philadelphia and Emmaus. Join the Perkiomen Railroad Historical Society for a fascinating look at this important train line. All ages, Free. In the classroom building.
Valentine Workshop for Kids
Sat. Feb. 4 10am - 12 pm
Create four wonderful Valentine crafts to share at this special workshop just for kids. Kids ages 5 - 10 years are welcome. Fee: $5/ child accompanied by 1 adult. Call 610-287-9349 to pre-register.
Gallery Talk: The Ladies of Pennypacker Mills
Sat. March 4 and Sun. March 5, 1 pm
Join us for an in-depth talk about the fascinating lives of the women who called Pennypacker Mills their home in the 20th century! Located on the second floor of the mansion in the galleries. All ages, Free.
Sat. Mar. 25 10 am - 12 pm
Come to the Mills for a special program on blue birds. Hear a talk about their habitat and then we’ll make a nest box. All ages welcome. One nest box per family. Bring a hammer. All nest box supplies provided. Fee: $10/nest box. Call 610-287-9349 to pre-register.
Spring Workshop for Kids
Sat. Apr. 1 10 am - 12pm
Join the fun as we make four delightful spring crafts in this special workshop just for kids! Kids ages 5-10 years are welcome. Fee: $5/child, accompanied by 1 adult. Call 610-287-9349 to pre-register.
More Trees Please!
Sat. Apr. 29 10 am- 2pm
Celebrate the importance of Pennsylvania's native trees. Visit the WoodMobile, take a walk with a Master Gardener to learn about tree identification, visit our bee keeper, tour the Pennypacker Mansion, and make seed bombs and other themed crafts. All ages welcome. FREE
Patriots Along the Perkiomen: The Continental Line at Pennypacker Mills
Sat. May 20 10am- 5pm
Sun. May 21 10am- 4pm
Spend the weekend learning about the Revolutionary War encampment that happened at Pennypacker Mills in 1777. See a court martial, a dress parade, artillery demonstrations, and camp life for soldiers. Kids are invited to our Be A Soldier program. On Saturday, meet Charles Willson Peale, an artist turned soldier during the Revolutionary War. On Sunday, listen to a presentation from Michael Harris, an award-winning author. Exhibitors, speakers, reenactors, and so much more!
All ages welcome. FREE