Wentz Events

PROGRAMS & EVENTS AT PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD


2030 Shearer Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
610-584-5104
peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org 

2020



Peter Wentz Farmstead is open.


​Tours


Tours are limited to single family groups every hour (a group is one or more people), preferably four or fewer in any one group. Larger family groups may be split into two smaller groups. Tours are of the first floor only. Everyone must register if they would like a house tour. Drop-ins are not accepted. Even if you are visiting onsite for another program you are required to register for a house tour: peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org.

​Programs


OWL prowl

November 21st, 6:30 pm - 8pm
Take a walk on the property and search for the silent hunters of the night, Owls. Learn some basic facts, touch feathers and hopefully hear a wild owl. Bring a flashlight and sturdy walking shoes. Limited space available, Registration required: peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org.
Meet at pavilion adjacent to parking lot. Ages 6 – Adult; Free


Homeschool Discovery journal

Come explore the Peter Wentz Farmstead
property! Create a Discovery Journal over a three class period. You will experience multiple nature walks and historical crafts.
Registration required at: peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org.
Fee: $5 to cover materials (one-time cost upfront, you must register for all 3 classes to attend)
Tuesday April 20th
Come discover spring at Peter Wentz. Take a nature walk and search for animal’s clues. Create a page for your journal out of animal stamps. Also learn about the history of calligraphy and create a sample to add to your journal.
Tuesday May 18th
Take a hike and learn about
different types of plants. Discover the history of plants and why they were important. Also pick some plants to dry and press. Revisit these pressed plants
next month!
Tuesday June 22nd
Our final class we will finish our pressed plants and learn how to bind your journal. Take home your journals and fill in any blank pages in the future.


Fieldtrips & Digital Engagement


Please check our Facebook page, our Instagram page, and this website for updates on our virtual fieldtrips and craft videos. In Fall 2020 we plan to roll out virtual fieldtrips for people who can't visit in person.
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