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Mar
24
Sat
Easter Workshop for Kids!
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the fun as we color Easter eggs and decoupage them, make a 3D frog card, a Dutch windmill ornament and a hot air balloon ornament with a sweet treat inside. Refreshments served. Location: Classroom Bldg. Deadline March 20th.

Ages: 5+, accompanied by an adult; fee $5 per child; pre-registration & pre-payment required.

 Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Oct
20
Sat
All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What could be better than a beautiful fall day at the Mills where families can engage in old-fashioned fun painting pumpkins, making kid-themed vintage crafts, taking hayrides, bean bag toss, shucking corn, trying your hand at pressing apples to make cider, and jumping in the hay!

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.  

 Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Nov
10
Sat
Punch Needle Christmas Ornament Workshop
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Create a fantastic Christmas ornament using the punch needle technique with our instructor Betsy Smyth. This workshop is for both beginners and people who have enjoyed doing this craft technique before. The fee includes all materials and instructions. Location: Classroom Bldg. Adults only. Refreshments served. Fee if you own the punch needle: $30 per person. Fee if you need to purchase the 3-strand punch needle equipment $50 per person. By pre-registration & pre-payment. Deadline Tuesday, October 16.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Nov
20
Tue
Holiday Exhibit: “The Gilded Age of Christmas”
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

The galleries will highlight antique Christmas ornaments of the early 20th century along with some ornaments and glass icicles from the Pennypacker family. Included on all tours. The Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 6th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day. Tours take approximately 1 hour, last tour at 3 pm each day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills  T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

Take a tour through historic Pennypacker Mills for an unforgettable Victorian Christmas experience! Using vintage inspired ornaments, the Christmas traditions of the early 1900’s, and how the Pennypackers spent their holiday, the site creates a magical experience for visitors. All tours include a stop at the Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets. Groups of 10 or more should contact the site to arrange for a group reservation.

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 7th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Dec
8
Sat
Victorian Christmas Open House
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There is nothing quite as Victorian as visiting Pennypacker Mills’ Christmas Open House. With an entertaining bell choir playing Christmas music, a Victorian Santa Claus welcoming families, and living historians inside the mansion portraying family and friends, this one day gives visitors a glimpse of Christmastime in the early 1900’s. With greens on every mantle, silky ribbon strewing throughout, shiny glass and tin ornaments to add shine to the tree, and plainly wrapped presents beneath, visitors will be treated to a special experience at each room. In the kitchen, see a clear toy candy demonstration with three-dimensional clear candies. The Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets.

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.  

 Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays.