Events

Apr
30
Sat
Meet the Gardeners @ Old Economy Village
Apr 30 all-day

Mandy Working in the garden Old_Economy_Village Pat watering plants

 

 

 

 

 

Old Economy Village will have 19th century trade demonstrations and other exciting activities every Saturday from April through September.  Today our volunteer gardeners are eager to show off the elegant 19th century gardens.  They will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m..  These volunteers spend a rather large number of hours tending to the garden and will be available for questions and to give a brief tour of the garden.  To enter the Village, Visitors must first pay admission at the Visitor Center, 270 16th St., Ambridge, PA 15003.  We encourage visitors to take a tour of the Village to understand the unique story of the Harmony Society.  Tour times are 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. If people want to  wander through the grounds and focus solely on the gardening they are allowed to do so with a regular admission fee.

  • $10 adults (12-64)
  • $9 seniors (65+)
  • $6 children (3-11)
  • FREE: FOEV Members, children 2 and under, Active Military, and Ambridge Borough Pass Holders

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There is not just one garden at Old Economy Village but several.  The Beaver County Chapter of the Penn State Master Gardeners volunteers and maintains the 19th century Herb Garden.  They also maintain the Baker House garden.  Pat Leiphart and her husband Warren Kinneer are the main volunteers from this group.  Pat used to be an Old Economy Village employee and has maintained the Baker House garden since the 1980s.

May
3
Tue
Niagara Open for Tours
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May
5
Thu
Hamilton Gibson Choir @ Old Economy Village Feast Hall
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Musical concert in the Feast Hall

The Hamilton Gibson Choir based in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania is a children’s choir from grades 2 through 12.  For information about the choir, please visit the Hamilton Gibson website or call (570) 724-2079.

May
6
Fri
Niagara Open for Tours
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
May
7
Sat
Beaver County History Days @ Old Economy Village Visitor Center
May 7 – May 8 all-day

Beaver County History Celebration: Labor and Industrial History of Beaver County

Old Economy Village will feature a special exhibit in the visitor center lobby about labor and the Harmony Society.  Topics include the Chinese workers in Beaver Falls, the hired workers at Economy, and indentures.

Garden Mart @ Old Economy Village
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Plants for saleOld Economy Village’s garden will be filled with vendors selling plants and garden-related items as part of the 5th Annual Garden Mart.

 

Niagara Open for Tours
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event brings history to life for visitors of all ages. Come try your hand at a variety of nineteenth century crafts, trades and games.

May 7-8, 2016

May
8
Sun
Hands-On History Days @ Old Economy Village
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This event brings history to life for visitors of all ages. Come try your hand at a variety of nineteenth century crafts, trades and games.

May 7-8, 2016

 

May
9
Mon
Niagara Open for Tours
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm