February – June 2015
February’s Behind-the-Scenes Tour is going to take a closer look at Harmony in Wood. The tour stops will include the exhibit gallery, artifact storage in the Visitor Center and the Mechanic’s Building, and behind-the-ropes at the George and Frederick Rapp Houses. The program will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. The cost is $16 for Friends of Old Economy Village members and $20 for non-members. Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Participants are permitted and encouraged to bring along their favorite beverage (alcoholic or otherwise) to enjoy after the tours! Please contact Holly Dofner at (724) 266-4500, ext. 102 for more information and to register. Wednesday, February 4, 6:00 p.m. Old Economy Village Visitor Center. Registration Required.
There’s no better time to learn to knit than sweater-season! Join us on February 11, 18, and 25 for beginner’s knitting classes! The cost is $20 for Friends of Old Economy Village members and $25 for non-members. There will be an additional fee for materials. Please contact Pam Mallon at (724) 266-4500, ext. 113 for more information and to register. February 11, 18, 25, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Old Economy Village Visitor Center
African Americans and the War 0f 1812 presented by Gene Allen Smith
During the War of 1812, black men accounted for between 15 and 20 percent of enlisted men on all ships and all stations in the United States Navy. Historian Gene Allen Smith will talk about the experiences of African Americans during the War of 1812, and the choice many faced between joining the U.S. or the British, who offered to free any slave that joined their cause.
Free of charge.
RSVP to Andrew at 814.452.2744 ext 225 or email@example.com
Be sure to bundle up and get ready to sip warm beverages by the cozy fire pits or stay warm in our heated tents. It’s sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!
Erie Maritime Museum Outdoor Plaza
Hors d’ oeuvres
Funky Winter Hat Contest
and much more!
For more information contact: Erin Ahlgren at 814.452.2744 ext 223 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 27 and 28
Celebrate the coal mining heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania through ethnic music, performances by the Eckley Players, vendors, community groups and food!
More information will be available closer to the event.
Interested vendors contact email@example.com.