Historic Farm Spring Tour
Saturdays June 5 and June 12 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
$10 Adults and $5 Ages 3-12
This is the first opportunity of the year to take a tour of the farm.
Historic Farm Summer Tour 2021
June 19, 2021 through September 6, 2021
Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sundays noon to 5:00pm; closed Mondays except Labor Day
Admission – $10 Adults, $5 Ages 3-12
Tours will take place with some COVID -19 adjustments.
Come and experience farm life on a traditional 1800s homestead. Interpreters dressed in historic clothing portray the members of the Pennsylvania German family who lived at this site in the 18th and 19th centuries. Interpreters will share with you typical farm tasks such as spinning and weaving in the cabin, hearth cooking and food preservation in the farmhouse and animal husbandry in the barn. Learn interesting facts about the animals that live here, what crops are raised, how a bake oven works, what is used to make candles, how cloth was made, and much more.
Enjoy optional activities such as a wagon ride through our covered bridge to see our heritage apple orchard and pond (small additional fee), a tour of the traditional kitchen garden or a visit to the one room school.
Each week features different demonstrations of heritage crafts or historic trade skills called Summer Highlights that are included in the tour admission. Every Wednesday our quilters are in the Open Barn weather permitting and every Saturday our outdoor Bake Oven is in operation and is where folks can enjoy a sample of homemade bread. For other rotating highlights and special features click Highlights. Fun for the whole family!
Summer Garden Party – June 19, 2021 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Come enjoy a day dedicated to the art of gardening. Learn about heirloom vegetables, cooking with herbs, and tour our extensive kitchen garden. At the bake oven try some fresh baked herb breads. Adults and children will have fun as they create garden-inspired art, and/or craft projects.
(Summer Garden Party is included in historic farm tour admission; Rain or shine; 10:00am to 4:00pm)
Children’s Day – TBA – 10am – 4pm
A day of fun on the farm for the young folk. Various “chores”, crafts, and games will be taking place. There is no additional charge for Children’s Day activities.
Fourth of July – TBA
Music in the Valley – July 17, 2021 – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Music in the Valley features various groups performing traditional music at different locations on the farm. This is a wonderful opportunity to speak to the musicians and learn about folk instruments and the traditional music of the 19th century. Enjoy this special day of wonderful, old-fashion entertainment. The event will be held under tents, rain or shine. The day ends with a jam session around 3:30pm.
(Music in the Valley is included in historic farm tour admission; Rain or shine; 10:00am to 5:00pm)
Heritage Craft Weekend – Saturday August 14, 2021 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
This day highlights some of the traditional trade skills and heritage crafts of our forefathers. Folks will be able to see the demonstrators at work. Learn about the techniques involved as well as some of the history behind them. There will be demonstrations such as basket making, bobbin lace, tatting, weaving, quilling, rope making and pottery. Come learn about some of the many historic folk crafts practiced by our ancestors. You may be a future demonstrator “in the making”!
(Heritage Craft Day is included in historic farm tour admission; Rain or shine; 10:00am to 4:00pm)
Pocono State Craft Festival – August 28 and 29, 2021 – 10am to 5pm both days
Two great days to shop for high quality art and hand crafted items sure to become family heirlooms. Enjoy demonstrations, live music, artisanal bread sale; the historic buildings will be open for viewing with interpreters sharing information about the farm museum’s original settlers. $6pp, children under 12 free
Farm to Table Covered Bridge Dinner – TBA
Historic Farm Fall Tours
The farm is open for tours Saturdays September 11 & 18 from 10am to 4pm
$10 Adults and $5 Ages 3-12
This is the final opportunity of the year for the historic farm tour.
47th Annual Harvest Festival – October 9 & 10
Open both days from 10am to 5pm
Watch heritage crafts & food demos common in the 1800s such as candle dipping, scrapple making, tanning, leather work, spinning, weaving being demonstrated. Also, one room school presentations, Civil War encampment, folk entertainment, refreshments, quilt raffle, wagon rides, children activities & more
Admission – $10 Adults; $5 Ages 3-12
12th Annual Spooky Days on the Farm – October 29 & 30
From 5pm to 8pm on October 23rd and 24th come enjoy our evening murder mystery. It is excellent, a real who-done-it!
PRICES AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.