Programs & Events Schedule

2016 Programs & Events at Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473


Saturday, October 29th from 3:00 to 4:30 pm

The Legend of Sleepy Hallow
Enjoy an interactive adaptation of the classic tale by Washington Irving. See Ichabod leading the audience in song, and dancing with his love. Then follow him on his fateful journey home as he meets the Headless Horseman! Actor Neill Hartley will bring Ichabod to life and answer questions at the end of the performance. Bring a lawn chair/blanket to sit upon.
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Tuesday, November 22nd through Sunday, January 8th 2017  - during regular hours

Holiday Tours
Tours of the Pennypacker mansion during the holidays are a reflection of Christmases past.  See shimmering glass ornaments dangling from tree branches and shiny ribbon woven through mantle greens to create shine when there was no electricity.  Note: Groups of ten or more should contact the site to schedule their tour.
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Saturday, December 10th from 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Victorian Christmas Open House
There is no better place to get in the Christmas spirit than at Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House! Delight in the sights and sounds of a bell choir performing classic holiday music on the mansion porch, families can visit with our Victorian Santa Claus to share Christmas wishes & a photo, and living historians will bring the mansion to life for the holidays! Enter the kitchen to see a Clear Toy Candy demonstration. Every child wished for a piece of this sweet treat in his/her stocking at Christmas!  All ages welcome!

The Museum Shop is stocked with beautiful, vintage inspired decorations, children’s toys and books, ornaments (hand-blown glass, glass icicles, Dresden’s), Clear Toy Candy, Wilbur Bud chocolates, and much more! 
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.