Wentz Events

PROGRAMS & EVENTS AT PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD


2030 Shearer Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
610-584-5104
peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org 

2016
 

WEDNESDAY, October 5th at 10am or 1pm


Child's Play Series: Dress-Up Day
Preschoolers will learn what people wore during the 1700s and play dress-up with some costumes.  Bring your cameras!  
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult.  Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required. 

Saturday, october 15th from 10am-3pm 

                    
Harvest Hard Won
Engage your senses when you view the last harvest of the garden and other seasonal activities throughout the farm.  Then see and smell the food being prepared or preserved in the kitchen.  Also learn how the Wentz family coped with General Washington and his staff using the house as a military headquarters.  
All ages; $2 per person suggested donation.

WEDNESDAY, november 2nd AT 10AM OR 1PM


Child's Play Series: My Food- Spices
Preschoolers will learn about the origins of spices and then prepare a sachet of a common spice mix.  Dress to get dirty!  
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult.  Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required. 

friday, november 4th- tours begin at 7:30pm 

                    
Night Life
What happened at the Wentz House in the winter after the sun went down? Join us for an exploration of night in the eighteenth century and what it meant for residents of a home like the Wentz family's.  
All ages; $2 per person suggested donation.

SATURDAY, december 3rd from 3-9pm

(Last tour begins at 8:30pm)
Candlelight Tours

The soft glow of candles will guide you throughout the Farmstead for tours showcasing colonial music, seasonal entertaining, and a visit from Belsnickel, a Pennsylvania German St. Nicholas in furs.
All ages; $2 per person suggested donation.

WEDNESDAY, december 7th AT 10AM OR 1PM


Child's Play Series: Holidays
Preschoolers will learn about historic holiday traditions and make a craft to take home.  
Ages: 3 and up & accompanied by an adult.  Fee: $5 per child; Pre-registration required.