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Posted on: August 17, 2021

The Craft Marketplace Celebrates its 10th Anniversary at Pennypacker Mills

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Craft Marketplace, where over 90 carefully selected artisans will sell unique handcrafted items, returns to historic Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, September 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is hosted by the Friends of Pennypacker Mills and admission and parking are free. Masks are required indoors and recommended outdoors for unvaccinated individuals. 

This year’s craft selections include unique sterling and gemstone jewelry, wire and bead jewelry, beautiful fabric crafts and clothing, woolen wear made from alpaca, angora and llama, bird houses and feeders, pottery, baby items, soaps and balms, leather work, a wide variety of home décor, and so much more. What a wonderful way to select one-of-a-kind holiday or birthday gifts for someone special. 

For a complete listing of vendors, click here.

A new food vendor will offer BBQ, hoagies, wraps and a variety of beverages. Stop at the Friends table for Pennypacker themed items, and walk down the pathway toward the Pennypacker Mills mansion for a free guided tour. 

All proceeds from the Craft Marketplace go to benefit the Pennypacker Mills historic site for educational programs and collections research. 

About Pennypacker Mills
Looking for an interesting place to visit that’s close to home? Pennypacker Mills is the answer! This historic site is open year-round for free guided tours of the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker and his family. Known for its collection of 18th and 19th century decorative arts, furnishings, personal and official documents, the story of this famous Pennsylvania family reflects the lives of those who lived in Montgomery County in the early 1900’s.

Pennypacker Mills is open Tuesdays through Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays: 1 to 4 p.m., with the last tour at 3 p.m. each day. The site is closed on Mondays and county holidays. Tours take approximately one hour and are free, with a suggested donation of $2 per person.  

Pennypacker Mills is operated by the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites. Pennypacker Mills is located off Route 73 (Skippack Pike) at 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA 19473. Follow Pennypacker Mills on Facebook.

Media Contact: Kelly Cofrancisco, kcofrancisco@montcopa.org.

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