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Historic Sites

  1. Holiday Tours

    December 8, 2019, All Day @ Pennypacker Mills

    Entertaining for the Holidays Victorian Style - see how a house would be transformed for guests with all the best china and crystal and a special buffet for gentlemen callers to young ladies like Governor Pennypacker's daughters. It all makes for a wonderful experience and time of year. Plan your visit today! The Museum Shop is stocked with unique, vintage ornaments, gift items, sweets, and toys. Groups of 10 or more should contact the site to arrange for a group reservation.

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  2. Twelfth Night Holiday Tours at Pottsgrove Manor

    December 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor

    The whole family can enjoy learning about how the colonists celebrated the yuletide season through the lively merriment of Twelfth Night. Uncover the origins of many holiday traditions alongside some forgotten favorites on guided tours of Pottsgrove Manor. The entire house will be transformed for the season, sharing the stories of both the endless preparations done by the household staff and the celebrations that the Potts family would have enjoyed.

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Parks Events

  1. Natural Ornaments

    December 8, 2019, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Tired of plastic holiday decorations? Join us for our traditional natural ornament program. Use seeds, pods, evergreen cones, and other natural materials to create holiday ornaments and whimsical woodland critters. Samples are on display. There are more ideas every year! Bring a glue gun, glue sticks, and a box to carry home your creations. The program length is about two hours. Pre-registration is required. Meet at the park office. Ages: adults & children 8 & up; fee: $5 per person.

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