Depreciation Lands Museum
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2017 Calendar of Events

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Sunday, Jan 29, 2017, 2pm
Children's Doll Tea. For girls ages 5-11 accompanied by their favorite doll (Pre-paid Reservation required).

Tuesdays, beginning Feb 7, 6:30-9:30pm
Gunn Klass (for adults): under the guidance of master craftsmen, you will learn to build an 18th century firearm, or other selected craft. Semester long classes

March 2017
Weaving Classes. Taught by the Butler Spinners and Weavers Guild, these hands-on class will introduce you to the delights of weaving with a multi-harness loom. Pre-paid Registration required.

Saturday, April 22, 10am - 4pm
Open Hearth cooking class (Pre-paid Registration required)

Sunday, May 7, 1-4 pm
The Museum opens for the season, staffed by costumed interpreters. The Museum is open every Sunday afternoon from 1pm to 4pm, May thru October.

Sunday, May 7, 1-4 pm
Children's Heritage Day. A day dedicated to children, with special stories and hands-on games and activities.

Saturday, May 13, 10am - 4pm
Bee Hive Bake oven cooking class. (Pre-paid Registration required)

Sunday, May 21, 1-4 pm
Friendship Day at the Museum. The Museum will be open to the public free of charge, with special displays and Colonial craftsmen. Enjoy a free concert by of the Pittsburgh Historical Music Society orchestra.

Traditional week-long camp: June 19-23.
Adventures in Pioneer Living, a camp for children ages 8 thru 12. Children choose to experience life as an Indian, Pioneer or Militia in the Depreciation Lands during the year 1792. Learn the skills, lore, and foods of early life in our area. Pre-paid registration is required.

July 3
Visit us at the Hampton Park during Hampton's Community Days, and help celebrate the birthday of our nation. NOTE: the Museum will be open regular hours, 1-4pm on July 3.

Sunday, July 16, 1-4pm
Our Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social featuring a Fleece to Shawl demonstration (admission charged)

Sunday, Sept 10, 1-4pm
Spinning demonstrations using the Great Wheel, also called a Walking Wheel! Visitors invited to bring their wheel and join us! (admission charged)

Saturday, October 7, 11am-4pm
The Hydref, the Museum's Fall Festival. The Museum comes alive with re-enactors, demonstrators, crafts people, music, food and children's activities. Come to the Hydref and step back in time!

Saturday, October 21 & 28, 6-9:00pm
Lantern Tours at the Museum. A quiet, family oriented, historical alternative to Halloween. Learn about, and possibly catch a glimpse of the Deacon, the museum's resident, benevolent ghost. Costumed guides and demonstrators in every building.

Sunday, October 29, 1-4pm
Last Sunday to visit the museum for the season. Check this website for special events and classes throughout the winter!