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Events

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Associates

Santa in the Shay, 2018

2019 Calendar of Events

 

January 26, 2019- Winter in the Lumber Camp:  Let’s have fun in the snow: sledding, snow men, and artistic activities in the snow for all ages. Try cross-country skis, snowshoes and ice skates (conditions permitting). The equipment provided by PA DCNR. Food and drink available in the program room.

February 15—17, 2019- Snow-mobility Weekend: Ride your snowmobile to the Lumber Museum from any of the local trails. Ride, Cross-country ski, or hike to the Lumber Museum on Saturday for a Pancake Breakfast.

March 10, 2019- Charter Day: Most PA Trails of History sites are free to the public on Charter Day, including us! We offer guided tours of the Lumber Museum from 10 AM to 3 PM.

April 13-14, 2019- Spring Antique and Collectible ShowAntique vendors offer a wide variety of items for sale in the program room. In the Lumber Camp we have a sawmill demonstration on Saturday. The birch still and blacksmith demonstrations are offered on both Saturday and Sunday.

May 2, 2019– Potter County Envirothon: High school student’s knowledge of ecology, conservation, and the care and management of our natural world are tested during this annual event at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.

May 25, 2019- Community Yard Sale: PALMA hosts this annual event at the Route 6 entrance to the Lumber Museum. Call Bob to register for a space for your sale today. (814)435-2652

June 8, 2019- Youth & Family Field Day: This event was developed with families with youth from 10 to 16 years of age in mind. This event was developed with families with youth from 10 to 16 years of age in mind. Qualified instructors demonstrate skills such as fly casting, pellet gun target practice, archery target practice, tree identification, trapping, and astronomy.

July 6—7, 2019- Bark Peeler’s Festival: This is the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Associates’ signature event.

August 3—4, 2019- Cork-Camp: Our history camp was developed with youth ages 10 to 16 in mind. Participants learn about the history of PA’s forests and attain woodhick skills. On the second day of camp, participants will demonstrate at the 2019 Cherry Springs State Park Woodsmen Show. Call the Museum today to register.

August 31, 2019- Community Yard Sale: PALMA hosts this annual event at the Route 6 entrance to the Lumber Museum. Call Bob to register for a space for your sale today. (814)435-2652

October 12—13, 2019- Fall Antique and Collectible Show: Antique vendors offer a wide variety of items for sale in the program room. In the Lumber Camp we have a sawmill demonstration on Saturday. The birch still and blacksmith demonstrations are offered on both Saturday and Sunday.

October 26, 2019- Spooky Lantern Tours Join us for a walk through the (not too spooky) Lumber Camp by lantern light. Listen to ghost stories and trick-or-treat along the wooded path. This event was developed with children under the age of 10 in mind. There will be crafts and treats in the program room.

December 14, 2019- Santa in the Shay:  He must be taking a break from his sleigh, because Santa will be in the Shay locomotive. Take an instant pic with St. Nick, and make a special ornament for your tree. Cookies and hot coco will be served in the museum program room and shop a holiday bazaar of local artisans. This event was developed with children under the age of 10 in mind. Don’t forget to treat your family to simple crafts and tasty treats in the program room after you see Santa!

Third Weekend Series: The PALMA Events Committee arranges monthly programs at the Lumber Museum. These programs cover a wide-range of topics presented through documentary films, lectures, and hands-on learning activities. And the events usually, but not always, land on the third weekend of the month. Third Weekend Series events are free to all Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Associates. Otherwise, regular admission rates apply.