Newtown Square Community Festival!
OCTOBER 4th, 2014
(Rain date the following Saturday)
Newtown Square Railroad Museum.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Drexel Lodge Park, West Chester Pike
Food, Fun and Fellowship. Come play on the trains !!
Music • Venders • Lots of train Stuff • Miniature Train Rides for the kids
Tours through 1895 PRR Freight Station, the 1907 Wooden Passenger car and the 1950 Caboose
With a suggested donation of $5.00, a chance to win a
beautifully framed Print of the Freight Station by Nicholas P. Santoleri.
Location’s To Pick up Tickets:
• Newtown Township Municipal Bldg. - Bishop Hollow Road N/Square
• Kraynik Rug - 7 St. Albans Circle, N/Square Call (610) 459 4183
Ridley Creek State Park
Registration Open for Fall Tea Workshop Saturday, October 4th
1 - 3:30 p.m. Instructor: Sue Sydney
Join Sue on October 4th to learn the "History of Tea" followed by a hands-on workshop where you can concoct your own special tea blend (tea bags included) that you can take home and enjoy with friends and family. Whether your favorite tea is black, green or herbal (berries & nuts included in herbal) there will be a great selection of hot teas to taste as well. There will be handouts with information on each herb that we will be using. In Colonial times a number of herbs had medicinal properties. Please note that only a few of the herbs that we have are NOT recommended for pregnant women and they will be marked. Limit 15 participants. Cost is $20.00 per person ($10.00 for members & volunteers). Registration required. Please call the office
610-566-1725 to reserve your spot!
The Delaware County Historical Society
will be presenting
ALMOST SOLD OUT!!!
What do Darby. Media, Norristown, Yeadon, University City, Center City, Upper Darby, the Delaware River Waterfront, The Philadelphia Zoo, Bartram's Garden, the Grange Estate, and a myriad of other historic sites have in common?
They are all accessible over an existing light-rail network!
Come help us celebrate our remarkable system
OcTrolleyFest 2014 -10th Anniversary Edition Celebrating Transportation, Heritage, and Community since 2005 Dedicated this year to John Drew, Darby's own transportation pioneer
The cost is a SEPTA One-Day Convenience Pass (8 rides for $8) Saturday, October 11
9:30 am ....Meet at Darby Transportation Center...travel to 69th St by trolley and El
10:30 am.... Gather at 69th Street for "Bubble Wrap Trolley Stomp,"
Music, Information, Time Line, Trolley Songs, etc
11:00 am .... morning tours from 69th Street
(Collingdale, Smedley Park, Swedish Cabin, etc)
(Lunch...A la cart...literally)
1:30 pm .... afternoon tours from 69th Street
(Bartram's Garden, Woodlands, Philadelphia Zoo, etc.)
Thomas Massey House
Harvest Day Festival
Oct 18th 10 to 4
Experience early American craft demonstrations at the historic 1696 Thomas Massey House located at Lawrence and Springhouse Rd. Broomall. Learn how to churn butter, make candles and apple butter. See a working blacksmith shop, and enjoy the delicious aroma from the walk-in cooking fireplace. Enjoy the music of blues band J-Nine.
The culture, customs and the daily work of colonial life will be brought to life by period re-enactors.
Stroll the lawn of the Marple Christian Church craft sale, located next to the historic site, where over 20 vendors will provide a variety of arts and crafts for sale.
For Information call 610-353-4967
Admission is free
Fall Festival at Collen Brook Farm
Marvine and Mansion Roads, Drexel Hill
October 19, 2014 --1 to 4pm
Take a ride in the antique fire truck, paint a pumpkin, make a scarecrow(please bring a small size shirt and pants) bob for an apple, pet a Chicken, try colonial crafts and games, tour the mansion, have lunch and stroll the path along the “Collen Brook” enjoy the music by the 69th PA Irish Volunteers, a Civil War Band
The Friends of The
Caleb Pusey House
Invites you to join us for
At the Landingford Plantation
15 Race Street, Upland PA
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Noon to 4:00 PM
Free Guided Tours of the
1683 Caleb Pusey House
Come and Enjoy
Family Fun for all ages
Jan and John Haigis Colonial Musicians
“The Dilly”Antique FireApparatus
HotDogs, Sodas, and Baked Goods forSale
Antique orUnique Appraisals
by Mr. Mike Wilson
(Two ItemLimit –First item is free
Second Item appraised for $5.00)
For directions or information call