Graeme Park

2014 Calendar of Events

For program information, please contact our events coordinator, Beth MacCausland, 215-915-9453

March 9 - Charter Day

Free tours in honor of the granting of the Pennsylvania Charter to William Penn. If you’re one of the locals who’s driven by here countless times and never knew what we were about, please stop in and find out. 12 noon—3/3:30 pm.

WWII

May 3 and 4 - World War II Weekend

Join us on the grounds of Graeme Park and the adjacent Penrose-Strawbridge House to see American and German camps and vehicles, including trucks and armor, military demonstrations and a mock battle, live music, and more. Admission charged.

August 24 - Living History Theater

September 19 - TBD

September 24 - Homeschool Day

This annual day for homeschoolers features tours of the Keith House and various activities around the grounds, including a hearth cooking demonstration, military drill, colonial games and activities. Admission charged.

October 24 - Moonlight TalesGhostly Gatherings

Paranormal investigator Laurie Hull, author of Supernatural Pennsylvania and several other books on local haunted places, and tour guide for Grim Philadelphia, will be on hand to tell spooky stories in the spooky, dark Keith House. Performances at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. $15/person includes refreshments.

October 26 - Mini Moonlight

Children's Halloween program featuring story, craft and ice cream sundae bar and other snacks. Ages 4-9 must be accompanied by an adult. $10/person. 2 p.m. Costumes encouraged.

November 29 - A Soldier's Christmas

Tour the grounds and first floor of the historic Keith House to see reenactors portraying various eras and wars and learn about how the soldiers celebrated the Christmas holidays on the battlefront. Crafts and refreshments will also be available. Free admission.

 

 

Please note: All dates and events are tentative, pending approval by the Friends of Graeme Park Board and availability of Chairpersons. Please contact us at 215-343-0965 for details and confirmation.

 

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