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2014 / 2015 CALENDAR
Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Aug - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec


(All Events, Times, and Prices subject to change)

Check back often for changes and additions.
Many special highlight activities are added for the summer season!

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Please check back often for new happenings
including many extra "highlights" (craft demonstrations, etc.)

January 2015:

School Programs: Teachers see the Educational Programs or Educational Resources sections

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February 2015:
School Programs: Teachers see the Educational Programs or Educational Resources sections
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March  2015:
School Programs: Teachers see the Educational Programs or Educational Resources sections
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April 2015:

School Programs: Teachers see the Educational Programs or Educational Resources sections

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May 2015:
School Programs: Teachers see the Educational Programs or Educational Resources sections

Sat., May 2, 10 am to 4 pm - Spring Tours

Sat., May 9, 10 am to 4 pm - Spring Tours

Rabbit May 16-17: Farm Animal Frolic (Click here for more information)

May 16& 17, Sat. & Sun., 10 am to 5pm (or as long as they last) :
Friends of Quiet Valley Plant Sale
at Farm Plant SaleAnimal Frolic
Do you want nice, healthy vegetable and herb plants for your garden this summer?
Gary Oiler is busy growing hundreds of seedlings including both heirloom and modern day varieties. Select from tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, peppers - hybrid and heirloom, cabbage, broccoli, Spanish onions, herbs, Job’s tear plants, marigolds, Jacob’s Cattle bean seeds, and more. These will be strong, home-grown plants with many varieties not available at your local garden stands and “box” stores. The sale of these plants benefits Quiet Valley. Here’s your chance to buy some vigorous seedlings raised by an experienced horticulturist and to enjoy delicious, fresh produce from your own garden. Come out and support a good cause.

Ducklings May 23-24: Farm Animal Frolic (Click here for more information)

Sat., May 30, 10 am to 4 pm - Spring Tours

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June 2015:

* Highlights: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm and are included with admission. Schedules subject to change.

Sat., June 6, 10 am to 4 pm - Spring Tours

Sat., June 13, 10 am to 4 pm - Spring Tours

* Quilting - Every Wednesday, June 20 – September 2
Come watch the Quiet Valley Quilters work on this year’s quilt which is raffled off at the annual Harvest Festival in October.

* Bake Oven - Every Saturday, June 20 – September 5
On Saturdays the outdoor brick bake oven is fired up and in use. Come watch the bread being baked, learn about this basic farm activity and try a sample.

June 20, Sat. - 10 am to 5 pm - Open for the summer ! ! !
Check out all the happenings for today:
Garden Party

8th Annual Summer Garden Party from 10 to 4 -

The Summer Garden Party offers lots of favorite activities such as:

  • Learn how to grow vegetables & use herbs.
  • Tour the gardens & try some samples - Tours given throughout the day
  • Demonstrations & Presentations
  • Children's Area - Veggie Art, Summer Solstice Crafts, Good Clean Fun Area
  • Medicinal Herbs, Culinary Herbs - Recipes and Samples, Bake Oven

Whether you already garden or would like to learn how, the Summer Garden Party is the place to be. If you don’t have a lot of space, it doesn’t matter! Gardening can take place in a window box or large pot! So come on out and join us Saturday, June 20st which happens to be the opening day of summer tours. What a wonderful, relaxing way to start your Quiet Valley summer!

PCA(This project is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), its regional arts funding partnership. State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in the region by the Pocono Arts Council.)

 

 

Saturday, June 27 - Children's Day & Civil War Encampment

Children's Day

 

A Scavenger Hunt, recess games, crafts, and lots of other fun all around the farm for children and their families!

 

Civil War Encampment

Civil War Encampment - 142nd PA Volunteer Infantry
Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28

The 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. G, Re-enactor’s encampment is a living history presentation. They portray as accurately as possible the drill and everyday life of soldiers in the 1800’s. By doing this they honor those who fought and give us a glimpse into our local history and heritage. The militia encampment is from 10:30 AM to 3 PM on Saturday and 1PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday.

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July 2015:

* Highlights: 10:00 am - 3: 30 pm and are included with admission. Schedule subject to change.

* Quilting - Every Wednesday, June 20 – September 2
Come watch the Quiet Valley Quilters work on this year’s quilt which is raffled off at the annual Harvest Festival in October.

* Bake Oven - Every Saturday, June 20 – September 5
On Saturdays the outdoor brick bake oven is fired up and in use. Come watch the bread being baked, learn about this basic farm activity and try a sample.

Saturday, July 11

Music in the Valley
*** 9th Annual Music in the Valley ***

Music in the Valley’s purpose is to perpetuate old time musical traditions.
11 am to 5pm -
A day to enjoy performances of traditional music of the time period. There will be free hands-on workshop, sing-a-longs, and more. Groups will perform at various venues about the farm. This event will be held under tents, rain or shine. Admission is $10.00 and $5.00 children (3-12).

At various times throughout the day:
Pocono Dulcimer Club, Druckenmillers, Young Geezers, Mixed Nuts, Keith Brintzenhoff (children/family music), Wagon Rides, Jam Session, History of Traditional Folk Music Presentation, etc.

PCAFarm Tours, music and activities from 10:00am to 5:00pm

(This project is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), its regional arts funding partnership. State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in the region by the Pocono Arts Council.)

Saturday (date to be determined) 9 am

Rooster RunRooster Run

 

Quiet Valley Rooster Run

Start the day with us by participating in our 4rd Annual Cross Country Rooster Run/Walk at Quiet Valley. Race begins at 9 am and prizes will be awarded. The Farm is open for Tours from 10am to 5pm.
5k Cross Country Race & Walk
• Tour the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm property over hill and dale, past the farm ponds, pastures, apple orchards and historical buildings. Course has varying surfaces including grass, dirt, gravel and paved roads
Awards ceremony at 10 am. Click here for registration at TimberHill Timing

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August 2015: 

* Highlights: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm and are included with admission. Schedule subject to change.

* Quilting - Every Wednesday, June 20 – September 2
Come watch the Quiet Valley Quilters work on this year’s quilt which is raffled off at the annual Harvest Festival in October.

* Bake Oven - Every Saturday, June 20 – September 5
On Saturdays the outdoor brick bake oven is fired up and in use. Come watch the bread being baked, learn about this basic farm activity and try a sample.

Saturday, August 1

Heritage Craft Day
8th Annual Heritage Craft Day -
Saturday, August 1, 11 am to 4 pm and FarmTours from 10 to 5

Try your hand at early American skills and crafts - There are plenty of hands-on opportunities to interest the entire family. Check out crafts such as Basket Making, Wheat Weaving, Broom Making, Spinning, Weaving, Scherenschnitte, Quilling, Rug Braiding, Blacksmithing and more! There will be a children’s Make & Take area. As always the schedule is subject to change, but there will plenty for everyone to see and do.

PCA

(This project is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), its regional arts funding partnership. State government funding for the arts depends upon an annual appropriation by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. PPA is administered in the region by the Pocono Arts Council.)

 

August 22 & 23, Sat. & Sun., 10am to 5pm-

Pocono State Craft Festival * * * The Pocono State Craft Festival * * *

Quiet Valley is the host site for the 29th Annual Pocono State Craft Festival. So come on down to the farm to see some distinctive crafts on display for your shopping pleasure. From fine jewelry to woodworking, clothing, metal work, stained glass, basketry, pottery, leather, furniture and more there is something for everyone. Enjoy craft demonstrations, and Dixieland and Bluegrass music while enjoying festival food.

There will not be regular Quiet Valley admission or farm tours this day, but we will be offering wagon rides, bake oven operation, a bake sale, quilt raffle ticket sales, and our Gift Shop will be open.

For more information, artist application, and discount coupons, see poconocrafts.com

New Jersey Frontier GuardDuring the Craft Festival we will also have a French and Indian War Encampment of the New Jersey Frontier Guard. Check them out!
An accurate portrayal of life in the Royal Province of New Jersey duirng the French and Indian War, 1756 to 1763.

 

 

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September 2015:

September 7, Mon. - Yes, we are open on this Monday, Labor Day for regular tours from 10am to 5pm.

Sat., September 12, 10 am to 4 pm - Fall Tours. Admission will be $5 for children (ages 3–12) and $8 for adults.

Sat., September 19, 10 am to 4 pm - Fall Tours. Admission will be $5 for children (ages 3–12) and $8 for adults.

So mark your calendars now and plan to visit us this fall!

School Programs - Teachers see the Educational Programs or Teacher Resources sections

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October 2014:

Harvest Festival October 11 & 12, Sat. & Sun., 10 am to 5 pm -
H
arvest Festival
, Columbus Day Weekend

Heritage Craft Demonstrations, Tasty Country Foods, Folk Entertainment, Storytelling, Children's Activities, Handcrafted Items for Sale, Quilt Raffle (Click here for more information)


Friday, October 24 from 5 to 8pm, Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 8pm, and
Sunday, October 26, 1 to 5pm - . . . SPOOKY DAYS ON THE FARM . . .

Halloween on the FarmWe are open for public tours with a Halloween theme!

Take a tour of our historic farm and enjoy a look at the stranger side of Quiet Valley. During the daytime it will be more family focused with some not so spooky ghost stories. Also, learn about Halloween Creatures – Facts & Fiction, Halloween songs and take a horse-drawn Wagon Ride through our Covered Bridge and out the country lane (weather permitting).  Take a Pony Ride (Sat. & Sun., 1-5pm) (extra charge, weather permitting). There will also be a children’s craft area.

After dark things will get spookier as guests can visit the Hag in the Woods if they dare and also help solve a murder that took place on the farm. You can also visit the Halloween Creatures – Facts & Fiction area at night.

There will be some light refreshments available.

Spooky Days on the Farm will take place rain or shine; Schedule subject to change; Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children (3-12). All money raised is used to support the mission of our non-profit historic farm museum and its educational programs.

 

School Programs - Teachers see the Educationall Programs or Teacher Resources sections

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November 2014:

School Programs - Teachers see the Educational Programs or Teacher Resources sections

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December 2014:

OTC Manger December 6 & 7, Sat. & Sun. - Old Time Christmas (Click here for more information)
December 13 & 14, Sat. & Sun.- Old Time Christmas (Click here for more information)


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