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Throughout the year, Newlin Grist Mill hosts a number of special events and program series, ranging from family-friendly festivals and reserved-seating dinners to bird walks and historic demonstrations. No matter what your interests, chances are that you will find something to love!

For information about Newlin Grist Mill’s regular program series, click here.

For information about Newlin Grist Mill’s special events, click here.

Oct
1
Sat
Fall Harvest Festival: “Food Traditions, Past & Present”
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fall Harvest Festival: "Food Traditions, Past & Present" @ Newlin Grist Mill

A local favorite, this event provides fun for the whole family!

The festival will feature many different historic skills and trades demonstrations, as well as fun activities for kids of all ages.

This year’s theme “Food Traditions Past and Present” will highlight foods and cooking from the 18th century, along with the trades that made it possible to put food on the table in early America. Modern food trucks will also be on site offering a variety of delicious eats!

This year’s festival is being co-hosted by Visit Delco, PA.

Sponsorship for this year’s event is provided by:
Team Toyota of Glen Mills  |  MOR Construction  |  Univest Bank  |  Maguire Products  |  Barnard, Mezzanotte, Pinnie, Seelaus, & Kraft

Admission is free for all ages. Parking is $5 per car.

Oct
13
Thu
“Sip Behind the Scenes” Happy Hour
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
"Sip Behind the Scenes" Happy Hour @ Newlin Grist Mill

Newlin’s unique series of informal happy hours feature a local brewery, winery, or distillery each month! They take place at the Log Cabin from 6 to 7:30pm on the second Thursday of the month from April through June, and again in September and October.

  • April 14: “Watersheds” featuring Penn’s Woods Winery
  • May 12: “Tree Gallery” featuring Sterling Pig Brewing
  • June 9: “Archaeology at NGM” featuring Penn’s Woods Winery
  • September 8: “Native Pollinators” featuring Sterling Pig Brewery
  • October 13: “Newlin Log House” featuring Penn’s Woods Winery & Liquid Alchemy

Samples are free, additional drinks may be purchased. Must be 21 or older to attend. No reservations necessary.

Oct
15
Sat
International Archaeology Day
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
International Archaeology Day @ Newlin Grist Mill
Dig into history at Newlin Grist Mill as the site celebrates and participates in International Archaeology Day.
This year’s International Archaeology Day coincides with the final Public Archaeology excavation of the year at Newlin Grist Mill. Members of the public are invited to assist professional archaeologists with excavations.
This event is free to the public and open to all ages. No reservations are required. If you would like to help out with the dig, be sure to wear clothes that can get dirty and close-toed footwear. Bring work gloves if you have them; the site has a limited number of pairs to lend. For more information about getting involved with public archaeology at Newlin Grist Mill, call the site at 610-459-2359.
To learn more about International Archaeology Day, visit https://www.archaeological.org/archaeologyday.
Oct
29
Sat
Bird Walk
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk @ Newlin Grist Mill

Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville have teamed up to explore the wonderful world of bird life.

Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.

Families and beginners are welcome for these free bird walks! A limited number of binoculars are available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them. Participants should meet in front of the Visitor Center.

2022 Bird Walks:

  • January 29 (9am)
  • February 26 (9am)
  • March 26 (9am)
  • April 30 (8am)
  • May 28 (8am)
  • June 25 (8am)
  • July 30 (8am)
  • August 27 (8am)
  • September 24 (8am)
  • October 29 (8am)
  • November 26 (9am)
  • December 17 (9am)
History at Work
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
History at Work @ Newlin Grist Mill

Get a closer look at trades of the eighteenth century in Newlin’s “History at Work” series. Members of Newlin Grist Mill’s staff, volunteers, and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania and to the operation of Newlin Grist Mill.

“History at Work” is free and open to the public of all ages.

In 2022, the program will take place on the last Saturday of the month from April through October, 10am-3pm. Visit https://newlingristmill.org/history-at-work/ for more details.

Nov
5
Sat
Tavern Night – SOLD OUT
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tavern Night - SOLD OUT @ Newlin Grist Mill

** PLEASE NOTE – both seatings are now SOLD OUT. **

Tavern Night is a one-of-a-kind evening of 18th-century food, drink, and music. Participants will enjoy the warmth of the fire as they delight in a selection of flavors and aromas representative of those found in a colonial tavern.

All tavern goers will be served sample-sized courses of various foods and drink that are based on period receipts (recipes). A variety of punches, flip, and other beverages will be served along with fresh (non-alcoholic) cider. Period music, a live auction, and games will provide entertainment for the evening.

Proceeds from this fundraiser provide valuable internship opportunities for students wishing to pursue a career in history, museums, archaeology, and related disciplines.

Cost: $70/person. You must be 21 years or older to attend. Call the site at 610-459-2359 for reservations.

Tavern Night – SOLD OUT
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Tavern Night - SOLD OUT @ Newlin Grist Mill

** PLEASE NOTE – both seatings are now SOLD OUT. **

Tavern Night is a one-of-a-kind evening of 18th-century food, drink, and music. Participants will enjoy the warmth of the fire as they delight in a selection of flavors and aromas representative of those found in a colonial tavern.

All tavern goers will be served sample-sized courses of various foods and drink that are based on period receipts (recipes). A variety of punches, flip, and other beverages will be served along with fresh (non-alcoholic) cider. Period music, a live auction, and games will provide entertainment for the evening.

Proceeds from this fundraiser provide valuable internship opportunities for students wishing to pursue a career in history, museums, archaeology, and related disciplines.

Cost: $70/person. You must be 21 years or older to attend. Call the site at 610-459-2359 for reservations.

Nov
26
Sat
Bird Walk
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird Walk @ Newlin Grist Mill

Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville have teamed up to explore the wonderful world of bird life.

Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.

Families and beginners are welcome for these free bird walks! A limited number of binoculars are available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them. Participants should meet in front of the Visitor Center.

2022 Bird Walks:

  • January 29 (9am)
  • February 26 (9am)
  • March 26 (9am)
  • April 30 (8am)
  • May 28 (8am)
  • June 25 (8am)
  • July 30 (8am)
  • August 27 (8am)
  • September 24 (8am)
  • October 29 (8am)
  • November 26 (9am)
  • December 17 (9am)
Dec
17
Sat
Bird Walk
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Bird Walk @ Newlin Grist Mill

Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville have teamed up to explore the wonderful world of bird life.

Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology.

Families and beginners are welcome for these free bird walks! A limited number of binoculars are available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have them. Participants should meet in front of the Visitor Center.

2022 Bird Walks:

  • January 29 (9am)
  • February 26 (9am)
  • March 26 (9am)
  • April 30 (8am)
  • May 28 (8am)
  • June 25 (8am)
  • July 30 (8am)
  • August 27 (8am)
  • September 24 (8am)
  • October 29 (8am)
  • November 26 (9am)
  • December 17 (9am)

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