All Events at the 1803 House and in Emmaus

Location: 55 South Keystone Avenue, Emmaus PA 18049.

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2022...1803 House and Emmaus Events:

July 23rd from 10am to 4pm and July 24th from noon to 4pm... 2022 Lehigh Valley Passport to History: The Lehigh Valley Passport to History Month will be the whole month of July for 2022. It is a celebration of local history, stories, and the community that brings Lehigh Valley history to life. The event gives an opportunity for visitors, to explore local history through a variety of museum tours, interactive exhibits, children’s activities, and more. To date, thirty-six historic sites have signed on to open their doors for free tours, activities and programs for visitors of all ages. The 1803 House will be open on July 23rd from 10am to 4pm and on the 24th from noon to 4pm in participation with this event. The 1803 House will be featuring vintage toys and games with hands on fun for all, an outdoor photo scavenger hunt, personal house tours, archaeological dig news and our herb garden in full bloom. This year we will be featuring an old-fashioned “Peppermint Stick Lemon Squeeze”, which we call “Jacob’s Juice,” and old-fashioned lemonade. Enjoy a drink and snacks under our big Butternut shade tree. The 1803 House is located at 55 South Keystone Avenue, Emmaus, PA. Any questions email That same weekend several sites near the near the 1803 House will also be open the same times…Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society, Emmaus Historical Society, Knauss House, Lower Macungie Township Historical Society and, Shelter House. Go to Summer Events. 

July 30th and 31st..."2022 Emmaus Moravian Church Congregation 275th Anniversary Celebration": July 30th dinner and July 31st a "Love Feast" and Picnic. 

September 10th..."2022 Emmaus Yard Sale and 1803 House Yard Sale"

September 17th..."2022 Emmaus Heritage Alliance Festival" from 11am to 3pm: Organized by the Emmaus Heritage Alliance on the grounds of the Emmaus Historical Society at 218 Main Street, Emmaus, PA. This is also the same day and time of the Emmaus Farewell Summer Festival.  There will be Live Music, a Food Truck, Games, Crafts, Interactive Displays, Blacksmith Demo, Wildlands Conservancy Show & Tell and a PA Long Rifle Demo.  Sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Acura, Honda and Hyundai Dealership.  The Members of the Emmaus Heritage Alliance are: 1803 House, Emmaus Historical Society, Shelter House, Knauss Homestead, Emmaus Public Library, Emmaus Moravian Chruch and the Emmaus Main Street Partners.  2022 Emmaus Heritage Alliance Festival Flyerr.

December 3rd..."2022 Old Fashioned Christmas at the 1803 House and all of Emmaus" from 10am to 2pm...2022 Flyer:.There will be: a fire in the open-hearth baking apple cobbler, holiday treats; Christmas tree with colonial decorations; windowsills decorated by members of the Emmaus Garden Club; Macungie Ministrelaires singing Christmas Carols, Decorated Douglas Fir holiday wreaths for sale or buy a wreath to take home to decorate; Ornament crafting for the children: a "Very Merrie Wine Pull"; 1803 House and holiday items for sale; Scale models of Emmaus historic sites by Andre Fatula; How were wreaths decorated in 1803? Stop by and see; Holiday tours of the house and so much more; Other; historic Emmaus sites will be open: The Emmaus Historical Society, The Knauss Homestead; The Shelter House; Plus, many holiday events happening in Emmaus.  Go to Winter Events; Morning Call Article; Holiday Photo Summary. 

Volunteer at the 1803 House:

  The Friends of the 1803 House are always looking for volunteers at out Fundraiser Events, Education Programs and restoration/construction projects.
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