HCPA Events

UPCOMING EVENTS—2017

HCPA welcomes visitors to 8 Race St anytime by appointment.  Call 610 266-0255 or 610 231-0603

The month of September features a program on the Crane Iron Works.  Join us for an open house at 8 Race St on Septemeber 3rd and 17th, from 1-4pm. 

Sept 16th, HCPA will be at the Grand Opening Blast of the new Municipal Services Building at 90 Bridge St.

Fest O’ Fall: October 7, Saturday, noon to 5.  Bring the kids and enjoy a fall day of crafts, games, food, music and history.  
Contact Betsy Hillenbrand if you would like to volunteer to help out that day or help prepare beforehand.  We'll be making scarecrows to display in Catasauqua during  the month of September.

Walking Tiours
Self guided walking are available using the Walking Tour guides available through this website.  
Guided Walking Tours featuring a local historian are available to groups of five or more at a cost of $10 per person.  An activity can be included for $20 each, which might include lunch, research session at the Library, beer tasting, concert in the park with refreshments, etc.  Contact Deb Mellish at 610 231-0603 to schedule.
Scheduled Guided Walking Tours that include an activity will be held thoughout the spring, summer, and fall.  Each Tour will feature a different part of Catasauqua and will be paired with lunch, dinner, tasting, or other activity. See below for the first scheduled event. 

Sept 10th will feature a Walking tour of the Upper Mansion District.  Meet at 4pm at the corner of 4th and Bridge St.  We will visit the homes on Fourth. Kurtz, and Howertown, between Bridge and Pine Sts.  Following the tour will be refreshments served in a local garden.  Call 610 231-0603 for reservations by Sept 8th at 8pm. Cost is $20 per person; call for family rates.

Summer Open House hours; 1-4pm  May 1-Sept 25, 1st & 3rd Sundays
During 2017, HCPA is partnering with the George Taylor House of Catasauqua on programs to be held the first Sunday of the month through the summer.  HCPA's programs for each month in 2017 will be as follows:
  • May 7:  DG Dery and the Dery Silk Mill of Catasauqua
  • June 4:  The Mansions of Catasauqua
  • July 2:  Breweries of Catasauqua
  • August 6:  no program; but open house as usual the first and third Sundays to view gallery and museum displays
  • Sept 3:  The Crane Iron Works
  • November:  Bryden Horseshoe
The month of September features a program on the Crane Iron Works.  Join us for an open house at 8 Race St on Septemeber 3rd and 17th, from 1-4pm. 

Fest O’ Fall: October 7, Saturday, noon to 5.  Bring the kids and enjoy a fall day of crafts, games, food, music and history.  Contact Betsy Hillenbrand if you would like to volunteer to help out that day or help prepare beforehand.  We'll be making scarecrows to display in Catasauqua during  the month of September.

The next house tour will be in 2018.