Calendar of Events


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  • Family Creek Exploration

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Explore the Wissahickon Creek at the Four Mills Reserve.  Investigate how fast it flows and hunt for eddies, riffles and other stream features. We’ll also explore using nets, buckets and tools to find out what critters are living in our back yard. Ages 6 and up. Wear waders or old sneakers as you’ll be in the creek.

    • WVWA Headquarters, Four Mills Reserve – 12 Morris Road, Ambler PA 19002
    • Free; preregistration required
    • Register online
  • Rain Barrel Workshop

    7:00 p.m.

    Back by popular demand, you’ll make your own take-away rain barrels. Rain barrels reduce runoff, collect storm water for later use, and save time and money. Learn how to install and use your own rain barrel in this informative workshop. Each participant will assemble a rain barrel to take home. So bring a vehicle large enough to transport your new rain barrel!

    • WVWA Headquarters – 12 Morris Road, Ambler PA 19002
    • $30.00 for materials. Workshop limited to the first 18 participants!
    • Register online
  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Festival

    1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Old Fashioned Mill Festival
    Begin the afternoon with a Mill tour and learn from period dressed guides how corn gets ground into cornmeal. Once outside, Visit the Lenape brave, Cheesgookoos, to learn about Lenape food ways and cordage, be mesmerized by a demonstration bee hive, see a blacksmith at work and learn the art of lucet braiding, old fashioned braiding. Enjoy the lively sounds of the Now and Then Duet.

    • Adults: $5; Children 3-12: $3
  • Walk on the Wild Side

    Walks start at 8:00 a.m.

    Participants begin their adventure in the Upper Gwynedd Township Park and can take a guided walk of the Upper Wissahickon (5 or 8-miles) or try the Challenge Hike (13 or all 21-miles) of the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail.  All of the walks are guided and participants are bussed back to the starting point.

    See Event Details for pricing and registration.

  • Green Ribbon Gala at Erdenheim Farm

    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    The fifth annual Green Ribbon Gala will be held at historic Erdenheim Farm. This treasured 450-acre estate has been dedicated to preserving traditional and sustainable methods of farming and animal husbandry since the days of William Penn.  Beginning at 4:00 PM, guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music amid the idyllic vistas of Peter and Bonnie McCausland’s Erdenheim Farm.  Tickets may be pruchased online or by calling the office at 215-646-8866.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 - 4:00

    Pumpkin Decorating
    Let the costumed guides take you through the Mill, then enjoy the season by paining a pumpkin.

    • Tour free of charge; fee for the pumpkins
  • Evans-Mumbower Mill

    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    The Ghost of Henry Mumbower
    Don’t miss this slightly spooky but fun evening when old Henry Mumbower revisits his Mill to see how it is operating today.

    • Adults: $5; Children 3-12: $3
  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Open House & Trail Walk
    Tour the Mill, then take a guided walk along the former race that fed the mill, to locate the remnants of the dam in the Upper Wissahickon. The walk will begin at 2:00 pm and last approximately an hour. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots!

    • Free; donations welcome