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July 2022

Evening Kayak Basics

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Do you have an interest in learning to kayak? Have you wanted to learn how to kayak but haven’t had this chance? Here is your opportunity! On Friday, June 1 from 6 - 7:30 PM, team up with the Park Naturalist at Washington Crossing Historic Park for an easy and stress free day on the calm waters of the Delaware Canal! This user-friendly class for ages 12 and older will teach basic paddling skills. For first timers or very new paddlers only please! Prepare yourself for the day by bringing a full water bottle, wearing close toed water shoes, apply…

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Independence Day Celebration – Colonial Field Day

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Round up your family or friends for a spirited colonial competition at Colonial Field Day on Saturday July 2 10:00-11:30 from 1:00-2:30. Try your hand at playing some popular games from the 18th century, including cup and ball, Jacob’s Ladder, hoop and stick, and more! The winning family will receive a family membership to the Friends of Washington Crossing Park. Participants will also receive a hands-on craft kit, including the opportunity to make your OWN toy or game. Space is very limited for this event. 1.5hr sessions will begin at 10:00 and 1:00. Pre-registration is required. To register, please email…

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Wild Edibles Walk

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Nature is full of plants that can be useful in many different ways. Some of these plants may even grow right in your backyard! On Saturday, July 2 from 1o AM - 11:30 AM, join the Park Naturalist for an easy hike around Washington Crossing Historic Park with a focus on common edible and historically medicinal plants. This walk is designed to assist participants with identification of plants and will include discussion on how to harvest and use. Plants will not be harvested on this hike. To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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Independence Day Celebration – Rebels and Redcoats Classic Car Show

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

As part of its annual Independence Day celebration, Washington Crossing Historic Park invites classic car owners to compete in the fourth annual Rebels & Redcoats Classic Car Show on Sunday, July 3, 2022 from 10 AM to 3 PM. This unique show features American, French, British and German cars, representing the four countries involved in the Revolutionary War. Classic show-condition cars from model years 1997 and earlier are welcome in this class. There will also be an open class for cars of any make, model, and year. Cost to register each car is $25 online (plus service fee) or $35…

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Independence Day Celebration – Living History Day

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Celebrate Independence Day by bringing the whole family back in time—to July 4, 1776! At Washington Crossing Historic Park, you can watch living historians demonstrate their crafts and see a military encampment from noon to 4 PM on Monday, July 4. A highlight of the day will be readings of the Declaration of Independence at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Tickets are $8 for adults age 12 and over; $4 for children ages 5-11; and free for those under 5, active duty military, and members of the Friends of Washington Crossing Park. Families with up to two…

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Nature for Toddlers: Insects!

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? On Friday, June 8 from 10 - 11:30 AM, join the Park Naturalist for a morning of growing up on the wild side! These programs are designed for toddlers ages 3-7 and build on children’s sense of wonder about nature, inviting them to explore wildlife and the world around them. July’s theme is insects! To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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Bushcraft Skills: Matchless Fire

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Are you prepared for a survival situation? Can you make fire without the use of a lighter or matches? On Friday, July 15 from 6:30 - 8 PM, spend some time with the Park Naturalist and learn steps to prepare an emergency fire kit for a survival situation. To register and receive the meeting location for these programs please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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July Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

  In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, July 18, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The…

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Wine on the Waterfront

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

  The Friends of Washington Crossing Park's Wine on the Waterfront returns to the banks of the Delaware River in Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturday, July 30 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. The event will feature gourmet food, live jazz music, and one-ounce tastes of dozens of wines from a number of Pennsylvania wineries, including: Rose Bank Winery Bishop Estate Vineyard & Winery Crossing Vineyards Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery Mt. Nittany Winery Unionville Vineyards (new this year!) Rebel Hive Meadery Sand Castle Winery Grace Winery Nissley Vineyards (new this year!) Roots to River Farm (offering a craft aperitivo,…

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August 2022

August Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 15, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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