Calendar of Events

 

2015
April
Wednesday, Apr 1 -  
Opening Day! -

Friday, Apr 3 -  5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Reception for 'Modest or Magnificent: The Collections of William Purnell' - Julia's son was an extremely curious man, and a collector of all kinds of curiosities. We showcase some of his most fascinating acquisitions. Light refreshments served.

Saturday, Apr 4 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the fist Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Saturday, Apr 18 - 19 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Visit wither the Purnell museum or Furnace town and receive $1 off the second site you visit!

May
Saturday, May 2 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month during the season. Admission is free!

Saturday, May 16 - 17 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

Tuesday, May 19 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
International Museum Day! - Celebrate International Museum Day by visiting the museum for free!

June
Saturday, Jun 6 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Thursday, Jun 18 -  12.00 pm
Gallery Talk - An exclusive behind the scenes look at the museum and some of our especially unique artifacts! Event is free with regular admission.

Saturday, Jun 20 - 21 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

July
Wednesday, Jul 1 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 am
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Saturday, Jul 4 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Wednesday, Jul 8 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Wednesday, Jul 15 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Thursday, Jul 16 -  12.00 pm
Gallery Talk - An exclusive behind the scenes look at the museum and some of our especially unique artifacts! Event is free with regular admission.

Saturday, Jul 18 - 19 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

Wednesday, Jul 22 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Wednesday, Jul 29 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

August
Saturday, Aug 1 - 22 
Call for needle Art! - All entries for 'Delmarva Needle Art Show' deadline: August 22. Call the Museum for details regarding submission of entries and details about the event.

Saturday, Aug 1 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Wednesday, Aug 5 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Wednesday, Aug 12 -  1.00 pm - 3.00 am
Heritage Arts Children's Craft - A history oriented, hands on art project for children. Just drop in! Event is free for children that are accompanied by a paying adult.

Saturday, Aug 15 - 16 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

Thursday, Aug 20 -  12.00 pm
Gallery Talk - An exclusive behind the scenes look at the museum and some of our especially unique artifacts! Event is free with regular admission.

September
Tuesday, Sep 1 - Oct 31 
Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition - View our popular annual exhibit of needle artwork by local artisans.

Saturday, Sep 5 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Tuesday, Sep 15 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Home School Day! - A day of history oriented crafts and leaning for home school students and their families. Please call the museum to register for the event.

Saturday, Sep 19 - 20 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

October
Saturday, Oct 3 -  10.00 am
Free Admission Day for Locals - We encourage our local patrons to visit the museum the first Saturday of every month. Admission is free!

Saturday, Oct 10 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Fiber Fest - Annual festival of Fiber Arts and Crafts! Gifts for purchase, Fiber Art supplies and animals! Event is free and so is museum admission!

Saturday, Oct 17 - 18 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
See More, Spend Less Weekend! - Pay admission to either the Purnell Museum or Furnace Town and receive $1 off admission to the second site you visit!

Saturday, Oct 24 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Julia A Purnell's Birthday Party - Celebrate our namesake's birthday with free museum admission, and a slice of birthday cake!

December
Saturday, Dec 5 -  10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Victorian Christmas Celebration - Our annual, old fashioned holiday gathering: festive decorations throughout the museum, specially designed Victorian Christmas history exhibit, Victorian style deserts and a uniquely stocked gift shop!


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