Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Saturdays at Burnside

Visit Burnside Plantation on Saturdays for family fun!

Saturdays, April - November

10 am - 12 pm

1461 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem

Each Saturday we invite you to visit Burnside Plantation for historic fun! Parking is available on site.

Visitors will be able to learn more about the barns, buildings, and gardens that have been a part of the Moravian community since 1748. Bring the kids along for fun outdoor activities and crafts each week! Burnside Plantation is also dog-friendly, so bring your furry friends along as well!

Weekly Activities include:

  • Meet the Gardeners
  • Peek inside the Burnside House
  • Experience the Summer Kitchen
  • Complete the Burnside leg of the Heritage Trail
  • Monthly and weekly kid's crafts and activities
  • Burnside Barn Tour

April Kid's Activities

Kids will be able to discover the Colonial Garden and do a fun farm craft during their visit. Every month there is a new craft to make each weekend with extra activities on certain weekends. These outdoor activities and crafts are fun for visitors of any age! See the monthly schedule below.

Monthly Activity - Available every weekend!

Plant a seed - Learn about what our gardeners do in the Burnside Garden and plant your own seed to take home!

April 3

Easter at Burnside - Join our Easter egg hunt around Burnside & make a special Easter craft!

April 10

Make a Photo Frame - Create a photo frame that will be new-to-you. Take the chance to get a neat photo-op at Burnside!

Shop the New-to-You & Vintage Barn Sale!

April 24

Creatures in Camouflage - Take a short nature walk through the garden and woods looking for various creatures and then complete the day with a nature project.

Love Gardening?

Watch Head Burnside Volunteer Gardener, Pat Corpora, speak with Mike McGrath from PBS39/WLVT's You Bet Your Garden about:

  • The history of Burnside's fabulous garden
  • What we plant there today
  • And how you can get involved!

Volunteers make the garden and activities at Burnside Plantation possible each year.

Annual Events at Burnside Plantation

For more information, please contact the Visitor Center:
1.800.360.TOUR    |   info@historicbethlehem.org


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