West Overton Releases Documentary

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MuseumWatch our new documentary West Overton Village History Distilled!

 

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Annual May Mart Plant Sale Scheduled for May 9

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No one is more eager for spring than the West Overton Garden Society members, who started planning their Annual May Mart Plant Sale when the needles started dropping from their Christmas trees.

Join them from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sat., May 9, at the West Overton Distillery Museum for a huge selection of certified-organic heirloom tomato plants plus veggies, annuals, hanging baskets, ferns, herbs, perennials, berries, strawberries, succulents, geraniums, houseplants and more.

“Last year we sold out of heirloom tomatoes by 9:30 a.m. and the shoppers just kept coming, so this year, we more than doubled our order,” said Society President Jan Brubacher. “We’ll also have red, pink, white and salmon geraniums plus lots of herbs and bedding plants. It gets bigger every year.”

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West Overton to host concert promoting local bands, products

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dt_common_streams_StreamServerScottdale resident Tom Bailey promotes and markets local products with his online PennMade business.

A chance to see and hear some of these products will take place April 25 in the Overholt Room of West Overton Village & Museums. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the concert scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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West Overton Takes Pledge of Excellence

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Recently, West Overton Museum & Village has taken the American Alliance of Museum’s Pledge of Excellence.  The pledge shows West Overton’s commitment to being a good steward of the resources it holds in the public trust. By pledging, West Overton commits in fulfillment of its educational mission that the organization will strive to operate according to national standards and best practices to the best of its abilities and in accordance with its resources.

“The pledge raises our professionalism as a museum, not only regionally but nationally as well. As an organization, this is of upmost importance to West Overton. It is especially important as we continue to transition and grow into a positive direction...

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Mount Vernon Day Trip – Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Mount VernonOne of the nation’s most beloved historic sites, Mount Vernon offers a glimpse into 18th-century plantation life through beautiful gardens and grounds, intriguing museum exhibits, and immersive programs honoring George Washington’s life and legacy.

West Overton Village & Museums is planning a day trip to Mount Vernon on Wednesday, May 20.

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West Overton suggests that you make your reservations soon. These trips are very popular and tend to sell out fast.

 

 

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