Events

Annual Symposium

When: March 17, 2022

Out of an abundance of caution, the Board of Trustees voted to cancel the Annual Symposium. With Covid still very present, and an at risk general attendance we just want to try and keep everyone healthy.


Beaver County History Weekend

When: Saturday May 7th 10-4 and Sunday May 8th, Noon to 4 pm 2022.

This week end travel to the various local communities to see period reenactments, crafts and demonstrations. Hear about the history of each community and it’s beginnings.


Vicary Day

When: Saturday, August 13, 2022

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come celebrate with our community as we host various historic crafters and demonstrators and give guided tours explaining the history of the Captain William Vicary Mansion. You will see quilters, tatters, lace makers, scherenschnitte (paper cutting), weavers, woodcutters, bakers and gardeners!

Penn State Master Gardeners will share their knowledge of the Vicary Gardens, which include herbs, annuals and perennials of the early 19th century.

There is no fee for this event but donations are appreciated.


Bill Fluharty

Fort McIntosh Day

When: Saturday, September 17, 2022

10am to 4 pm

Ft. McIntosh, located in the 600 block area of River Road, Beaver, Pa This is the site of the First American Regiment of the U.S. Army, 1778-1788. Come out and enjoy a day of reenactments, period craftsman, medicine and Native American activities.

…..This event is NOT held at the Vicary Mansion……

Pictured Reenactor is proudly done by Bill Fluharty


Applebutter Fest

When: Saturday, October 15, 2022

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Don’t let another year go by without stopping in for some apple butter and freshly baked bread. Try your hand at stirring the apples the traditional way in a copper kettle on an open flame! We use locally grown apples, donated by our friends at McConnells’ Farm and Market, Aliquippa. Take a few jars home. They can be purchased at the mansion gift shop.

While you’re here, visit the Mansion. Stroll around the grounds. Step into the home of William Vicary, sea merchant. Inside you will also find our gift shop including tea pots, table runners, tea towels, etc. and a wide variety of books for the history enthusiast.

Best of all, we have no admission charge, but donations are appreciated.

Bring a Friend. Our event takes place rain or shine!


Hauntings & Ghost Tales

When: Saturday, October 22, 2022

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join us for tales, local legends, and hauntings of Beaver County, told by guest speakers. Bring a chair and stories to share while sitting by the fire.

The mansion will be spooktacularly decorated for all ages!

There is a $5 fee for this event.

After closing at 8:30, a special session will be held from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. exploring the methods and equipment used to conduct a paranormal Investigation.

Space is limited and pre-registration and fee is required to attend this session.


Christmas Open House

When: Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

You don’t want to miss the mansion which will be decorated in its full Christmas glory!

Various live Christmas trees will highlight decorations of different eras. Be sure to stay for the lighting of the wax candles on the table top Civil War era tree at 5:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

There is no fee for this event but donations are appreciated.