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Fall Family Fun at the Historic Pearl S. Buck Estate

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A range of fun family events for our neighbors and community are planned and quickly approaching this fall at the historic Pearl S. Buck Estate.  


Join us on Sunday, October 22 from 12-4 pm for our Oktoberfest celebration. This family-friendly event will take place all around our sprawling 67-acre estate. Partake in delicious food & drink, including bratwurst, pretzels, and beer. Take a tour of the National Historic Landmark Pearl S. Buck House museum. Enjoy a variety of kids’ games and activities, including pumpkin painting, sidewalk chalk, arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, and storytelling stations.

Listen to the talented musical stylings of Polkadelphia, not your ordinary oompah band, playing traditional German and Polish favorites as well as more modern covers. Peruse our boutique Gift Shop for gifts and souvenirs. Tickets are $20 per carload and can be purchased ahead of time or day-of at the gate. More information can be found at: Parking onsite is limited and carpooling is encouraged! 

Haunted Ghost Tours of the Pearl S. Buck House Museum

Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween with a haunted ghost tour of the historic Pearl S. Buck House and grounds! Join us for a classic historic house ghost tour featuring stories of spooky encounters, resident ghosts, and ghost tales from Asia. Hear real-life ghostly encounters experienced in the house and on the grounds by Pearl Buck, Pearl S. Buck International staff, and others.

These tours will be offered Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 at 6 pm and 7 pm. Not recommended for children under 13. Come if you dare! Tour space is limited. Tickets will be available at: or by calling our tour desk at 215-249-0100. 

Fall Wreath-Making Class with Mark Bryan Designs

On November 5 at 2 pm, join us for a fall wreath-making class with Mark Bryan Designs. Based out of Upper Black Eddy, Mark Bryan has over 30 years of excelling at floral design, landscaping design, and horticultural experience. Bring your friends and family members as Mark expertly leads you in the design and creation of an amazing fall-themed wreath of your own. Tickets are $65 and include all the supplies needed to create a beautiful 15-inch wreath. Find out more at:  

All fall events will take place on the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck Estate. The Pearl S. Buck Estate is located at 520 Dublin Road, Hilltown, PA 18944. Proceeds from all community events benefit the humanitarian, cross-cultural, and educational work and mission of Pearl S. Buck International. For all upcoming events at the Pearl S. Buck Estate, go to:  

Pearl S. Buck International® provides opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, builds better lives for children around the globe and promotes the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark Home. 

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