Bethlehem Pub Walking Tour

Saturday, July 25
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Pub Walking tourTake an exciting guided tour through Bethlehem’s rich historic district while making pub stops along the way! What’s better than a Historic Bethlehem walking tour? A walking tour with BEER! The highlights on the tour include Bethlehem’s exquisite Victorian and colonial architecture, as you explore the National Historic Landmark District of Historic Moravian Bethlehem. The Historic Bethlehem Pub Walking Tour also includes stops at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub and Hotel Bethlehem Tap Room where guests will receive one complimentary beer at each stop and a Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites commemorative glass to keep. Tickets are limited. Tickets are $25.00 and include the tour, 2 beers, and a commemorative glass. Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid form of photo ID to participate.
Tour will START at the Visitor Center (505 Main St.) and will
END at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub (534 Main St.)

Meet The Brewer

Saturday, August 1
4:00pm – 6:00pm

meet the brewerIf you plan to participate in the tasting you must be at least 21 years old and have a valid form of ID with  you.Once a month you will have the opportunity to meet and learn from Beer Historian and Guest Curator, Chris Bowen. The next Meet the Brewer program will take place on August 1 at 4pm. Tickets are very limited. Chris will cover the  history and method of brewing in Colonial times and offer complimentary tastings of his historic brews, available only at the  Bethlehem Brewed & Distilled Tasting Room. Tickets for the program are $20 and include access to the exhibition. Alternate entry available.


The End of Summer White Party

Thursday, August 20
6:00pm – 9:00pm

white partyIndulge your Victorian Fantasies 

The evening begins with a cool lounge feel, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, then moves into the Steampunk fashion show, featuring Victorian-embellished garments by RC MOORE FOR THE UNIQUE INDIVIDUAL. White or Steampunk Attire Encouraged
MEMBERS: $ 7 5 | NON – MEMBERS : $ 8 5
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts 427 North New Street, Bethlehem


Kid’s Club

Saturday, August 15
11:00am – 2:00pm

kids clubLearn to quilt without the needle and thread!  We’ll use decorative papers and traditional quilting patterns to decoupage a one of a kind keepsake box!


Katonah Bus Trip

Thursday, September 3
8:30am – 6:00pm

katonah bus tripAs part of our ongoing visits to other historic sites, a late summer excursion will take you to the John Jay Homestead and the Rosen House at Caramoor, now a Center for Music and the Arts.   John Jay, one of our founding fathers who went on to become the first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was an important diplomat securing peace treaties with France and Spain and coauthor of the Federalist Papers.  Two of his four daughters attended the Moravian Academy on Bethlehem, enrolling in 1794.

A buffet lunch at Caramoor will be presented before our tour of the Rosen House, a Mediterranean villa constructed between 1929 – 39 by Walter Rosen, a professor at both Harvard University and NYU Law School, to hold his vast collection of Asian and Renaissance Art.  The home offers several complete 18th century rooms.  Lunch will include both chicken and fish, garden salad, starch and vegetable du jour, rolls, butter, iced tea, hot tea and coffee.  Lemon mousse with fresh berries will be a light finish to our meal.

Depart 8:30 AM            Luckenbach Mill , 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem 18018
Tour  11 AM                   John Jay Homestead
Lunch 1 PM                   Buffet at Caramoor
Tour 2 PM                     Rosen House (guided) and Grounds (self-guided)
Depart 3:30 PM           ETA 6:00 PM

The cost of $100 per member and $110 per non-member includes motorcoach, driver gratuity, two guided tours, full buffet lunch with tax and tip.  Reserve your seat by mailing the completed form below with check payable to Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites, 74 West Broad Street, Ste. 260, Bethlehem, PA  18018 OR pay with cc by calling Linda Seifert 610 882 0450 ext. 10.