Nolde Mansion Open House & Events

Sun 9/2/18 1:00 pm
Sun 10/7/18 1:00 pm
Sun 11/4/18 1:00 pm
Sun 12/2/18 10:00 am
Sun 1/6/19 1:00 pm
Location: 
Nolde Forest State Park
2910 New Holland Road
Reading, PA 19607
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The Nolde property was once the home of a wealthy Reading manufacturer, and is now the administrative center for an extensive environmental education program.  See our story in video, tour the mansion, go on a scavenger hunt, and enjoy a special event.  Mansion will be open 1pm to 4pm - come anytime! No registration required.  

Sunday, December 2 events

Guided Hike, 10 – 11: AM: Come enjoy the seasonal change of the forest. Nolde Forest staff will share natural points of interest. Medium difficulty-2 miles. Hiking poles available for loan.

Nature Journaling, 1 – 4 PM: Stop by the journaling station during the open house event to look more closely at nature's treasures through drawing, painting, and writing.

Critter Creations, 2 – 4 PM: Join the Friends of Nolde Forest to make ornaments out of natural materials. Using collections from nature and some glue see what you can create to take home. Bring a glue gun if you have one and a bag or small box to carry creations home. Hosted by the Friends of Nolde Forest.

Sunday, January 6 events

Evergreen Identification Walk, 2– 3 PM: Take a walk in the woods with botanist Dr. Susan Munch for identification of some of the evergreens at Nolde Forest. Brief indoor program followed by a walk outside.

Nature Journaling, 1 – 4 PM: Stop by the journaling station during the open house event to look more closely at nature's treasures through drawing, painting, and writing.