Special Events

The National Watch & Clock Museum plans several special events each year. Events range from familiy sleepovers, food and beverage tastings, decade dances, special tours for NAWCC Members and Friends of the Museum, special educational events, and much more.

Upcoming Events
 
February 6, 2018 - March 2, 2018
From February 6 to March 2 the Museum will open its doors to members of the Lower Susquehanna Valley Modular Railroaders, who build, display, and operate layouts throughout Central Pennsylvania. This exhibit has been on display in the Museum for the last several years. This year another four feet have been added to the 40-foot display of previous years.
 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LunchTime!
Pack a lunch and join the National Watch and Clock Museum for its Lunch “Time” presentation, “Reverse Painting on Glass” on Wednesday, February 14. Lee Davis, a 50-year member of the NAWCC, will discuss how circa 1820–60 clock tablets were reverse painted with gold leaf borders, stenciled designs, and transfers. If time permits, Davis will actually demonstrate gold leafing on glass. Click for more details
 
Saturday, March 17, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
TIMETalk : Donating Objects to a Museum
The National Watch & Clock Museum's Director, Noel Poirier, will present on the process of how one should go about making an object donation to a museum. What are the procedures, benefits, pitfalls, concerns, etc. that any museum donor should be aware of when considering making a donation to a museum.
 
Thursday, March 22, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ClockTail Party 
Get your friends together for an evening of friendship, clock making and socializing. The Museum will provide a number of clock making and art supplies to help you create your own one-of-kind quartz movement clock to take home. Click for more details
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LunchTIME
Pack a lunch and join the National Watch and Clock Museum for its Lunch “Time” presentation, “The Antikythera Mechanism” on Wednesday, April 11. Noel Poirier, Museum Director, will discuss the ancient Antikythera Mechanism and the theories for its use and what it tells us about ancient timekeeping capabilities. Attendees will be able to examine the Museum's model based on drawings made by Dr. Derek de Solla Price during his study of bronze fragments in the early 1970's.
 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
TIMETalk
Subject TBD
 
Friday, July 6, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hops 'n' Clocks
 
Saturday, September 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cloktoberfest
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Homeschool Day
 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Whiskey 'n' Watches
 

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