Current and Upcoming Events

Hellertown Historical Society 2017 Events

Speaker Series - “A Journey to Bethlehem : Road,

River and Rail”

Thursday, October 5th - 7:00 PM

Join us in the Tavern Room for Guest Speaker Ken Raniere as he provides an informative presentation on the History of Transportation to the Saucon Valley Area. There will be a Q & A session following the presentation.

Doors Open @ 6:30PM - Complimentary light refreshments will be served. - This event is free to attend.

Ken Raniere is a former art teacher and award-winning graphics editor of The Morning Call newspaper. He has also been an advocate of historic preservation and has served on the boards of local non-profit historical organizations for the past thirty years.

For the past seventeen years, Ken has been design editor of Southern Exposure, a quarterly newsletter of the South Bethlehem Historical Society and writes a monthly column on Bethlehem history for the Bethlehem Press, Bethlehem. Pa.

He is the author of A Living Legacy: The Architecture of A.W. Leh.

Ken resides in Coopersburg.


Saucon Valley Spirit Parade - “Honoring the Past”

Sunday October 22nd - 2:00 PM

HHS will be participating in the Parade

(No rain date!)


Annual Holiday Open House

December 1st - 7PM - Tavern Room at the Historic Heller-Wagner Grist Mill

150 W. Walnut Street, Hellertown PA 18055

Tours, Complimentary Refreshments, Live Entertainment, Train Display and More...


Train Display

Sundays December 3 - December 17 - 1-4PM

Miller House Lower Level

150 W. Walnut Street - Hellertown PA 18055


Christmas Shopping at the Mill - Santa Visit

December 10 - Noon-4PM

Tavern Room in the Lower Level of the Heller-Wagner Grist Mill

150 W. Walnut Street - Hellertown PA 18055

Shop for last minute gift items from various local vendors.

Have photos taken (minimal fee) with Santa at the Mill as he visits with kids of all ages.

Train display and complimentary refreshments.


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Find our event announcements in these fine printed and online publications:

Saucon Source

Hellertown-Lower Saucon Patch

The Valley Voice

Penny Power

The Morning Call

The Express-Times

Discover Lehigh Valley

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

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