29th Annual Plant Celebration & Garden Sale at the Centre Furnace Mansion

We are excited to announce the 29th Annual Plant Celebration Sale, which will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at the Centre Furnace Mansion. This event will feature a wide variety of native and non-native plants from local and regional growers, as well as from the Centre Furnace Mansion gardens. Whether you’re looking for herbs, annuals, perennials, trees, or shrubs, we will have something for everyone. The sale will run from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., so mark your calendars and join us for a day filled with beautiful plants and gardening inspiration. Stay tuned for more updates as we finalize the remaining details.

The Centre Furnace Mansion will be open for tours throughout the Plant Sale. This year we are excited to have live music in the parlor provided by ensembles from the Grace Lutheran Church.
11:00 a.m.–Noon – The Whistle Tones (flute quartet)
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Fair Winds III (flute/clarinet/bassoon)

Photos from the 2023 Plant Celebration preparation and event day:

Save the date for Saturday, May 11, 2024!
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Use the Search box to easy find your favorite vendor or type in something that you are looking for. Click on an image to visit the vendor’s website/Facebook if provided.

Interested in participating as a vendor? Contact Johanna at jsedgwick@centrefurnace.org or 814-234-4779 for more information.

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The Centre Furnace Mansion is located at 1001 E. College Avenue, State College, PA 16801.  Event parking is available on the lower lawn along College Avenue, as well as in the Mansion lot off of Porter Road.

Please do not park in the lot designated for Frye’s Sweeper & Sewing Center. There will be signage to help guide you and parking attendants in the morning – please watch for them!