looking for A Peaceful retreat for your wedding,
Engagement party, or corporate event?
. . . You just found it.

Whether you are looking for a Rustic barn wedding, corporate event, reunion, or just a reception area, The Homestead on Peanut Road - Weddings and Events has the perfect setting for your big day. We offer several beautiful ceremony site options, separate on-site bridal suite and groom's area for getting ready, access to the barn, tables & chairs, and a day of wedding coordinator all included in our basic pricing. Planning a wedding or event is stressful enough, so let the peaceful and tranquil central PA country setting relax you as you enjoy your special day. We are always happy to meet with you for a tour to discuss your unique needs. 


We are the Shenk Family

Welcoming you to our peaceful little slice of the planet

Hello! We are Doug & Pat Shenk. We own The Homestead on Peanut Road along with two of our daughters - Abby & Jacqueline, our son - Colby, and our son-in-law - Christopher. We are so glad you found our venue and want you to know we'd be happy to show you around.

Click the links below to set up a tour or read more about our family history. 

"a beautiful and truly tranquil setting for any event"

 We believe love is a commitment

We believe in serving with joy

We aim to give you more than you thought possible. After all, you deserve it.

We aim to give you more than you thought possible. After all, you deserve it.

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"Big Red"
Bank Barn


Use our beautiful gazebo as the backdrop for a smaller wedding, up to 75 people, with the wedding party on the steps of the gazebo and guests situated on the lawn.
For a very small, intimate wedding you could have 20-25 guests and the wedding party inside the gazebo. The gazebo measures 24 feet in diameter. It can also be used for a Cocktail and Hors d'oeuvre location.

You can choose our pond as the background for your wedding, with the wedding party on the upper side of the pond and guests facing the pond.  Up to 200.

Our barn became available in the summer of 2017. We are sure you will enjoy the history and authentic rustic environment we have managed to preserve. Seats up to 125 inside. For events with more than 125 guests, you may use the meadows and Big Red combined for plenty of space

Located right outside "Big Red" and overlooking the farmed corn and soy fields and the beautiful Shade Mountain Range , our beautiful green grass area awaits your ceremony location or reception tent setup. Up to 250+ people. Easily fits tents up to 80'x140'.

Our Gazebo is great for smaller weddings

Our Pond is the perfect setting for a small to medium wedding

"Big Red" is a great rustic venue for medium to large events, up to 125 people

Almost an acre of grounds for your large wedding and/or reception

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175 Peanut Road  •  Millerstown  •  Pennsylvania