Tuesday, September 6, 2011

19th Century Salute to Seniors week, September 7-September 11

New this year is an event devoted to Seniors. It will run from September 7 through to September 11 and is jam-packed with activities for all ages.

Some highlights:
         Victorian teas in the picturesque Garden Pavilion
         Demonstrations on fly tying, casting, pottery, weaving, spinning, yarn dyeing, basket-making, cheese-making, butter churning, low sawing, tinsmithing, blacksmithing, black powder shooting, and bread making.
         Tastings of some of our most popular condiments and beverages.
         Activities to try yourself such as log-sawing, bread kneading, games of the 19th century, sweet bags, teacup quilt squares, butter churning, and punching tin.
         The Trolley will be running the whole week to provide access to as many locations as possible.
          Shop for the holidays at the Flint Hill store where we have books, candy, and Village Crafts.
          Free concerts in the Davis Opera House, Brooks Grove Church and a special performance in Hosmer's Inn.
          Double-header baseball game on Saturday.
          A patriotic concert by the Harmonics in the Brooks Grove Church on Sunday.

Special admission price is $10!

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