Lammas First Fruits Fair

August 5,   9:00am – 5:00pm

Lammas is a Traditional Celebration of the First Fruits & Grains ready for Harvest

Bring the entire family and join us for our annual Lammas “First Fruits” Fair this August!

Experience Living History activities at the Museum’s many exhibits; enjoy lunch on the Museum’s Pavilion with live musical entertainment; and visit the Fair in the Courtyard throughout the day.

Shop the Artisan Vendors at the Fair

DATE: Saturday, August 5th
TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

TICKETS:   Special Admission – Pay What You Will…

You Decide How Much To Pay!  Pay A Little, Pay A lot, or Pay Nothing At All
Donations accepted at the gate – No advance ticket purchase is required.

ARTISAN FAIR:  (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) 
Shop the artisan craft booths located in the Museum’s newly expanded courtyard throughout the entire day.

FOOD VENDORS:  (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Decisions… Decisions….

Lunch Options on the Pavilion

Area food vendors will be on hand beginning at 9:00 am.

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LIVE MUSIC & DANCE:  (11:30 am – 4:00 pm) Enjoy live music with your lunch on the Pavilion:

  • Band TBD (11:00 – 1:00)
    Details Coming Soon
  • Square Dancing (1:00 – 3:00) 
    This is a participatory activity!  Learn the basics of square dancing and have a lot of fun too!
  • Band TBD (3:00 – 5:00)
    Details Coming Soon

 

.LIVING HISTORY ACTIVITIES:

  • Mowing with a scythe was the preferred method of harvesting hay

    Old World Exhibits: (9:00 – Noon)

    • West Africa: Grinding harvested yams for fufu
    • England: Gardening, Kids games
    • Ireland: Grinding oats
    • Irish Forge: Ironwork demonstrations
    • Germany: Flax processing, Noodle-making
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  • Lunch: (11:00 am – 2:00)
    • Pavilion:  Take a lunch break under our covered pavilion or at the picnic tables
  • America Exhibits:  (2:00 – 5:00)
    • Ganatastwi: Hidework & Trade
    • 1740’s Settlement: Woodworking
    • 1820’s American Farm: Baking bread in Bake Oven
    • 1850’s American Farm: Grain threshing in the barn

 

 

 

EXPO FAIR LAYOUT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A SAMPLING OF OUR FAIR VENDORS