Memorial Day May Fair – 2017

Bring the entire family and join us for our annual Memorial Day May Fair!  Experience Living History activities at the Museum’s many exhibits; enjoy lunch on the Museum’s Pavilion with live musical entertainment; and visit the Artisan EXPO in the Courtyard throughout the day.

DATE: Monday, May 29th
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  (i.e. FREE)
Donations accepted at the gate – No advance ticket purchase is required

Shop the Craft Vendors at the Artisan EXPO

ARTISAN EXPO:  (9:00 am – 5:00 pm) 
Shop the artisan craft booths located in the Museum’s newly expanded courtyard throughout the day. Visit our caricaturist, face painter, and ballon twister too!

FOOD VENDORS:  (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Area food vendors will be on hand at the Pavilion to provide breakfast & lunch.

LIVE MUSIC:  (Noon – 2:00 pm)
Enjoy live music with your lunch on the Pavilion.

See Dyeing & Spinning on the 1700s Irish Farm

LIVING HISTORY ACTIVITIES:

  • Old World: (9:00 – Noon)
    • West Africa: Drum and Dance/Foodways
    • England: Green Woodworking/Herbals
    • Ireland: Natural Dyeing/Spinning
    • Germany: Storytelling/Games/Noodle making
  • Lunch: (Noon – 2:00)
    • Pavilion:  Take a lunch break under our covered pavilion or at the picnic tables
  • Militia Firing in America

    America:  (2:00 – 5:00)

    • Ganatastwi: Clay cooking pot construction/ Fire Starting
    • 1740’s Settlement: Court martial and Militia
    • 1820’s American Farm: Bread oven baking/Doll making
    • 1850’s American Farm: Candle making/basketmaking