Winter Homeschool Day – 12/9

EVENT CANCELLATION – Due to the inclement weather forecasted for tonight and tomorrow, Winter Homeschool Day has been cancelled.

Pre-purchased tickets may be used for a future homeschool event or for general admission anytime during the next 12 months. Guests desiring a refund can call the Welcome Center at 540-332-7850. 


Join us for Winter Homeschool Day at the Frontier Culture Museum.  It might not really be winter yet (the 1st day of winter is December 21), but we’ll be holding a special homeschool day emphasizing seasonal and holiday activities on all of the Museum’s exhibits.

Kids & Parents Will Enjoy Historic Games!

Date & Time:

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Advance Tickets:

  • $5 Adults; $3 Child; 5 & Under Free
    Purchase Discounted Tickets in Advance (Tickets on sale NOW)

Pie Baking on the 1820’s American Farm

Day-Of-Event Tickets:  

  • $7 Adults; $5 Child; 5 & Under Free
  • Annual Pass holders get in free!

During Homeschool Day, visitors will see activities representing historic traditions, cooking and crafts.


Here’s a quick overview of some of the activities scheduled for the day:

  • English Farm:

    Wassailing in England

    Wassailing and Dancing

  • Irish Forge:
    Working with Iron
  • Irish Farm:
    Flax Spinning and Dyeing
  • German Farm:
    Knocking and Storytelling

    Making Toys


  • Ganatastwi (Eastern Woodland Indian Site):
    Site closed, activities will be help in the education room: mini-wigwam, pottery, trade and hides
  • 1740s American Farm:
    Black Powder Demonstrations and Bonfires
  • 1820s American Farm
    Holiday Baking

    Get Your Favorite Belsnickling Masks Ready!

  • 1850s American Farm:
  • Schoolhouse
    Crafts: making historic games
  • West African Farm:Closed for winter