Family Fun Day – 2017

September 9,  9:00am – 2:00pm

Join us on the Pavilion after the early morning I Am Brave 5K Race for Family Fun Day at the Museum with live music, games, face painting, great food, and much more!  Lots of fun activities for kids on all of the Museum’s exhibits too!

There Will Be Face-Painting!

DATE: Saturday, September 9th
TIME: 9:00 am – 2:00 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.

FUN & GAMES ON THE PAVILION:  (9:00 am – 2:00 pm)

  • Sandy Candy
  • Bean Boozle
  • Caricaturist (Daniel Ryman)
  • Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos (Love Faces)

    The Inflatable Hulk!

  • Balloon Twisting (Lib’s Lab Family Entertainment)
  • Jenga
  • Water Guns
  • Find the Gummy Worm in the Whipped Cream

THE GREAT FRONTIER BAKE-OFF:  (8:00 am – 10:00 am)

  • Bakers from 6 years of age and up are welcome to come and strut their stuff in order to claim they’re the best “from scratch” baker.
  • Categories
    • Pies
    • Cakes (cupcakes are good too!)
  • Age Groups:
    • 6-17
    • 18 and up.
  • Click here to register. Only one entry per category.

    All Bake-Off Contest Entries Should Be Made From Scratch

LIVE MUSIC:  (12:00 noon – 2:00 pm) Enjoy live music with your lunch on the Pavilion:


FOOD VENDORS:  (8:00 am – 2:00 pm)

  • DAP’s Ice Cream, Burgers, and Fries will be on hand throughout the day!
  • Frontier Kettle Corn!

    Are You Hungry Yet?

    Everyone Loves Ice Cream!


  • Old World Exhibits: 
    • West Africa: Drum and Dance
    • England:Meet & Greet Sheep, Quoits & Jump Rope
    • Ireland: Games – Hoop & Stick
    • Germany: Games – Kegelspiel
  • Lunch: (Noon – 2:00)
    • Pavilion:  Take a lunch break under our covered pavilion or at the picnic tables
  • America Exhibits:  
    • Ganatastwi: Games – Doubleball, corndarts, & rattler
    • 1740’s Settlement: Woodsplitting, Crosscut sawing
    • 1820’s American Farm: Graces and other games (we may have some stilts by this time)
    • 1850’s American Farm: Games -Sack races