Celebrate the autumn season with 18th-century activities at the Pioneer Farm.

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Add to Calendar 10/21/2017 09:00:00 10/22/2017 17:00:00 America/Rio_Branco Fall Harvest Family Days

Celebrate the autumn season with 18th-century activities at the Pioneer Farm.

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Enjoy fall activities with the whole family at Mount Vernon! Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and play colonial games on the bowling green before heading to the Pioneer Farm to observe 18th-century demonstrations and greet General Washington. Find your way through a straw bale maze and listen to the Itinerant Band play colonial tunes. Sightseeing cruises are offered at half the regular price (while supplies last).

Fall Harvest Family Days takes place rain or shine.

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2018 Fall Harvest Family Days: October 20-21

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Schedule of Events

Map Activity Time
1 Foodways Demonstration All Day
2 Meet George Washington 10:30AM, 12:30PM, 2PM
2 The Itinerant Band All Day
3 Farrier Demonstration All Day
4 Surveying Demonstration All Day
5 Fabric Making All Day
6 Straw Bale Maze All Day
6 Hands-on History All Day
7 18th-Century Dancing 10:15AM, 12PM, 2:15PM
7 Cornhusk Doll Making All Day
8 Wheat Treading Demonstration 10AM, 10:30AM, 11AM, 11:30AM, 
1PM, 1:30PM, 2PM, 2:30PM, 3PM
9 Soap Making & Laundry Washing All Day
9 Enslaved Worker Interpretation All Day


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