Celebrate the crisp autumn season with 18th-century activities and demonstrations at the Farm at Mount Vernon.

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Add to Calendar 10/23/2021 09:00:00 10/23/2021 17:00:00 America/New_York Fall Harvest Festival

Celebrate the crisp autumn season with 18th-century activities and demonstrations at the Farm at Mount Vernon.

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Celebrate Fall at Mount Vernon

Join us for a fall celebration featuring 18th-century farming demonstrations.

During this event, you can:

  • Explore the Farm.
  • Meet General Washington.
  • View demonstrations of 18th-century cooking, candle making, surveying, and coopering (making and repairing buckets and barrels).
  • Visit with the Farrier to learn how horseshoeing was performed in the 18th century.
  • Watch 18th-century spinning demonstrations.
  • Learn about textile production.

This event is included with admission and is free for Mount Vernon members.

Bread Freshly Baked in an 18th-Century-Style Oven

Justin Cherry of Half Crown Bakehouse will bake bread and other baked goods in an 18th-century-style bake oven. These items will be available for purchase.

Beer Tastings

Sample beers from local breweries at our tasting event at the 12-Acre field. Tickets purchased in advance include 6 tastings and a commemorative tasting glass.

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Event Schedule

At the farm

10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

  • Meet "George Washington"

11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm

  • Storytelling

All Day

  • Farrier Demonstration
  • Textiles Demonstration
  • Foodways Demonstrations
  • Fisheries Demonstration
  • Coopering Demonstration
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Face masks are recommended indoors for all persons, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Face masks are required for all unvaccinated guests.

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Mount Vernon is located in northern Virginia, just a short drive from Washington, D.C.

For more information about things to do in Virginia, visit Virginia.org, the official tourism website for the state of Virginia. You’ll find an overview of each region in Virginia, as well as information about cultural attractions, museums, upcoming events, and where to stay. You can also purchase merchandise featuring the official Virginia slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.”

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9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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