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Events 12/08/2018

12/08/2018 (Saturday)

Tavern Games

Tavern Games

9:30am -4:30pm

Saturdays, December 1st, 8th & 15th, 2018

Sundays, December 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2018 

Sit down and enjoy a game of checkers, fox and geese or merelles. Try your hand at table top nine pins, Jacob's ladder, and ball and cup.

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate Mix

Make your Own Hot Chocolate Mix

9:30am -4:30pm

Saturdays, December 1st, 8th & 15th, 2018

Sundays, December 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2018 

The Aztecs were the first to make hot chocolate by mixing cacao with water and flavoring it with chili, honey, and spices. Europeans adapted their recipe by adding sugar and milk. Make your own hot chocolate mix to take home that is inspired by a colonial chocolate recipe. 

Gift Making

Gift Making

9:30am -4:30pm

Saturdays, December 1st, 8th & 15th, 2018

Sundays, December 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2018  

Make progress on your gift list by making a special gift by hand. Visitors may choose one of two simple hand-crafted gifts.

Cozy Winter Weekends

Cozy Winter Weekends

9:30am -4:30pm

Saturdays, December 1st, 8th & 15th, 2018

Sundays, December 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2018 

You are invited to join us and experience a cozy winter day in the tradition of early New Englanders who used indoor time to socialize, play games, and do handwork. Try carding wool, play a game of checkers, or dress up and play in our pretend kitchen, parlor, and tent. Curl up on the sofa and read a book. Make a hand-made gift to give to someone special. Fun for the young and the young at heart!

 

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: Sugar and Spice

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: Sugar and Spice

Saturdays, December 8th & 15th, 2018

Sunday, December 2nd, 9th & 16th, 2018

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Join our Hearth Cooks as they explore the sugar and spice that make the holidays nice.

Horse-drawn Wagon Rides

Horse drawn Wagon Rides

Saturday, December 1st & 8th, 2018

Sunday, December 2nd & 9th, 2018

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The beautiful horses will greet you at the Visitor Center, and provide a lovely tour down our historic street. **weather permitting** Included with admission