OCTOBER 2019

(OH) October 11, 2019, ARCHAEOLOGY SCHOOL DAY, 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens Rd NW, Bolivar OH 44612, (330) 874-2059, fortlaurens@gmail.com. Discover archaeology at the Fort Laurens Museum. Throughout the day, learn the trade, tools, and discoveries of archaeologists. Hands-on activities will engage students in archaeological practices including a mock dig, flint knapping, atlatl throwing, cabin construction, lego stratigraphy, mosaic puzzles, and metal detecting. Students will also participate in recreating famous archaeological discoveries. This event is open to all public, private, and homeschool students. Cost for this event is $5 a student. One adult per group is free, each additional adult is $7, and all teachers are free. Reservations are required for the event and can be made by calling 330-874-3011 or 1-800-262-6195. Please register by October 4. Visit http://fortlaurens.org/ for more information.

(PA) October 12 & 13, 2019, 5th ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10am to 5pm. Rain or Shine. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. Come enjoy harvest time on the farm. Learn about heritage crafts and traditional skills such as spinning, weaving, broom making, scrapple making, apple butter making, basket making and candle making. There will also be plenty of folk entertainment, good country food made by hand, children’s activities, pumpkin decorating, a quilt raffle, pony rides, horse drawn wagon rides, one room schoolhouse presentations, outdoor brick bake oven and much more A special children’s area will offer hands-on opportunities for the young folk to try old fashion crafts and activities. Both the PA 142nd Volunteer Infantry Company G Civil War re-enactors and the NJ Frontier Guard who portray French and Indian War soldiers will be encamped on the farm. This event is great fun for all ages. Admission – Adults $10; Ages 3-12 years old $5. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(SC) October 19–20, 2019, Colonial Times: A Day to Remember, Living History Park is located at 299 W. Spring Grove Avenue in North Augusta, South Carolina, (803) 979-9776, lynn@colonialtimes.us. The largest and oldest event is Colonial Times: A Day to Remember. Held the third weekend in October, this event offers an opportunity to understand what daily life was like for the people who settled our area. It was also named one of the top 20 events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society in 2000, 2001 and 2004. In addition to several featured guests, the event features demonstrations in pottery, weaving and spinning, frontier trading, quilting, blacksmithing, meat curing, gold and silversmithing, candle making, and much more. It is a wonderful and informative event for the entire family. http://colonialtimes.us.

(PA) October 25, 2019, SPOOKY DAY ON THE FARM, 5-8pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. After 5 pm, activities take a turn towards the things that go bump in the night on the farm around Halloween. With activities to thrill and chill visitors of all ages. For those unshakable nerves put your detective skills to the test by helping solve a murder mystery between 5-8 pm. A guide will help take you around the farm as you meet the suspects, gather clues, confront the Hag of the Woods, explore the creatures of the night, and more! This program takes approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and tours are continuous. The last tour begins at 8pm from the log cabin gift shop. Get into the haunted Halloween spirit with something more unique then just another haunted house. This program is designed by forensic specialists and includes discussions and depictions of death and murder. The farm is extremely dark at night and we encourage visitors to bring flashlights. Actors are not permitted to touch visitors. Not suitable for all audiences. Admission $10 per adult, $5 children ages 3-12 years old. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(PA) October 26, 2019, SPOOKY DAY ON THE FARM, 1-5pm, 5-8pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. During the day gather your family and explore the traditions and history of Halloween. Play games, listen to stories, learn about the creatures of the season, take a horse and wagon ride (weather dependent), and much more! This program takes approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours and is targeted towards families with younger children. Programs run from 1-5pm. After 5 pm, activities take a turn towards the things that go bump in the night on the farm around Halloween. With activities to thrill and chill visitors of all ages. For those unshakable nerves put your detective skills to the test by helping solve a murder mystery between 5-8 pm. A guide will help take you around the farm as you meet the suspects, gather clues, confront the Hag of the Woods, explore the creatures of the night, and more! This program takes approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and tours are continuous. The last tour begins at 8pm from the log cabin gift shop. Get into the haunted Halloween spirit with something more unique then just another haunted house. This program is designed by forensic specialists and includes discussions and depictions of death and murder. The farm is extremely dark at night and we encourage visitors to bring flashlights. Actors are not permitted to touch visitors. Not suitable for all audiences. Admission $10 per adult, $5 children ages 3-12 years old. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(PA) October 27, 2019, SPOOKY DAY ON THE FARM, 1-5pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. During the day gather your family and explore the traditions and history of Halloween. Play games, listen to stories, learn about the creatures of the season, take a horse and wagon ride (weather dependent), and much more! This program takes approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours and is targeted towards families with younger children. Programs run from 1-5pm. After 5 pm, activities take a turn towards the things that go bump in the night on the farm around Halloween. With activities to thrill and chill visitors of all ages. For those unshakable nerves put your detective skills to the test by helping solve a murder mystery between 5-8 pm. A guide will help take you around the farm as you meet the suspects, gather clues, confront the Hag of the Woods, explore the creatures of the night, and more! This program takes approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and tours are continuous. The last tour begins at 8pm from the log cabin gift shop. Get into the haunted Halloween spirit with something more unique then just another haunted house. This program is designed by forensic specialists and includes discussions and depictions of death and murder. The farm is extremely dark at night and we encourage visitors to bring flashlights. Actors are not permitted to touch visitors. Not suitable for all audiences. Admission $10 per adult, $5 children ages 3-12 years old. Visit http://quietvalley.org/.

(VT) October 27, 2019, FAMILY DAY: HAUNTED HAPPENINGS, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road, PO Box 10, Shelburne, VT 05482, (802) 985-3346, info@shelburnemuseum.org. Join us for our annual Halloween event, named a Top 10 Fall Event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Be creative and dress up in your most playful costumes as you trick-or-treat on the grounds of Shelburne Museum! www.shelburnemuseum.org.

 

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