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Farm Festival 2014
Sponsored by Margaret Wilcox & Associates
Sunday
, September 21st 2014

at the Welles-Shipman-Ward House
972 Main St. (Rte. 17) in South Glastonbury

JOIN HUNDREDS OF YOUR FRIENDS AT ONE OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GLASTONBURY’S BIGGEST ANNUAL EVENTS: FARM FESTIVAL

 

Farm Festival is an annual celebration of Glastonbury history. The Historical Society of Glastonbury will proudly present its annual Farm Festival, Sunday, September 21st from 1:00pm-5:00pm at the Welles-Shipman-Ward House, 972 Main Street, South Glastonbury.
This fun filled day will
include historic demonstrations and games such as, “Age of Sail,” an 18th century game where kids learn to sail, colonial crafts and trades such as blacksmithing, straw braiding and spinning, rope making, and weaving with one of the best weavers in the country! All kinds of animals will be at the Farm Festival for you to interact with including horses, chickens, bunnies and goats. There will be other games and activities for the kids, such as bobbing for apples, guess the weight of the pumpkin, sack races, checkers, stilts, ring toss, soap carving and bowling. Tours of historic treasure filled barns, new tobacco shed education center and museum and 1755 Connecticut River Valley mansion, the Welles-Shipman-Ward house, will be offered.
Farm Festival admission and activities are FREE! General Parking is at St. Augustine Church, 55 Hopewell Rd. There is a path connecting the two properties at the rear of the parking lot. Additional parking will be available across the street at South Congregational Church. Handicap parking is at the Welles-Shipman-Ward property.

 

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