Cooper shows how he creates buckets and casks (Bob Allers).
Make a miniature piñata with Nancy Ruiz, Mexican paper artist and piñata maker (Saturday). Learn more
Spinning and fiber art demonstrations.
European bobbin lace display and demonstration (with Bonnie Breed)
Soapmaking demonstrations (Morning Mist Farms)
Harvest time means farm and food:
Help with harvesting potatoes and hand-scything hay.
Apple cider pressing demonstrations.
Learn about wild-plant identification, foraging, and cooking from the author and illustrator of Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide & Wild Food Cookbook. They will also demonstrate botanical drawing (Sunday afternoon).
Savor an abundance of delicious foods from the season’s harvest.
Relish the taste of pulled pork, chili, hot dogs, and salads.
Dickens the Clown will delight children and the young at heart
Agricultural activities such as corn shelling and grinding, and grain flailing and winnowing
Historic games and races
Craft activities for the entire family
Nineteenth-century games in the one-room schoolhouse
Admission to Harvest Festival is included with paid museum admission: $12 adults (13+), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 children (7-12). Children age 6 and younger are free, as well as members of the New York State Historical Association. Join today!
Sponsored by Key Bank, Organic Valley, and Matt Sohns and family. This event is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.