Early Guilford Days Family Festival
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July 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
All five historic Guilford museums invite you to a special weekend of traditional activities, craft demonstrations, and sales. Enjoy unique experiences at each site.
Venues: Dudley Farm Museum, Henry Whitfield State Museum, Hyland House Museum, Medad Stone Tavern Museum, and Thomas Griswold House Museum
Cost $10 for admission to all 5 museums for both days; children (12 and under) free
The Henry Whitfield State Museum will offer craft demonstrations and sales, including wool spinning by Janice Steinhagen (Griswold, CT) on Saturday, 17th-century reproduction furniture by Paul Rulli Reproductions (Woodstock, CT) on Sunday, and tinsmithing by Lance Kozikowski (Coventry, CT) both days. Contact [email protected] or 203-453-2457
The Hyland House Museum will have hearth cooking (Saturday only), herb gardening, fabric dying, and storytelling.
The Thomas Griswold House Museum will present blacksmithing and weaving both days.
The Medad Stone Tavern Museum will offer stenciling, paper cutting, and games each day.
The Dudley Farm Museum will let you try your hand at doing laundry, weaving, whittling, and timber hewing.