Preparing For a New Year: An 18 th Century Spring and Garden Fair | Senate House and Museum | Outdoors & Recreation | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Outdoors & Recreation

Preparing For a New Year: An 18 th Century Spring and Garden Fair

When: Sat., May 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 2017

Staff will plant their vegetable and herb gardens and offer demonstrations of sheep shearing, spinning, and beekeeping. There will also be a demonstration of 18 th century hearthside cooking by Brittney Belz, who will be preparing some colonial spring recipes. Enjoy the magic of Levram the Great: The Colonial Conjurer, performing 18th century magic to dazzle one and all. Get into the spirit of the season and make a kite to fly on a windy day and sample switchel, a thirst-quenching drink brought into the fields while planting. Eighteenth-century games will be available for kids of all ages to play.

Price: $4/$3 seniors/children free

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