Autumn at the Village
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Enjoy a great day in the country that is fun for the whole family. Visitors will see historic demonstrations of blacksmithing, wood cutting, basket making, wool making, candle making, spinning, corn shelling and embroidery to name a few. The smells of mulled cider, seasonal foods cooking on the wood stove and bread baking in the Summer Kitchen will fill the air. Poul and Linda Sanderson from, Pickin' Up Speed will demonstrate old time instruments. Special guests from Old World Wisconsin will demonstrate drying fruits and vegetables that folks did to get ready for winter.
Everyone can take part in a 15-minute wagon ride through Hawthorne Hills Park. Pumpkins, squash, gourds, apples and hand-made brooms will be available for sale.
Children can participate in craft activities, spooky stories and Halloween legends in the Liberty Schoolhouse.
Enjoy a warm bowl of homemade sausage stew, chili with cornbread or chicken with dumpling soup. Other fall foods available - hot cider, pumpkin pie, apple pie with Pumpkin or Apple ice cream.
Admission $5, children 5 and under are free. Children who wish to show off their Halloween Costumes will receive a sweet treat!
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