Cold Spring Village presents Down on the Farm

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Down on the Farm weekend 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5 at Historic Cold Spring Village will feature hands-on activities for kids and special exhibits. Down on the Farm weekend 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5 at Historic Cold Spring Village will feature hands-on activities for kids and special exhibits.

Experience the life of a farmer through hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits at Historic Cold Spring Village’s Down on the Farm weekend 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 and 5.

Special exhibits throughout the village will include a collection of antique and modern farming equipment and hand tools. Visitors can see farm animals at the village pen and barnyard and take a horse-drawn carriage ride, free with admission.

The family activity area will feature children’s dress-up clothes, games, cornhusk doll-making and a hay maze.

Saturday will feature the second annual Dog Show, beginning 11 a.m. with the Pooch Parade. Registration is $5 per pet and includes a treat and bandana. See www.hcsv.org for information and rules.

Historic Cold Spring Village Historic Cold Spring Village is a nonprofit, open-air living history museum that portrays the daily life of a rural South Jersey community of the Early American period. It features 26 restored historic structures on a 30-acre site. From late June to early September, interpreters and artisans in period clothing preserve the trades, crafts and heritage of “the age of homespun.” Fun and educational activities for children are featured Tuesday through Sunday, with special events every weekend through mid-September.

The village is on Route 9 three miles north of Cape May. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children age 3-12, and free for children under 3.

For information call 609-898-2300, ext. 10 or see www.hcsv.org. 


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