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Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017

11 a.m.–3 p.m. | Rain or Shine

Seasonal festivities, food and old-time FUN FOR ALL ages!



Join us for a celebration of agricultural life and accompanying

historic crafts, trades, traditions and pastimes. 

Once finalized, our 2017 plans will be provided here. In the meantime,
here’s what we featured in 2016 to give you a sense of what’s to come!

Hands-On History

  • Apple cider pressing and samples
  • Apple variety tastings and apple cider vinegar samples
  • From seed to salve: Plant medicine and herbal products—samples and infusions
  • Wood sawing using historic saws
  • Corn grinding and silage cutting (scheduled times)
  • Barnyard Discovery (scheduled times)
Historic Trades, Demonstrators & Vendors
  • Fiber arts ~ Spinning, weaving, cross-stitching, quilting, rug braiding, rug hooking, tatting and flax processing
  • University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension ~ Agricultural presentations & Build A Birdhouse 
  • Blacksmithing ~ Will Johnston
  • Woodcarving ~ Brian Stockman
  • Chainsaw wood carving ~ Noah Hoffman
  • Metal design ~ Georgi Shishkov
  • Timber framing ~ Scott Campbell of Maine Mountain Post & Beam
  • Beekeeping ~ Athena Contus of Athena’s Bees and Wonalancet Honey Bee Company
  • Nantucket Basket Weaving ~ Cara Sutherland, Executive Director Remick Counry Doctor Museum & Farm
  • Canning and preserving ~ Ann Hamilton
  • Chair caning ~ Vikki Thelemarck of Thelemarck Chair Weavers — Items for sale
  • Children’s book author ~ Joan Vincent — Books for sale
  • Artist ~ Conrad Young — Art books and paintings for sale
  • Hot coffee ~ The Lyceum & Tamworth Distillery — Coffee for sale
  • Baked Goods ~ Jennifer Buzzell of Grammy Gordon’s Bakery — Items for sale
  • Gluten-Free Baked Goods ~ Erica Boynton of EB’s Kitchen — Items for sale
  • Soaps, creams and scrubs ~ Sherri Shaw-Davidson of Herb N Dream — Items for sale
  • Glass jewelry ~ Liz Toppa of Beaver Brook Collectibles — Items for sale 

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Seasonal Games
Hay Bale Jump | Ring Toss | Cornhole Game | Corncob Darts | Turkey “Shoot” Game | “Fishing” Pool | Egg Race | Scavenger Hunt
Skillet Toss (ages 18 and up)
Observe & Interact with Farm Animals
Cattle | Cows | Chickens | Pigs | Goats | Sheep | Miniature horse | Lop-ear rabbit

Agricultural Displays, Remick History & Farmstead Buildings
Historic and modern haying equipment and tractors
Remick family history exhibit | Farmhouse | Milk house | Stable | Museum & Cattle barns | Ice house
The Captain Enoch Remick House will be closed for this event


Live Music

Scenic Walking Trail

Historic Craft for Children

Remick Farmhouse Kitchen Lunch & Goodies for sale
Lunch: Choice of Squash Soup or Vegetable Beef Soup, served with fresh-baked bread, a brownie and a bottle of water ~ $5
Treats: Apple Crisp with whipped cream | Caramel Apples | Kettle Corn
Beverages: Coffee | Tea | Hot chocolate | Water
While supplies last 

Unique and Overflowing Raffle Baskets & Guessing Contest
Basket 1: Remick-produced and -raised Goods
Basket 2: Fall Is In the Air ($55 value)
Basket 3: A Special Note Just for You ($60 value)*
Basket 4: Teacher’s Aide—for student or classroom ($75 value)*
*Proceeds go toward the Remick Homestead Adventure Scholorship fund—summer programming for kids
No need to be present to win, however, baskets must be picked up at the Museum & Farm within 7 days of the event.

Guessing Game: Guess the Number of Candies in the Jar ~ Winner takes all the candy!
Must be present to win.

Winners announced in the Well Room (Museum Center) at 2:45 p.m. the day of the event.

Museum Store & Farm Stand
Remick-Made | Herbal products | Local goods | Souvenirs | Remick-grown vegetables
Remick-raised ground meats 


$10/person ages 11 and over ~ $5/child ages 5–10 | Ages 4 and under, FREE
Members: $8/$3/FREE

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