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16th Annual Harvest Festival



Join us for a celebration of agricultural life in the heart of New Hampshire!
Featuring historical trades, traditions, and festivities that accompany it, in the heart of New Hampshire.

Sample activities, subject to change:

Harvest Games & Seasonal Fun
Corn Hole | Turkey “Shoot” Game | Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe | Scavenger Hunt | Skillet Toss (2:30PM, ages 18 and up) | NEW! Cow Patty Bingo (2PM, purchase tickets in the museum store) | NEW! Corn Husking Competition (12PM, ages 10 and under) | NEW! Scarecrow Photo Op | NEW! Nature-Based Art Creation | NEW! Scarecrow Parade (1:30PM, details below) and More...

Meet, Greet and Get to Know Remick’s Farm Animals
Dairy Cows | Beef Cattle | Chickens | Pigs | Goats | Sheep | Miniature Horse | Hillsdale 4-H Dairy Club will be engaging with, and sharing information about, their project dairy cows and dairy goats as they prepare for The Sandwich Fair

Agricultural Exhibits, Displays, Activities & Farmstead Buildings
Touch A Tractor: Historic and Modern Haying Equipment and Tractors | NEW EXHIBIT! “Where Home Meets Harvest,” including outdoor Exhibit Gardens | Museum Center & Cattle Barn Exhibits & Explorations Milking Demonstration in the Cattle Barn (3PM) | Tractor-Pulled Wagon Rides (11AM–1:30PM) | Round-Bale Art Display | NEW! Build-A-Scarecrow Display & Contest (see below)

Hands-On History ~ Try it Yourself!
Apple Cider Pressing | Dried Corn Grinding | Seed Saving (11AM–12:30PM) | Potato Harvesting (1:30–3PM)

Historic Trades, Demonstrators & Vendors
NEW! Scythe-cutting Demonstration (11:30AM & 12:30PM) | Fiber Dyeing from Plants | Woodsman Tools Demonstration | Making an Immune-Boosting Cider Drink & Tastings (12PM) | Apothecary Tastings and Samples (12:30–3PM)

Prepare Ahead To Participate

Scarecrow Parade | 1:30PM
Come in a scarecrow costume and walk in our mini parade! Participants must be age 12 or under and take part in the scheduled parade time. Parade details (where to line up, etc.) will be provided at the admission desk. All participants will receive a general admission (non-event) pass good for one year, a $5 value. This activity is dependent on visitor participation.

Build-A-Scarecrow Display & Contest
Pre-registration required—see complete details on the registration form. Participants receive free admission to the museum on the day they choose to install their scarecrow (see registration form). The winning scarecrow entry receives a Family Membership, a $50 value. This activity is dependent on visitor participation.

Scenic Walking Trail

Light Fare for Sale ~ Bring a Picnic Lunch to enjoy on the grounds
Foods available in our Maple Sugar House (while supplies last): Spicy sausage, peppers and onions in a bun (served hot), Steamed hot dogs, Cider Bellies Doughnuts, Sandwich Creamery Ice Cream (1/2 pints), Popcorn, Cider and Bottled water

For Sale in the Maple Sugar House or Our Museum Store
A Taste of Remick ~ Jams, Jellies and Preserves | Remick Maple Syrup | Remick-Made Pantry & Herbal Products | Local Honey | Souvenirs, T-Shirts, Hats & Aprons | Remick-Grown Vegetables | Remick-Raised Beef, Chicken and Pork  Available while supplies last


ADMISSION: $10 ages 11 and over | $5 ages 5–10 | FREE for children age 4 and under
MEMBERS receive $2 off admission. Admission sites: the Maple Sugar House and Museum Center. Activities subject to change.


NOTE: The Captain Enoch Remick House is not open during this event.

Helpful tips
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