When:
October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Jackson Homestead
527 Washington St
Newton, MA 02458
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Historic Newton
617-796-1450
Homestead Hayfest @ Jackson Homestead | Newton | Massachusetts | United States

Drop in for a day of old-fashioned fun at our annual hands-on family festival. Try your hand at butter making, cider pressing, and candle dipping, and learn the history behind these 19th century activities of daily life. Why was butter mysterious to folks in the 1800s? Which recipes are best for dyeing cloth? Why is the hoop-tossing game called Graces? Join us rain or shine to find out!