Coggeshall Farm Museum Announces April Vacation Events

[ 0 ] April 3, 2015 |

One of favorite places to visit and experience history first hand: Coggeshall Farm Museum, a living history museum depicting farm life in the late 18th century, open year round, has special things planned for April!

Open to the public Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Regular weekday admission is $3 for kids/seniors, $5 for adults. Weekend admission is $5 for kids/seniors and $7 for adults.Candlemaking 0252

April Vacation Events
Coggeshall Farm Museum is offering a special series of workshops for kids and teens during April school vacation. For more information or to register for any event at Coggeshall Farm Museum, email Cindy at c.elder@coggeshallfarm.org, call 401-253-9062 or visit www.coggeshallfarm.org.

Coggeshall Teens Workshop: Hearthcooking Desserts
Sunday, April 19, 1 pm – 4 pm
Discover how you can prepare a delicious 18th-century dessert over an open fire. Ages 14 and up. $35 for members, $45 for non-members, advance registration required.

Coggeshall Kids Workshop: Candle Makers
Tuesday, April 21, 10 am – noon
Learn how to make dipped candles from scratch using 18th century methods. Ages 8-12. $25 for members, $35 for non-members, advance registration required.

Coggeshall Teens Workshop: Lip Balms and Herbal Remedies
Friday, April 24, 10 am – noon
Learn how to make all-natural lip balms, salves and herbal remedies over the hearth, just as they were made in the 18th century. Ages 13-18. $25 for members, $35 for non-members, advance registration required.

Coggeshall Kids Workshop: Pastimes and Pleasures
Friday, April 24, 10 am – noon
Find out how 18th century children spent their leisure time. Games of skill and chance, singing and fun with Captain Duckett. Ages 8 -12. $25 for members; $35 for non-members; advance registration required.

Coggeshall Kids Workshop: Sewing Circle
Saturday, April 25, 10 am – noon
Learn simple 18th-century hand stitching techniques and start your own take-home project, like an apron or handkerchief you can wear to future events at Coggeshall. Ages 8-12. $25 for members, $35 for non-members, advance registration required.

Ongoing Events

Tuesday Stroll
Tuesdays, 10 – 11 am
Join us for a brisk walk around Coggeshall Farm, visit the 1799 farmhouse, and learn about our heritage breed animals and heirloom garden. Free to members, regular admission for non-members ($3 for kids, $5 for adults). No registration required.

Farmhouse Storytime
Wednesdays, 10 – 11 am
Bring the little ones for a cozy storytime around the hearth of our 1799 farmhouse and then visit the farm animals after storytime. BYOP – Bring Your Own Pillow! Free to members, regular admission for non-members ($3 for kids, $5 for adults). No registration required.

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