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Special Events and Themed Weekends

Seafarers’ Weekend Aug 27 , 2016 - Aug 28 , 2016
Pirates invade the Village! Catch the action with exciting pirate fight shows throughout the weekend. Take in exhibits and activities such as antique boats, duck decoy carving and more. Plus, sea chanties and sing-alongs.

Hands-on History Sep 3 , 2016 - Sep 4 , 2016
Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basketweaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26 restored, historic buildings and interact with historical interpreters to learn and create-the way our ancestors did! Children can get their 'Pastport' stamped for each hands-on activity they complete, and redeem it for a free treat in the Country Store!

Revolutionary War Encampment Sep 10 , 2016 - Sep 11 , 2016
The American Revolution comes to life with reenactors and encampments from both Loyalist and Patriot militia. Field camps, weaponry, programs and more.

Civil War Weekend Sep 17 , 2016 - Sep 18 , 2016
Re-enactors bring to life military encampments, demonstrations of infantry and artillery drill, weaponry, camp life and more throughout the Village. Vendors of reproduction period merchandise. Battle reenactment at 2pm both days.

Free Village Sampler Weekend Sep 24 , 2016 - Sep 25 , 2016
Free admission! Visit select buildings and learn about the trades and crafts of the ‘age of homespun’! Take guided walking tours and special discounts at the Country Store. Enjoy children's crafts and family activities.

A Channeling Dinner with Craig McManus Oct 8 , 2016 - Oct 8 , 2016
A fall buffet dinner at 7pm including a selection of beer and wine. After dinner, Craig will walk around the room and channel for the group. He cannot channel for every person and does not promise to get to every table, but will try to read as many energies coming through as he can in the two hours. Tickets are $85 per person and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 for more info and to purchase tickets.  

25th Annual Pumpkin Festival: Presented by the Lower Township Rotary Club Oct 15 , 2016 - Oct 15 , 2016
It’s the spookiest time of the year at the Village! Celebrate all things Halloween and autumn at the 25th Annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun, free event will take place on the grounds of Historic Cold Spring Village on Saturday, October 15th from 10am to 4pm (Rain date: Sunday, October 16th) and is presented by the Lower Township Rotary Club. Admission is free! Guests are encouraged to donate non-perishable goods to the ‘Share the Harvest’ Food Drive. Families can enjoy pumpkin painting and games throughout the day. A variety of crafters will sell their wares along the Village’s shell-paved lanes. Vendors will be selling hot dogs, funnel cake, and other snacks. Visit a haunted house at the Village Barn and hop on a fall hayride through the farm. Don’t miss the Children’s Halloween Parade. Please call the Lower Township Recreation Department at (609) 886-7880 for parade registration information.