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Events

2015 Special Events and Themed Weekends

Hands-on History September 05 - September 06
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!

Evening of Paranormal Research September 05 - September 05
The September 5th paranormal research event will begin at 7:30pm in the Welcome Center with an introduction to ghost-hunting etiquette and equipment, and an overview of the history of paranormal activity at the Village. Guests will then be escorted in groups to several sites throughout the Village where researchers will allow guests to assist with the research using digital photography and sound recording equipment. After the investigation, guests will return to the Welcome Center to discuss their findings. Tickets to the evening of paranormal research are $40 each and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 for more information and to purchase tickets. Amateur paranormal researchers are welcome to bring their own equipment.

Civil War Weekend September 12 - September 13
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.

Time Travel Weekend September 19 - September 20

Free Cold Spring Country Fair September 26 - September 27
Free admission! Stroll the Village's shaded lanes where arts, crafts and antiques vendors sell their wares. 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!

Evening of Paranormal Research September 26 - September 26
The September 26th paranormal research event will begin at 7:30pm in the Welcome Center with an introduction to ghost-hunting etiquette and equipment, and an overview of the history of paranormal activity at the Village. Guests will then be escorted in groups to several sites throughout the Village where researchers will allow guests to assist with the research using digital photography and sound recording equipment. After the investigation, guests will return to the Welcome Center to discuss their findings. Tickets to the evening of paranormal research are $40 each and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 for more information and to purchase tickets. Amateur paranormal researchers are welcome to bring their own equipment.

A Channeling Dinner with Craig McManus October 10 - October 10
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 $75 per person and must be purchased in advance. Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 for more info and to purchase tickets.