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Events

2015 Special Events and Themed Weekends

Independence Day Celebration July 04 - July 05
Afternoon concerts, family activities and traditional fun. Patriotic programs both days, including The Story of Old Glory and live music.

Hands-on History July 11 - July 12
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!

11th Annual Celtic Festival July 18 - July 19
Celebrate traditions of the Celtic Highlands with live entertainment-music, dancing, crafts, beer pavilion and more! Please check back for performance lineup.

Railroad Days July 25 - July 26
The Village is lined with model railroads, garden displays, vendors and more–discover all things locomotive!

Down on the Farm Weekend August 01 - August 02
Visit with your favorite barnyard animals, make take-home crafts, take a horse & carriage ride with Levi the Horse and celebrate all things on the American farm!

Hands-on History August 08 - August 09
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!

Ghost Investigation August 11 - August 11
Evening of Paranormal Research August 11 from 7:30-10:30pm. $40 per person Try your hand at researching paranormal activity using digital photography and sound recording equipment with the assistance of a local paranormal investigation team. Advanced registration only.

Classic Car Show & Cruise August 15 - August 16
Vintage cars and trucks fill the Village from 11am-3pm.

Seafarers’ Weekend August 22 - August 23
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.

Revolutionary War Encampment August 29 - August 30
The American Revolution comes to life with reenactors and encampments from both Loyalist and Patriot militia. Field camps, weaponry, programs and more.

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!

Ghost Investigation September 05 - September 05
Evening of Paranormal Research. September 5 from 7:30-10:30pm. $40 per person. Try your hand at researching paranormal activity using digital photography and sound recording equipment with the assistance of a local paranormal investigation team. Advanced registration only.

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!