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Cold Spring Village News & Updates


Posted in Village News on Monday, July 6th, 2015

Celebrate all things Irish and Scottish at Historic Cold Spring Village’s 11th Annual Celtic Festival the weekend of July 18-19 from 10am-4:30pm. The festival features musical entertainment throughout the grounds, interactive demonstrations and a pub area with all-day live music. The Village’s restored, historic buildings will also be open, with historical interpreters demonstrating the trades and […]


Posted in Village News on Monday, June 29th, 2015

HISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE INVITES VISITORS YOUNG AND OLD TO EXPERIENCE THE PAST, JULY 11-12  Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun are planned for Historic Cold Spring Village’s ‘Hands-on History’ Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12, from 10am to 4:30pm. Children will be given a ‘Pastport’ at the start of their Village trip, which […]

Boo… Ghost Tours at HCSV!

Posted in Village News on Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Ghost Tours in July and August at HCSV! Take this 45 minute walking tour that highlights the paranormal “visitors” and activities that have been experienced by the Village staff over the years. The tours will take places Tuesdays and Thursdays in July and August starting at 8pm at the Route 9 Gatehouse. Cost is $15 per […]

The Folk School at HCSV – Hands-on Classes in Historic Trades and Crafts

Posted in Village News on Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Try your hand at the trades and crafts demonstrated at Historic Cold Spring Village! Students will learn the history of their trade or craft and create a take-home project. Classes are Thursdays and Fridays, 9am-11am, July 2 – Sept. 4. Thursdays: Tinsmithing, Broommaking and Bookbinding. Fridays: Blacksmithing, Basket Weaving and Pottery. Beginners are welcome! Class size is […]

Junior Apprentice Program

Posted in Village News on Saturday, June 20th, 2015

This unique educational opportunity is generously funded by the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village & HCSV Foundation, Inc. The objective of the Junior Apprentice Program is to educate students ages 11 through 13 on life in the early 1800s by exposing them to the trades, crafts and heritage of the period. Applicants choose a […]

New in 2015- The Folk School at HCSV: Hands-on classes in historic trades and crafts!

Posted in Village News on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Make history this summer! Try your hand at the trades and crafts demonstrated at Historic Cold Spring Village. Classes are being offered Thursday and Friday mornings from 9am-11am from July 2nd through September 4th. Tinsmithing, broommaking and bookbinding will be offered on Thursdays. Blacksmithing, basket weaving and pottery will be offered on Fridays. Students will […]

Calling all crafts and antiques merchants! Opportunities for 2015

Posted in Village News on Friday, January 16th, 2015

Historic Cold Spring Village welcomes antiques, crafts and collectibles vendors to participate in its 2015 season which features a series of special weekend events including the Cold Spring Country Fairs, the 25th Annual Quilt and Fiber Arts Show, Railroad Days, Civil War Weekend, and the 11th Annual Celtic Festival. Vendor spaces are available for each of […]

Blacksmithing for the Beginner at HCSV

Posted in Village News on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Modern life can be hard. Return to simpler times and learn the art of blacksmithing.  Immerse yourself in this key art form. Blacksmithing classes are designed for students 16 years of age and up.  Class sizes are limited. Enrollment is on first-come, first-served. Introductory Two Day Classes this June: Designed for the novice, this two day hands-on workshop provides […]

Check Out Our Video to Learn More About the Village!

Posted in Village News on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

A short introduction video to what you will experience here at Historic Cold Spring Village:

Village History Education Programs

Posted in Village News on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

We See America Learning… Now that school is in session, teachers can choose from a variety of education programs that Historic Cold Spring Village offers!  American history comes alive in your classroom through distance-learning courses, in-class visits, field trips, a one-room schoolhouse experience and more! Please visit for a complete list of programs and additional information!