Enjoy a hearty lunch of homemade soups, breads, and baked goods while listening to the live music of fiddlers and area folk musicians.
Featured musicians include The Click Horning Band from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and The Orzechowski Family & Traditional Fiddling from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., performing in the historic Pillsbury Barn. The Buchans will provide fife and drum music throughout the day.
Children can play traditional games, dip candles, and even create their own cornhusk dolls. Storytelling in the Ryder Corner School and horse drawn hayrides will be ongoing throughout the day. Other exhibits include weaving and spinning, basket making, blacksmithing, and cider and ice cream making. A great selection of books on traditional New England life will also be available, along with handcrafted wares.
Tours of the circa-1787 Matthew Harvey Homestead will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m., and will include a cooking demonstration on the open hearth. The farm stand offers a wonderful selection of seasonal vegetables, maple syrup and honey, as well as pickles, jams, and jellies, all made locally.
General admission is $5; free for children 6 and under.
Muster Field Farm is a nonprofit museum and working farm in North Sutton, New Hampshire. The farm, which includes many historic buildings and the Matthew Harvey Homestead, is open daily, year-round.
For more information, call 603-927-4276, or visit www.musterfieldfarm.com.
Directions: Take I89 to exit 10, route 114 to North Sutton Village, and follow signs to Muster Field Farm.
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