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Event Details
Date & Time
Sunday, October 8
10AM-4PM

Cost
Free with Museum Admission

Contact Information
978.456.3924 x291
cshortliffe@thetrustees.org

MapLocation
Fruitlands Museum
Harvard, MA

Directions to Fruitlands Museum

Category
Seasonal Celebrations, Family Fun, History, Art & Culture, Farms & Food

Harvest Fest

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Enjoy the abundance of the New England landscape at this celebration of the autumn harvest! Learn about Native American gardening and how local Native peoples prepared for the winter long ago. See livestock raised in local farms and find fresh food sources near you. Taste local fruits and vegetables.

Inside the Art Gallery, learn about farming past in our Portraits and Penmanship: The Appleton’s in the Own Words exhibition which highlights the Appleton family of Ipswich’s Appleton Farms. Dive into the exhibition with a GalleryTalk at 1pm.

Enjoy live music. Get your face painted. Create your very own Farmer Hat or Shaker Bonnet. All in the spirit of the season!

We are thrilled to welcome Harvard Alpaca Ranch, Snowplace Farm, and Wekepeke 4H club who will be joining us with live animals, veggies, and more!

Free with Museum Admission

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