Hands-On History

Butter churning, candle-making, and yarn-spinning–see the skills and trades of 1770 in action, led by local experts and educators in historic costume.

Demonstrations are free to attend and are ongoing between 1-5 pm on the following weekend dates.

April 13th & 14thTinctures, Tonics, and Teas

April 27th & 28thColonial Fishing

May 11th & 12th:  Colonial Beauty Products 

May 25th & 26th:  Sweets, Stories, and Shenanigans


Keep an eye out for more FREE interactive demonstrations throughout the summer and fall! All demonstrations are weather permitting.

  • April 13, 2019 / 1:00 PM
  • Accokeek Foundation - National Colonial Farm
  • Accokeek, MD 20607
  • Categories:
    • Farm Events
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