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31st Annual Hallockville Museum Farm Fall Festival & Craft Fair

Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18

What:              31st Annual Hallockville Museum Farm Fall Festival & Craft Fair

When:             Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2011, 10AM – 5PM

Where:            Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead

Cost:               Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children (5 – 12 years) and seniors

Description:            This two-day event at Hallockville Museum Farm has become a favorite North Fork tradition for locals and visitors who come out to experience this unique look into traditional 1800s North Fork farm life. The Festival will feature over 50 craftspeople displaying their unique handmade folk art, demonstrations of wool spinning, weaving, quilting, knitting, rug hooking, chair caning, basket making, decoy and woodcarving. Other crowd-pleasing activities include an antique tractor pull, antique car exhibit, hayrides, music, children’s activities, livestock displays and tours of our historic farmstead. Taste and enjoy some of the East End’s premier wines and some great food.

 

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    The Hallockville Museum Farm is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve as an educational resource for raising awareness of Eastern Long Island's agricultural heritage. The 28-acre farm preserves eighteen historic houses, barns and outbuildings ranging from the mid-18th century Hallock homestead to the Depression-era Cichanowicz farmhouse. Visitors can tour the museum’s buildings, gardens and collections; experience real farming in the museum’s fields; and meet Hallockville’s friendly cows, sheep and chickens. Hallockville is located at 6038 Sound Avenue in Riverhead, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Riverhead Town landmark. More information is available at www.hallockville.com or 631-298-5292. Partial support is provided by Suffolk County under the auspices of the Office of Cultural Affairs.

 

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