The Senate House State Historic Site in Kingston is set to celebrate the autumn season with the 18th Century Autumn Festival on Saturday, October 19, from 11 am to 3 pm.
The demonstrations will include meat smoking, pressing apples into cider, blacksmithing, and hearthside cooking. Hands-on activities include dipping candles, making cornhusk dolls, and playing 18th century toys and games. The Third Ulster Militia and First Ulster Militia will be demonstrating 18th century camp life. Entertainment by Stephen Gratto includes juggling, stilt walking, balancing acts and more.
The outside event is free and everyone is invited to attend. Guided tours of the latest temporary exhibit will be provided at the rate of $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, ages 12 and under are free.
Senate House State Historic Site is located at 296 Fair Street, Kingston. More information is available online, or by calling (845) 338-2786.
Photo of Senate House State Historic Site provided.