The Genesee Country Village & Museum has announced their scheduled events for the month of October, including the annual Agricultural Fair and explorations of the Historic Village during Spirits of the Past: A Walk in the Dark.The annual Agricultural Fair is set for Saturday, October 2nd and Sunday, October 3rd, from 10 am to 4 pm. Visitors can explore livestock and cooking demonstrations, enjoy live musical entertainment, and browse for unique finds at the market in the tradition of the country fairs from days gone by. Shop smoked meats, honey, apples, cheeses, maple syrup, baked goods and other wares, watch a vintage base ball game, and peruse entries into the Blue Ribbon Competition ranging from giant produce to stunning floral arrangements to ornate baked goods. Tickets can be purchased in advanced on the Genesee Country Village & Museum website.
The Museum will be open Thursdays through Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm in October until the final day of the 2021 regular season on Monday, October 11th. On the last day of the season visitors can enjoy an apple-themed adventure in the Historic Village: see an apple press in action, explore Historic Kitchens to experience foods being prepared using apples, learn about the history of the crop in NY State, and more.
Visitors will be able to tour the dark winding paths and historic homes and heartales of lore during Spirits of the Past: A Walk in the Dark on the evenings of Friday, October 15th, Saturday, October 16th, Sunday, October 17th, Friday, October 22nd, Saturday, October 23rd, and Sunday, October 24th. Groups of 25 at a time will be guided from the Toll House into the darkened Village. Food, drink, and festive fare will be available from 5:30 to 9 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance on the Genesee Country Village & Museum website.
In the coming months, Museum visitors can look forward to winter events such as the Holiday Market / Preparing for Winter in the Historic Village on Saturday, November 20th and Sunday, November 21st, as well as Yuletide in the Country Tours and Open Houses, beginning on Friday, December 3rd.
More information including the full schedule can be found online.
Photo of Spirits Of The Past at Genesee Country Village & Museum provided.