April 11, 2013
THINKING OF THAT SPECIAL PLACE FOR A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION?
THE MUSEUMS ARE EXCITED TO LAUNCH OUR NEW THEME-BASED HERITAGE PARTIES.
NOW AVAILABLE AT BOTH OUR LOCATIONS.
May 10, 2013
Ireland House at Oakridge Farm will be hosting a Victorian Tea cooking program on Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Limited to 10 participants, the program will be lead by local culinarian and cooking instructor, Michelle Gatien, author of “The Market Cook”.
Participants will enjoy an intimate cooking experience in the historic 1850s hearth kitchen, where they will learn and make traditional and seasonal treats often served at a Victorian tea. At the end of the cooking program, participants will receive a guided tour of the historic Ireland family home, followed by a formal tea sitting where they will be able to enjoy the results of their cooking adventure.
Cost: $35.00 per person.
May 15, 2013
LEARN AND ENJOY THE CLASSICS! Campers will spin a web with Charlotte; try their hand at living pioneer style a la Little House on the Prairie by making old-fashioned toys; build a house of candy for Hansel and Gretel; make leaf rubbings for the Giving Tree and create their very own Pinocchio puppet. Activities will also include baking, tours of the House and outdoor activities including old-fashioned games like Blind Man’s Bluff and Kick the Can.
WELCOME TO ADVENTURE! Campers will create a pirate hat and an eye patch for Treasure Island, light the Polar Expresses way with a tin punched lantern, survive a shipwreck with the Swiss Family Robinson, make a 3-D wild thing with Where the Wild Things are and compete in a life sized game of Jumanji.