Breckvsille 18th Century Fall Fest This Sunday

When: Sunday, September 25, 11am-5pm

Where: Brecksville Reservation – Meadows Picnic Area

Cost:  FREE

TAKE A STEP BACK IN TIME TO EXPERIENCE OHIO’S YESTERYEAR AT CLEVELAND METROPARKS FALLFEST: 18TH CENTURY FESTIVAL
No radio, cell phones, TV, Playstation, not even telephones – how did colonial people get by? Experience a day-in-the-life of an 18th century colony at the free FallFest: 18th Century Festival. Enjoy a variety of hands-on early settlers arts and crafts, including: candle dipping, quilting, stenciling, quill pen writing, reed ornaments, carding wool, dying wool with natural dyes, and more. Event-goers can also sample a variety of 18th century traditional foods, such as fresh-pressed apple cider, butter, cornbread, honey, and more

And, from 1 to 5 p.m., learn about life in that era’s military through demonstrations performed by the Brigade of the American Revolution. In this encampment, see the 18th century soldier parade at 1 p.m., followed at 3 p.m. with the role of the 18th century women and their clothing, and camp tours and cooking demonstrations will be held all day. Plus, “The Redcoats” will battle the Americans in a 1777 mock battle at 4 p.m. Discover how the American forces used different tactics to turn back Crown Forces.

More info: http://www.clemetparks.com/events/fall_fest2.asp

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