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Celebrate the crisp autumn season with 18th-century activities and demonstrations at the Farm at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
During this event, you can:
-Explore the Farm.
-Meet General Washington.
-View demonstrations of 18th-century cooking, candle making, surveying, and coopering (making and repairing buckets and barrels).
-Visit with the Farrier to learn how horseshoeing was performed in the 18th century.
-Watch 18th-century spinning demonstrations.
-Learn about textile production.
-Sample beers from local breweries at our tasting event at the 12-Acre field. Tickets purchased in advance include 6 tastings and a commemorative tasting glass.
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Quarterly meetings start at 10 a.m. and end at approximately 2 p.m. with a working lunch.