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Saturday, November 26, 2011

CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM

Enjoy a back to your roots Christmas at the Waterloo Farm Museum and Dewey Schoolhouse this weekend.

Saturday, December 3rd 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th Noon -4 p.m.
One of the best ways to“occupy” anything while having a positive impact on your local community is to BUY LOCAL.
This coming weekend (December 3 – 4, 2011) presents a perfect opportunity to not only buy local but to take a step back in time and enjoy a re-creation of the holiday’s traditions from a 19th century farm and one-room schoolhouse. It’s a real home-spun holiday!
Enjoy tours of the 10-room farm house, authentic Log House, 8 outbuildings and the one-room Dewey School.
traditional christmas cookies
Friday, December 2nd from 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday, December 3rd from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Farm’s“Woodshed Bake Shop

Sunday, December 4th by 12 Noon at the Hannewald Barn Admission’s Area.


You do not need to be present to win and will be notified on December 4th when you pick up your prize!

Let the Festivities begin:
Enter at the Log House, which will be decorated as it would have been in the 1840s. Here you can enjoy a meal, baked goods, james, jellies and other tempting treats.

In various buildings throughout the grounds, traditional hand-crafted gifts will be available for purchase such as candles, wreaths, swags, sleds, door hangers, centrepieces, home-made baked goods . . .

Enjoy free refreshments and live music as you wander around the Farm.

Waterloo FarmhouseTour the 10-room farmhouse where decorations of dried herbs, spices, flowers, nuts, cedar and pine set the scene. Guides in period dress will take you through what it was like for the family in 1850.

Singers and musicians will perform holiday melodies.

The savory scents of the season will waft from the Farmhouse kitchen filling the air as you imagine a time gone by.

Christmas sledWreaths, swags and table centrepieces made of fresh greenery will be available for purchase in the Ice House.

Blacksmiths will be working at the Forge.

The Gift Shop will have items for sale for you to fill your stockings, decorate your house, and provide you with an opportunity to give that unique gift to a friend, co-worker or family member. Browse through hand-made toys, dolls, soaps, candles, books, hooks, ornaments, shelves and the like.
Waterloo Farm MuseumAdmission
to the Waterloo Farm Museum grounds for this event is
$5 for adults
$2 for children aged 5-12.
Children under 5 and members are free
Members receive free admission to this and every other event at the farm!
9998 Waterloo Munith Rd
Grass Lake, MI 49240

Get directions
(517) 596-2254