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Enjoy a re-creation of holiday traditions of a past era - specifically the 1840's - this weekend at the Waterloo Farm Museum (9998 Waterloo Munith Rd., Grass Lake) Saturday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, noon - 4:00 p.m. The day will include tours of the ten-room farmhouse, the authentic log house, eight outbuildings, and a traditional Christmas program at the one-room Dewey School.
Some of the sights and sounds you will see during the day include natural decorations of dried herbs, spices, flowers, nuts, cedar and pine, costumed guides in holiday finery, musical entertainment, savory scents of a traditional 1840's Christmas diner, and a working blacksmith. Free refreshments and musical entertainment will be among the offerings for this homespun weekend. Don't forget to bring you wallet either, as hand-crafted greens, home-made baked goods, and gift items for your family holiday traditions will also be available for purchase!
Admission to the Waterloo Farm Museum grounds for this event is $5/adults and $2/children 5-12. Children under 5 receive free admission to the event.