Old Salem Harvest Day October 17

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Scott Carpenter
336.722.9660 or scott@capturevalue.com

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 29, 2015) – Visit Old Salem Museums & Gardens for a fall Harvest Day on Saturday, October 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities involving favorite fall foods from the harvest. Participate in special hands-on activities and historic demonstrations. Harvest Day activities are included with an All-In-One ticket, which are $23 for adults and $11 for children ages 6-16 (free for Friends of Old Salem).

Harvest Day will be filled with historic demonstrations and hands-on activities for the whole family including:

  • Observing apple cider mill demonstrations
  • Learning about preserving the harvest
  • Making and tasting apple butter
  • Learning about distilling and brewing
  • Visiting with vendors including Butt Brothers BBQ, Century Farms Orchards, Levering Orchard, and Westmoore Pottery.

In addition, there will be a Harvest Day Craft Beer Tasting at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Single Brothers’ Workshop. Join Old Salem Museums and Gardens and Carolina’s Vineyards and Hops for a tasting of three to four North Carolina Craft beers paired with locally made charcuterie (such as chorizo, soppressata, salami, and prosciutto) and fresh-ground locally hand crafted mustards. Tastings are $20 per person (participants must be 21 years of age and older). Space is limited to 18 people per session and pre-registration is strongly recommended, please call 1-800-441-5305 to register.

Visit oldsalem.org for full details and schedule of activities.


About Old Salem

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. Its museums—the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), and the Gardens at Old Salem—engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is located at 600 South Main Street in Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721-7300 or visit oldsalem.org.