Autumn in the Oaks
Date: September 20 - September 21, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Phone: (615) 893-0022
Event type: Festivals
Region: Nashville & Surrounding Areas -
This event will focus on chores of the mid-1800s through hands-on activities for students and adults alike. Plantation activities such as clothes washing, butter churning, quill writing and rug beating will be explored. Focus will be on learning to appreciate the work and fruits of harvest. Artisans and living history demonstrators will be on the grounds to share their crafts and talents. Other activities scheduled for the event are tree scavenger hunt, leaf rubbings, kneading dough and limited house tours. Crafts and games for the children will include sack races, hoops-n-sticks, graces and 1860s dress-up.