AUGUST 10, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
CATHERINE POMIECKO - 216-635-3275
Experience the colonial era with all your senses-see handmade
crafts, smell gunpowder, hear old-time music, eat corn popped over
an open fire, and try your hand at pottery or quill pen writing -
all at Cleveland Metroparks FallFest: 18th Century Festival! This
free event is on Sunday, September 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at
Meadows Picnic Area in Brecksville Reservation.
Visitors can see what life was like when Ohio was young, and
observe rope making, chair caning, apple cider pressing,
stenciling, wool dying, wool spinning and weaving, and
Visitors can try for themselves the art of candle making, quill
pen writing and pottery.
Sample a variety of Dutch oven cooking by pioneer cooks, join in
pioneer games, discover old-time toys, be amazed by a colonial
magician, and more!
And, don't miss a tour of the encampment of the Brigade of the
American Revolution, and watch formation demonstrations, drills,
military tactics, campfire cooking, and a battle
Although the event is free, a nominal fee is charged for pony
rides, basket weaving, potpourri making and glass staining. Food
concessions are also available for purchase.
Meadows Picnic Area is located off "black">Meadows Drive in Brecksville Reservation, off Chippewa
Creek Drive in Brecksville. A shuttle bus service will be
available 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, call 440-526-1012.
Celebrate Ohio's pioneer days at the annual FallFest:
18th Century Festival of Cleveland Metroparks
- part of your life, naturally.