Historic Cold Spring Village 2018 Events

  • Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018
    Thu
    20
    Dec
    2018
    6:30 pmCold Spring Brewery
    Join us at Cold Spring Brewery as we gather 'round the fireplace with local physic medium Bob Bitting as he discusses the history of Cold Spring like you've never heard it before!
    Topics Include:
    11/8/18- "Haunts of Dennisville Inn"- Bob talks about Jeremiah Johnson the areas first postmaster, Thomas Henderson, and Jacob & Hannah Wells.
    11/15/18- "Coxe Hall Carnage"- Bob speaks about a Revolutionary War soldier, the mumbling woman and the 3 murders of James Bud, Thomas Bancroft, and Johnathan Hoffman.
    11/29/18- "Peculiar Pathways" - Bob discusses the Lenape tribe, Emma Douglas and the small children who have never left the Ewing Douglas house (Ice Cream Parlor).
    12/6/18 - "Shadows & Specters" - Bob covers Corson-Hand house, Bookbinding shop, the octagon house (coop), shadow people and the buildings at Historic Cold Spring Village that attract or repel spirit energy.
    12/13/18- "Spicer-Leaming & the Witches of Cape May" - Bob will discuss Sam Spicer, Hannah Leaming, Elizabeth Garlick, and the spirits of children that still reside in The Print Shop.

    12/20/18- "Spirited Holidays" - A special channeling session. Please attend with high positive energy! Tickets are $20.00 and are available for purchase. Just click the "Book Now" button!

  • Thu
    17
    Jan
    2019
    8:00 amCold Spring Brewery

    Join us at Cold Spring Brewery, cuddle up near the fireplace with a good brew, and perhaps learn something new! Fireside Chats begins again on January 17th 2019 and runs until April 4th 2019. This free lecture series is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission.
  • Tue
    07
    May
    2019
    6:00 pmNaval Air Station Wildwood Hangar 1

    Help us celebrate the history of southern New Jersey by participating in our 19th Annual Restaurant Gala, Feasting on History on
    Tuesday, May 1st, at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum at the Cape May Airport.
    Your tax-deductible support ensures that the story of our nation’s past will be brought to life through hands-on demonstrations, lectures and special events for the thousands of families who will pass through our gates this summer. Students and teachers will experience first-hand the skills of the blacksmith, wood worker, potter, bookbinder and basket weaver on field trips this spring. Every hand-forged nail, original wide plank floorboard, chest and desk, which make up the very substance of our collective history, is carefully restored and preserved.

    Your generosity and support will make this event a truly special occasion– help us make the 18th Feasting on History the best yet!

     

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    Per person $85.00/ $800.00 for a table of 10
    Reserved seating will only be available to tables of 10.
    For all other guest there will be open/unassigned seating
    *Tickets for this event are tax deductible to the extent of the law.
           

       

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  • Thu
    06
    Jun
    2019
    Thu
    26
    Sep
    2019
    8:00 pmCold Spring Brewery
    Ghost Walks at 8pm on Thursdays in September at Historic Cold Spring Village.
    Meet at Cold Spring Brewery for this over 45 minute walking tour.
    Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available for sale.
    Tickets available at either gate during operating hours or at Cold Spring Brewery thereafter.
    $15 per person, $12 children 3-12 years old. *Weather permitting
    To purchase tickets in advance, PLEASE click on the red BOOK NOW button!
  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    16
    Jun
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Interested in the Civil War or World War II? Want to learn about the weaponry and tactics used by the British infantry in the Victorian Era? Or maybe you are just a history buff who loves it all?
    Historic Cold Spring Village will host its annual Military Timeline Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, June 16-17, which will feature encampments, weaponry displays and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts throughout the centuries.
    This event sponsored by John Linnington III & Michael Linnington of Wounded Warriors Project
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    The Quilt & Fiber Arts Show will feature demonstrations and vendors of quilting, textiles, knitting, crocheting, basket weaving, broom making, wool dyeing, spinning and more!
    On Saturday, visitors may vote for their favorite quilts in the Welcome Center at the Viewer’s Choice Quilt Show, and on Sunday continue to enjoy the display and see the winners.  A rare wedding quilt, c. 1714, handmade by Cape May Countian Sarah Spicer, will be on display in the Welcome Center for its annual appearance.
    The quilt was restored in 2012 through a grant from the Cape May County Culture and Heritage Commission.
    Regional vendors are attending with quilting and sewing fabrics, yarn, baskets, supplies, and equipment to help inspire the creation of an heirloom project.
    This event sponsored by Chris Clemans Sotheby's Real Estate & CAMACO Quilters Guild
    Saturday: Merry May 1 pm South Jersey quilts
                         Clare Juechter 2 pm History of Socks
                         Sue Reich 3 pm WWI quilts
    Sunday: Noon Sue Reich WWII Quilt History
                      Merry May 1 pm South Jersey Quilts
                      Clare Juechter  2 pm History of Socks.
    Visit Sandra Grant, civil war reenactor and historic costume seamstress. at the Corson Hand House through out the day.
    To sponsor this event click here
    VENDOR LETTER 2018
    VENDOR REGISTRATION FORM 2018
    2018 HCSV Quilted Banner Challenge
    Quilter REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    30
    Jun
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or churning butter. Other family-friendly activities include games and live entertainment from traditional local musician Mary Roth.
    Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat!
    To sponsor this event click here

     

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    07
    Jul
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Celebrate all things American at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Independence Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 6th and July 7th, from 10am to 4:30pm.
    A variety of patriotic family activities, programs and music will be taking place. The Village's restored historic buildings will be open, featuring demonstrations of Early American trades and crafts.

    To sponsor this event click here.
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    14
    Jul
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village

    Celebrate all things Irish, Scottish, and Welsh at Historic Cold Spring Village’s 15th Annual Celtic Weekend on July 14-15 from 10am-4:30pm. The weekend features musical entertainment throughout the grounds. Main stage performances will include sets by Nae Breeks Pipes & Drums Band, which is comprised of members of the famed Atlantic City Sandpipers on Sunday. For the first time at Celtic Weekend, The Flynns will be here performing their rousing renditions of Irish folk and rebel tunes.  Joe McGonigle will entertain all weekend long along with world-renowned musician Tom Brett.  Emerald Isle Academy Dancers will perform at the gazebo on Sunday July 15 at 12pm. Mike Dupuy Falconry will be joining us again on both Saturday and Sunday. The New Jersey Irish Setter Rescue will join the event, accompanied by the lovable breed to meet with visitors.


    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

  • Sat
    20
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    21
    Jul
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Visitors will find presentations, railroad displays, working model trains and garden railways from a variety of groups throughout the Village.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
    This event sponsored by:

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    04
    Aug
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Cruise into Historic Cold Spring Village for the Annual Classic and Antique Car Show! Cars will be on display Saturday from 10am-3pm and Sunday 10am-2:45p.  See beautifully restored and preserved vehicles, from muscle cars to light trucks, from the 1910s to the 1980s parked along the Village’s tree-lined, shell-paved lanes. Talk with the owners and learn about the process of restoring a classic automobile as well as the fascinating stories behind their development and use. On Saturday, members of the Jersey Cape Auto Club will show their antique vehicles, while hotrods and other classics will be presented. Registration for car owners begins at 8am.
    The Village’s historic buildings will be open during regular museum hours, 10am-4:30pm, with historically clothed interpreters teaching guests about the crafts, trades and lifestyles of Early America.
    The Classic Car Show is sponsored by:
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Experience life on an Early American farm through hands-on activities and exhibits at Historic Cold Spring Village’s ‘Down on the Farm’ Weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 4 & 5 from 10am-4:30pm. Historic Cold Spring Village, an open-air living history museum, presents the trades, crafts, architecture and lifestyles of an Early American, rural South Jersey farming community. The Village is also home to a working 8-acre heritage farm complex.
    Special exhibits throughout the Village will include collections of antique and modern farming equipment and tools. Visitors can tour the historic Corson-Gandy Barn, c. 1880, which is now home to Levi the Village horse. Guests can visit the Village sheep, pigs, chickens and calves. The Family Activity Area will feature games, and take-home crafts. Children may also participate in farm chores at the Corson-Gandy Barn throughout the day.
    This event sponsored by: Smeltzer & Sons Feed & Pet Supply
    To sponsor this event click here
    8th Annual Dog Show on Saturday, August 10!
    Registration $7.00 at 10-10:45a at the Route 9 & 626 entrances.
    Judging begins at 11:30am at Village Gazebo.
    Dogs must be leashed.
    Owners are responsible for dog behavior & clean up.
    One handler is admitted free of charge.
    Look for a $1.00 off coupon at the gates for additional guests.
  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    10am-4:30pmHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Valhalla’s Pirates will join the event, bringing thrilling fight scenes both days. Captain Black and his crew will also meet with guests throughout the day to take pictures and tell tales of the sea. The Sea Dogs Maritime Band, an authentic maritime reenactment crew, will perform sea shanties on both Saturday and Sunday at the Village Gazebo.
    Children should be on the lookout for gold coins hidden throughout the Village that can be redeemed for a free treat in the Country Store!
    This event sponsored by: Ocean Club Hotel

    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    31
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    01
    Sep
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Children will be given a “Pastport” at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool or making a pinch pot.
    Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat!
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    08
    Sep
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Authentically clad and equipped reenactors bring the American Revolution to life!
    This event will feature encampments, weaponry and demonstrations from living history groups, including Continentals, Loyalists and Hessians.
    Visitors can experience an artillery demonstration both days 11am, 1pm, 3pm.
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    15
    Sep
    2019
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Visitors can tour Union and Confederate camps and meet authentically clad and equipped military and civilian reenactors who will discuss the everyday lives of Civil War soldiers and the roles civilians played in supporting them.
    Battle scheduled for 2pm Saturday & Sunday.
    This event sponsored by: Hotel Alcott
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    19
    Oct
    2019
    10am-4:00pmHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Free Admission, please bring a non-perishable food item
    Families can enjoy pumpkin painting and games throughout the day. A variety of crafters will sell their wares along the Village’s shell-paved lanes.
    Vendors will be selling hot dogs, funnel cake, and other snacks.
    Visit a haunted house at the Corson Gandy Barn and hop on a fall hayride through the farm.
    Presented by the Lower Township Rotary Club!
    For Halloween Parade information call Lower Twp. Recreation Center at 609-886-7880
    If you are interested in becoming a vendor at Pumpkin Fest please call 609-827-8771

     

  • Fri
    25
    Oct
    2019
    7pm-10:00pmHistoric Cold Spring Village
    2nd Annual Ghoul Spring Village- Where legends come to life!
    Haunted Walk Ticket: $25.00 (13 and over) HCSV Members: $20.00
    Reserve your tickets on our website by clicking the Book Now button!

    Please enter the Village via Seashore Road. If you type in 735 Seashore Road into your GPS, that should do the trick.

    This program designed for those who are 13 and older, please

    If you dare, please join us as we pierce the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead. Venture to hear the trues stories behind some of New Jerseys infamous legends as you are guided through the darkness by lantern light. What entities will you encounter? And what will you bring back home with you?

    Free parking, live music by Nae Breeks, vendors, & tasty treats! November 3rd Trinka Hakes Noble will be signing her children's' book The Legend of the Jersey Devil

    Advanced ticket sales only! Reserve your tickets on our website by clicking the Book Now button!

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    11:00 am-3:00pmHistoric Cold Spring Village
    FREE EVENT
    The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime at this free family event. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats served by historical clothed interpreters. Visitors can meet Father Christmas at the Country Store.
    The Country Store will be open and stocked with unique holiday gift ideas including traditionally-processed wool, artisan crafts for the home, books, jewelry, toys and old-fashioned candy.