Historic Cold Spring Village 2017 Events

  • Tue
    01
    May
    2018
    6:00 pmNaval Air Station Wildwood Hangar 1

    Help us celebrate the history of southern New Jersey by participating in our 18th 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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    TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT WILL GO ON SALE IN 2018
    Per person $85.00/ $750.00 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.
  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018
    Sun
    17
    Jun
    2018
    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.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018
    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.
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    Sun
    01
    Jul
    2018
    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, June 30th and July 1st, 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

     

  • Thu
    05
    Jul
    2018
    8:00 pmCold Spring Brewery
    Ghost Walks at 8pm on Thursdays start in July 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
  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    08
    Jul
    2018
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Fascinated by the supernatural? Not sure what the odd noise is at night? Visit Historic Cold Spring Village for ‘Paranormal Pursuits’: Spiritualism in the 1800s!  In addition to experiencing the Village’s 27 restored, historic buildings dating from 1691-1912, guests can enjoy various workshops, demonstrations and tours which highlight the study of spiritualism and the paranormal of the 1800’s.
    In addition to “Paranormal Pursuits” weekend, Thursdays in August Ghost Walks are held at 8 pm starting from the Cold Spring Brewery. Tickets for adults - $15, children 13 years and under - $12.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
  • Sat
    14
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    15
    Jul
    2018
    10:00a-4:30pHistoric Cold Spring Village
    Celebrate all things Irish and Scottish at Historic Cold Spring Village’s 14th Annual Celtic Weekend the weekend of July 14-15 from 10am-4:30pm.  Joe McGonigle will entertain all weekend long at the pub tent, with world-renowned musician Tom Brett performing as well. The New Jersey Irish Setter Rescue will join the event, accompanied by the lovable breed to meet with visitors. Various vendors will be here to fulfill your Irish/Scottish shopping needs. Back by popular demand, the Village will host the Kiddie Highland Games with child-sized versions of the infamous tests of strength including the caber toss, shot put and hammer throw.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    21
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018
    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
  • Sat
    28
    Jul
    2018
    Sun
    29
    Jul
    2018
    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! Other family-friendly activities include historic dress up, games and live entertainment.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    04
    Aug
    2018
    Sun
    05
    Aug
    2018
    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 5-6 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.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
    7th Annual Dog Show on Saturday, August 4!
    Registration $6.00 at 10-10:45a at the Route 9 & 626 entrances.
    Judging begins at 11am 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
    11
    Aug
    2018
    Sun
    12
    Aug
    2018
    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 by Gary McGhee on Sunday. 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.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form
  • Sat
    25
    Aug
    2018
    Sun
    26
    Aug
    2018
    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! Boatswain Laurence needs your help to locate a notorious pirate that was forced into hiding. Join in on the scavenger hunt to victoriously flush and bring the scurvy scoundrel to justice!
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    01
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    02
    Sep
    2018
    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! Other family-friendly activities include historic dress up, games and live entertainment.
    To sponsor this event click here
    Vendor Registration Form

     

  • Sat
    08
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    09
    Sep
    2018
    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
    Vendor Registration Form
  • Sat
    15
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    16
    Sep
    2018
    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.
    To sponsor this event click here
  • Sat
    20
    Oct
    2018
    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