The annual Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon

This event posted by: orock

When:
Saturday, September 17, 2016 thru Sunday, September 18, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where:
Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
703-780-2000
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Cost: $0-$17

Details:

The annual Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and plenty of family fun!

Colonial-attired artisans demonstrate 18th-century crafts and sell traditional wares such as baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leather-workings, weavings, furniture, and much more. “General Washington” will be on hand overseeing the lively Revolutionary War military drills and 18th-century entertainment including music, a balloon-launch, fire-eating, sword-swallowing, puppet and magic shows, plus hearty specialty food for sale on site.

Costumed interpreters will be demonstrating the 18th-century chocolate-making process using an authentic colonial recipe!

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