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Back to the Future at the Homestead Hayfest

Homestead Hayfest Jackson Homestead

Come celebrate the harvest season with a free hands-on family festival at the Jackson Homestead and Museum.The Homestead Hayfest celebrates 19th century family life and lets you try your hand at living the way families did 200 years ago. In its seventh year, this event is expanding and has become a tradition for many Newton families. Great way to instill a love of history!

Activities include:

  • learn to press cider
  • dip your own candle
  • enter in a burlap sack race
  • create a silhouette to take home
  • make your own butter
  • try carding and spinning wool
  • learn to play the game of graces
  • enjoy hot cider and baked goods

Read more at www.historicnewton.org