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Greenfield Village

From the Old Car Festival to the breathtaking Holiday Nights, Greenfield Village hosts events for every interest. And every day we have rich, immersive programming and activities to make the Village come alive.

Upcoming Special Events and Exhibits at Greenfield Village

Fall Flavor Weekends

Fall Flavor Weekends

September 23-24 and September 30-October 1, 2017 | 9:30am-5pm

Come celebrate American food traditions from farm to table, share in cooking demonstrations, browse the delights at our Saturday Local Roots Farmers Market, and much more.

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Fall Flavor Weekends

September 23-24 and September 30-October 1, 2017 | 9:30am-5pm

Come celebrate American food traditions from farm to table, share in cooking demonstrations, browse the delights at our Saturday Local Roots Farmers Market, and much more.
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Farmers Market

Farmers Market

September 23 and 30 (Saturdays), 2017 | 10am - 3pm

Take home your own private bounty when you visit Greenfield Village's annual open-air Farmers Market. You'll meet some of our favorite farmers and food suppliers. Enjoy local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds, handmade pastas, and much more.

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Farmers Market

September 23 and 30 (Saturdays), 2017 | 10am - 3pm

Take home your own private bounty when you visit Greenfield Village's annual open-air Farmers Market. You'll meet some of our favorite farmers and food suppliers. Enjoy local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds, handmade pastas, and much more.
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Halloween in Greenfield Village

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 13-15, 19-22 and 26-29, 2017

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 13-15, 19-22 and 26-29, 2017

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.
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Halloween in Greenfield Village Dinner

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village Dinner Package

October 13-14, 20-21, and 26-28, 2017 | 6pm-7:30pm

Join us for an evening of 19th-century Hallowe'en fun inside our famed Eagle Tavern. Visitors from the past will fill your evening with music and harvest games. Stroll down a path illuminated with hundreds of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and revel in the sights and sounds of Hallowe'en.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village Dinner Package

October 13-14, 20-21, and 26-28, 2017 | 6pm-7:30pm

Join us for an evening of 19th-century Hallowe'en fun inside our famed Eagle Tavern. Visitors from the past will fill your evening with music and harvest games. Stroll down a path illuminated with hundreds of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and revel in the sights and sounds of Hallowe'en.
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$5 Day at the Henry Ford

November 4, 2017

Commemorate the historic decision by Henry Ford to offer workers a wage of $5 per day in 1914 with special pricing to Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour or The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience.

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$5 Day at the Henry Ford

November 4, 2017

Commemorate the historic decision by Henry Ford to offer workers a wage of $5 per day in 1914 with special pricing to Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour or The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience.
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Member Appreciation Days

November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in November. With free admission to the Science Behind Pixar, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us.

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Member Appreciation Days

November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in November. With free admission to the Science Behind Pixar, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us.
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Things to Do Today at Greenfield Village

Glass Blowing

Glass Shop, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (9:30am - 5pm)

Skilled artisan glassblowers demonstrate free-blown and mold-blown techniques used to create decorative and practical glassware.

Spinning Silk

Hank's Silk Mill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (9:30am-12pm)

The story of the first silk mill in America is spun, along with the details of silk productions, from cocoon to cloth.

Learn About Making Flour

Loranger Gristmill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (3pm-5pm)

Mill through the 1870s daily grind of corn and wheat and learn about the processing of American's most expensive crops.


Potter's Wheel

Pottery Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Look in on redware and stoneware pottery crafted by some of the true American artisans of Greenfield Village.

Printing Press

Printing Office (9:30am-5pm)

See all the news that's fit to demonstrate about the printing press!

Postmark

Phoenixville Post Office, Main Street Historic District (9:30am-5pm)

Send a vintage postcard at the Village Post Office with our own postmark and mail today's greeting in the sweet, slow way of the past.

Cutting Tin

Tin Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Observe the Smiths at work. Lean about "poor mans silver" in an 1876-style shop.

Weaving

Weaving Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Demonstration of the artisan craft of weaving on a loom, textile technology still widely used.

Recording Sound

Menlo Park Laboratory, Edison At Work Historic District (9:30am-5pm)

An in-depth demonstration of the invention that made Thomas Edison famous…the phonograph. This is the technology that captured sound.

Historic Cooking

Firestone Farm House, Working Farms Historic District (9:30am )

Get inspired in your own kitchen when you step inside our historic kitchens spanning diverse regions, people and times.

Farm Work

Firestone Farm (9:30am - 5pm)

Time is a resource to use wisely. From laundry to baking, each day of the week had its own chore in 1885. See how farmers make the most of each season with their daily work.

Lathe a Light

Armington & Sims Machine Shop, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (10:00am-4:30pm)

For the makers in the crowd, don your goggles and shape your own brass candlestick using a 1917 lathe. Ages 6 and older.

Roundhouse Challenge

Railroad Turntable (10:50am, 1:45pm, 3:50pm)

Try your hand at turning our 40-ton turntable, weather permitting, must be age 6 or older to operate.

Engineering Firsts

Outside Bagley Avenue Workshop, Henry Ford's Model T Historic District (11am & 2pm)

A replica of the very first engine that Henry Ford created in his kitchen sink in 1893, hums and thrums before your eyes. (weather permitting).

Wool Carding

Gunsolly Carding Mill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (12:05pm - 3pm)

Wool picking and carding are demonstrated using 1850s technology for turning fiber into thread.

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