October 10 – Portsmouth
Celebrate harvest time with Strawbery Banke's second annual New Hampshire Fall Festival. Come enjoy four centuries of traditional home and farm harvest festivities and experience a traditional New England country fair like no other.
Experience a traditional New England country fair complete with demonstrations from craftspeople, heritage breed and farm animal exhibits, farm animal and livestock demonstrations, special autumn activities in the Children's Garden, presentations on heirloom seeds, canning and food preservation talks, fiber arts, demonstrations and exhibits on historic crafts and industries, coopering, harvest-themed crafts in the Family Discovery Center, garden tours, flower arranging presentations and much more!
A wide variety of talented New Hampshire craftspeople and artisans will be featured at the fall festival as well and will be displaying and selling their works. In addition to the Chili Cook-Off, local food vendors will also be on hand to provide great food and drink throughout the day for this “don't miss” fall event.
<b>A new addition to the festival:</b>
Select beers from local breweries and Prescott Park's Chili Cook-Off will also be a part of the festival. Chili sampling is included in the ticket price so go and taste the best chili the seacoast has to offer.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for youths (12 and under). Strawbery Banke Museum and Prescott Park Arts Festival members are free.
<b>Where and When</b>
Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock Street
This article appears in the October 2009 issue of New Hampshire Magazine