On Saturdays October 14 and 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., learn the skill of hearth cooking in Har-Ber Village’s living history cabin. Each workshop is $40 per person and reservations are required. The class includes recipes, directions and modern conversions. Participants will prepare, cook and sample results.
On October 14, instructor and living historian Tim Field will teach “Hearth Cooking Squash and Pumpkins.”
Fall’s bounty was included in pioneer menus. This workshop features dishes prepared with squash and pumpkins. 19th century recipes will be utilized as the basis for the dishes that participants will prepare and cook in cast iron vessels on the fireplace hearth. Class limit: 10.
Har-Ber Village Museum hours are Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through November 4, 2017. The Village will reopen again the third Saturday of March in 2018 for its 50th anniversary.
Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 63+; $5 for children ages 6-13; under 6 and members are free. Museum admission is not necessary to shop in the Country Store gift shop, to eat at the Café or to walk the Nature Trail.