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May Fair at Rock Ford
May 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for this traditional celebration of the arrival of Spring featuring period dancing, games, open hearth cooking demonstrations, a puppet show by the Edward Hand Puppet Theatre, a marionette demonstration by Robert Brock of the Lancaster Marionette Theatre, and Open House Tours of the mansion (see below).
The Equestrian Team from Millersville University will be riding on the ground during the event and demonstrating what they do in competitions.
All outdoor activities are free and open to the public and also weather permitting.
Food vendors include Liberty Bake Haus and the Rock Ford Food Stand.
Craft vendors are Amey’s Adornments and Miller’s Millinery.
Living history demonstrations include an interactive Colonial game of Trap Ball as well as children’s activities.
Open House Tours of the mansion will be from 10 am until 3 pm. The mansion closes at 3 pm. There is an admission charge for the Open House Tour. No reservations required. Admission: $5 per person. Free for children 5 and under.
Tentative Schedule of Outdoor Activities:
10:30 am: Dancing on the Porch
11:00 am: Story Time on the Porch
11:30 am: Edward Hand Puppet Theatre
12:00 pm: Charades
12:30 pm: Edward Hand Puppet Theatre
1:00 pm: Trap Ball game
1:30 pm: Dancing on the Porch
2:00 pm: Edward Hand Puppet Theatre
2:30 pm: Charades
3:00 pm: Dancing on the Porch