October 21st , 2017

10 a.m.—4p.m.

10 am The Blessing and Official Opening of the 300th year Celebration of Worship at Lower United Methodist Church 1717—2017

10:30 am Colonial Church Tours Begin and will continue throughout the day on the ½ hour. Last tour of the day at 3:30.

10 am Colonial Faire Grounds will open 10 am Colonial Kitchen will open! Come by the Fellowship hall and purchase a box lunch to enjoy inside or out. Picnic facilities are available out by the playground.

11 am& 1 pm Visit from the Circuit Rider—outside by the church entrance, hear about the journeys of the circuit riders as they spread the Word of God across their charge 

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Colonial Seaport Foundation—living history and encampment: Rope making, coffee and chocolate house, navigation, shipwright, sailor effects, trade and commerce, artist and paint, medicine, cannon fire and demonstrations, tavern & children’s games

“The Explorer”—Colonial Ship, Rob Brooks

“Artifact exhibit”—Michelle Murillo

“Gibson & Nightingale”: Lisa Lambert—Colonial Mercantile & Phil—Period correct Glass maker & Cold Pour Glass

“Homestead Forge--Blacksmith”: Reb Straub—Colonial black smith demonstrations

“The Governor Spotswood”: Clay Reines

“Lord Pipington”: Ron Puzza “Major Robert Beverley”: Ricky Price “Roving Minstrels”: Arden & Clarke

“The King’s Army”: encampment

“Street Hawkers”: Oyster woman—Jackie Noel, Mike Preston “Natural Fibers”: Donna Haney—Spinner and Natural Dyes

“Fairfield Foundation”: Archeological foundation, demonstration and exhibit

300th Anniversary Celebration Events