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Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast Signature EventMaple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast
March 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2018 | 10am-4pm | Breakfast served until 3pm

Enjoy a pancake breakfast and learn about the process of creating maple syrup, celebrating a 200 year old Hale family tradition.

“It’s fun for families, especially children, to see the process of how syrup is made, taste the difference between the pure syrup and commercially produced syrup and to discover the work involved in making maple syrup.” ~Jason Klein, HFV Director

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Sow & Grow Farm Festival Signature EventSow & Grow Farm Festival & Plant Sale
June 9 & 10, 2018 | 10am-5pm

Experience the past and present farming lifestyle including draft horse demonstrations, oxen talks, wheel plowing and bee keeping. The plant sale features herbs and heirloom varieties, presented by The Citizens of Hale Auxiliary.




Music in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival Signature EventMusic in the Valley Folk & Wine Festival
July 14 & 15, 2018 | 10am-7pm | Museum sites close at 5pm

Tour the beautiful Hale Farm & Village grounds while enjoying the sounds of local musicians and wines from Ohio based wineries.

“This festival is one our summer favorites, not only is the music amazing but the wineries and food vendors just keep getting better each year!” ~HFV Guest



Civil War Reenactment Signature EventCivil War Reenactment
August 11 & 12, 2018 | 10am-5pm

Experience the largest annual Civil War Reenactment in the state of Ohio. Relive one of the most significant events in our nation’s history through a reenacted battle, speeches by “President Lincoln,” cavalry mounted drills, artillery demonstrations, Camp Chase Fife and Drum Corps performances, and shopping on Sutler’s Row, alongside a thousand Civil War soldiers and civilians.



Made in Ohio Signature EventMade in Ohio Arts & Crafts Festival
August 31, 2018 | 12pm-5pm | September 1 & 2, 2018 | 10am-5pm

Live music echoes in the valley throughout this weekend as visitors shop from 140 vendors selling Ohio-made products including jewelry, pottery, glass, soap, quilts and a variety of unique fine arts. This weekend also features Handcrafted at Hale items and historic craft and trade demonstrations.



Harvest Festival & 5K Run Signature EventHale Harvest Festival & 5K Run
5K Run October 6, 2018 | 9:15am
October 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2018 | 10am-5pm

Celebrate the fall bounty amid the sights, smells and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley! “Our family makes memories here every year. The kids always come away with a new favorite piece of history” ~HFV Guest



Thanksgiving Dinner with Abe Signature EventThanksgiving Dinner with Abraham Lincoln
November 17, 2018 | 3:30pm-6pm

Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast with family and friends as you dine with President Lincoln.

“Thanksgiving is a celebration deeply rooted in the timeline of American history and at Hale Farm & Village, we are excited to honor that celebration and the man who made it a national holiday.” ~Kelly Falcone-Hall, WRHS CEO



Holiday Lantern Tours Signature EventHoliday Lantern Tours
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19-23, 2018
Reservations begin at 5:30 nightly

Take a lantern-lit tout of the village and visit historic homes, bustling with holiday preparations. Experience the sites and sounds of the season through a series of charming holiday vignettes presented by costumed players.



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