Upcoming 2022 Events & Workshops
Regular Museum Hours: Sat-Sun, 10am-4pm.
*Please Note* Absolutely no animals are allowed on the property excluding service animals.
Harvest Festival | Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2 & 8-9. (10-5pm)
Harvest time at Hale Farm & Village is a time for natural beauty, busy farm days, and all of our favorite traditional fall scents & flavors! Guests will experience the seasonal work of a 19th century farm, while community partners demonstrate how traditions like cider pressing and fermentation have remained popular and important in our communities today! Join us for seasonal bites and live music both weekends, and a special visit from Johnny Appleseed on Oct. 1st & 2nd!
*No pre-sale necessary. General admission sold at the door.
All Hale’s Eve: Sleepy Hale-O | Saturday, October 29. (7-11pm)
Join us on the historic grounds of Hale Farm & Village for an all-out, adults-only, Halloween bash–Sleepy Hollow style! Event features live music, two cash bars, and Trick & Treat tasting stations (included in admission) from a variety of local food vendors, breweries, vineyards, and meaderies–spread across our bewitched historic village. Be careful not to lose your head! Pre-sale tickets end October 20th!
Harvest & History Day & Dinner | Saturday, November 19
Join Hale Farm & Village for a brand-new holiday tradition! This year guests will explore the 1840s on the farm–with first-person living history presentations and interactive experiences, then sit down for a unique dining experience inspired by the harvest season and its bounty of flavors.
Holiday Lantern Tours | Dec. 3, 9-10, 16-18, 20-23
Timed evening tours. Gatehouse Visitors Center open 5pm-10pm.
This year our holiday experience will explore the history and folklore of a classic treat – gingerbread! Enjoy a candle-lit tour through our historic grounds, and visit Village residents as they prepare for the holiday season in the 1840s. On the journey, you will hear tales of gingerbread made for kings and canal workers, as sweetheart gifts and charity presents. End your evening in our toasty Gatehouse Visitors Center before a roaring fire with your own sweet treat!
Reservations required for this event. Stay tuned for more information on ticket sales and scheduling!
Hale Farm After Dark Series | Third Thursdays, May-Oct. (6-8pm)
Enjoy unique evenings on the Farm during our adult-only workshop & experience series, Hale Farm After Dark! From May through October join us on the third Thursday of the month from 6-8pm for a special programming that connects 19th century history with modern life.
- October 20: Speaking from the Grave (5pm-10pm)
Join us for a spooky-good time and experience 19th century spiritualist traditions! This evening workshop will include a how-to on communicating with the beyond through pendulums, and a live demonstration on spirit photography. Our Collections team from the Western Reserve Historical Society and our partners from the Cummings Center for Psychology will be onsite with 19th century mourning jewelry (made from human hair) and antique spirit boards. In addition, guests will be able to purchase their own personal reading with a medium, or a tintype portrait with Michael Rhoades, on a first come-first serve basis!
Hands-on Hale Family Learning Days
As a living history museum, Hale Farm & Village is dedicated to providing immersive experiences for the whole family during every visit! On our Hands-on Hale days we will be taking these experiences to a new level, with drop-in and reservation-based workshops, community partner activities, and specialty experiences dedicated to a monthly theme. Join us each month for new ways to learn at Hale Farm!
- October 29: Slightly Spooky Stories
Families are invited for Trick or Treat experience at Hale Farm & Village – storybook style! Enjoy all our usual farm fun plus interactive ‘trick or treat’ stations that explore (slightly) spooky stories fit for goblins and ghouls of all ages.