Step back in time more than 100 years and watch history come to life at Spring Valley’s largest and most popular event held at both the Heritage Farm and Merkle Cabin! The festival features hands-on demonstrations of frontier-era and 1880s farm life including cider pressing, blacksmithing, grain threshing and much more is available to see and do. Available throughout the day will be kid’s craft activities, 19th century games and live string music on two stages.
Grilled food, taffy apples, roasted ears of corn and cold beverages will be available for purchase.
Parking is available at the Nature Center on Schaumburg Road and off Plum Grove Road across from Heritage Farm.
Admission is $5 per person; $20 per family of six or fewer with additional members $5 per person. Children ages 3 and younger are free.
Event is sponsored by Whole Foods Market and Davey Tree Company.
For more information, call 847/985-2100.