Wyckoff House Presents
Annual Breukelen Country Fair
Saturday, September 28
1:00 – 5:00 pm
At the Wyckoff House Museum
5816 Clarendon Road
Following would be their official press release:
Breukelen Country Fair celebrates agriculture, art, food, and our community roots this fall at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum
New York‘s oldest house hosts annual festival, celebrating the harvest season, our local arts, culture, community, and Brooklyn’s rich agricultural history.
The 8th annual Breukelen Country Fair takes place Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum from 1 to 5 pm. The extravaganza of local growing, urban homesteading, and creativity reinterprets the traditional harvest fest and boasts an array of games, crafts, local food, music, demonstrations, and family-friendly workshops.
Performances kick off with a marionette showing of Bessie’s Big Shot by City Parks Foundation’s PuppetMobile at 1:30 pm. Enjoy singing, dancing and drumming performances our featured Protest Garden Project artists-in-residence: Kriyol Dance! Collective and Sirene Dantor of Fanmi Asoto. Beginning at 2:30pm, kids 13 and under can meet and ride ponies Nutmeg and Cinnamon alongside James Parker of the Black Cowboys Association (limited tickets). Get your face painted, learn from one of our many local artists, and explore textile arts such as spinning, natural dyeing, embroidery, weaving,and sewing. Spend the day outside on some of the last remaining farmland in NYC; take home farm-grown produce from the Wyckoff Farm, grab some free seeds at our seed swap, and learn about agriculture, honey bees, compost and growing your own food. Ongoing activities for kids and grown-ups include cider pressing, face painting, music, photo booth, scavenger hunts, races, crafts, games, and demos.
Finish off the day with a tour of New York’s oldest house, not to be missed! Bring the whole family for a day of celebrating the traditions, community, and agriculture of Breukelen!