Virtual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
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Join us for our annual fall festival on Facebook Live! We will be streaming from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum page, so pop in anytime or all day for a fun day of fall festivities!
10:00 a.m. - Bilingual Dance Class
Wake up and start your day with the Dance Project of Washington Heights for a bilingual Creative Movement class for all ages. This unique and fun class will take place on the Dance Project of Washington Heights Facebook page or you can join the watch party on the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Facebook Page.
11:00 a.m. - Story Time
The Inwood Branch of the New York Public Library delivers a story time that will ignite your imagination. There will be a magical surprise that you have to see to believe.
11:30 a.m. - Homemade Herbal Elixirs
Learn how to make echinacea and fennel immune system boosters with Dyckman Farmhouse Museum and Boscobel House and Gardens! These ancient indigenous medicines are easy to make and can protect you from colds, prevent inflammation, lower your sugar levels, soothe your stomach, help with asthma, and so much more!
12:15 p.m. - Apple Salad
Follow along with Fabiola, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Director of Education as she uses Dyckman Apples from Boscobel House and gardens to create a deliciously fresh apple salad that is similar to the famous New York Waldorf Salad. Learn how this classic has changed over time. The result is a refreshing but creamy dish with a nice crunch—perfect for lunch or even a late-day snack.
1:00 p.m. - Apple Cider Press
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance Board President, Don Rice, will take you through a demonstration of how an apple cider press works using the Dyckman apples from Boscobel House and Gardens. This classic American drink was the most popular beverage of the colonial period, because pressing and fermenting apple juice was the easiest way to preserve the large fruit harvest.
2:00 p.m. - Apple Madness
Are you ready to make some apple cider at home? Don’t have a cider press? Join Fabiola in the Garden Kitchen Lab kitchen at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum to find out an easy way to make this special treat. Want an apple dessert to go with your cider? Fabiola has you covered there too! You cannot resist this amazing No-Bake Apple Crumble.
3:00 p.m. - Story Time
Wind down with Johnny Appleseed at Boscobel House and Gardens with a little story time.