Autumn on the Farms in September
Thursday, September 05, 2013 - Sunday, September 29, 2013 10 am–5 pm Thursday through Sunday only
Please note that this event also runs the first two weekends of October. Please check the October listings for more event details. Celebrate the season of harvest and pitch in to help our farmers and villagers bring in the crops, stock the larder and put up the produce for winter.
- On Saturday, September 7, from 3 to 5 pm, meet Wisconsin Historical Society Press co-author Jim Draeger, who will be signing copies of the popular book, 'Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries.
- On Saturday, September 15, from noon to 2 pm, take in a presentation by Nick Hoffman and Jesse Gant, authors of 'Wheel Fever: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State.'
- On Saturday, September 21, from noon to 2 pm, enjoy a visit with popular Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Jerry Apps, who will recall stories from his book, 'The Quiet Season: Remembering Country Winters.'
- On Saturday, September 28, from noon to 2 pm, meet photographer Craig Schreiner, whose photos grace the pages of his book, 'One Small Farm: Photographs of a Wisconsin Way of Life.'
- View or download a flier detailing special activities taking place throughout Autumn on the Farms in September and October (PDF 480 KB).
- View a one-minute YouTube video on Old World Wisconsin's Autumn on the Farms event.
- Autumn on the Farms continues in October.
Adults $16; children (5-17) $9 (children under 5 are free); students and senior citizens (65 and over) $14; family (two adults and two or more dependent children 5-17) $43. Fees include an all-day tram transportation pass. Book signings are free and open to the public.
Venue: Old World Wisconsin
Old World Wisconsin documents the settlement of 19th- and early 20th-century Wisconsin. It comprises an 1870s crossroads village and 10 ethnic farmsteads located on 576 acres of wooded hills in the Southern Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest.
W372 S9727 Hwy 67
PO Box 69
Phone: For recorded information call 262-594-6300; during operating hours call 262-594-6301.