Pickles, Preserves and Produce
Saturday, September 03, 2011 - Sunday, September 04, 2011 10–5 pm, with a Farmhand Buffet from 4–7 pm and an After-hours Barn Dance from 5–8 pm (Saturday only)
Kick off the season of harvest at Old World Wisconsin with two-day event that celebrates food and fun. Experience making crock pickles, drying pumpkin, smoking fish, making sunshine preserves and loads more, just like it was done before modern refrigeration. Samples of old-world jelly will be available too.
Saturday Only Events
After a day of exploring 19th-century rural history, enjoy a hearty after-hours meal in the historic Clausing Barn from 4–7 pm. The bountiful Farmhand Buffet will be heaped with homemade, old-fashioned options. Adults $13, children 5-12 $6 (children under 4 free). See below for the Farmhand Buffet menu.
Afterward, make a night of it as we push open the barn doors and welcome the night air for an evening of live music and dancing — no prior knowledge required. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase so you can whet your whistle while you kick up your heels! Our dances are quite popular, so reservations are recommended; available through Friday, Sep 2, at noon. Adults $8, children 5-17 $5.
Sunday Only Event
On Sunday enjoy a Country Picnic Buffet from 11 am–2 pm. See below for the Country Picnic Buffet menu.
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.
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.