The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will host Colonial Tobacco Harvest – Participatory Event, on Saturday, Aug. 20, 1-4 p.m.
Tobacco was a cash crop for the Claude Moore Colonial Farm family and vital to their livelihood. In addition to selling the crop tobacco was used for a variety of home remedies. Help the colonial farm family harvest their carefully tended tobacco by cleaning the leaves, splitting the stems and hanging to cure. Educational and fun. Great family activity. Adults: $2; Children 3-12 and Seniors: $2; Children under 3 complimentary admission. Free parking. Directions at www.1771.org.