Week in McLean

Week in McLean

History Revisited at Claude Moore Farm

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm will host 18th Century Summer Market Fair Saturday and Sunday, July 16 & 17; 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Watch colonial Virginia tradesman such as the blacksmith and try crafts such as spinning and dyeing. Test your watercolor and writing skills. See heritage breed animals including turkeys, pigs and chickens. Enjoy music, games and dancing as well as interacting with colonial family members in costume and character. Savor grilled chicken, sausages, cheese and breads, seasonal vegetables, watermelon, roasted olives, fruit pies and more. Colonial Tavern offers cask ale, beers and authentic ginger ale. Period food, beverages and wares available for purchase. Fun, educational and affordable.

Adults: $8; Children 3-12 and Seniors: $3; Children under 3 complimentary admission. Free parking. Directions at www.1771.org. Weather permitting.

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm is located at 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean.