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26th Colonial Times: A Day to Remember
October 21, 2017
Each year, Olde Towne sponsors Colonial Times: A Day To Remember. An event that draws people from all over the Southeast and beyond. The reputation of Olde Towne reenactments and living exhibits has spread beyond the limits of Aiken County. Colonial past comes to life through demonstrations and living exhibits. Featured attractions include hornsmithing, pottery, tomahawk throw, butter churning, weaving and spinning, quilting, candle making, scrimshaw, pewterer, musket firing demonstrations, calligraphy, gunsmithing, blacksmithing, woodworking, and also meat smoking and curing.
Visit the Indian traders, the Backwoodsmen, the Sutlers, the Milliner, the Tavern Keeper, and finally, the Alchemist. Furthermore don’t forget to pet the animals.
Dance master Dana Cheney calls colonial dance on both days. Learn to do Hole in the Wall, Christ Church Bells, Duke of Kent Waltz, and others. Dance times will be posted at the Barn. Both Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. until closing. Special guests talk with visitors, give demonstrations and entertain throughout the day. Stop by for Games in the Tavern. Colonial Dance demonstrations held both days.
Finally, visit Roger’s Ordinary for lunch, snacks and refreshments.