2022 Autumn Gathering Celebration

The Nye Museum, located at 85 Old County Road in East Sandwich, will hold an Autumn Gathering celebration, a family-friendly event that is returning after a 2-year hiatus. Come celebrate the changing season at the Nye Museum and enjoy free, fall-themed activities. The event will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 12 PM to 4 PM.

There will be many authentic historical and seasonal activities to partake in, including hearth cooking in the 1678 Benjamin Nye House, an outdoor artisan craft fair under a tent, historical reenactors providing tours, wool spinning, educational activities for children, and live colonial era music.

This year, the event will feature a children’s exhibit of autumn preparations including period activities with pumpkins, cranberries, apples, and making butter. Activities including scooping out pumpkins, drying fruit, making apple pompadour balls, homemade butter, and making Johnny Cakes.

This will also be the last opportunity to see the Nye Museum’s 2022 special exhibit, “The Road to Revolution on Cape Cod.”

Fall-themed goods will be available for purchase. Brick Oven Pizza for sale courtesy of Chariot Pizza.

This event is FREE and open to the public

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