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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Free National Park Days and Living History at New Market

September is a month full of opportunities to get out and explore. Here are a couple of things you might want to put on your calendar.

September 17th - New Market, VA - 1850s Sunday School Fair. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. -Living historians will be re-creating a fair held here in New Market in 1857. The original fair raised funds for the Manor Memorial Methodist Church Sunday School. This fair will raise funds to support the educational of VMCW.

There will be 19th century games at 19th century prices!!! Win fun prizes at the Games, enjoy delicious foods from the Food Booth and do some early Christmas shopping at Handwork Booth. And don't forget to stick around for the pie auction at Noon.

September 24th is Public Lands Day. And to celebrate, National Parks don't charge an entry fee! To find a local park near you (in case you aren't sure where they are and what they offer), go to U.S. National Park Service. Be sure to spend some time browsing the website. Lots of interesting information! Be sure to check out the links for kids and teachers too!


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