LIVERMORE — Spring Fling Living History Tour Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at The Washburn-Norlands Living History Center.

Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 12 and younger and $25 for family.

Participants will have the opportunity to see blacksmith demonstrations, help bake in the farmer’s cottage, practice penmanship and mental arithmetic in the one-room schoolhouse, play games in the dining room, and meet a Washburn in the 1867 mansion.

A Child’s Taste of History is by reservation only and for children 10 and older and adults.

Children will join “Aunt Callie” and “Aunt Clara” for an hour in the Washburn family kitchen to learn about farm life in 1870. The in-depth experience includes playing a game with artifacts, cooking on the wood stove, and making and writing an 1870 journal. This special program will be offered at 10:30 a.m., noon, and 1:30 p.m. The program is limited to 12 children and adults and is on a first come, first served basis.

To make a reservation, call 897-4366 or email [email protected] norlands.org.


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