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Historic Longstreet Farm Demonstrations

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  • As of July 8, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event.

Historic Longstreet Demonstrations

Throughout the year, Historic Longstreet Farm hosts different demonstrations for all to see!

Demonstrations are held on different dates and times throughout the month. Continue reading for the demonstrations and dates.

When is this event?

August 6 @ 11:00 am 3:00 pm EDT

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Does this event repeat?

Demonstrations are held on Saturdays and Sundays.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?

Outdoor

Is registration required?

No

Demonstrations Schedule

  • July 9: Wheat Harvest Demonstration –
    • See the draft animals in action as the farm staff harvests wheat as it was done in the 1890s.
  • July 16: Cookstove Demonstration & Threshing Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
    • This weekend the staff at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, will be threshing their wheat crop. A thresher is a piece of farm equipment that threshes grain, that is, it removes the seeds from the stalks and the chaff that covers it. (Held July 16 & 17)
  • July 23: Cookstove Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
  • July 30: Cookstove Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
  • August 6: Spinning and Knitting Demonstration –
    • Watch the art of spinning fleece and learn various methods of knitting.
  • August 6: Cookstove Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
  • August 13: Penny Rug Demonstration –
    • See how thrifty homemakers would use scraps of wool or felted wool from old clothing to create designs for mats or rugs. Be inspired to create your own mat or rug.
  • August 14: Machinery Expo –
    • Historic Longstreet Farm’s machinery will be out of storage and in full view for one day only! Staff will be on-hand to discuss the mechanics of the farm’s horse-drawn implements and household/kitchen equipment.
  • August 20: Cookstove Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
  • August 27: Cookstove Demonstration –
    • See what’s cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.

What is the admission price?

Free

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Where is this event is happening?

This event is happening at

44 Longstreet Rd
Holmdel, NJ 07733 United States
732-946-3758
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