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Celebrate the Fall Season at Mount Vernon Estate
Each fall, Mount Vernon Estate located in Virginia along the shores of the Potomac River welcomes the season with Fall Harvest Family Days, a weekend of activities including horse-drawn wagon rides, wheat treading in the 16-sided barn, a straw bale maze, early-American games, music, and demonstrations. This year's Fall Harvest Family Days is happening October 20 and October 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is located at Pioneer Farm and included in the cost of admission to Mount Vernon.Continue to 2 of 5 below.
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Corn Bale Maze
During Fall Harvest Family Days, children enjoy romping through the corn maze. They can also create and take home their own cornhusk dolls.Continue to 3 of 5 below.
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Visitors enjoy live performances by musicians and farrier (blacksmithing) demonstrations.Continue to 4 of 5 below.
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"General Washington" Meets Children
Through thought-provoking tours, entertaining events, and educational programs, Mount Vernon strives to preserve George Washington's place in history.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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18th-century Dancing Demonstrations
Visitors join the Mount Vernon staff in bidding farewell to the farming season with a traditional harvest celebration. They also learn 18th-century dance steps!