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Summer Solstice Celebration

Date: June 19, 2021
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Welcome the coming of the summer season in Storrowton Village with a celebration of summer pastimes and New England traditions, featuring blacksmithing activities and demonstrations all day at our Blacksmith Collective, Juneteenth Speaker Series to learn the historic significance of this day, tours of museum spaces with our costumed guides, a visit to our gardens, solstice-inspired gentle yoga and more!

Summer Solstice Celebration brings together the best of Storrowton Village Museum with hands-on activities for all ages. Stay for the day or visit after lunch in the Beer Bistro or Storrowton Tavern. All visitors must check in at the tent located outside the Gift Shop and receive a wristband to access museum spaces, demonstrations, and activities.

Participate in our Hand Forged Silent Auction
Participate in Juneteenth Lecture Series
Event Schedule
10 am
    • All indoor and outdoor museum and demonstration spaces open
    • Gift Shop opens
    • Blacksmith Tradition Demonstration: Christening of the Forge
11 am
    • Juneteenth Lecture Livestream with J. Anthony Guillory Ph.D.: The Significance of Juneteenth in History and the Present
12 pm
    • Early American Games on the Green
1 pm
    • Juneteenth Livestream Panel Discussion: Land Ownership, Generational Wealth, & Inequality, with Nedra Lee, UMass Boston and John Diffley, Esq. with moderator J. Anthony Guillory Ph.D.
2 pm
    • Yoga on the Green with instructor Jessica K. Fontaine, RYT200
3pm
    • Blacksmith Collective Silent Auction Ends
4pm
    • Museum, demonstrations, and Gift Shop closes

Tickets are $12 per person if purchased by 6/18. Tickets available on the day of the event $15 per person. Under 6 free. Admission includes access to all museum buildings and gardens, craft and trade demonstrations, games on the green, Juneteenth Lecture Series (livestream-only participation free). Additional fees apply for Blacksmith Apprentice Experience ($37pp includes general admission) and Yoga on the Green ($17pp, includes general admission).
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