Half-price admission is offered for all firefighters on this day.
Old-fashioned fire fighting
See an exciting demonstration of historical 19th-century hand-pump fire trucks, and lend a hand by helping to pump the water. Enjoy a fire truck parade around the Common.
19th-century ice cream
For ice, cool off with demonstrations of 18th- and 19th-century ice-cream making (using period tools, techniques, recipes, and ingredients). Popular flavors in the 18th century included gooseberry, ginger, and even asparagus ice cream.
The Best Chili in History Contest
Help judge our third annual chili contest.