Monday, October 5, 2015

Fall Festival at Allaire!!

If you follow my blog you know all about 

Last weekend they hosted their 19th Century Fall Festival.
A festival celebrating the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall 
with children's games, hearth cooking, cider pressing, puppet shows, 
music, dancing and militia recruitment demonstrations.

Here's a peek inside the Blacksmith Shop...






Lots of beautiful handmade quilts were displayed outdoors...





A look inside the Bakery...

 
 





We also took a horse drawn carriage ride... 



where I met this sweet little girl...

 Michele, who asked me to include her friend 

 Emma in the picture.

We also took a nice long train ride,
2 laps around the park..



I loved this picture of the hubs and I.
We were exhausted and enjoyed sitting here in the sun,
surrounded by leaves and the crisp fresh air.

I know my sister Kathy will read and enjoy this entry,
Allaire is one of her favorite places.
She is also an avid quilter.

September 26, 2015

22 comments:

  1. I love this kind of festival! Lots of fun photos here that show what a great time you had!

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  2. Fantastic festival, Debbie and spent a great day. Great article that take us back to the past.
    Have a nice Monday,
    Besos.

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  3. Oh Debbie, what fun! I just loved seeing the pictures and I can imagine being there in person was truly fabulous and enchanting. Hugs to you!

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  4. Now that looks likean interesting place to visit!

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  5. Hi Debbie! That place is so interesting....thanks for sharing! I haven't been to a living history place in a long time and this makes me want to go! Love the pictures especially the gorgeous quilts! Thanks for taking us along on your adventures!

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  6. Debbie
    What a lovely day, thank you so much for sharing your wonderful photo's.
    A special day enjoyed and shared.

    Hope your Monday has been good ... we have had a lot of rain!

    All the best Jan

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  7. I LOVE places like that, Debbie. There's a place over home in W. FL called Pioneer village; so awesome! The one I love the most is the doctor's office moved there years ago; the doctor
    who delivered my mom and all her siblings. Everything in there belonged to him. No trains or
    carriage rides though. That was a beautiful day for y'all and you both look so cute in that pic. :)

    xoxo

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  8. I love Allaire. It's one of my favorite places. You captured it beautifully (as always)!

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  9. Fascinating pictures. These represent an era I am not familiar with,except for what I have read or been told about.

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  10. Debbie, you and your husband are just the coolest couple! I love reading about your adventures. You two are so active and visit so many wonderful places, I don't think I'd be able to keep up with you!

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  11. adorable girls in pink. and nice quilt displays!

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  12. How fun! Love the blacksmith shop!

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  13. You and your Hubby look adorable in that picture!!!
    Thank you so much for the virtual tour of this festival...sounds like so much fun and it gives you a taste of what it used to be in the old days!
    Those 2 cuties are to sweet!!!

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  14. How fun to step back in time for a couple of hours.

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  15. What a beautiful place. That is a fantastic photo of you and your husband. I could browse handmade quilts for hours. There is just something about them that I absolutely love!

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  16. Oh my gosh; what a wonderful adventure. I really loved the photos and I would really like to visit this place. Thanks for sharing it; sending hugs your way.
    As always I loved the picture of the two of you.

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  17. Wonderful pictures thank you for sharing.

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  18. What a wonderful fun day out. I love al the cotumes and old bulding as well as those lovely horses

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  19. I love these outdoor festivals and even more so when you can watch demonstrations. That is neat they had a train and wagon ride. Like how they displayed the quilts too, glad you had a fun day out!

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  20. This looks like fun! Loved those beautiful quilts and the picture of you and your hubby.

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