Fall Festival Weekend Oct. 6 and 7

Mary E. Messer

Fall Festival Weekend Oct. 6 and 7

The Friends of the Old Town of Eaton Museum will host Fall Festival History Weekend Saturday and Sunday Oct. 6 and 7.

The Old Auction Barn on Route 26 will host a garage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The garage sale will be “pay what you want.”

Also on Saturday, there will be craft and bake sales featuring many hops-related products including pillows, tee shirts, table toppers and much more.

As usual, all proceeds benefit the Old Town Museum. As a special treat, historian Back Street Mary will be giving a fall history tour of the Historic Eaton Cemetery at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Sunday will feature lectures on area Landmarks, including one on Brown’s Free Hall with a guest speaker at 1 p.m. at the auction barn.

Back Street Mary will be speaking on the Morse House and more at 2 p.m.

The museum will be open for extended hours from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and Back Street Mary will be there from 3 to 4 p.m.

This event will close out a successful Memorial Day celebration and summer lecture series.

The museum will be closing for the season, but, as always, the Saturday-before-Thanksgiving Pie Sale will be on with gifts and pies and baked goods for all.

For more information, visit the museum Face Book Page at Friends of the Old Town of Eaton Museum, or email backstreetmary@yahoo.com.

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