Celebrate the Halloween Season at Historic Cold Spring Village Ghost Walks- Select Fridays and Saturdays throughout October Hands-on Ghost Investigations- October 11th and 25th

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                Step back in time for a lovely autumn evening on Saturday, November 8th, when the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village host the annual Candlelight Walk from 6-8pm. Luminaries will line the paths and guide you to several of the Village’s restored historic buildings where wine, beer and a variety of light fare will be served. Featured local favorites include the Flight Deck Diner, Cold Spring Grange Restaurant, Formica Brothers Bakery, Gaiss’ Market, Sand Barrens Golf Club, Erma Deli, West Side Market, Little Italy II, Gwen Raring Catering and Cape May Brewing Company. Support is also being provided by ACME, Shoprite and Seashore Food. Guests will also enjoy desserts, live musical entertainment and hot beverages at the Village Pavilion. HCSV Education Director Jim Stephens will present demonstrations and an interpretation of Coxe Hall Cottage, c. 1691, the Village’s oldest building. A special holiday sale at the Country Store will feature heritage wares and a wide variety of historical toys.

HCSV Executive Director Anne Salvatore delights in showcasing the Village at this particular event: “Experiencing the fall foliage of the Village, lit at dusk, makes for a truly memorable evening,” Salvatore said. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. The event will begin at the Route 9 entrance to the Village.  Please call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10, or to purchase tickets.

Historic Cold Spring Village is a non-profit, open air living history museum that portrays the daily life of a rural South Jersey community of the Early American era. Its mission includes the preservation of 26 historic Cape May County buildings, history education and promoting heritage tourism.  The Village is a museum for all seasons. During the summer months, interpreters and artisans in period clothing preserve the trades, crafts and heritage of “the age of homespun.” From October to May, the emphasis is on teaching history through school trips to the Village, classroom visits by the education department and interactive teleconferences with schools throughout the United States. The Country Store is open Saturdays, 11am-3pm, throughout the fall for holiday shopping. The Cold Spring Grange Restaurant is currently serving lunch and dinner Saturdayand Sunday. The Village is located on Route 9, three miles north of Victorian Cape May and a mile and a half west of the southern end of the Garden State Parkway.  For more information, call (609) 898-2300, ext. 10 or visit the Village website


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