CLARKSVILLE, TN – Hear live music and history at Historic Collinsville’s Picnic & Pickin’ event on Sept. 24. The event will begin at 11 a.m. and run until 3 p.m.
In addition to the live music from a 19th-century style string band and tours of the 16 buildings on site, guests are welcome to watch demonstrations of axe throwing, corn shelling, spinning and weaving, herbal medicine and writing with dip pens. Historians will be present to share stories and answer any questions. Tickets are $10 for ages 13 and above, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for children ages 5 and under.
The pioneer settlement will be hosting another round of its children’s mini camps between October 13 and October 15. The camps focus on three topics: Civil War code-breaking and intelligence gathering, the daily life of a Civil War soldier and Civil War toys and games. Each camp cost $35 and runs from 9 a.m. until Noon.
Historic Collinsville’s final event of the season will be a family-friendly Halloween celebration on October 29 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Spooky Stories and S’mores will feature three sessions of eerie tales from Montgomery County’s past. The stories get progressively scarier throughout the night so guests can come and go as they please. S’mores kits will be provided to each guest to enjoy during the stories. Tickets are $10 for ages 13 and above, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for children ages 5 and under.
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