Old North Church and Historic Site Colonialfest!

Saturday, July 1 @ 12:00-4:00 pm AND Sunday, July 2 @ 12:00-5:00pm

Colonialfest, a Boston Harborfest Celebration at Old North
Tickets: FREE and open to the public!

Join Old North for a weekend of celebrations in honor of our nation’s independence! As part of the citywide Boston Harborfest, Colonialfest is a campus-wide family-friendly festival that offers a variety of exciting hands-on colonial activities like chocolate making, sewing, tricorne hat making, musket lessons, fife playing, quill writing, and more!

Schedule of Events:

*18 Century Chocolate: From Bean to Beverage (Chocolate-making demonstrations): 12:00 pm-4:00pm
*What’s Underneath: 18th Century Undergarments: 12:00 pm- 4:00pm
*Stitch in Time (Sewing): 12:00 pm-4:00pm
*Anatomy of a Musket: 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
* My Hat, It Has Three Corners…” (tricorne hat making) 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
*Fife Lessons: 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
* The Art of the Quill: Sign Here (Quill Writing): 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
*Children’s Games: 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
* Photo Opportunities with colonial re-enactors: 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
* Temporary Tattoos: 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm

* 18th Century Chocolate: From Bean to Beverage (Chocolate-making demonstrations) 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
*Watercolor: 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
*Boston Massacre Printing: 1:30 pm- 4:00 pm
* The Declaration of Independence program with Freedom’s Way: 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm
* Longfellow’s “Paul Revere’s Ride” poetry reading: 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm