May 13, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Kick-off the Museum's 2017 season on Opening Day May 13, or bring mom for an extra special Mother's Day on May 14. Join us as we celebrate the role of mothers throughout history. Watch the village come alive with springtime activities that will shower mom with love and affection! Don't miss chocolate-making demonstrations, American Heritage Chocolate tastings and wine/beer pairs both days! Members FREE! Mothers FREE on Mother's Day.
See What We Have in Store for our 2017 Season
Chat with our knowledgeable costumed interpreters who keep the hearth fires burning, the heirloom gardens flourishing, and the livestock tended. You’ll hear the clanging of the blacksmith’s hammer, smell the aroma of fresh baked treats and truly experience life in the 19th-century. Interpreters — including master cooks and craftsman — will be demonstrating their talents all day!
For women in the 19th-century, there was an appropriate outfit or mode of dress for each occasion. Experience 100 years of changing women's and children's fashions as modeled by our local families. Join us at 1pm on Sunday in the Exhibition Hall for our historic fashion show!
Join us for our Opening Day or bring mom for a special Mother's Day!
Join us for GCV&M's inaugural race through the Historic Village and Nature Center on Saturday, May 20!
It's happy hour in the Historic Village! Beer tastings, cider, & wine. Live music.
Music, dance, authentic food and drink--celebrate the traditions of the Scots and Irish!
Re-enactors portraying shopkeepers, housewives, merchants and soldiers amidst the sounds of fifes and drums; cannons and muskets; and Austen-era music and dancing. Fathers FREE!
Pageantry, marching bands and merrymaking are all part of the day’s July 4th festivities, highlighted by the swearing in of new American citizens.
Experience the shots, the cannons and the horses as reenactors bring the Civil War to life!
19th-century frontier life with Laura Ingalls Wilder Days, Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 5 & 6, and learn more about Laura's ties to Western New York.
A melodious weekend featuring hundred of musicians on four stages!