2015 Special Events



Saturday June 13

Magic elixirs, miracle cures and snake oil! Come and see Dr. Zeigler’s Traveling Medicine Show, a 19th century infomercial!

Put yourself “in the pink” with 1850s entertainment, belly laughs, and “a cure for what ails ya”!

Shows at 11:30 and 1:30

See Indians and Gunslingers!

Get your head read by the Phrenologist!

Enjoy some good old fashioned banjo & guitar music!

Be sure to pick up your FREE Westville Bucks at the Gift Shop
so you can bid on Doc's Tonics and Creams!

Stop by the Westville Tavern for:
a frosty bottle of (root) beer,
a steaming hot dog,
fresh popped popcorn,
or some piping hot boiled peanuts!

(Items in the Tavern will cost ya real bucks!)

Many of our Demonstrators will also be on hand:
Blacksmith
"Weaving
Broom making
Wood working
Games in the Academy Yard

Special Event Admission

$10.00 for adults and children (K-12)
$8.00 for seniors (65+), college students and military
Pre-K are always FREE





Game On!
Westville Summer Games
Saturday, July 18

The summer games where battledores and shuttlecocks rule.

Old fashioned outdoor games everyone can play.

  • Hop in a sack and race to the finish line.
  • 19th century base ball where you can play or cheer.
  • Cool off with some watermelon where seed spitting is not only acceptable, it is encouraged.
ADMISSION PRICE:
Adults & Children (K-12): $10.00
Military, Seniors & College: $8.00
Pre-K Children: FREE




Friday, September 4, 2015

ADMISSION PRICE:
Adults & Children (K-12): $10.00
Seniors, College, & Military: $8.00
Pre-K Children: FREE

Come to Westville on Friday, September 4th for a special day JUST FOR HOMESCHOOLERS!

Hands-on activities throughout the village let you try out life in the 19th century!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT!

On Line Registration will begin soon

Register over the phone by calling TOLL FREE 888-733-1850.





Thursday - Saturday
October 22 - 24

Westville welcomes The Rifleman Territory of the Frontiersman Camping Fellowship for a rendezvous.

Pre-1840s camps, knife throwing, tomahawk, and black powder rifle demonstrations.

ADMISSION PRICE:
Adults & Children (K-12): $10.00
Seniors, College, & Military: $8.00
Pre-K Children: FREE










Thursday - Saturday
November 12 - 14

Smoke it, pound it, or dry it. The Muscogee Creek Indians will be here preparing for the winter, side by side with their rural Georgia neighbors. We will demonstrate how trading was done between the two cultures, along with Side by Side food preservation, harvesting, hunting techniques, and other cultural exchanges.

Special Event Admission

$10.00 for adults and children (K-12)
$8.00 for seniors (65+), college students and military
Pre-K are always FREE





DECK THE HALLS
Monday, November 30, 2015

EVENT HOURS: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

There is NO CHARGE for this event but we ask that you
call our office and register ahead of time!
Please call 888-733-1850 to register!

Here's your opportunity to learn how to decorate "the way they did back then"!

Come out to Westville Monday, November,30th and learn how to make 19th century wreaths, swags, kissing balls and more, while decorating the village at the same time!


We will be working with sharp tools, wire, and other items that could be hazardous for our smaller visitors!
Because of this, we ask you to leave your small children at home.

Cookies and cider are provided for all our volunteers. You are welcome to bring a lunch and have it on the grounds,

OR

THIS YEAR, OUR KISER HOUSE RESTAURANT WILL OFFER SOUP,
CORNBREAD, AND A DRINK FOR PURCHASE!

Click here for Westville's Mantle Nativity Scherenschnitte pattern






Merry Christmas
Saturday, December 4, 2015

Celebrate Christmas this year with a step back in time at Historic Westville! Join us for all sorts of hands-on crafts that you can take home, and fun Victorian Christmas activities and demonstrations you can enjoy.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(Special Holiday Hours!)

Visit with Father Christmas All Day!

Special Event Admission:

Adults & Children (K - 12 age): $10.00
Seniors/College/Military: $8.00
Pre-K: FREE





Historic Westville, Inc. P.O. Box 1850, 9294 Singer Pond Rd., Lumpkin, GA 31815 888-733-1850 info@westville.org