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Living History Festival

Guests can learn more about Wisconsin history during the Fall Living History Festival held Sept. 21-23 at the Marsh Haven Nature Center.

WAUPUN — The Marsh Haven Nature Center, W10145 Highway 49, Waupun, will host its annual Fall Living History Festival on Sept. 21-23. The event offers re-enactors and artisans with tents and tipis sharing their roles in history and skills from the past.

There will be educational and hands-on demonstrations indoors and outside, including voyageur canoes, War of 1812, blacksmithing, candle making, butter churning, basket weaving, rug weaving, porcelain painting, Dutch oven cooking, fry bread, fiber arts, prairie garden, and Conestoga wagon display.

Friday is Education Day when school groups and home-school families may attend free from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The encampment opens to the public at 9 a.m. Saturday with a 1 p.m. Wild Birds of Prey program with live birds. On Sunday, the encampment is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a 1 p.m. Reptiles of Wisconsin program with live animals. Crafts, games, Marsh Haven Bingo and Family Scavenger Hunt will be available all weekend.

Daily admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children; free for Marsh Haven members.

For more information, visit marshhaven.org or call 920-318-9518.