September 2019 – May 2020 Heritage Programs

Our fall line up of Cooking and Crafts, My Best Friend/ Doll Club,  Time Travels Club, Sunday Socials, and Take a Peek Tuesdays has been set and is open for registrations! Come join us for a season filled with exploration, appreciation, and preservation.


Cooking and Crafts

This creative program is a fun way to experience history through simple recipes and heritage crafts enjoyed in the past. Each class includes a cooking activity and a craft!. Taught by Ms. Alison. Each class stands on its own, so attend one, all, or several.

Start Date Themes/Topics
9/5/2019 Apple Tarts- Participants will learn about and how to cook with seasonal fruit
10/3/2019 Butter your Biscuit- We will make homemade biscuits and churned butter.
11/7/2019 Corn Bread- Autrey Mill’s namesake lends itself to a corny day of bread making!
12/5/2019 Old Fashion Cookies- Choose your favorite cookie cutter from our collection and stamp out a yummy treats.
1/9/2020 Pizza- Students will learn how one of American’s favorite foods came to be.
2/6/2020 Fondu for You- Go back in time to the 70s for one of America’s favorite foods and past times.
3/5/2020 French Fried Potatoes- This Irish favorite will inspire our class treat.
4/2/2020*Cancelled Carrot Cake- Be inspired to sneak vegetables into a tasty treat.
5/7/2020*Cancelled Ice-Scream for Me- Join us to learn how to churn the sweetest treat.

 

  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Ages 6-11, Grades 1-5
  • $7 for members, $10 for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

Register for Cooking and Crafts!


Doll Club

Bring a doll to the heritage village to join in on a variety of activities like making dollhouses, doll accessories, a doll journal, dressing up in period costumes, and tea parties. Games, hikes, explorations of our historical buildings, and other fun activities with a historical focus shared with a special friend. Held on the last Friday of the month. Each class stands on its own, so attend one, all, or several.

Start Date Themes/Topics
9/20/2019 Paper Dolls- Doll lovers will learn the old fashion art of making paper dolls.
10/18/2019 Doll Accessories- We will make purses for dolls and ourselves.
11/22/2019 Corn Husk Dolls- Dry, twist, and tie your way to an old fashion favorite.
12/20/2019 Old Fashion Gifts for Doll and Me- Participants will craft a seasonal ornament.
1/17/2020 Shadow Puppets- Doll lovers will construct and explore historic puppets.
2/21/2020 Yarn Dolls- We will make new friends out of yarn!
3/20/2020 Doll Accessories- We will make headbands for dolls and ourselves.
4/17/2020*Cancelled Old Fashion Games- Experience the past through games and activities.
5/15/2020*Cancelled Fancy Tea Party- Join a tea party that includes decorating cookies!
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Ages 6-11, Grades 1-5
  • $8 for members, $10 for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

Sign your children up today!


Sunday Socials

Heritage staff will be leading Sunday Socials this fall on the porches of the historic homes. Drop-ins ALWAYS welcome, but please register online as space can be limited. From 1-3pm we will be making a few refreshing classics:

 

Start Date Refreshment
9/8/2019 Lemonade
10/6/2019 Butter Churning
11/3/2019 Apple Cider
12/1/2019 Hot Chocolate
2/2/2020 Hot Chocolate
3/1/2020 Butter Churning
4/5/2020*Cancelled Lemonade
5/3/2020*Cancelled Ice cream
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • All Ages, but children must be accompanied by a parent
  • This is a free family member benefit or $5 fee for non-members. Your Family Discount will be applied automatically in the cart.

Register for the Social!


Take a Peek Tuesdays

Take a quick peek at our building collections and hear about our preservation and research efforts. Registration is not necessary for this program unless you are bring a group of 5 or more. Please give us a call at 678-366-3511 or email info@autreymill.org

 

Dates
September 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th
October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th
November 5th, 12th, & 19th
December 3rd, 10th, & 17th
January 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
February 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
March 3rd, 10th, 1*7th, *24th & *31st *Cancelled
April *14th, *21st & *28th *Cancelled
May *5th, 12th & 19th *Cancelled
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • All Ages, but children must be accompanied by a parent
  • This is a free family member benefit or $2 fee for non-members. 

To become a member or learn more about it visit:

Autrey Mill Membership

Please note that as a non-profit all funds go to supporting our mission- To create a destination and educational resource to inspire exploration, appreciation, and preservation of the natural environment and local history.