Hearthside House tours and ornament workshop set for Sunday

Hearthside House tours and ornament workshop set for Sunday

LINCOLN – Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, will host tours on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1, 2, and 3 p.m.

Guests will learn the history of Great Road, Hearthside, and about the families who lived there over the past 200 years from docents dressed in period attire. The fully-guided tour includes three floors of the house.

In observance of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918, veterans and current military will receive free admission for this tour being held on Veterans Day.

Admission is $10/adults; $8 ages 10-17; free for Hearthside members, veterans and military with valid ID. To reserve a spot on the tour, email info@hearthsidehouse.org or call 401-726-0597.

Also taking place on Sunday afternoon next door at the Pullen's Corner Schoolhouse at Chase Farm Park, also known as the "Hot Potato" School, will be a children's ornament- making workshop. Children of all ages are invited to make an ornament to decorate the schoolhouse tree for Christmas and bring one home for their family tree.

Three one-hour sessions will be held from noon-1 p.m., 1-2 p.m., and 2-3 p.m. Cost is $5/child and includes all materials. Space is limited so advance registration is suggested. Contact info@hearthsidehouse.org or call 401-726-0597.