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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of “Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views” 9:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of “Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views” @ Special Exhibitions Gallery
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of "Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views" @ Special Exhibitions Gallery
Enjoy exclusive access to this season’s special exhibit, Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views. This private tour will take place while the gallery is closed to the general public, giving participants the opportunity to engage deeply with the artwork as Heritage staff share information that goes beyond the exhibit labels. Explore a variety of landscapes through the eyes of contemporary artists, discovering their historical influences, interpretations of sense of place, and perspectives on the environment. Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited. Registration is free for Members, but please register so that your space(s) can be reserved.
Behind-the-Scenes Auto Tour 11:00 am
Behind-the-Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Storage Facility in the Automobile Gallery
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind-the-Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Storage Facility in the Automobile Gallery
Go behind the scenes with Heritage staff for an exclusive peek at Heritage’s antique automobile collection in storage. During the tour, staff will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas to get up-close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited and these tours often sell out! Registration is free for Members, but please register for the program so that your space(s) can be reserved.
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Halloween Family Festival 5:00 pm
Halloween Family Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Halloween Family Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens is the place to be for Halloween fun in the Sandwich community! We are proud to partner with the STEM Academy/Sandwich High School Parent Teacher Student Association, Sandwich Soul, & Sandwich Partnership for Families Activities included with admission: Join the Halloween dance party with DJ Ooch Snap a family photo in our spooky Model T Go on a tractor-pulled hayride around the Parade Field Take a ride on the vintage carousel Enjoy performances of “Thriller” by Sandwich Soul Create a Halloween-themed craft Listen to fireside storytelling Participate in STEM activities at The Hundred Acre School Cost: $5 per person with a $25 family maximum; free for infants 2 and younger Purchase admission tickets online to save time in line at heritagemuseumsandgardens.org Additional ticketed activities for all ages are also available for purchase at the event (cash only). Ticket sales support STEM/SHS PTSA & Sandwich Soul: For little ones: play carnival-style games, such as witch’s hat ring toss, pumpkin broom sweep, Halloween Lucky Duck, face-painting, and more For older kids: “Minute to Win It”-style, timed, competitive challenges like poison cup ping pong ball toss, pyramid cup stacking, and candy corn toss Walk through a Haunted Maze (weather permitting) Consult a Fortune Teller Join the Cake Walk for chances to win delicious desserts, including a “masterpiece” cake  Halloween-themed treats are available for purchase at The Magnolia Café. Participants are advised to wear comfortable shoes to walk to all of the activities. This event takes place rain or shine! This event, and a flashlight giveaway, are generously sponsored by Arbella Insurance Foundation.
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