WILMINGTON — Colonial-era games including hoop tossing and tug-of-war provided plenty of fun activity for children of all ages at the Harvest Festival held on Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Harnden Tavern on Sa­lem Street.

The Wilmington Minuteman Company provided a glimpse into 1775 farm life by demonstrating open-pit cooking, candle making, games of the past and more.

Volunteers opened the Wil­mington Town Museum for tours and provided apple crisp, hot apple cider and other seasonal goodies. This annual event was free and open to all.

The Wilmington Minutemen is seeking new members who have an interest in preserving and presenting colonial life at various parades, encampments and other events. Members meet the second Thursday of each month at Minutemen Headquarters located directly behind the Harnden Tavern.

For more information, call Frank West at 978-658-1754.

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