Jack o lanterns

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Times: 9:45 AM – 12 PM

Meets in the Visitor Center


Have you ever wondered about the folklore and history of the Jack O Lantern? Join us for a look into this cheerful topic, and learn a bit about how this Halloween tradition came to be. Explore a multitude of root vegetables and cucurbits that are used to create this popular decoration!

Garden Thyme programs are held on a select Saturday each month and are FREE for members of Old Sturbridge Village. Led by Village horticultural and agricultural staff, these programs and workshops are held at various sites and deal with a variety of plant-related themes and topics. Participants gather at the Visitor Center and are led to the appropriate setting.