Spend time on the farm during Lusscroft Day

Jun 26 2018 | 04:29 AM

— Lusscroft Day at the historic Lusscroft Farm in Wantage, N.J., will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 7.
Highlights include wagon rides, antique tractors, silent auction, kids’ activities, bake sale, 50/50 raffle, a tack sale for horse lovers, crafts and games, and of course, food.
Free blood pressure and sugar screenings will be available. In the Manor House at 1 p.m. will be a fascinating talk about the local Munsee/Lenape Indian culture, then and now, presented by Dr. Robin Hill Chandler. She will discuss the Lenapes' arrival here New Jersey, how they lived, and how they interacted with colonists up to the present day. A $5 donation is requested for this presentation.
For garage sale lovers, the iconic Lusscroft Main Barn will be open, and shoppers name the price. The barn has just been restocked with vintage items, collectibles, books, man cave decorations, furniture, toys and more.
Lusscroft Farm is located at 50 Neilson Road and 4-H Trail in Wantage. An alternate entrance will be available from County Route 519 at mile marker 81 at the Lusscroft stone gatehouse.
Proceeds benefit Lusscroft Farm restoration projects and Northwest Jersey Horse Shows, in cooperation with the NJ DEP/Division of Parks and Forestry.
Directions and more information is online at Lusscroftfarm.org.