Children enjoy feeding the goats at the petting zoo during the fair on Sunday. Photo: Denise Civiletti

There was plenty of old-fashioned fun this weekend at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, which hosted its 41st Country Fair and craft show. From pony and wagon rides, a petting zoo and engaging games and crafts to entertain kids of all ages to demonstrations and exhibits that provide an educational glimpse into 19th Century rural life, there was something for everyone on the sprawling 28-acre homestead.

In addition to the activities, visitors enjoyed guided tours of the Hallock homestead, artisan vendors, folk arts demonstrations, exhibits of hand-made quilts, a jam and honey contest, and a farmer’s market.

Hallockville has a rich history dating back to the 18th Century that is detailed on the organization’s website.

Hallockville Museum Farm is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to taking Long Island back to its family farming roots and exploring their relevance today. The Hallock homestead residence is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

RiverheadLOCAL photos by Denise Civiletti

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Denise is a veteran local reporter, editor, attorney and former Riverhead Town councilwoman. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including investigative reporting and writer of the year awards from the N.Y. Press Association. She is a founder, owner and co-publisher of this website.Email Denise.