The John Dickinson Plantation, 340 Kitts Hummock Road in Dover, will be alive with music, entertainment and hands-on activities from Colonial trades to hearth cooking during the program, A Day in the Life of the John Dickinson Plantation, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13. Admission to all activities is free and open to the public. For details, call 302-739-3277.
Special performances that will take place include a magic show by Levram the Great, Colonial conjurer; Professor Horn's Punch and Judy Show; and historical re-enactor Kimberly Costa portraying an 18th century surveyor.
The John Dickinson Plantation was the boyhood home and country estate of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the U.S. Constitution and known as Penman of the Revolution.
The John Dickinson Plantation is administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, history.delaware.gov, an agency of the state of Delaware.