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September 20, 2012

Family Day set

-- — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host Family Day on Saturday.

   The day will feature events for the young and young-at-heart, including free admission all day for children 12 and younger with the admission of an adult. The celebration will feature hands-on activities, crafts and demonstrations throughout the museum as well as a special program in honor of PumpkinFest, which will be held in Cooperstown throughout the weekend.

  Throughout the day watch out for hands-on history carts making their way through the museum during the day. These carts will allow visitors to experience different eras of baseball’s past in an interactive fashion.

All events are included with museum admission. For more information on Family Day, visit

The schedule of events is as follows:


Pumpkin Regatta Pennant Workshop

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the learning center

Visitors will be able to design their own pennant or sign to help cheer on the paddlers at Sunday morning’s Pumpkin Regatta.

Visit with a Vendor

Noon in the Bullpen Theater

Learn about business at the ballpark from a “ballpark vendor.” The program is for all ages

Making Airwaves

1 p.m. in the Bullpen Theater

Help recreate and record a historic radio broadcast.

So You Think You Know Baseball?

3 p.m. in the Bullpen Theater

Test your knowledge of baseball history in this interactive game show.



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