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      Free admission to Sauder Village this Saturday

      From the sheep shearing and planting in the spring to harvesting and preserving in the fall, every day at Historic Sauder Village is unique and special.

      Sauder Village is opening its doors free of charge along with over 1,400 other participating venues for the eighth annual Museum Day Live this Saturday. Sauder Village will emulate the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution??s Washington, D.C. based facilities, encourages learning and the spread of knowledge nationwide.

      To get the free ticket you have to download it from the Smithsonian website.

      Last year??s event drew more than 350,000 museum-goers across the country, and this year??s Museum Day Live is expected to attract close to 400,000 participants.

      ??We are pleased to be participating in Smithsonian Magazine??s National Museum Day Live event again this year,?? says Kim Krieger, Media Relations for Sauder Village. ??By participating in this nationwide event we are helping raise awareness of the important role museums play in celebrating history, culture and the dissemination of knowledge.??

      On Saturday, September 29 guests can also celebrate the final day of Apple Butter Making at Sauder Village. This popular fall event includes apple butter making, cider pressing, apple cooking demonstrations and hands-on activities from 10:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.

      Regular admission is $15.00 for adults and $8.00 for students ages 6-16. Children 5 and under are always free with family and Sauder Village members receive free admission to the Historic Village for an entire year. Senior, Military and AAA discounts are also available. And again this year, children 16 and under are free every Sunday this season!