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July 11, 2017 > Ice cream social combines fun and history

Ice cream social combines fun and history

Submitted By Al Minard

Mission Peak Heritage Foundation is hosting an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at the Historic Shinn House in Fremont. In addition to a wide selection of mouth-watering ice cream treats, the fundraising event on Sunday, July 16 will include a host of family-friendly activities throughout the day, including:

¥ A performance by The Gunfighters of the Old West reenacting a typical gunfight from the 1850s
¥ Music and vocals by The East Bay Youth Jazzinators
¥ An exhibit of vintage cars from the Acorn As Model A Ford Club
¥ Tours of the gardens maintained by Friends of Heirloom Flowers
¥ Docent-guided tours of the historic Shinn House

Cool treats available for purchase will include ice cream sundaes, root beer floats and soft drinks, along with coffee. Tours of the 140-year-old Shinn House led by docents in period costumes will be offered for $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 5-12. Funds raised from the event will be used by the Mission Peak Heritage Foundation to help maintain and preserve the historic Shinn House.

Ice Cream Social
Sunday, July 16
Noon Ð 4 p.m.
Shinn House, 1251 Peralta Blvd., Fremont
(510) 795-0891
House tours: $5 adults; $2.50 children

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