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Hardy County Heritage Weekend

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 8:00am

Various Venues
Moorefield, WV 26836

Heritage Weekend began in 1953 as a way to raise money for the Hardy County Public Library. This annual event is always the last full weekend in September and honors the rich culture and history of our wonderful country.

Each year Heritage Weekend highlights a historic home by preserving its image on a decorative tile.  This year is a first, as we are honoring an historic barn (instead of a home) because of its uniqueness and as a tribute to our agricultural history.

There is something for everybody to enjoy at the 66th annual Hardy County Heritage Weekend! Join us for a family movie night with the 1964 classic Mary Poppins, a muzzle loading contest, historic homes tours, wonderful food, a craft show with over 30 vendors, demonstrations, a quilt show, vintage tractors and automobiles, a pie making contest, civil war reenactors, a train ride, great music, an antique auction and much more.

Schedule:
All Day Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St, Moorefield. 
8:00 am - 11:00 am Pancake Breakfast: Old Mathias School House, Upper Cove Road, Mathias. Sponsored by the Mathias Ruitan Club.

-9am-5pm- Hardy County Public Library, 102 N Main St, Moorefield
-10am-5pm- Lost River Artisans Cooperative, 8937 SR 259, Lost City
-10am-6pm- Wardensville Garden Market,28813 SR 55, Wardensville
-10am-5pm- South Side Depot, 126 South Main St., Petersburg

8:00 am - 2:00 pm Carriage and Heritage Museum of the South Branch Valley: Large display of wagons, carriages, and more! 1 Maple Hill Ave, Petersburg. Free Admission!
9:00 am - 7:00 pm Craft Vendors Open: Moorefield High School Gym, 401 N Main Street, Moorefield. There will also be craft demos in the cafeteria throughout the day. Free Admission!
9:00 am - 9:00 pm Al Mach’s “Local GiClees” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing fascinating photos of our local area! South Branch Inn Conference Room. Free Admission!
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Quilt Show: Moorefield Elementary School, 400 North Main St. $2 Admission for adults at the door or included with house tour ticket. Children and students are FREE. Sponsored by the Highland Star Quilters Guild.
9:00 am-5:00pm Bishoff Photo Display: Extensive display of photos by local photographer Berdell BIshoff. Located at the Hardy County Public Library, Main Street, Moorefield. Free Admission.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Children’s Activity- Come make a traditional Rag Doll! Moorefield High School, N Main St, Moorefield. $4 per doll kit.
10:00 am - 5:00pm Historic Homes/Buildings Tours: $15 for admission into all sites and Quilt Show. $5 for single site tour. Children 12 and under are free.
10:00 am - 5:00pm Antique Farm Equipment Show: Lawn of Summit Financial Group, 300 North Main St., Moorefield. Free Admission!
10:00 am - 5:00pm Civil War Living History: Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp #582, McNeill’s Rangers on the lawn of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church. The 7th WV Infantry, Company I (Union) will be in the field beside Duffey United Methodist Church on Winchester Ave. Skirmishes will take place throughout the weekend. Free Admission!
10:00 am - 5pm Craft Demonstrations: Lost River Artisans Cooperative and Museum, Route 259, Lost City. Juried craft demonstrations and Appalachian crafts for sale. Free Admission!
10:000 am - 5:00 pm Mathias Community Center: Crafts, food, and music. Howards Lick Road, just off Route 259, Mathias.
10:00 am Muzzle Loading Demonstration and Competition: Hardy County Rod and Gun Club, about 2 miles south of Moorefield via South Fork Rd. at S. Fork Estates Rd. #2. 
10:00 am Federal Generals Corps at Lost River State Park: Lost River State Park will be hosting the Federal Generals Corps, a premier Civil War living history group on both Saturday and Sunday. Camp near the administration building. Free Admission!
10:00 am WV History Alive! Harriett Tubman: A West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at the historic McCoy Theater on Main Street in Moorefield. Free Admission!
11:00 am Guided Walking Tour: Guided walking tour of Moorefield will be available to those who have purchased a Home Tour Ticket. The tour will leave from the Mullen Hotel.
11:00am WV Poetry Reading: Join WV authors and Hardy County native, Ashley Wilkins, for a reading of WV poetry at the Moorefield Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Moorefield. Free Admission!
11:00am WV History Alive! Stonewall Jackson: A West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at the historic Mullen Hotel on Main Street in Moorefield. Free Admission!
11:00am Definitive Battle of Moorefield: Join historian Zac Cowsert to hear about a fascinating day in Hardy County History! Located at the Lost River Artisan Cooperative, 8937 SR 259 in Lost River. Free Admission!
Noon Bear Hill Bluegrass Band- Will be performing at the 2019 Tile Barn, Ben Mathias Barn located in Mathias. Free Admission!
12:30 pm Heritage Weekend Train: Leaving from the Jefferson St railroad crossing The Potomac Eagle will take riders through the iconic Trough section of the South Branch of the Potomac River. Tickets are $20 per rider. Train boards approx. 30 min prior to departure.
2:00pm WV History Alive! Benjamin Franklin: A West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at the Lost River Artisan Cooperative, located at 8938 SR 259 in Lost River. Free Admission!
3:00 pm Heritage Pie Contest: Bring your best pie offerings for a chance to win great prizes! Registration at 3pm with judging beginning promptly at 4pm at the Hardy County Public Library. Free Admission!
3:00pm Bear Hill Bluegrass Band- Will be performing at the 2019 Tile Barn, Ben Mathias Barn located in Mathias. Free Admission!
5:00 pm Antique Auction: Encore Auctions, 108 South Fork Road in Moorefield, will host an auction with proceeds from select items benefiting the Hardy County Tour & Craft Association

This event listing provided for the Moorefield community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

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