Labor Day Celebration – 2019

Monday September 2
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pay-What-You-Will

Bring the entire family and join us for our annual Labor Day Fair on Monday September 2!  There will be lots of fun and educational activities, plus a free bluegrass concert so plan to spend the whole day here at the Frontier Culture Museum!

THIS YEAR’S THEME
” Traditional Leisure Activities – Storytelling, Music & Games “

Lots Of Reasons To Be At The Frontier Culture Museum On Labor Day

  • Storytelling, Games, and Music on the Museum’s Old World and American exhibits.
  • Bake Oven Baking
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Beer Brewing
  • Admission is
    Pay-What-You-Will
  • Enjoy lunch on the Museum’s Pavilion with Special guest entertainment … The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band
  • Great Food Vendor Options Include Hardman’s SMOKE STACK 411, and Rick’s BBQ of Waynesboro


Schedule of Events & Activities

LIVING HISTORY ACTIVITIES:   (9:00 – 5:00)
Visit the Old World and America to explore living history throughout the day!  

Making iron products at the Irish Forge

  • West Africa: Balophone, Drums & Dance
  • Ireland: Textiles, Storytelling
  • Germany: Traditional Beer Brewing
  • England: Outdoor Cooking and Indoor Games
  • Forge: Blacksmith Demonstrations
  • Ganatastwi: Doubleball, Corn Darts, & Rattler
  • 1740s America: Log Splitting
  • 1820s America: Bake Oven Activities
  • 1850s America: Boiling a ham; Outdoor Games (Sack Races, Graces, and Trapball)

Log Splitting on the 1740s American Farm

Textiles – Carding, Spinning, and Weaving

FOOD VENDORS:  (9:00 – 5:00) 
Food Court next to the Pavilion

ENTERTAINMENT:  (12:00 – 2:00)  Pavilion
Commonwealth Bluegrass Band

Performing between Noon – 2:00 pm on the Cochran Pavilion