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 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, Live Music, and Games on the Museum’s Old World and American exhibits.

Enjoy lunch on the Museum’s Pavilion with Special guest entertainment …
The Commonwealth Bluegrass Band

Bake Oven Baking

Outdoor Cooking

Beer Brewing

Admission is
Pay-What-You-Will


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

  • Rick’s BBQ of Waynesboro

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

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