Labor Day Fair – 2018

Monday September 3

Bring the entire family and join us for our annual Labor Day Fair on Monday September 3!  Experience Living History activities at the Museum’s many exhibits and enjoy lunch on the Museum’s Pavilion.  Come early and cheer on the runners in the “I Am Brave 5K, which benefits the Meredith Furr Summer Camp Scholarship Fund.

TICKETS:   Special Admission – Pay What You Will…  You Decide How Much To Pay!  Pay A Little, Pay A lot, or Pay Nothing At All for Museum admission.  Donations accepted at the gate – 5K Race participation requires a registration fee.

Schedule of Events & Activities

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

    Some Maintenance on the 1820s American Farm

West AfricaDrum & Dance
England: Brewing
Forge: Blacksmith Demonstrations
Ireland: Games; Storytelling at 11:00, 1:00, 3:00 (30 minute sessions)
Germany: Kegelspiel, Stilts, Schubkarrenrennen (Wheelbarrow races)
Ganatastwi: Doubleball, Corn Darts, & Rattler
1740s America: Woodsplitting, Crosscut Sawing
1820s America: Graces and Other Games
1850s America: Sack Races, Trapball at 10:00, 2:00, 4:00


  • SONGS FOR YOUNG WHIPPERSNAPPERS:  (10:30-12:30)  Lower Courtyard
    Bring the kids to enjoy songs reimagined just for them!


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Shop the Artisan Vendors at the Fair

ARTISAN FAIR:  (9:00 – 5:00)  Upper Courtyard

Shop the artisan craft booths located in the Museum’s newly expanded courtyard throughout the entire day.


FOOD VENDORS:  (9:00 – 5:00)  Food Court

  • Blue Mountain Grill
  • Bojangles
  • The Lovin Crab
  • Grilliza
  • MJ’s Kettlecorn
  • Smiley’s Ice Cream
  • Rick’s BBQ