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.
-10am-3pm- 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-4pm- South Side Depot, 126 South Main St., Petersburg
All Day Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm “Amazing Animals” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing photos of beautiful animals and more! South Branch Inn Conference Room. Free Admission!
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Craft Vendors Open: Moorefield High School Gym, 401 N Main St, Moorefield. Free Admission!
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Antique Farm Equipment and Antique Car Show: Lawn of Summit Financial Group, 300 North Main St., Moorefield. Free Admission!
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Stump Cabin- Special house tour hours, must have a house tour ticket for entry.
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.
10:00 am - 5 pm Craft Demonstrations: Lost River Artisans Cooperative and Museum, Route 259 Lost City. Juried craft demonstrations and Appalachian crafts for sale. Free Admission!
11:00 am Worship Service: Valley Baptist Church, Lost City. All are welcome.
11:00 am Worship Service: Moorefield Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Moorefield.
Noon - 5:00 pm Mathias Community Center: Crafts, food, and music. Howard’s Lick Road, just off Route 259, Mathias.
Noon - 3:00 pm Carriage and Heritage Museum of the South Branch Valley: Large display of wagons, carriages, and more! 1 Maple Hill Ave, Petersburg. Free Admission!
Noon - 5:00 pm Historic Homes/Buildings Tours: $12 for admission into all sites. $5 for single site tour. Children 12 and under are free.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Quilt Show: Moorefield Elementary School, 400 North Main St. $2 Admission. Children and students are FREE. Sponsored by the Highland Star Quilters Guild.
1:00 pm “Wardensville in the Early 1920’s”: Historical talk at the Wardensville Town Hall, 301 E Main St. Wardensville. Free Admission!
2:00 pm “Teaching Music in Appalachian Schools”: Presentation and book signing by local author Ann Funkhouser at the Wardensville Town Hall, 301 E Main Street, Wardensville. Free Admission!
3:00 pm “History of the Churches in the Wardensville Community”: Panel discussion at the Wardensville Town Hall, 301 E Main Street, Wardensville. Free Admission!
6:00 pm Special Joint Service: Members of all denominations are invited to close out Heritage Weekend festivities at the Old Fields Church/Ft. Pleasant Meeting House. Sponsored by Duffey Memorial United Methodist Church. Located off US 220, North of Moorefield. Free Admission!
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