Where Yesterday
Strengthens Tomorrow

Most unique Appalachian themed happenings!


Celebrating…America! | July 1 - July 29

There’s nothing like a hot summer day to pay tribute to America the Beautiful! Starting with our Summer Festival, you’ll hear from founding fathers Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson and other important figures in our nation’s history!


July 8          United Daughters of Confederacy Presentation of Civil War era

July 15        Porter Creek Cloggers 

July 29        9/11 Artifacts Display


Every Saturday you can expect:

-4 museums (Progress, Transportation, Country Store, and either the Doll or Industry Museum)
-Blacksmith Shop
-2 artisans in our Artisan Center (e.g. a printer, weaver, potter, tinsmith, woodworker, broommaker, and much more!)
-Children's activities, including the Hands-On Activity Center, the Petting Zoo, MakerSpace, and the Six Simple Machines Discovery Zone
-Wagon Rides
-"Our Daily Bread" Cafe will be open and serving food in the village
-Special featured activities and programming every weekend!

Annual Saturday Passes

Click "Buy Now" to purchase your Annual Saturday Pass, which will give you entry into every Saturday, including Way Back Weekends! Passes valid for 1 year from purchase date.

Individual Pass - $30

Includes one adult.

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Family Pass - $75

Includes two adults and any child under 18 in the home.

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