Schedule of Events 2018

Friday, September 28th

All Day
Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St, Moorefield.  
Noon – 5:00 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 – 9:00 PM
“Amazing Animals” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing fascinating photos of beautiful animals and more! South Branch Inn Conference Room. FREE ADMISSION! 
5:00PM
Luminary for Civil War Soldiers: The McNeil’s Rangers will host a luminary service for the Civil War Soldiers buried at the Olivet cemetery in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION! 
6:30 PM
Movie Night: Come enjoy the classic “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” Moorefield High School Auditorium. $2 at the door.

 

 

Saturday, September 29th

All Day
Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St, Moorefield.  
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast: Old Mathias School House, Upper Cove Road, Mathias. Sponsored by the Mathias Ruitan Club.
Varies by location
Welcome Centers: Purchase Tickets, get information.

-9am-5pm- 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-5pm- South Side Depot, 126 South Main St., Petersburg

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Carriage and Heritage Museum of the South Branch Valley: Large display of wagons, carriages, and more! 1 Maple Hill Ave, Petersburg. FREE ADMISSION! 
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Craft Vendors Open: Moorefield High School Gym, 401 N Main Street, Moorefield. There will also be craft demos in the cafeteria throughout the day. FREE ADMISSION!
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
“Amazing Animals” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing fascinating photos of beautiful animals and more! South Branch Inn Conference Room. FREE ADMISSION!
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Quilt Show: Moorefield Elementary School, 400 North Main St. $2 Admission for adults. Children and students are FREE. Sponsored by the Highland Star Quilters Guild.
9 AM
Arthur Halterman Memorial 5K/10k Scholarship Fund Run: Wardensville Community Center.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Children’s Activity- Come make a traditional Corn Husk or Rag Doll! Moorefield High School, N Main St, Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
10:00 AM – 5:00PM
Historic Homes/Buildings Tours: $12 for admission into all sites. $5 for single site tour. Children 12 and under are free. 
10:00 AM – 5:00PM
Antique Farm Equipment Show: Lawn of Summit Financial Group, 300 North Main St., Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
10:00 AM – 5:00PM
Civil War Living History: Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp #582, McNeill’s Rangers on the lawn of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church. The 7th WV Infantry, Company I (Union) will be in the field beside Duffey United Methodist Church on Winchester Ave. Skirmishes will take place throughout the weekend. FREE ADMISSION!
10:00 AM – 5PM
Craft Demonstrations: Lost River Artisans Cooperative and Museum, Route 259, Lost City. Juried craft demonstrations and Appalachian crafts for sale. FREE ADMISSION!
10:000 AM – 5:00 PM
Mathias Community Center: Crafts, food, and music. Howards Lick Road, just off Route 259, Mathias.
10:00 AM
Muzzle Loading Demonstration and Competition: Hardy County Rod and Gun Club, about 2 miles south of Moorefield via South Fork Rd. at S. Fork Estates Rd. #2.  
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. FREE ADMISSION!
10:00 AM
WV History Alive! Nellie Bly: A West Virginia Humanities Council History Alive! program at the historic McCoy Theater on Main Street in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
11:00 AM
Guided Walking Tour: Guided walking tour of Moorefield will be available to those who have purchased a Home Tour Ticket. The tour will leave from the Mullen Hotel.
11:00AM
Historical Presentation by Steve French: WV Author Steve French will give a historical talk followed by a book signing at the Moorefield Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
Noon
Bear Hill Bluegrass Band- Will be performing on the lawn of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church. FREE ADMISSION!
12:30 PM
Heritage Weekend Train: Leaving from the Jefferson St railroad crossing The Potomac Eagle will take riders through the iconic Trough section of the South Branch of the Potomac River. Tickets are $20 per rider. Train boards approx. 30 min prior to departure.
1:00 PM
Historical Presentation by Steve French: WV Author Steve French will give a historical talk followed by a book signing at the Moorefield Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
2:00 PM
Mary Lincoln Performance: Located at the Inn at Lost River, SR-259 in Lost River. FREE ADMISSION!
2:00 PM
The Fly Birds: Will be performing at the Wardensville Garden Market in Wardensville. FREE ADMISSION!
3:00 PM
Heritage Pie Contest: Bring your best pie offerings for a chance to win great prizes! Registration at 3pm with judging beginning promptly at 4pm at the Hardy County Public Library. FREE ADMISSION!
3:00 PM
Mill Creek Ramblers: Performing on the lawn of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church. FREE ADMISSION!
4:00-10:30 PM
 MHS All School Reunion: MHS auxiliary gym; dinner and dance with various presentations. Contact Bev Vetter at bsvfwv@hotmail.com for more information and reservations.
5:00 PM
Antique Auction: Encore Auctions, 108 South Fork Road in Moorefield, will host an auction with proceeds from select items benefiting the Hardy County Tour & Craft Association.

 

 

Sunday, September 30th

 

Varies by location
Welcome Centers: Purchase Tickets, get information.

-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!