Schedule of Events 2016

Friday, September 23rd

All Day
Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St.  
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Select Welcome Centers: Purchase Tickets, get information.
– Lost River Artisans Cooperative, Route 259, Lost City
– Lost River Trading Post 295 E Main St. Wardensville
Noon – 9:00 PM
“Escape to the Mountains: Schooners” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing schooners and steam ships. South Branch Inn Conference Room. FREE ADMISSION! 
6:30 PM
Paint and Sip: Come paint in one of Hardy County’s most historic homes, Oakland Hall at Valley View Golf Course. Ticket required.

 

Saturday, September 24th

 

All Day
Yard Sale -The community yard sale will be held at the HL Wilson yard sale site at 730 N Main St.   
7:30 AM
Arthur Halterman Memorial 5K/10k Scholarship Fund Run: Wardensville Community Center.
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast: Old Mathias School House, Upper Cove Road, Mathias. Sponsored by the Mathias Ruitan Club.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Welcome Centers: Purchase Tickets, get information.

-Hardy County Public Library, Main St and Winchester Ave, Moorefield
-Lost River Artisans Cooperative, Route 259, Lost City
-Lost River Trading Post, 295 E Main St., Wardensville
-South Side Depot, 126 South Main St., Petersburg

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Arkansaw Community Center: Crafts, food, live music, and more. Arkansaw Rd, off of Route 29 North of Baker.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Art Show: Mansion on Main, Main St. Wardesnville. FREE ADMISSION!
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Craft Vendors Open: Moorefield High School Cafeteria, 401 N Main Street, Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
“Escape to the Mountains: Schooners” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing schooners and steam ships. South Branch Inn Conference Room. FREE ADMISSION!
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Quilt Show & Antique Clothing Display: Moorefield Elementary School, 400 North Main St. $2 Admission for adults. Children and students are FREE. Sponsored by the Highland Star Quilters Guild.
10:00 AM
Children’s Activity- Come make a traditional Corn Husk Doll! Hardy County Public Library, 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 in the field behind the Hardy County Public Library. 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!
11:00 AM
WV History Alive! Presents Ponte Crayon: 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 Tours: Guided walking tours of both Moorefield and Wardensville will be available to those who have purchased a Home Tour Ticket. In Moorefield the tour will leave from the Hardy County Public Library and in Wardensville the tour will leave from the Lost River Trading Post.
11:00 AM
History Presentation: “Claypool’s Rebellion” told by Larry Garrett. At the Mullin Hotel in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
Noon
The Shenandoah Valley Minstrels: Performing on the lawn of the Moorefield Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Moorefield. 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
WV History Alive! Presents Minnie Pearl: Performance will be at the Lost River Artisan Cooperative, Route 259, Lost City. FREE ADMISSION!
1:00 PM
History Presentation: “Claypool’s Rebellion” told by Larry Garrett. At the Mullin Hotel in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION! 
2:00 PM
Bear Hill Bluegrass Band- Will be performing at the Arkansaw Community Center. FREE ADMISSION!
2:00 PM
Guided Walking Tour: Guided walking tour of Wardensville will be available to those who have purchased a Home Tour Ticket. The tour will leave from the Lost River Trading Post.
3:00 PM
The Hatcher Boys: Performing their vocal stylings at the Wardesnville Garden Market (Frye Farm) 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 Moorefield High School. FREE ADMISSION!
3:00 PM
Heritage Wing Contest: Bring your best wing offerings for a chance to win great prizes! Registration at 3pm with judging beginning promptly at 4pm at Moorefield High School. FREE ADMISSION!
7:00 PM
Hardy County Music Crawl Presents The Joseph Sisters: Moorefield local Taylor Stickley will open up for West Virginia natives and recording artists, The Joseph Sisters. Family friendly country music event. Tickets are $10 in advance at www.heritageweekend.com and $15 at the door

Sunday, September 25th

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
“Escape to the Mountains: Schooners” Photo/History Exhibit: Extensive photo and memorabilia display showcasing schooners and steam ships. South Branch Inn Conference Room. FREE ADMISSION!
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Craft Vendors Open: Moorefield High School Cafeteria, 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: Zion Lutheran Church, Arkansaw. All are welcome.
11:00 AM
Special Church Service: Moorefield Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Moorefield. 
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Arkansaw Community Center: Crafts, food, live music, and more. Arkansaw Rd, off of Route 29 North of Baker.

Noon – 3:00 PM
Welcome Centers: Purchase Tickets, get information.

-Hardy County Public Library, Main St and Winchester Ave, Moorefield
-Lost River Artisans Cooperative, Route 259, Lost City
– Lost River Trading Post 295 E Main St. Wardensville
-South Side Depot, 126 South Main St., Petersburg

Noon – 2:00 PM
Pumpkin Contest: Weigh ins for the “Largest Pumpkin” contest. Lawn of the Summit Financial Center on Main St in Moorefield. FREE ADMISSION!
Noon – 3:00 PM
Art Show: Mansion on Main, Main Street Wardensville. FREE ADMISSION!
Noon – 5:00 PM
Mathias Community Center: Crafts, food, and music. Howards Lick Road, just off Route 259, Mathias.
Noon 
Dinner– Come out to the Arkansaw Community Center for a traditional dinner with all the fixings! 
1:00 PM – 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 & Antique Clothing Display: Moorefield Elementary School, 400 North Main St. $2 Admission. Children and students are FREE. Sponsored by the Highland Star Quilters Guild.
1:00 PM
The Fly Birds: Performing at the Lost River Artisan’s Cooperative, Route 259, Lost City. FREE ADMISSION!
2:00 PM
 Rain Crow: Performing at the Arkansaw Community Center. 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!