Living History


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Old-Time Mountain Village Recalls the Past

Always one of the most popular attractions at the Festival, the “Living History” mountain village features period re-enactors who demonstrate mountain life in the 1800s through dress, living quarters, and activities.

The Pioneer - Mountain Village includes several camps along with many demonstrators of old-time skills. Blacksmiths, tinsmiths, spinners, weavers, and many more.

Besure to stop by and join in or watch a our Native American Dance Circle.  This year we are excited to have 2 Native American drums...

We are excited to welcome back to the festival Southern Singers!

We are excited to introduce a new drum to the festival...

Be sure to mark your time and come and watch this highlight of our living history Pioneer Village!  

Back again this year will be demonstrators that will be showing

  • Beadwork
  • Native American hand drumming
  • Basket making
  • Rope making
  • Broom making

Coming back again this year, we are excited to have...Master Distiller, Doug Taylor, from Northern Yankee Moonshine, demonstrating mountain distilling!

Sunday Morning Worship Service

10:30 am - Mountain Rev. TBA


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We are excited to welcome a New Native American Drum to the festival...




Native American Drum Circle Stage Schedule

Saturday, May 11 

11:00 am
Native American Dance
1:00 pm
Native American Dance
3:00 pm
Native American Dance
5:00 pm
Native American Dance
7:00 pm
Native American Dance

Sunday, May 12


12:00 pm
Native American Dance

2:00 pm
Native Drumming


4:00 pm
Native American Dance