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Autumn Heritage Celebration

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until November 6, 2016

Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6
This year may be drawing to a close, but we aren’t going to let it pass without one more festive weekend at Fort Watauga!   Events for the two days include A Walk in Their Boots: Military Timeline; Colonial Harvest Celebration; and Fall Fibers Show!…….
A Walk in Their Boots: A Military Timeline
Saturday, November 5                                                             10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 6                                                              10:00 am – 4:00 pm
In honor of Veteran’s Day join reenactors and historians from across the nation for this unique look at our country’s military history. From the Revolutionary War to modern conflicts, see how our armed services evolved throughout the years. Uniform displays, living history camps, weapons demonstrations and battle reenactments are just a few of the many activities.
Colonial Harvest Celebration
Saturday, November 5                                                            10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 6                                                              10:00 am – 3:00 pm
While visiting the Military Timeline, join the festivities at Fort Watauga as the Washington County Militia gather to celebrate recent victories in the War for Independence and give thanks for a bountiful harvest. Enjoy demonstrations of 18th century life and living history presentations.
            Fall Fibers Show
Saturday, November 5                                                               10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 6                                                                 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fall is the time we plan our winter projects and our handmade holiday gifts!  Spend a day visiting our regions’ finest fiber producers and artists! The day will include workshops, vendors with handmade items for sale, raw fibers, and demonstrations of spinning, weaving, and more!  New this year!  Sheep Herding demonstrations with Phil Lakin!


November 5, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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