This outdoor event is free and open to the public. Guests will enjoy 19th century toys and games, viewing living history demonstrations including blacksmith Keith Coleman, and making their own old-time crafts. The Rusk County Dulcimers, led by Tom Loomis, will return again this year to play their Mountain Dulcimers for event guests. The group's repertoire includes old gospel, folk, country and patriotic songs. Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr, will be available for tours. Tour tickets can be purchased in our Museum Store. Tours will be self-guided.
New this year will be storyteller, DRU WOODS - STORYTELLER UNLEASHED! She will enthrall audiences, young and old, with tales of the Victorian Era, Wild West and other eras in history.
The event is free and open to the public. Tours of Maplecroft are regular price.