Independence Day Celebrations at Hickory Ridge Museum
Celebrate Independence Day with us in the style typical of the 1780’s and '90’s in North Carolina. This event is scheduled for Saturday, July 1, 2017. The Declaration of Independence will be read aloud and members of the audience will have an opportunity to participate in the reading. The audience will also hear a eulogy for King George III while his dummy is burned in effigy. Those in attendance will toast with apple cider, reminiscent of the Toasts of Halifax in 1789.
Enjoy an exciting military salute to the new nation, firing 13 shots from black powder rifles, one shot for each of the original colonies.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3 for children.
Boone Heritage Festival
Have fun with the family, learning about history through 18th century demonstrations, crafts, music, storytelling and dance, scheduled for Sunday, October 8, 2017, 10AM-4PM.
The day’s events include music and storytelling with music jam sessions all day, where both amateurs and professionals can join in.
Make-and-take crafts activities include corn husk dolls, foil “tin-punch” crafts, and more.
Boone Heritage Festival is the major fund- and friend-raiser for Hickory Ridge Living History Museum. Admission is free, and donations are kindly encouraged.
For more information about the Boone Heritage Festival please visit the Heritage Festival Website. Or click on the icons below to contact us on Facebook or via email.