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A variety of demonstrators set up around the grounds, showing our visitors how their skills were used on the farm – many sell the items they are making. Visitors are invited to try their hand at several of the activities. Gardens are on display. Music is incorporated into the experience by live, local musicians. Food, drinks, bathrooms, and a shaded Pavilion are also provided. There are now many types of animals at the Museum, visit with the ducks, chickens, pigs, cows, sheep and oxen! Area quilters bring their finest efforts for display along with the stories that are part of the quilts. Visitors enjoy the stories and the results of hours of labor that the quilts represent. Prizes are given and many of the quilts are offered for sale. Vendors with fiber related products are available for shoppers as are a variety of fiber demonstrations and activities.
View EventHeritage Day & Quilt Show
The band is based around the songs and singing of guitarist Josh Martin, supported by Seth Taylor on mandolin, Matt Menefee on banjo, Jenee Fleenor on fiddle, and Barry Bales on bass. Martin’s songs are definitely bluegrass, but with a fresh sound that sets them apart from the contemporary standard.
View EventWood Box Heroes
The day will be filled with German, Scottish, Irish, heritage traditions and stories. Musicians will be on the woodworking shop porch playing Irish tunes and some Old-time Music.There will be demonstrators of heritage skills all around the museum. We also have a demonstration of the German Witches Broom Dance, preformed by the Appalachian Mischief Makers, happening during the day at 2:30PM and at night around 6:00pm! here will be food and drink available throughout the day. At Night……. Starting at 5:00PM going through 7:00PM, is the Light the Porch Event! We would love for your children to come in their Halloween costumes to join in the fun. Please come out and bring a carved pumpkin to the event!! There will be another rendition of the German Witches Broom Dance at 6:00pm. Of course, we will have candy and even popcorn!!!
View EventAutumn Folk Festival
The award-winning duo of Kenny & Amanda Smith have cultivated a reputation of delivering fresh, heartfelt, bluegrass music to stages worldwide for nearly two decades. Known for sincere vocals and stellar musicianship, Kenny & Amanda Smith are one of the most beloved husband-and-wife teams in acoustic music.
View EventKenny & Amanda Smith
Caroline Owens is a 2X IBMA & SPBGMA nominated Bluegrass Vocalist and recording artist for Skyline Records of Nashville, TN. She has performed alongside many of the music industry's most accomplished artists such as: Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Rhonda Vincent, Suzanne Cox, The Isaacs, Larry Gatlin, Larry Cordle, Carl Jackson, The Malpass Brothers, Darin & Brooke Aldridge and many others.
View EventCaroline Owens
Since forming Kinnfolk in late 2018, the pair have played at festivals and listening rooms throughout Virginia and beyond. They released their self-titled debut album on March 7, 2020 (just one week before COVID-19 shut the state down) and a second album, The Knotted Circle, on October 14, 2022. As their notoriety has expanded worldwide, their music has been featured on podcasts and radio programs across the globe.
View EventKinnfolk Celtic Christmas
The Rodeo is back! Plan to be in Felt’s Park on July 5th and 6th! Gates open at 6:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm. Ticket prices: Ages 13 and up: $20.00 Kids ages 5-12: $10.00 4 and under are free For more info call 864-809-2630. Hosted by Oakland Ruritan Club.
View EventChampionship Rodeo


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