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Heritage Festival & Craft Show


Visitors will be taken back to the traditions of the past. Listen, learn, and see history as it comes alive. See artisans and tradesmen dressed in 19th century attire demonstrating their trades and selling their wares. A large contemporary handmade craft area will also be featured.


Enjoy entertainment, including traditional and roots music, and American Indian, German, and folk dance. See artisans and tradesmen demonstrate the “lost arts” and shop for handmade crafts. Kids will hafe a great time in the Fun For Young’uns area or listening to Ghost Stories Saturday evening from 8-9:30 PM. Tour the historic Maplewood Home, the Village at Grand Junction, and the Boone County History & Culture Center museums. Food trucks will also be on site. Admission to the festival is free.

This festival is the third full weekend in September each year.