Penn’s Colony Festival Review – Saxonburg, Pennsylvania – September 29, 2019

The Penn’s Colony Festival invites festival goers to a wooded area in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania… …only to transport them to the mid 1700’s… …where children are taught of different times… …military men of rank freely travel about on horseback… …and parades are done through the market streets… …as festival goers and … Read more

The Civil War Encampment – Burton, Ohio

Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln with Family

The Civil War Encampment allows visitors to learn from history while offering musical entertainment, shopping, food and a historic battle reenactment. 2024 DATE: May 25-26, 2024Location: Century Village Museum14653 E Park StBurton, OH 44021Website: http://www.centuryvillagemuseum.org/ **** This post documents my experience on May 25, 2019. Just beyond the entrance gates … Read more

Shaker Woods Festival – Columbiana, Ohio

The Shaker Woods Festival is a festival with over 200 craft vendors, enjoyable entertainment and food galore. 2024 DATESAugust 10-11, 2024August 17-18, 2024August 24-25, 2024Location: 44337 Countyline RdColumbiana, OH 44408Website: https://shakerwoods.com/ **** This post documents my experience on August 11, 2018. When I entered the grounds of the Shaker Woods … Read more

Sonnenberg Homecoming – Kidron, Ohio

The Sonnenberg Homecoming is the perfect excuse to visit Sonnenberg Village, enter some historic buildings, enjoy live music, learn something at an exhibit and try out some delicious food. 2024 DATE: August 10, 2024Location: Sonnenberg Village13497 Hackett RoadApple Creek, OH 44606Website: https://www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org **** This post documents my experience on August … Read more

21.) Mountain Craft Days Review – Somerset, Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

The Somerset Historical Center is a beautiful property to explore… …with a covered bridge… …a cider press… …a newly finished lime kiln… …and an annual festival called Mountain Craft Days. All over the grounds, festival goers were able to watch demonstrations and learn about such things as stone cutting… …coopering… … Read more

Fort Rowdy Gathering – Covington, Ohio

The Fort Rowdy Gathering transports festival goers to a late 1700’s/early 1800’s trading village with vendors, food and entertainment. 2023 DATE: September 2-4, 2023Location: Covington Community Park140 W Broadway StCovington, OH 45318Website: https://www.facebook.com/fortrowdygathering/ **** This post documents my experience on September 4, 2016. I walked on over to Covington Community … Read more

Fair at New Boston – Springfield, Ohio

The Fair at New Boston is a festival/fair set in 1790-1810 with period vendors, entertainment and food. Tons to see and do. 2024 DATE: August 31 – September 1, 2024Location: 936 S Tecumseh RdSpringfield, OH 45506Website: https://www.facebook.com/FairatNewBoston/ **** This post documents my experience on September 4, 2016. Beyond the entrance … Read more

The Gathering at Garst – Greenville, Ohio

The Gathering at Garst takes place on the grounds of the Garst Museum where visitors can find plenty of artisans, food vendors, live music and a Living History encampment. You may even meet local legend, Annie Oakley. 2024 DATE: July 27-28, 2024Location: Garst Museum205 N BroadwayGreenville, OH 45331Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/941032924071502 **** … Read more

Annie Oakley Festival – Ansonia, Ohio

The Annie Oakley Festival takes in Greenville at the Darke County Fairgrounds, celebrating the historic figure through fast draw competitions, entertainment, second hand shopping and food. 2024 DATE: July 26-28, 2024Location: Dark County Fairgrounds800 Sweitzer StGreenville OH 45331Website: https://www.annieoakleyfestival.org/ **** This post documents my experience on July 25, 2015, when … Read more

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