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Malcolm Blue Historical Crafts and Farmskills Festival
Posted Date:
9/5/2013
The Malcolm Blue Historical Crafts and Farmskills Festival is held annually the last weekend of September.   This year the festival will be held September 27 - 29, 2013.  As many as 1,500 school children visit the farm on Friday during School Children’s Day to learn what daily life and work was like in the 19th century. Some of the crafts and skills demonstrated are pottery, basket making, woodworking, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, soap and candle making and fringe tying.

The Festival is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Farm animals fill the stable and pony and wagon rides are available for the young and young at heart. Folk and country musicians and dancers entertain during the three-day event. In the meadow, Civil War reenactment troops are encamped and steam engines are demonstrated. The festival has become one of the finest inter-generational events in North Carolina.

 

Town of Aberdeen  -  115 N. Poplar Street, Post Office Box 785  -  Aberdeen, NC 28315  -  Phone: 910-944-1115
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