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37th Mountain Heritage Festival set for Sept. 28-30

By Staff | Sep 21, 2012

The 37th annual Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival will begin Sept. 28 and run through Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Approximately 200 quality juried artisans and craftspersons from 11 states will demonstrate their created work at the festival.

There will be activities for children such as a children’s tent where crafts will be made, face painting, a moon bounce and a rock wall.

For those who enjoy bluegrass music, four great bands will perform: Patent Pending, The Hillbilly Gypsies, The Stevens Family Bluegrass Band and Nothin’ Fancy. They will perform Saturday and Sunday, rotating schedules. For more information on the bands or to get a schedule, visit www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.or/festival.

West Virginia wineries will also participate again this year. They include Kirkwood, Vu Ja De Vineyard, Watt’s Roost and West Whitehill Winery.

Admission to the festival is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-17. Parking, arts/crafts demonstrations, wine tasting, live bluegrass music and children’s crafts are included. There is a minimal charge for the moon bounce.

All pets and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. For more information, call 800-624-0577. Visit the above website for discounted tickets.