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22nd Annual Harvest Festival October 15-17

Tyler County Booster

Heritage Village’s 22nd Annual Harvest Festival kicks off Friday, October 15 with “Kids’ Day” and continues through Sunday, October 17. Last year’s Festival was a big success, and with nice weather in the forecast, this one looks like it’s going to be even bigger! There is simply no good excuse to stay home! The gates, as always, will open at 9 a.m. each day and close at 5 p.m. The Spinners’ and Weavers’ Guild will demonstrate their craft and are always interesting to watch and learn from. Bobbin lace-makers will be on hand to demonstrate their incredible art. If you are interested in quilts and quilting, don’t miss the Sassy Scrappers Quilt Guild. The Festival will also feature a photography contest, Pioneer Craft Demonstrations, Artists, Pottery, Blacksmithing, Folk Dance and Music and a whole lot more. You can also count on a lot of good music, cultural performances, and a lot of good food. Saturday kicks off with a full day of performances. At 10 p.m. the All Dulcimer Group will perform, followed by Lyndon Alec’s Hoop Dance at 10:30 a.m. and “Autumn Wind” Gospel & Folk music at 11 a.m. The always popular Boots & Babes Square Dancing group will perform at 11:30. Lyndon Alec will be back on stage at 12 noon. The Rhythm Rocker Cloggers take the state at 12:30 p.m., Houston Balalaika Society at 1:30 p.m., followed by the Civil War Reenactment at 2 p.m.. “80 Proof Band” is on stage at 3 p.m. and the Jim Boone Band at 4 p.m. Performances begin at noon Sunday with The Houston Balalaika Society, followed by “Autumn Wind” at 12:30 p.m., Lyndon Alec with his Hoop Dance at 1 p.m., Carly Smith at 1:30 p.m. and another Civil War Re-enactment at 2 p.m. The Railroad Museum will also be open with a large collection of model railroads. Other demonstrators at the event will include blacksmiths, broom makers, corn shellers and crafts people of all kinds! Admission for adults is $6 and $3 for Children under 12. Under 5 and they get in free. Don’t miss this opportunity for some great family fun.

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