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Folk Life Festival

Start your Christmas Shopping early as you browse our vendor village of local artisans. Shop with historical and modern hand-crafted vendors and artisans including wood works, glass works, iron works, jewelry and more. See gunsmithing and blacksmithing demonstrations, see open hearth cooking  and fiberworking. The historic home and exhibit hall will be open for visitors throughout the day.  Enjoy Live music while grabbing a BBQ and a Brew from Vendors. 

Admission: $4 Adults / $3 Seniors (62+) / $3 Students / Children 5 and under Free

Admission covers access to the Open House, Self-Guided Grounds Tours, all Living History demos, and live music.

Bring cash to shop with our vendors (no ATM in the park).

No hourly tours today, instead the event is open allowing visitors inside of the house with docents until 4pm. No 4pm guided tour, today. (House closed breifly at noon for lunch).

Hourly Guided House Tours and Tar Heel Tours are not available today due to event. Instead, the house will be open with docents inside. The house will close for the day at 4pm and the usual 4pm house tour is suspended.

Earlier Event: November 11
Veterans in Free
Later Event: November 12
Site Closed