May Day

Saturday, May 13th, 2 - 6 p.m. (Rain or Shine)

$35 a person
Children 12 and under are free

May Day has been celebrated for centuries across many cultures as a way to welcome the coming of Spring. This living history event will bring to life several Spring traditions. Many of the artisans will be demonstrating their historic craft or trade for visitors to observe.
Guests will be invited to participate in some of the activities, including May Pole dancing, flower crown making, and game of graces.

We will have beer and treat trucks on-site with different items for purchase

The following cabins will be open with historic docents sharing 1800s pioneer history:


May Pole Dancing
Game of Graces
Basket Making
Lace Making and Fiber Arts
Herb Gardening and Seed Starting
Flower Crown Making
Butter Making
German Nest Making
Open Hearth Cooking
Old Time Music


Deitz Cabin
Arbor Stage
Teague Cabin
Phillips Museum Cabin
Cotton Gin
Wheelwright Shop
Stroup Cabin
Stroup Outdoor Kitchen
Grist Mill
Dog Trot Cabin
Punch-Seitz House
Barger Weaving House

Refund Policy
Tickets sold may be refunded prior to 10 business days from the ticketed event.

Exchanges of equal value may be made prior to 10 business days from the ticketed event. However, ticket availability for alternate dates is not guaranteed and is subject to a first-­come, first-­served basis.

Refunds cannot be approved after the 10 business day period.