44th ANNUAL FORKLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL AND REVUE
THEME: A Day on the Fork – A Day You Won’t Forget
Date: Friday October 9 – Saturday October 10, 2015
City/State: Gravel Switch, Kentucky 40328
Site/Location: Forkland Community Center, 16479 Forkland Road
GPS: 37.551187, -84.984967
Hours of Event: Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Adults $3; Children under age 13 - $1; Preschoolers free
Tickets for Supper Theatre: $15 for Supper and Drama
Drama only: $3 (must have reservations for Supper Theatre)
Description of Event:
Exhibits: Forkland Abraham Lincoln Museum, Salute to Serviceman display, Genealogy Documents, sorghum molasses making, old farm machinery and tools (including a huge steam tractor and antique gasoline engines), Native American artifacts. Timber framing Demonstration. Living history skits by descendants of early pioneer settlers on the back porch of the log cabin will bring historical figures to life. Inside the center there is much to see on two floors. Register inside for door prizes.
Entertainment/activities: Art show of many different venues by local artists; sorghum molasses making; horse-drawn wagon rides or self-guided Heritage Walking Trail. Silent auction for one-of-a-kind handcrafted items including a completely handmade Amish quilt; old-fashioned kids games and crafts, artisans at work on items to purchase – woodcarving, painting, spinning and weaving demonstrations; pottery, photography and more. An Indian tepee filled with relics; special children’s booths. Delicious country meals and take-home treats offered at stands around the grounds, plus a pancake breakfast on Saturday. Run for the prizes in a Fox and Hound race through the scenic Knobs on Forkland’s back-roads and byways. Antique Car Show. Live country, folk and gospel music by talented regional musicians.
Enter up to 12 of your best Forkland community photos for a Photo Contest. Prize winners will go in the 2017 Forkland Calendar. Bring photos to the festival on Friday or mail by October 2, 2015 to FCC, Photos, 16479 Forkland Road, Gravel Switch, KY 40328.
For more information call 859-332-7146 or visit forklandcomctr.org