Stepping into the Past Saturday Series

Just another benefit to spending a Saturday with us!

One Saturday a month we have demonstrations and displays of traditional arts, crafts, and trades. These demonstrations are included with your regular admission unless otherwise noted.

Activities take place from 10 am-2 pm (unless otherwise noted) on the following Saturdays in 2022. Activities are subject to vendor/demonstrator participation and weather. Programming is subject to change. 

February 12th - Traditional Activities: Soap Making 

March 12th - Folk Art: Mosaic Art Class using Glass*   


April 9th - Capturing Our Past: Children’s Painting Class (Cancelled)    

May 14th -  Working the Land: Antique Tractor Club/Farmer Appreciation  

June 17th & 18th - Endless Yard Sale: Johnston County Endless Yard Sale   

July 30th - Tying & Stringing: Preparing Crops for Market     

CANCELLED - August 13th - Capturing Our Past: Painting Class    

September 10th - Fabric Arts Class: Quilting* Part 1  

October 8th - Fabric Arts Class: Quilting* - Part II    

November 12th - Traditional Trades: Workshop Demonstrations   

December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th - Christmas Village Drive Through   
December 3rd - Kenly Christmas on Main: Holiday décor and activities Downtown Kenly   

*Two weeks advanced registration required, minimal fee to participate.

View and download a printable copy of the full schedule by clicking the icon below.

Stepping into the Past Program Sponsors

This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

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Fabric Arts Virtual Quilting Class

Video Tutorials