Stepping into the Past Saturday Series
Preserving a culture & heritage. Promoting NC Agriculture and Arts. Presenting talented artisans and craftsmen. 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-3 pm (unless otherwise noted) on the following Saturdays in 2023. Activities are subject to vendor/demonstrator participation and weather. Programming is subject to change.
January 21st - Traditional Trades: Blacksmithing
Blacksmithing demonstrations will take place every third Saturday
February 25th - Children's Jewelry Class*
March 25th - Working the Land: Packhorse Field Plowing
April 15th - Fabric Arts Class: Quilting (Part 1)*
May 20th - Fabric Arts Class: Quilting (Part 2)*
June 16th & 17th - Endless Yard Sale: Johnston County Endless Yard Sale
Week of July 24th - AgCamp: Children ages 7-12*
August 12th - Antique Tractor Club/Farmer Appreciation
September 9th - Tying and Stringing: Preparing Crops for Market
October 7th - 40th Anniversary Celebration
November 4th - Traditional Activities: Candle Making for the Kids
December 1st (Friday) - Country Christmas Celebration
December 2nd - Kenly Christmas on Main: Holiday décor and activities Downtown Kenly
*Two weeks advanced registration required, minimal fee to participate.
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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.