Waterford Fair Includes Children’s Activities, Homes Tours, Reenactments, Entertainment, and More
Virginia’s oldest juried crafts fair marks its seventy-first anniversary this year when the annual Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit, also known as the Waterford Fair, returns on October 3, 4, and 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily in the charming, historic village of Waterford, Virginia.
The weekend will feature 155 renowned artisans (many nationally known) demonstrating a variety of traditional crafts. In addition there will be lively performances of traditional music and dance; reenactments by Colonial and Civil War-era militia and cavalry; and art and photography exhibits. A tour of the village will offer guests a look into restored historic homes and buildings with more than 12 homes and buildings on the tour (different places open daily), and will include a walk through Civil War and Quaker cemeteries. On Friday, a special reenactment of a day in an 1880’s classroom will take place in Waterford’s one-room schoolhouse. Check the website for specific homes on tour, walking tours and other activities (www.waterfordva.org). … Continue Reading