Schedule 2022

The New Deal Festival will be on Saturday, July 9, 2022!

10:00

  • Flag Ceremony — VFW Post 1589
  • Gates Open
  • Fiber Arts and Blacksmithing Demonstrations Begin
  • Outdoor Craft Market opens
  • AHI Craft Shop in Center Hall complex opens
  • Antique Car, Truck, & Tractor Show registration
  • Museum Buildings and Exhibits open
  • Homesteaders are in E-15 most of the day – find out about growing up in Arthurdale 
  • Pie Drop Off for Pie Contest (Drop off between 10-11)

10:30

MUSIC: Jeff Fedan (Dulcimer)
FOOD:  Food trucks open; water sold at info table

11:00

  • Craft Beer Garden opens
  • Kids Activities & Farm Zoo Open
    • Face Painting by Miss Teacup (11-3)
    • Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia (11-1)
    • Friends of Deckers Creek STEM Activities (11-3)
    • Coloring Contest opens
  • Hay Rides Begin (11-3)
  • Antique Car, Truck, & Tractor Show Opens
  • Ann Pancake Signing Books (11-1)

11:30

Marionette Show by Linda Zimmer in Center Hall

12:00

Unveiling of New Forge sign

MUSIC: Chris Haddox

Reading of Annie’s Appalachian Adventures: The Letter by Hannah Evans

Judging Occurs for Pie Contest and Coloring Contest

12:30

Watermelon Eating Contest (ages 5-11)

1:00

Nancy Abrams Signing Books (1-3)

1:15

Contest Winners Announced: Pie Baking, Watermelon Eating, Coloring

1:30

MUSIC: Soup Camel

Reading of Annie’s Appalachian Adventures: The Letter by Hannah Evans

2:00

Sack Race (ages 5-11)

2:30

Marionette Show by Linda Zimmer in Center Hall

3:00

MUSIC: Mary Linscheid

4:00

Gates close — last chance to buy a wristband!

Craft Market closes

5:00

Festival Concludes