Mark your calendars now for a day of autumn delight at Hickory Ridge History Museum in Boone! This family-friendly event, free to the public, offers a splendid array of activities and experiences for all ages. Tour the historic cabins of the museum, complete with historic interpreters demonstrating the crafts and skills of early American pioneers in the Boone area. There will also be apple butter making, musical performances, a maker marketplace, and food vendors at the festival. Enter paid contests to show off pumpkin carving skills, costumes, and more.