Since 1986, as the first touches of Autumn fleck Hog Hill on the fourth Saturday in October, Hart Square bustles with over three hundred knowledgeable artisans and docents demonstrating and sharing the craftsmanship and subsistence of Carolina’s pioneers. To enter the village on festival day is to enter the early 1800s. Here, visitors will witness everything from flax making, cotton baling, and tinsmithing to apple butter making and the sweet sounds of old-time music. Demonstrators are dressed in period clothing and truly bring the village, known as the largest collection of log structures from the 1800’s in the world, to life.


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5055 Hope Rd.
Vale, NC 28168

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Updated August 18, 2021

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