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Mountain Heritage Fall Festival 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 21st:

***ALL DAY ACTIVITIES (10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.)***

Cross Cut Saw Demonstrations held throughout the day at the Big Shelter House!

By Dan Wile and Family! J

Hay Rides- Meet at the Big Shelter House!

***The Following Crafters will be located at the GENERAL STORE!***

Corn Husk Dolls by Dawn Accord

Spinning Demonstrations and Handmade Soaps by Sharon Steinhoff of Silver Maple Farms

Amish-made Chicken and Noodles, Baked Goods, Fried Pies, and Hand Squeezed Fresh Lemonade!

Live Folk Music from 11:30 – 1:30p.m. By Ken Willis and Joseph Thomas


***The following Crafters will be located at the BIG SHELTER HOUSE!***

Buy your Chinese auction tickets, or become a member of the Tar Hollow Friends Group at the Friends Group Table! Chips and drinks will also be available for sale here.

Apple Gourds, Baskets, and Small Antiques by Cindy Sowers

Homemade Ice Cream by The Salt Creek Parochial School Fund

Mums and Pumpkins by Yoder’s Greenhouse

Home-made Jellies and Relishes by John Barnhart

Crocheted and Knitting Items by Donna Evans

Harvest Moon Native American Flutes, Necklaces, and More by Jim Chandler

Hand Sewn Cross Body Animal Bags, Crocheted Lovies, and Specialty Items by Aleisha Hagerman’s “Love in the Loops”

Handmade Beaded and Wire-wrapped Jewelry by Cindy Bond

Wind Chimes and Bat Houses by Dennis Osborne

Mason Jar Décor with Live Succulents by Jennifer Layne’s “Stars and Jars”

Origami Earrings by Wyatt Vick

Apothecary Items by Matty Fout

Farm House Style Hand Crafted Items by Jamie McWhorter

Rocky Knob Wood Crafts By Brian Henkle (at the entrance to Logan Hollow)



 Traditional Archery by Lord of the Harvest Archery Club

*Come and test your archery skills- All Ages are welcome to attend!

Blacksmithing Demonstrations and Lucet and Spool Knitting Demonstrations by Tom and Angela Strous Wood Turning by Jacob Strous

1840’s Frontiersmen! Flint Knapping by Dave Stehle

Meet a local Native American and learn more about Native American History and Culture! (Children make a necklace to take home.)

Take a walk back in time at the Mountain Man Encampment and try your hand at hatchet throwing!


10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. and 3:00p.m.- 4:00p.m.- KIDS CRAFTS AND FACE PAINTING!

*Meet your children to the BIG SHELTER HOUSE to try their hand at creating some old- fashioned games and fun folk art! Stick around to have their faces painted by Miss. Matty Fout!


10:00a.m.- Horse Shoe Pitching Contest at the BIG SHELTER HOUSE! Prizes!

**Men and Women- separate competitions for each!**


12:00 p.m. Beans and Cornbread!

*Meet at the Big Shelter House to enjoy beans and cornbread prepared by Edna Yoder. A small donation is appreciated and would go to support the Local Salt Creek Parochial School.


1:30p.m.- Smokey the Bear!

*Kids come on down to the Big Shelter House to meet with Smokey the Bear!


2:00p.m.- Kids Games at the BIG SHELTER HOUSE!  Kids ages 5 and under:  Saw Dust Scramble.  Kids ages 6-18: Fun filled Old Time Games.


4:00p.m.- Black Powder Shoot! Hosted by members of the “Sons of Liberty” at the SHADY HOLLOW SHELTER. All Shooters are welcome! Prizes.


5:00p.m.- Cross-Cut Saw Competition Hosted by Dan Wile, will be held at the BIG SHELTER HOUSE. Ages 12 and over with an adult are welcome to participate! Participants may enter the competition ONE TIME ONLY!


5:30p.m.- Fish Fry!

**Fish Sandwiches provided by the Tar Hollow Friends Group! $5 donation requested**


6:00p.m.- Tar Hollow Friends Group Chinese Auction located at the Big Shelter House! (Friends Group Members will be at all events selling tickets! Tickets will also be available at the Big Shelter House throughout the day!)


7:00p.m.-10:00p.m.- LIVE MUSIC!

*Come on down to the Ross Hollow Campground Parking lot and enjoy some local entertainment from our very own Jason McWhorter and his band “Smoke and Mirrors”. Bring your favorite camping chair to enjoy the show!


Sunday, September 22nd:

11:00a.m.- Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest!! We will be ending the weekend on a fun note! Challenge your neighbor in our seed spitting contest! The farthest shot will win a free night of camping!!!!   Prizes for kid spitters too! Meet at the GENERAL STORE!



For more information about the event call 740-887-4818


September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Tar Hollow State Park
16396 Tar Hollow Rd.
Laurelville, OH 43135 United States
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(740) 887-4818