Market Fair is here!

It’s Market Fair Weekend! We are delighted to have all of our friends join us this weekend for 18th century fun! Our schedules are below and on our website and Facebook pages. These schedules are subject to change; you can always call 502.897.9845 for the most updated information.

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18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove

Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 29, 2016

10:30-10:50: Morning Parades of the Military (Military Camps, Valley)

11:00-11:30– Artillery Demo (Field)

11:00-11:30– Faire Wynds, 18th Century Circus. Historic Home Porch Side

11:30-Noon– Father, Son, and Friends (Historic Home, Blankenbaker Lane Side)

Noon-12:30– Tour of the Congressional Military Camp (Meet at log cabin near the stone wall)

12:30-1:00– Tour of the Crown Military Camp (Meet at log cabin near the stone wall)

12:30-1:00– Jack Salt & The Captain’s Daughter (Jack Salt’s Lair- Vendor Area)

1:00-1:45: Military Recruitment (Kids Militia) Listen for the recruiting sergeant.

1:00-1:30: Father, Son, and Friends (Historic Home, Blankenbaker Lane Side)

2:00-2:50– American Independence Declared!! Hear the Declaration. 18th Century Martial Music by Louisville Baroque Trumpets. Historic Home Facing Blankenbaker Lane

2:30-3:00: Faire Wynds, 18th Century Circus. Historic Home Porch Side

3:00-3:45: The Battle of Long Island, NY, 1776 (Valley)

4:00: Military Retreat

4:00: 18th Century Martial Music by Louisville Baroque Trumpets (Historic Home, Blankenbaker Lane Side)

Throughout the Day

Meet the People of the Revolution: Visit the camps for conversations with the past and an up close look at life during the Revolutionary War.

Hearth Kitchen: Cooks will be busy preparing food for hungry soldiers all day.

The Doctor is in: Revolutionary War surgeon in “the residence” (stone outbuilding)

Faire Wynds: 18th Century Circus. Historic Home Porch Side

Lisette LePoux: Fortunes Told; Tarot Cards Read. In the vendor area.

The Resurrectionists: Body Snatchers and Professional Mourners for Hire

Children’s Scavenger Hunt: Details in the Visitor Center

The Rat Catcher

Sheep Pen: Near the weaver’s booth, vendor area.

Tour the Historic Home

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18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove

Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 30, 2016

11-11:20: Morning Parades of the Military (Military Camps, Valley)

11:30-Noon: Artillery Demo (Field)

11:30-Noon: Faire Wynds, 18th Century Circus. Near Historic Home.

Noon: British Crown Forces Confiscate the Mansion

12:30-1:10: 18th Century Martial Music by Louisville Baroque Trumpets (Historic Home, Blankenbaker Lane Side)

12:30-1:00: Tour of the Congressional Military Camp (Meet at log cabin near the stone wall)

1:00-1:30: Tour of the Crown Military Camp (Meet at log cabin near the stone wall)

1:00-1:30: Jack Salt & The Captain’s Daughter (Jack Salt’s Lair- Vendor Area)

1:00-1:45: Military Recruitment (Kids Militia) Listen for the recruiting sergeant.

1:00-4:15: Tour the Historic Home

1:30-2:00: Father, Son, and Friends (Historic Home, Blankenbaker Lane Side)

2:00: British and German Armies Enter the Market; Establish Law and Order

2:30-3:00: Faire Wynds, 18th Century Circus. Near Historic Home

3-3:45: Battle of Harlem Heights, New York, 1776 (Valley)

4:00: Military Retreat

Throughout the Day

Meet the People of the Revolution: Visit the camps for conversations with the past and an up close look at life during the Revolutionary War.

Hearth Kitchen: Cooks will be busy preparing food for hungry soldiers all day.

The Doctor is in: Revolutionary War surgeon in “the residence” (stone outbuilding)

British Military Baggage of the Revolution: By Lynn Phipps; near the military camps.

Faire Wynds: 18th Century Circus. Historic Home Porch Side

Lisette LePoux: Fortunes Told; Tarot Cards Read. In the vendor area.

The Resurrectionists: Body Snatchers and Professional Mourners for Hire

Children’s Scavenger Hunt: Details in the Visitor Center

The Rat Catcher

Sheep Pen: Near the weaver’s booth, vendor area.

We hope to see you in the 18th century! Stop by the Visitors’ Center and say hello!

Revolutionarily yours,

Hannah

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