Martinsville Heritage Days

Martinsville, Illinois
June 15 - 16, 2013

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Food
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Exibits
Demonstrations
Music
Games

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BIG Parade



 
     
 

 “Heritage Days on the Old National Road,” a great educational and fun festival, will be held June 15-16, 2013, in downtown Martinsville, Illinois. Clark County’s first-ever all-equine parade headlines the festival on Saturday, June 15, at 10:00 a.m. 

Food & artisan vendors will open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday with activities planned all day through 9:30 p.m.  On Sunday vendors open at 11:30 a.m. with events planned through 6:00 p.m. 

Heritage Days attractions will include artists & artisans who will sell their hand-made creations and provide demonstrations including blacksmithing, pottery making, quilting,  wood-carving, painting, jewelry making, soap making, yarn spinning, basket weaving and making bobbin lace.  There will also be demonstrations of horseshoeing, lumber milling, bee-keeping, and goat milking. 

Other attractions include: a National Road storyteller, various bands playing throughout the festival, Native American re-enactments, Indian artifacts, antique tractors, a 15th & 16th century musical instrument display and performance, additional storytellers, and a quilt show.  There will also be barrel train rides, and a petting zoo for children on Saturday and Sunday and old fashioned games, including 3 legged races,and tug of war for children & adults and a Bike Rodeo for children on Sunday afternoon.

Since Heritage Days will be held on Father’s Day weekend it will be a wonderful way to celebrate that special day with your family and enjoy your favorite festival food from the many delicious food vendors.  Mark your calendars now so you won’t miss this great festival on June 15-16 celebrating our heritage and our horses.  Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun! 

All events are free!

 
  Schedule of Events  
 
 

Saturday, June 15, 2013
6:00-9:00 a.m.  Masonic Lodge Pancake Breakfast
7:00-9:00 a.m.  Vendors set up
9:00 a.m.  Vendors open, Parade line-up
                        East Woodsmen Native American Re-enactment (all day)
                        Food vendors all day
                        Barrel Train rides for kids (all day)
9:30 a.m.--1:00 p.m.  Big Blue Mountain
10:00 a.m.  Equine Parade
11:00 a.m.--1:00 p.m.  Demonstrations including blacksmithing, horse shoeing, yarn spinning,
                        pottery, bee keeping, wood carving, etc.
Noon to 4:00 Martinsville FFA Petting Zoo
1:00 p.m.  Patty Winn, Storyteller
2:00--4:30 p.m.  Black Top
2:00--5:00 p.m.   Demonstrations including blacksmithing, horse shoeing, yarn spinning,
                        pottery, bee keeping, wood carving, etc.
5:00--7:00 p.m.  Motherlode
7:00 p.m.  Patty Winn, Storyteller                                          
8:00 -- 9:30 p.m.  Trouble & Company 


Sunday June 16, 2013
12:00 p.m.  Vendors open
                        East Woodsmen Native American Re-enactment (all day)
                        Barrel Train rides for kids (all day)
Noon to 4:00 Martinsville FFA Petting Zoo
1:00--2:30 Willow Creek Praise Band
1:00-4:00 p.m.  Demonstrations including blacksmithing, horse shoeing,
                         yarn spinning, pottery, bee keeping, wood carving, etc. throughout afternoon
1:00--2:30 Games
2:00--4:00 Bike Rodeo,
3:00--4:30 p.m.  Higher Ground
4:30--6:00 p.m.  Angela Lily Trio