The Montgomery Museum of Art & History will celebrate its annual Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the museum and on East Main Street in downtown Christiansburg.
Heritage Day is a celebration of Montgomery County and its history. The festival’s events will include live music and entertainment all day both downtown and on the museum grounds. A hay wagon will offer rides to and from the museum and downtown. Featured downtown performers will be American Roots, Leatherwood, Fort Vause, Dean Trimble & Steve Boone, and John and Katie Hollandsworth. A variety of vendors and demonstrators will be on-site to show their skills such as spinning, basket weaving, rug-hooking, leather goods, and wood turning.
Other activities for the day include vintage craft demonstrations downtown, historical re-enactors and re-enactments at the museum, children’s activities and crafts downtown in front of Town Hall, garden tours of the museum garden (Beth’s Garden) with master gardeners on site, an antique cars display downtown, a silent auction downtown, artists on site, a downtown raffle, and new this festival is goat yoga from 10:30 a.m. until noon in front of Town Hall with a $5 fee to benefit the museum.