Henderson Hall launches inaugural Fall Festival on Sunday
BOAZ — Henderson Hall on W.Va. 14 south of Williamstown will hold its first Fall Festival on Sunday.
Events will get underway at 1 p.m. with the hall opening for visitors at noon. Henderson Hall and events will close at 5 p.m.
The festival will feature local craftsmen and artisans, including numerous activities for children.
Henderson Heritage Village, the newest addition to what once was a 2,000-acre plantation, will feature a recently acquired glass-blowing kiln, a blacksmith shop and a woodcarving area. The event also will feature clay potters and sculptors, antique tractors, a large display of antique tools, woodburning demonstrations, quilters, weavers and spinners.
Among the artisans will be glass blowers from Ritchie County. Activities for children are a corn maze, sack races, a cupcake walk and marbles. Prizes will be awarded.
Admission and parking are free to the outside events. Regular admission fees for hall tours are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
The Valley Gem sternwheeler will offer a ride, with a lunch buffet, to Henderson Hall to a landing just below the hall where passengers will board the Henderson Trolley and be taken to the hall.
Cost of the boat ride, which includes admission to the hall, is $40 for adults, $38 for seniors 55 and older and $30 for children 3-12.
For more information, call Henderson Hall at 304-375-2129 or the hall director at 304-481-5178.