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Henderson Hall launches inaugural Fall Festival on Sunday

Henderson Hall in Boaz where the first Fall Festival will be held 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The hall also will be open for tours starting at noon. (Photo Provided)

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.

Henderson Hall will hold its first Fall Festival on Sunday and will be open for tours. (File Photo)

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.

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