Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
In Forkland we're proud of our rural past! Each fall we remember it at our Festival by celebrating our heritage with historical displays, crafts, music, food, and more.
PURCHASE LOCAL CRAFTS & WATCH THEM BEING MADE
VISIT THE MANY HISTORICAL DISPLAYS
ENJOY MUSIC, LIVING HISTORY SKITS, & HORSEDRAWN WAGON RIDES
BID IN OUR SILENT AUCTION FEATURING OUR ANNUAL FORKLAND-DESIGNED, AMISH-MADE QUILT
RESEARCH YOUR GENEALOGY IN THE FAMILY HISTORY ROOM & FORKLAND LINCOLN MUSEUM
EAT DELICIOUS FOOD, ENJOY THE PANCAKE BREAKFAST, & GET A PUMPKIN AT THE HARVEST BOOTH
TAKE A HAYRIDE TO A LOCAL WATERFALL WHICH YOU CAN EXPLORE
EXPLORE OUR LOG CABIN & STEAM TRACTOR OR TRY YOUR HAND AT ART IN THE ART ROOM
DON'T MISS OUR FAMOUS BEAN SUPPER & DRAMA
The beans start cooking at 6:00 each morning and smell delicious all day. Talented local performers will entertain during the supper served by local youth (all the beans & cornbread you can eat, plus sorghum cake & more!). The hilarious Drama follows. A delightful evening!
You won't want to miss the delicious food: Saturday, pancake breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m. Only $5 for all you can eat. All day each day vendor stands offer meals and take-home treats, such as chicken, pork chops, country ham & biscuits, pizza, burgers, fruit cobbler, homemade cake, ice cream, popcorn, & cider, plus packaged sorghum, honey, breads, & cakes.
AND THERE'S MORE:
LIVING HISTORY SKITS
Meet the ancestors of the people of Forkland being portrayed by their descendants. You will get to know people who lived from 1600 to 1950, including a Revolutionary War settler, gunsmith, storekeeper, minister, nurse, teacher, peddler, snake-oil salesman, and more!
FOX & HOUND RACE
Come and run for prizes through the scenic Knobs on Forkland's backroads and byways. The race begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Registration $15 (includes t-shirt & pancake breakfast). To sign up, or for more information, contact Jordan Ellis (phone 859-576-5777 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Enter up to 12 of your best Forkland photos. Prizewinners will go in the 2014 Forkland Calendar. Bring them on Friday to the Festival or mail by October 5, 2012, to FCC, Photos, 16479 Forkland Road, Gravel Switch, KY 40328. Include a SASE for return of photos, or pick up non-winners late on Saturday, October 13.
OLD-FASHIONED KIDS' GAMES
Marbles, hopscotch, paper dolls, yoyos, and more!
FORKLAND ART GALLERY WITH WORKING ARTISTS
Several Forkland artists will display their works, and some will be painting, sculpting, etc. during the Festival.
Festival Admission: Adults $2.00, Children under 13 $1.00, Preschoolers Free.
Tickets for the Old Country Supper Theatre (Bean Supper & Drama) should be purchased in advance to guarantee seating. (Other tickets, including for the Drama only, may be purchased at the Festival.) For reservations, send a check for $15.00 for each person to Janie Drye, 245 Rosewood Dr., Lebanon, KY 40033, and you will be assigned the best possible seats; or call Janie after 6:00 p.m. at 270-692-2732. Time: 7:00 each evening (doors open at 6:30). Drama begins around 8:30 p.m. Please include your name, address, phone number, and which night (Friday or Saturday).