A favorite last year,Prof. Drummond (left) Tintype and Photographic Likenesses returns! Just back from Shiloh, Jefferson, Texas and other recent skirmishes, Prof. Drummond will be at Har-Ber Village for a limited engagement. Known for providing quality, yet inexpensive, photographic mementos for soldiers to send their loved ones before marching to battle.
Wayne Cantwell (below) performs old time fiddle music as he strolls the grounds at Har-Ber Village. The Flyin Fiddler has been performing and teaching Traditional American Old Time and Celtic music using fiddle, 5 string clawhammer banjo, and mountain dulcimer in and around Oklahoma for over 30 years.
Tim Field will present a Soldier's Quilt program on Saturday at 1pm in the Craft Room.
All activities are included with regular museum admission or free for members. Click here for complete schedule as of 4/25/18.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27, 28, and 29, 2018, 9am-3:30pm
Doug Crane, banjo maker, Robert Stone, tinsmith, Clayton Hood, blacksmith, and Mary McCreery, basket weaver, will demonstrate and display their work.
Military re-enactment groups attending will include 4th Missouri Infantry and accompanying civilians, 22nd Arkansas , 2nd Colorado,77th Pennsylvania, and Hart's Battery. State Guard soldiers will roam the Village. The UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy) will be onsite as well. Sara Gonzalez, Ensembles of the Past, will have period appropriate textiles and clothing for sale.
Activities will include heath cooking in the Living History Cabin (F, Sa, Su); Herbal Remedies (F, Sa); Print Shop (F, Sa); Weaving and Spinning (F, Sa, Su); School Marm and old-fashioned toys in School House (F), military weapons display (Sa, Su), period sewing (Sa, Su).
Previous events have included activities highlighting both the soldier's (Civil War Pictures and Artwork, Solidier's Rations, Surgeon, Refugee Camp, Civil War Sutler, Field Hospital, Soldier's Camps, Author Steve Cottrell Talk and Video: Native Americans in the Civil War) and the civilian's (Period Games, Hearth Cooking, Butter Churning, Laundry, Blacksmithing, Weaving & Quilting, Spinning, Basket Weaving, Quilting, Natural Dyeing, Print Shop, Banjo Maker, Broom Maker, period music, storytelling) daily life.