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Calendar from August 20 to August 25:


THIS WEEK

August 21 to August 24 in Baltimore, Maryland:

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show—Show features more than 575 exhibitors selling fine art, furniture, Asian art, American and European silver, jewelry, porcelain, glass, textiles, American folk art and more. At the Baltimore Convention Center. For more information: Palm Beach Show Group, (561) 822-5440.

August 22 to August 24 in Ruidoso, New Mexico:

The Ruidoso Antique Show—Show offers antiques from sterling flatware, to Native American, Early American artifacts, primitives, mercantile, pottery, rugs and Indian jewelry and vintage costume, fine porcelains and linens to Decorative arts. For more information: Arizona Antique Shows, (612) 717-7337.

August 22 to August 24 in Prince George’s County, Maryland:

Undaunted Weekend—Event commemorate the War of 1812, the March Across Prince Georges County, and the Battle of Bladensburg with a grand festival, re-enactment, lectures, tours, and more. For more information: Maryland Milestones/ATHA Inc., (301) 887-0777.

August 23 to August 24 in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

Post Miamies—Experience the 1750´s as they actually were. See the French Marines who once protected and garrisoned this Post known at the time as Fort Miamie. View the British Rangers that marched from Fort Detroit to accept the surrender of the French Post and the French Voyageur that moved the freight up and down the rivers supplying the other Post in Indiana. See the French Fur trader and the natives Americans that they traded with to supply Europe in the Furs that they so much desired. And so much more. For more information: Historic Fort Wayne, Inc, (260) 437-2836.

August 23 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

War of 1812 Commemoration—An event commemorating the War of 1812, and the August, 1812 observance of President Madison’s Day of Prayer by the Moravians. Old Salem will have a day of special activities with historic buildings filled with activities and demonstrations. For more information: Old Salem Museum & Gardens, (800) 441-5305.

August 23 to August 24 in Perrysburg, Ohio:

Life in Early Ohio—See historic trades and skills including blacksmithing, coopering, and tinsmithing and learn about a different side of life in early Ohio. For more information: Fort Meigs, (419) 874-4121.

August 23 to August 24 in Cornell, Wisconsin:

Chippewa River Rendezvous—Learn about the history of Wisconsin and the people who lived here. Event includes historical demonstrations, craft fair, farmers market and historical trader row. At Mill Yard Park. For more information: Chippewa River Rendezvous

August 23 to August 24 in Malvern, Ohio:

Great Trail Festival—Festival includes battle reenactments, rendezvous, historical lectures and demonstrations, entertainment and more. For more information: Great Trail Festival, (330) 794-9100.

August 23 to August 24 in Loudonville, Ohio:

Colonial Soldiers Weekend—American, British, French and Native American re-enactors recreate a typical 18c. battle in North America. Meet colonial soldiers, see uniforms and era equipment, cannon demonstrations, building a wigwam demo, and trading between Europeans and Native Americans. For more information: Wolf Creek / Pine Run Grist Mill, (419) 668-2497.

August 23 to August 24 in New Bedford, Massachusetts:

Revolutionary War Encampment—Event offers camp life, military drills, weapon presentations, period music and battle scenarios. For more information: Fort Taber / Fort Rodman Historical Association, Inc, (508) 994-3938.

August 23 to August 24 in Big Pool, Maryland:

French & Indian War Muster—French, British, and American Indian reenactors assemble for a weekend of 18th century living history demonstrations and battle reenactments. Event includes period crafts and vendors. For more information: Fort Frederick State Park, (301) 842-2155.

August 23 in New Gloucester, Maine:

Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration—The gathering represents decades of tradition, and includes Penobscot, Maliseet, Micmac and Passamaquoddy artisans. Master basketmakers, apprentices and multiple generations of family members with hand-woven ash-splint and sweetgrass baskets, traditional etched birch bark vessels, stone sculptures, woodcarvings, cedar flutes, and jewelry for sale, as well as demonstrations and traditional story-telling. For more information: Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, (207) 926-4597.

August 23 to August 24 in Columbiana, Ohio:

Shaker Woods Festival—More than 200 crafters and artisans demonstrating and selling items such as Shaker brooms, hand-thrown pottery, blown glass, furniture, candles, and much more. For more information: Shaker Woods Family of Festivals

August 23 in Ludlow, Vermont:

Arts and Craft Festival—Festival feature more than 90 artists and craftsmen exhibiting quality wares such as pottery, primitives, glass, oil and watercolor paintings, carvings, scroll work, dried flowers, wood turnings, stained glass, and more. For more information: Fletcher Farm School, (802) 228-8770.

August 23 in Lincoln, Massachusetts:

Abigail Adams: Life, Love, Letters—Join Abigail Adams as she reflects on her courtship and marriage, and love in wartime. At the North Bridge Visitor Center, Buttrick Garden. For more information: Minute Man National Historic Park, (973) 369-6993.

August 23 in Forest, Virginia:

In the Arts We Will Shine: Thomas Jeffersons Trailblazing Art Collection—Lecture regarding Thomas Jeffersons art which was the first significant art collection in the United States. For more information: Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, (434) 525-1806.

August 23 to August 24 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri:

Louis Bolduc Days—Meet members of the Bolduc, Pratte, and Valle extended families and slave descendents as well as members of the Shawnee, Delaware, and Osage tribes. Event includes stories, music, activities, demonstrations, and your chance to participate in Family History, Oral History, and Living History. For more information: Bolduc House Museum, (573) 883-3105.

August 23 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Reenactment of Newport’s 1765 Stamp Act Protest—Living history reenactors commemorate the historic 1765 Stamp Act protests. In front of the Colony House on Washington Square. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.

August 23 to August 24 in Robesonia, Pennsylvania:

3rd Annual Summer Show and Sale—Visit artisans on site, enjoy entertainment and food at this community event. For more information: Robesonia Redware, (610) 693-8084.

August 24 in LaFox, Illinois:

Heirloom Garden Show—Rare and specialty fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs are displayed and sold by local growers. For more information: Garfield Farm Museum, (630) 584-8485.

August 24 in Lincoln, Illinois:

1800’s Craft Fair—19th century crafters demonstrate their skills. Event includes music and entertainment. For more information: Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, (217) 732-8687.

August 24 in Yorktown, Virginia:

Lambs Artillery—A volunteer unit depicts the 2nd Continental Artillery Regiment commanded by Colonel John Lamb, which saw action at the 1781 Siege of Yorktown. The unit presents artillery programs which features firing demonstrations of a replica 18-pounder siege gun, the largest siege cannon used by the Americans at Yorktown. For more information: Colonial National Historical Park, (757) 898-2410.

August 27 in Thomaston, Maine:

Drayton Hall—Learn about the unique 18th-century historic house in Charleston, South Carolina from Executive Director of Drayton Hall, George W. McDaniel. In Montpelier’s Oval Room. For more information: The General Henry Knox Museum, (207) 354-8062.

OPENINGS

August 23 to July 5, 2015 in Winterthur, Delaware:

The Diligent Needle: Instrument of Profit, Pleasure, and Ornament—The exhibition showcases the evolution of needlework and the prominent role it played in womens lives during the 17th through 19th centuries. For more information: Winterthur Museum, (800) 448-3883.

ON-GOING EXHIBITIONS

Now through September 7 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Changing Keys: Keyboard Instruments for America, 1700-1830—Explore the evolution of spinets, harpsichords, and pianos in the 18th century in this exhibit of more than 25 instruments. Examine the differences in the various types of keyboards as well as the evolution of the instrument over time. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, (800) 447-8679.

Now through December 31 in Various, Massachusetts:

Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture—Unites eleven institutions in an unprecedented partnership to celebrate furniture-making in the Bay State. A multitude of exhibitions and events organized by partnering institutions: the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Concord Museum, Fuller Craft Museum, Historic Deerfield, Historic New England, Massachusetts Historical Society, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, North Bennet Street School, Old Sturbridge Village, Peabody Essex Museum, and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. See the website for a complete calendar of project activities as well as detailed information on Massachusetts furniture from the 1620s to the present. For more information: Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture

Now through September 7 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

Painters and Paintings in the Early American South—The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg will open a groundbreaking new exhibition of extraordinary paintings associated with the Early American South. This is the first exhibition of its kind that explores the scope of this region of early American art while bringing new vitality, excitement and scholarship to the forefront. Carolyn Weekley, Colonial Williamsburg’s Juli Grainger Curator, has assembled these exquisite objects through years of painstaking research and collaboration to produce a stunning exhibition of portraits, landscapes, seascapes and other artworks pertinent to the Atlantic coast states from Maryland southward and the upper coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The exhibition of more than 80 works created in or for the South between 1735 and 1800 features 40 objects on loan from many other well-known and respected museums and a number of generous private collectors. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, (757) 220-7724.

Now through September 15 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:

Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware—Exhibit features over 70 pieces of masterfully decorated slipware, sculptural bottles, refined creamware and faience that are part of the rich artistic legacy of North Carolina’s first earthenware potters. The exhibit also includes pottery shards and molds that were used to create the bottles. For more information: Old Salem Museum & Gardens/MESDA, (800) 441-5305.

Now through November 8 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Paisley Pashmina Embroidery Workshop—In conjunction with the Positively Paisley exhibit, the Charleston Museum Institute offers a two-day embroidery workshop. Internationally renowned needlework instructor and designer Laura Jenkins Thompson will discuss the fascinating historical evolution of the paisley design, and get participants started on an embroidered shawl that is an homage to the 17th- and 19th century adaptations of the paisley. Registration required. For more information: The Charleston Museum, (843) 722-2996.

Now through December 31, 2015 in Marietta, Ohio:

Imagining Marietta-The Northwest Territory Murals—The exhibit houses 12 murals depicting the first settlement of the Northwest Territory, each painted by William Mark Young. Also, on display are rare and seldom seen artifacts ranging from Rufus Putnam’s banjo clock, hand-written letters, historic newspapers, & photos of early Marietta. For more information: Campus Martius Museum, (800) 860-0145.

Now through December 31, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South—This new exhibition celebrates the remarkable objects that were created in or imported to the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country, and southern backcountry. The exhibition will highlight the aesthetic diversity brought to the region by the varied cultures and ethnic groups that ultimately defined a unique, early southern style. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through January 10, 2016 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Gardens & Groves—This special exhibition explores George Washington’s creation of a picture-perfect setting. Discover the ideas that shaped his vision and inspired the landscape at Mount Vernon. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

Now through February 15, 2015 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Deerfield: A Community of Craftwork in the Early 20th Century—In the early 20th century the village of Deerfield supported a thriving Arts and Crafts community of metalsmiths, potters, furniture makers, photographers, embroiderers, and basket makers. The exhibition will feature more than 25 objects from Historic Deerfield’s collections and will include objects made by Madeline Yale Wynne, Cornelius Kelley, the Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework, and the Pocumtuck Basket Makers. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through December 31, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America—Chinese export porcelain played an important role in the lives of colonists. It was the most desirable of the ceramic bodies, and possessing it indicated wealth and status. This exhibit will illustrate the wide variety of Chinese porcelain that was available in colonial America with a particular focus on pieces with histories in Virginia. Objects recovered from archaeological excavations will also be featured. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, 1800hist or y.

Now through November 10 in Hampton, New Hampshire:

Windsor Chair making Classes—Windsor chair expert Mike Dunbar offers five-day classes in the making of various styles of Windsor chairs. Registration required. For more information: Windsor Institute, (603) 929-9801.

Now through May 31, 2015 in Salem, Massachusetts:

Raven’s Many Gifts: Native Art of the Northwest Coast—Explore the relationships among living humans, animals, ancestors and supernatural beings through works of Native art from the Pacific Northwest Coast created during the past 200 years. Ceremonial regalia, trade goods and art sold in galleries today reveal creative expressions of family, heritage, politics and commerce in a changing world. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through November 29 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour—From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through December 28 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Newport Historical Society Historic Site Tours—Tour one of the Newport Historical Society’s historic sites, the 1739 Colony House, 1699 Great Friends Meeting House, or the 1697 house museum. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.

Now through November 30 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour—Hear stories of remarkable entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through September 14 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Micah Williams: Portrait Artist—This exhibition presents an unmatched look at New Jerseys itinerant portrait painter Micah Williams (1782-1837) and tells a story about the new America of the 19th century. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

Now through December 29 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western MassachusettsFurniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts explores Western Massachusetts’s first 150 years of furniture-making with 58 objects drawn from Historic Deerfield’s collections that best exemplify the region’s signature contribution to American design history and emergence of national identity. The exhibition is a part of Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture, collaborative project of Historic Deerfield and ten other institutions that features exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations and publications to celebrate the Bay State’s legacy of furniture-making. Visit fourcenturies.org. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 775-7214.

Now through December 31 in New Paltz, New York:

Historic Huguenot Street—Tour the stone houses of one of the oldest residential streets in America, here in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Each home is open with a different interpretation. Exhibits with collection pieces are highlighted as well. Open 7 days a week. Please check website for tour times & prices. For more information: Historic Huguenot Street, (845) 255-1660.

Now through January 4, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Unfurled: Flags from the Collections of the Charleston Museum—On display in its Historic Textiles Gallery, the flag collection spans from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, with examples covering a range of functions and styles. Many flags are exhibited for the first time. For more information: Charleston Museum, (843) 722-2996.

Now through November 30 in Ticonderoga, New York:

Founding Fashion: The Diversity of Regularity in 18th-Century Military Clothing—The exhibit explores what military clothing is and how European military fashion, vast international trade networks, and American creativity all combined to create a distinctively American military appearance. Many of these garments and related accessories are one-of-a-kind survivors preserved only in Fort Ticonderoga’s collections. For more information: Fort Ticonderoga, (518) 585-2821.

Now through March 29, 2015 in Winchester, Virginia:

Safes of the Valley—The exhibition will feature more than forty food safes, many on first-time public display. For more information: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, (540) 662-1473.

Now through October 13 in Blue Mountain Lake, New York:

Great Wilderness, Great Expectations: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum—Exhibit features more than 50 works from the museum’s permanent collections — some never exhibited before — depicting the Adirondack landscape over more than two centuries. Since the early 1800s, images of the Adirondack landscape have helped shape the American relationship to, and definitions of, "wilderness" and "nature." For more information: The Adirondack Museum, (518) 352-7311.

Now through October 31 in Shelburne, Vermont:

Painting a Nation—Exhibition forms the core of a renewed emphasis and focus on American art and highlights themes of the collections strengths, particularly the New England landscape, genre painting, and portraiture. For more information: Shelburne Museum, (802) 985-3346.

Now through September 1 in Salem, Massachusetts:

Turner and the Sea—This exhibition features iconic works spanning the artists career from his transformative Academy paintings of the late 1790s and early 1800s, to the unfinished, experimental seascapes produced towards the end of his life. At turns dramatic, contemplative, beautiful and sublime, the sea’s mercurial properties captivated Turner and his contemporaries who repeatedly returned to the subject. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through October 12 in Portsmout, New Hampshire:

Drawing Toward Home-Designs for Domestic Architecture—See original drawings of houses from Historic New England collection. Featuring architects and properties in the Federal, Victorian, Arts and Crafts, and Modern styles. For more information: Governor John Langdon House, (603) 436-3205.

Now through October 15 in Woodstock, Connecticut:

Pilgrims, Patriotsand Products-Selling the Colonial Image—Exhibition examines how advertisers have used romanticized imagery about America’s colonial past to sell commercial products. For more information: Roseland Cottage, (860) 928-4074.

Now through October 27 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Rogues & Scoundrels Tour—See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished. Find out why this colony was known as Rogue’s Island. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through October 31 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Souls & Stones Walking Tour—Explore the Common Burying Ground. Learn about the stone carvers, their art and the diverse people buried there who helped shape Newport’s history. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through October 4 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Rum & Revolution Walking Tour—From the thriving colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community. $15 per person. Offered the first Saturday of the month. For more information: Newport History Tours, (401) 841-8770.

Now through October 30 in Morristown, New Jersey:

"Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts" exhibit—Celebrating New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary, the exhibit showcases the Museums collection of New Jersey stoneware, silver, and artists such as Thomas Nast, A.B. Frost and Edward Kranich. Also featured are examples of New Jersey stoneware from such makers as Noah Furman and Charles Wingender, and New Jersey silver by Cary Dunn, Aaron Lane and others. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404.

Now through October 12 in Bridgton, Maine:

Young Rufus Porter - The Art World Beckoning—Exhibit focuses on early American artists that Rufus Porter might have encountered during his travels as a young man. Artists include John Brewster Jr., Charles Willson Peale, Michele Felice Corne and selections from the William Matthew Prior school in Portland and Boston. For more information: Rufus Porter Museum, (207) 647-2828.

Now through September 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana:

Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492—1898—Explores the private lives and interiors of Spains New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century. For more information: New Orleans Museum of Art, (504) 658-4100.

Now through February 8, 2015 in New York, New York:

Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy—Exhibit provides a new perspective on American art by approaching narrative subject matter through the lens of taste as it was defined roughly from 1825 to 1870, when the place of the arts in a democracy was hotly debated in the United States. By integrating history, literary, and religious subjects with now better-known examples of rural and domestic genre, this ground-breaking exhibition introduces to modern audiences the broad range of styles and narrative themes through which nineteenth-century American viewers were expected to attain cultural refinement.  For more information: New York Historical Society, (212) 873-3400.

Now through January 18, 2015 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:

Bucket Town-Four Centuries of Toy-Making and Coopering—The exhibit will explore the rich traditions of coopering and toy-making in Hingham, Massachusetts, a coastal town located in Boston’s South Shore. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (800) 733-1830.

Now through October 13 in Burton, Ohio:

Bridal Gowns from the 1840s through the 1950s—Exhibition features 16 gowns dating from the 1840s through the 1950s and includes historical fashion accessories. At Century Village Museum. Location: The Geauga County Historical Society. , (440) 834-1492.

Now through November 9 in Saco, Maine:

At Home in the Victorian Era—Victorian Americans were fascinated with the material world. At home they surrounded themselves with what seems to be - at least to modern eyes - an extravagant amount of clutter, creating over-filled and rather claustrophobic spaces. Rooms were crammed with a profusion of objects, floors crowded with upholstered chairs, mahogany tables, and tufted sofas, oil paintings, lithographs, and framed photographs graced the walls, heavy curtains framed windows and doorways, embroidered valances hung from mantles and shelves, and pottery, seashells, and bric-a-brac were everywhere. The exhibition provides an understanding of daily domestic life and the power of the ideas that defined the "happy household." For more information: Saco Museum, (207) 283-3861.

Now through September 1 in Boston, Massachusetts:

Magna Carta: Cornerstone of Liberty—A special exhibition of approximately 20 works in the Museum’s Art of the Americas Wing. The Magna Carta, an inspiration for the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, the exemplar owned by the UK’s Lincoln Cathedral and typically housed in Lincoln Castle will be on view in the Edward and Nancy Roberts Family Gallery. For more information: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, (617) 267-9300.

Now through July 27, 2017 in Whippany, New Jersey:

The Birchwood Manor Antiques Show—More than 150 exhibit booths selling American, European And Asian furniture, silver, paintings, clocks, jewelry, samplers and more. For more information: JMK Shows, (973) 927-2794.

Now through August 31 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

"Arms & Artillery" Theme Month—Arms and artillery used in the 17th and 18th centuries is the focus of interpretive programs in August. Experience daily artillery firings and explore aspects of Powhatan Indian warfare and English military tactics at Jamestown Settlement and, at the Yorktown Victory Center, Revolutionary War uniforms and military techniques. For more information: Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center, (888) 593-4682.

Now through November 30 in Garrison, New York:

The Hudson River Portfolio-A Beginning for the Hudson River School—Exhibit features a suite of famous aquatints made between 1821 and 1825 and published in New York City, The Hudson River Portfolio. The images were for a subscription-based venture and contain 20 hand-colored prints, each about 20 by 30 inches and depicts an iconic view along the river from north of Troy south to Governor’s Island. The exhibit is augmented with a bound copy of the entire Portfolio and ceramics depicting Portfolio views. For more information: Boscobel House & Gardens, (845) 265-3638.

Now through August 24 in LaFox, Illinois:

Archaeology Field Session I—Participate in or observe archaeological investigations of the 1830s-1840s log tavern site. For more information: Garfield Farm Museum, (630) 584-8485.

Now through September 1 in Ticonderoga, New York:

Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure—Explore the unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort and look for history clues among towering stalks of corn. For more information: Fort Ticonderoga, (518) 585-2821.

LATER THIS MONTH

s August 28 in Parkersburg, West Virginia: Brunch with Margaret

s August 29 to September 1 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Arts & Crafts Colonial Festival

s August 30 to August 31 in Springfield, Ohio: The Fair at New Boston

s August 30 to August 31 in Youngstown, New York: War of 1812 Encampment

s August 30 to September 1 in Malvern, Ohio: Great Trail Festival

s August 30 in St. Francisville, Louisiana: In the Footsteps of Audubon

s August 30 to August 31 in Harwinton, Connecticut: Harwinton Antiques & Design Weekend

s August 30 in Essex, Massachusetts: Faces and Families: Folk Art Portraits at Cogswell’s Grant

s August 30 to August 31 in Howes Cave, New York: 33rd Annual Iroquois Indian Festival

s August 30 to August 31 in Kings Mountain, South Carolina: Labor Day Encampment

s August 30 to August 31 in Fairlee, Maryland: Bicentennial of the Battle of Caulks Field Bicentennial Re-enactment

s August 30 in Media, Pennsylvania: Salute to 18th Century Labor

s September 1 in Midway, Georgia: Labor Day Commemoration

s September 2 to September 7 in Brimfield, Massachusetts: The Brimfield Antiques Show

s September 4 in Newport, Rhode Island: Addressing Thee: Letters from the Obadiah Williams Papers

s September 5 to September 7 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware: Delaware Coast Antiques Show and Sale

s September 5 to September 7 in Jefferson, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

s September 5 to September 7 in Spencer, Tennessee: Mountaineer Folk Festival

s September 5 to September 7 in Elizabethton, Tennessee: Celtic Festival

s September 5 to September 6 in Vonore, Tennessee: The 18th Century Trade Faire

s September 6 to September 7 in Wetumpka, Alabama: Ft. Jackson 1812 Militia Camp

s September 6 in Ticonderoga, New York: The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

s September 6 in Parkersburg, West Virginia: Brunch with Margaret

s September 6 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Drummers’ Call

s September 6 to September 7 in Ligonier, Indiana: Pioneer Crafts Festival

s September 6 to September 7 in Cape May, New Jersey: Revolutionary War Encampment

s September 6 to September 7 in Augusta, Michigan: Frontier Days

s September 6 to September 7 in Willow Springs, Illinois: A River Thru History, The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous

s September 6 to September 7 in Edinburgh, Indiana: Heartnut Heritage Festival

s September 6 in Napa, California: American Folk Art Festival

s September 6 in Newport, Rhode Island: Newport Rum & Revolution Walking Tour

s September 6 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Jackson Hill Cider Day

s September 6 to September 7 in Orwell, Vermont: Soldiers Atop the Mount

s September 6 to September 7 in Warren, Pennsylvania: Wild Wind Folk Art & Craft Festival

s September 6 to September 7 in Canal Fulton, Ohio: Yankee Peddler Festival

s September 6 in Delaware, Ohio: Country Americana Auction

s September 7 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia: Longhunters and Landgrabbers

s September 12 in Thomaston, Maine: At Henry’s Table

s September 12 to September 13 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Heritage Harvest Festival

s September 12 to September 14 in Columbus, Ohio: Country Living Fair Columbus

s September 12 to September 14 in Plattsburgh, New York: 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Plattsburgh

s September 12 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Rare, Out of Print and Used Book Auction

s September 12 to September 13 in Clinton, Tennessee: Days of the Pioneer Antique Show

s September 13 in Richmond, Kentucky: 18th Century Court Days

s September 13 in Big Pool, Maryland: One Fort: Three Wars

s September 13 to September 14 in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania: Fall Harvest Fair

s September 13 to September 14 in Shelbyville, Kentucky: Long Run Massacre and Floyd’s Defeat

s September 13 in Rensselaer, New York: Harvest Faire

s September 13 in New Gloucester, Maine: Shaker Village Folk Festival

s September 13 to September 14 in Statesville, North Carolina: Living History Weekend

s September 13 in Gaffney, South Carolina: Living History Day

s September 13 to September 14 in Decatur, Illinois: Prairie Celebration

s September 13 to September 14 in Ticonderoga, New York: Living History Weekend: Lodging as the Nature of the Campaign will Admit - Building Soldiers’ Huts in 1776

s September 13 to September 14 in White Plains, New York: White Plains Antiques Show

s September 13 in East Berlin, Pennsylvania: Colonial Day

s September 13 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wool Frolic

s September 13 to September 14 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Agricultural Exhibition

s September 13 in Clinton, South Carolina: Backcountry Survival

s September 13 in Canterbury, New Hampshire: Canterbury Artisan Festival

s September 13 to September 14 in Kirtland, Ohio: Village Peddler Festival

s September 13 to September 14 in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania: 10th Annual Colonial Fair & Muster

s September 13 in Historic St. Marys City, Maryland: Indian Discovery Day

s September 13 to September 14 in Canal Fulton, Ohio: Yankee Peddler Festival

s September 14 in Alexandria, Virginia: Presidential Salon with James Madison

s September 14 in Yorktown, Virginia: Lambs Artillery

s September 14 in Fairmont, West Virginia: Pricketts Fort Lecture Series: History Alive - Chief Cornstalk

s September 17 to September 21 in New York, New York: New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

s September 18 to September 22 in Indian lake, New York: The Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show

s September 18 to September 21 in Omaha, Nebraska: The Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show

EXHIBITIONS OPENING THIS MONTH

s August 29 to December 31 in New York, New York: In Miniature

s September 9 to September 21 in LaFox, Illinois: Archaeology Field Session II

s September 14 to September 8, 2015 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Working and Racing on the Bay: The Chesapeake Log Canoe