August 1 to August 4 in Nantucket, Massachusetts:
The Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket—More than 40 distinguished exhibitors present American and European art and antique furniture, accessories, nautical items, garden and architectural ornament, and folk art. At the tent at Bartlett’s Farm. For more information: Nantucket Historical Association, (508) 228-1894.
August 1 to August 3 in Mackinaw, Michigan:
Rendezvous in Mackinaw & 18th Century Trade Fair—Event features 18th & 19th Century life in Native American, Military & Civilian Encampment as they mixed together in the 1700’s & early 1800’s in the Mackinaw Region. The Trade Fair features merchants & blanket traders with 18th & 19th Century crafts, clothing and accessories. For more information: Village of Mackinaw City, (800) 666-0160.
August 1 to August 3 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:
Craftsmens Classic Art & Craft Festival—Show features hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. See the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend. At the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. For more information: Gilmore Enterprises, Inc, (336) 282-5550.
August 2 in Zoar, Ohio:
Saturdays in Zoar Speaker Series—A presentation of the blind hymn writer and poet Fanny Crosby. At the Zoar Church. For more information: Zoar Community Association, (800) 262-6195.
August 2 to August 3 in Youngstown, New York:
Soldiers of the Revolution—A weekend of living history programs based on the American Revolution on the New York frontier. Battle demonstrations, living history programs, musket and cannon firings, and more. For more information: Old Fort Niagara, (716) 745-7611.
August 2 in St. Francisville, Louisiana:
John James Audubon Day—Event commemorates the time John James Audubon spent at Oakley Plantation in 1821 and includes discussions on the paintings Audubon did at Oakley and on his time at the plantation. Walk in the footsteps of Audubon and discover native plants and wildlife. For more information: Audubon State Historic Site, (225) 635-3739.
August 2 to August 3 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky:
Shaker Village Craft Fair—Fair features an assortment of crafts including pottery, jewelry, glass ware, woven rugs, needle craft, basketry, leather goods, floral design and Shaker reproductions. For more information: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, (800) 734-5611.
August 2 in Lewes, Delaware:
Lewes Historical Society Antiques Show—Nearly 60 dealers participate in the 51st anniversary of the show that features 18th century to early 20th century antiques. At the Lewes Historic Complex. For more information: Lewes Historical Society, (302) 645-7670.
August 2 to August 3 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts:
Redcoats & Rebels—Event features nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence. For more information: Old Sturbridge Village, (800) 733-1830.
August 2 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:
Heritage Festival—Event celebrates the rich tapestry of cultures, foodways and traditions in New Hampshire. For more information: Strawbery Banke Museum, (603) 433-1100.
August 2 to August 3 in Zoar, Ohio:
41st Annual Harvest Festival and Antique Show—Festival features more than sixty antiques dealers and period craftspeople demonstrating their skills. Enjoy the juried craft show and the art show, exhibit, and sale. Tour the scenic village including all the historic house museums and a horse-drawn wagon ride. In Historic Zoar Village. For more information: Historic Zoar Village, (330) 874-2646.
August 2 to August 3 in Gelston Castle Estate, New York:
Drums Along the Mohawk—Outdoor drama telling the story of the American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York in 1777, marking a turning point in the patriot’s struggle for independence. For more information: Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama, (216) 509-7502.
August 2 to August 3 in Kenosha, Wisconsin:
Pike River Rendezvous—More than 350 reenactors in 150 camps on Simmons Island talk about life during the fur-trading era. See craft and trades demonstrations throughout the camp, play period games, try daily chores of the 1800s and make crafts. At Simmons Island Park. For more information: City of Kenosha, (262) 653-4177.
August 2 in Newport, Rhode Island:
Newport 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. Reservations required. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 841-8770.
August 3 in LaFox, Illinois:
Antique Tool Show & Sale—Members of the Midwest Tool Collectors Association and the Early American Industries Association display, trade and sell antique tools. For more information: Garfield Farm Museum, (630) 584-8485.
August 3 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania:
Plymouth Fife & Drum Corps—An internationally renowned Fife & Drum Corps of students ages 12-18 from the Plymouth, Michigan, area will perform on the grounds of the fort. For more information: Fort Ligonier, (724) 238-9701.
August 3 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia:
Traditional Crafters Weekend—18th Century artisans will be featured in broom making, basket weaving, coopers, and more. For more information: Fort Randolph, (304) 675-7933.
August 5 to August 6 in Concord, New Hampshire:
MidWeek Antiques Show—Show features 70 exhibitors displaying selections of 18th, 19th and early 20th century antiques in room settings. At Douglas N. Everett Arena. For more information: Barn Star Productions, (845) 876-0616.
August 1 to 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.
August 1 to August 10 in Abingdon, Virginia:
Virginia Highlands Festival—Festival features educational seminars, arts and crafts, music, antiques, tours, and more. For more information: Virginia Highlands Festival, (276) 623-5266.
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 Williamsburgâ€™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 August 17 in Morristown, New Jersey:
Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed—Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit "Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweedť," in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit will feature over twenty examples of the political cartoons Thomas Nast created attacking Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall. The Museum is open to tour the house, visit the gardens, and view exhibits on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays. For more information: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, (973) 538-2404.
Now through August 10 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina:
The Needlework of Salem Exhibit—The exhibit features the exquisite needlework made by girls and women living in Salem, North Carolina, in the 18th and 19th centuries. The exhibit features more than 40 embroideries, many of them stitched by Moravian women directly tied to our historic sites, such as members of the Vierling, Vogler and Winkler families. It also highlights the needlework of girls who attended the Salem Girls’ Boarding School from as far away as Virginia, Tennessee and South Carolina, emphasizing the importance of Salem as a regional center for excellence in both trades and education. For more information: Old Salem Museum & Gardens/MESDA, (800) 441-5305.
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 Massachusetts—Furniture 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 August 3 in New York, New York:
Goya and the Altamira Family—This exhibition features Goya’s four portraits of members of the Altamira family, including the so-called Boy in Red. Also on view will be a fifth Altamira portrait, by Agustín Esteve. This will be the first time these family portraits—now dispersed in public and private collections in Spain and the United States—will be seen together as a group. For more information: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (212) 535-7710.
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.
|LATER THIS MONTH|
s August 6 to August 7 in Manchester, New Hampshire: Antiques in Manchester
s August 6 to August 8 in Bridgton, Maine: Cultural Heritage Series
s August 7 to August 9 in Manchester, New Hampshire: The 57th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show
s August 7 in Concord, New Hampshire: Pickers Market Antiques Show
s August 8 to August 10 in Columbia City, Indiana: Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow
s August 8 to August 10 in Pasadena, California: The Pasadena Antique Show
s August 8 to August 9 in Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania: 47th Goschenhoppen Folk Festival
s August 9 to August 10 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania: Brigade of the American Revolution
s August 9 in Newbury, Massachusetts: Fiber Revival
s August 9 to August 10 in Evansville, Indiana: Antiques & Collectibles Show
s August 9 to August 10 in Tacoma, Washington: Brigade Encampment
s August 9 to August 10 in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania: French and Indian War Encampment
s August 9 to August 10 in Gelston Castle Estate, New York: Drums Along the Mohawk
s August 9 to August 10 in Cape May, New Jersey: Paranormal Pursuits: Spiritualism in the 1800s
s August 9 to August 10 in Columbiana, Ohio: Shaker Woods Festival
s August 9 to August 10 in Lisbon, Wisconsin: Heritage Weekend
s August 9 to August 10 in Kings Mountain, South Carolina: Backcountry Militia Encampment
s August 9 in Lincoln, Massachusetts: Town Meeting: Let Your Voice Be Heard!
s August 9 to August 10 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: Jour De Fete
s August 10 in Lincoln, Massachusetts: The British Redcoat
s August 10 in Yorktown, Virginia: Royal Artillery
s August 13 to August 16 in Ellsworth, Maine: Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn
s August 14 in Parkersburg, West Virginia: Brunch with Margaret
s August 14 to August 17 in Manchester, New Hampshire: The World Quilt Show - New England
s August 14 in Brookfield, Massachusetts: Tape Loom Weaving Workshop
s August 15 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Twilight Tours
s August 15 in Brookfield, Massachusetts: Natural Dyeing Workshop
s August 15 to August 16 in Blue Mountain Lake, New York: 2014 American Mountain Men Encampment
s August 16 in Richmond, Kentucky: 18th Century Court Days
s August 16 in Ticonderoga, New York: The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain
s August 16 to August 17 in Allegan, Michigan: Michigan Fiber Festival
s August 16 in St. Francisville, Louisiana: Life and Death in the Garden
s August 16 in Newport, Rhode Island: The Stamp Act Riot & Road to Revolution
s August 16 to August 18 in Santa Fe, New Mexico: Antique Indian and Ethnographic Art Show
s August 16 to August 17 in Vergennes, Vermont: Rabble in Arms
s August 16 to August 17 in Bedford, Pennsylvania: French & Indian War
s August 16 in New Gloucester, Maine: Shaker Village Folk Festival
s August 16 to August 17 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Textile Weekend
s August 16 to August 17 in Columbiana, Ohio: Shaker Woods Festival
s August 16 in Gaffney, South Carolina: Living History Day
s August 16 to August 17 in Bishop Hill, Illinois: Clay and Fiber Fest
s August 16 in Ninety Six, South Carolina: Living History Day
s August 21 to August 24 in Baltimore, Maryland: The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
s August 22 to August 24 in Ruidoso, New Mexico: The Ruidoso Antique Show
s August 22 to August 24 in Prince George’s County, Maryland: Undaunted Weekend
s August 23 to August 24 in Fort Wayne, Indiana: Post Miamies
s August 23 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina: War of 1812 Commemoration
s August 23 to August 24 in Perrysburg, Ohio: Life in Early Ohio
s August 23 to August 24 in Cornell, Wisconsin: Chippewa River Rendezvous
s August 23 to August 24 in Malvern, Ohio: Great Trail Festival
s August 23 to August 24 in Loudonville, Ohio: Colonial Soldiers Weekend
s August 23 to August 24 in New Bedford, Massachusetts: Revolutionary War Encampment
s August 23 to August 24 in Big Pool, Maryland: French & Indian War Muster
s August 23 to August 24 in Columbiana, Ohio: Shaker Woods Festival
s August 23 in Ludlow, Vermont: Arts and Craft Festival
s August 23 in Lincoln, Massachusetts: Abigail Adams: Life, Love, Letters
s August 23 in Forest, Virginia: In the Arts We Will Shine: Thomas Jeffersons Trailblazing Art Collection
s August 23 to August 24 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: Louis Bolduc Days
s August 23 in Newport, Rhode Island: Reenactment of Newport’s 1765 Stamp Act Protest
s August 24 in LaFox, Illinois: Heirloom Garden Show
s August 24 in New Gloucester, Maine: Maine Native American Summer Market and Demonstration
s August 24 in Lincoln, Illinois: 1800’s Craft Fair
s August 24 in Yorktown, Virginia: Lambs Artillery
|EXHIBITIONS OPENING THIS MONTH|
s August 12 to August 24 in LaFox, Illinois: Archaeology Field Session I
s August 15 to September 1 in Ticonderoga, New York: Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure