The first showing of the Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival is being held this weekend about five miles away, between here and Harpers Ferry. About 200 craftspeople (juried, so it’s good stuff!) have been exhibiting in both June and September for many years – the tents always include a tasty selection of West Virginia Foods, and they’ve added winery tents as well. There’s bluegrass music and string bands, plus the usual assortment of carnival food stands and the Anvil’s stand featuring crab cakes. I’m always fascinated by the corn meal and flour that ground by a big puffing machine just inside the entrance.
Visit their website to get a coupon for $1 off the entrance fee – admission includes parking and the entertainment. Crafters are there Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We’ll still have some rooms open – visit our website for our last-minute special on available rooms.
Jeanne & Jim at theThomas Shepherd Inn B&B in Shepherdstown, WV