Made by Hand: Life in Early America – a Touch, Feel, and Learn About display of early tools used by Waterford’s early residents, for children of all ages. Know what a burl mallet was used for? What about a [...]
Visit re-enactor encampments at the Waterford Fair. (Sat/Sun) Encampments 8th Virginia Infantry C-7 on map U.S Colored Troops D-3 on map FREED (Sat only) D-3 on map Strolling Patriot Daughters of Lancaster Sunday Service 8th Virginia Infantry 10:00am C-7 [...]
Hear Dr. Beech's Presentation entitled: US Colored Troops “Earning The Right To Citizenship.” Originally from North Carolina, Dr. Malcolm E. Beech, Sr., DBA attended undergraduate school at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Upon graduation he accepted a marketing management position [...]
All day Saturday, meet members of Female RE-Enactors of Distinction (FREED) and the African American Civil War Museum, who bring to life at the Second Street School such real historical figures as … Hattie, a pre-Civil War enslaved woman who [...]
Join artist Allison Smith for a personal inter-generational reflection on the Waterford Fair. Smith will share her memories of attending the Fair as a kid and share insights and favorites from this year’s Fair through a critical and loving lens. [...]
Get yours while they last — only 100 made! This beautiful ornament, designed and made by Waterford Landmark Artisan, Anne Piazza, is available for purchase at the Old Mill Shop and the Waterford Craft School tent (C-6).
Enjoy the parade from the Old Mill to the Second Street School — along Main and Second Streets! Those in 1700-1800’s costume are welcome to join the fun and walk in the parade (meet just beyond the Mill at 10:45 [...]
This beautiful Waterford scene, painted and donated by Antonia Walker, longtime Waterford resident, will be presented for silent auction at Art in the Meadow, Schooley Mill Barn. The auction ends at 5pm, Sunday, October 6, 2019. No need to be [...]
Traditional American Food
Healthy rice bowls (Sat only) SCHOOLEY MILL MEADOW & BARN AREA E-2 * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Pit pork, beef, ham, turkey, pork bbq, loaded bbq potato, turkey legs, crab dip bowls, fries, cream slaw, mac-n-cheese, funnel cake, and drinks SCHOOLEY MILL MEADOW & BARN AREA E-2
Indian cuisine focusing on Northern India OLD SCHOOL AREA C-6 https://www.5taraleesburg.com/ * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Artisan wood fired baked goods OLD SCHOOL AREA C-6 * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Artisan chocolates and caramel RED BARN AREA C-3 & C-4 https://www.yummyworks.com/ * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Birch beer, root beer, sarsaparilla & more * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Ice cream, chips, candy, sodas and water OLD MILL & BOND STREET BARN AREA B-2 & OLD SCHOOL AREA C-6 * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our [...]
Fresh roasted and brewed hot coffee, cold brew & beans by the bag. CORNER STORE B-4 * This merchant is helping to make Waterford and the planet a little greener by using compostable products at our event. Thank you!
Yannig Tanguy Artisan wood fired baked goods
Philip Valencia Hand-blown glass works
John Bailey Watermarble silk scarves
Ben May I have been making pottery for the last 20 years. From the raw lump of clay to the finished functional piece.
Cooperative Rugmakers Primitive, punched, traditional
Gary Schlappal Handbuilt and thrown ceramics, underglazes, glazes; wall forms.
Sandy Murray Sandy describes her work as drawing and painting with threads. She begins each piece with a basic pencil sketch of her idea. The design progresses as she works.
Roy Phillips I have been tinsmithing for the past 13 years. My wife and I use all hand tools used in the 18-19th century.
Zeicheng Mary Yang Enamel cloisonne jewelry uniquely designed and handcrafted with 24-karat yellow gold wire and transparent enamels, fired at 1500 degrees F, and set in 14-karat yellow gold with precious stones. [...]
John Landis Trained as an architect at the University of Virginia, John turned his attention to furniture building after becoming dissatisfied with the "hands-off" profession of architecture. John served a year-long apprenticeship and two [...]
Amee Sweet-McNamara One-of-a-kind hats made using traditional hatting and millinery techniques including blocking, wiring, buckram-work, and cut-and-pieced items. Embellishments include ribbon-work, kanzashi, soutache-and-bead embroidery and bead embroidery.
Linda Doucette I locally source wool fiber and naturally dye it using plants and lichens from my farm. I hand felt large floral tapestries using wool, soapy water and a hand held wood washboard. [...]
Jose Farinango Through the combination of several natural stones found throughout the Southwest region and various semi-precious stones, I have infused my Native American culture in modern jewelry.
Clay Savely Functional hand-built stoneware ceramics comprised of complex impressions of Appalachian ferns, leaves, flowers and tree bark inlaid in mandalas and landscape themes and then fossilized into the clay with iron oxides. Earth [...]
Benjamin Pittman All knives are 100% handmade from start to finish with great care taken to create the best possible piece. While the cutlery may be considered a work of art, they are designed [...]
Catherine O'Toole Colorful, 100% cotton, machine washable, reversible quilts and accessories.
Scott Supraner We create a unique collection of handcrafted stoneware. Each piece is embossed with original designs and hand painted with lead-free glaze. All pieces are ovenproof, dishwasher and microwave safe. Some pieces are [...]
Linda Winegar The majority of our functional and decorative stoneware pottery is created on the potter's wheel. Many pieces are enhanced with hand-embossed or carved patterns, hand-formed leaves and acorns, and sometimes semi-precious gemstones. [...]