BANDY CREEK | The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area has announced its demonstrators for the 31stannual Haunting in the Hills festival, which is set for Saturday, September 16.
Among this year’s demonstrations:
Traditional Farrier Services: Witness the age-old craft of horse-shoeing and learn about its importance in Appalachian history.
Moonshine Crafting: Explore the intricate process of moonshine-making, a process deeply entwined with the region’s folklore and economy.
Revolutionary Period Long Hunters: Step back in time with reenactments and demonstrations by historical longhunters from the American Revolution era.
HAM Radio Operators: Discover the role of HAM radio in Appalachian communities and its significance as a communications tool.
Forest Ecology: Gain insights into the unique ecology of the Appalachian forest, its flora and fauna.
Wildlife Safety: Learn essential wildlife safety tips and knowledge, especially important in a region rich with diverse wildlife.
Haunting in the Hills is a daylong story-telling festival. Admission is free.