Saturday April 22, 2017 noon - 5 PM.
The John Randolph Spring Arts Kick Off is our annual event to open Fort New
It features live demonstrations and sales by various artisans, food, game,
tours and live music.
Join us for a day of family fun.
This event is
named in honor of the founder of Fort New Salem. John Randolph, then a
professor at Salem College, was the visionary who in the late 1960’s saw a
need to preserve our regions Appalachian heritage. In the 1970’s John
efforts led to the development of the Fort New Salem campus with many of the
cabins being brought in during that time.
The Powell Family Band
DEMONSTRATIONS (some vendors also sale items)
American Chestnut Association
Spring Hearth Cooking
West Virginia DNR
More information will be posted as the event
10 and under admitted free with paying adult
Sponsored by Clarksburg-Harrison Cultural
Foundation, Fort New Salem Foundation, Martin Ventures LLC /
Eastgate Used Cars LLC. & Salem International University
If you are a crafter and interested in
participating, please contact us.