Schedule of Events:

Virtual Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains

December 12                      5 PM                       Streamed on Facebook

This event is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC due to COVID-19.

Post event we will have this listed on YouTube also.

We wish to thank Greg Schillace (Schillace Law Office) and Gary Martin for remaining 2020 season event sponsors regardless of our event schedule. We also thank the Cultural Foundation of Harrison County and the West Virginia Division of Culture and History for supporting this event.

  1. 2020 :
  2. Cancelled : Appalachian Heritage Cook Off
  3. Cancelled : Junior Friends of the Fort
  4. Cancelled : Hammer In – Workshop Weekend
  5. Cancelled : Upward Bound - Salem University - Private
  6. Cancelled : Myths of the Mountains
  7. Cancelled : WV Association of Museums Tour (private)
  8. August 7-8 : Dulcimer Festival (Virtual)
  9. Cancelled : DAR Conference Tour (private event)
  10. Cancelled : Special Event at the Fort
  11. Cancelled : Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains
  12. December 12 : VIRTUAL Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains
  13. 2021 :
  14. Februray (tbd) : Annual Friends Meeting
  15. April 24 : John Randolph Spring Arts Kick Off
  16. May 8 : Appalacian Heritage Cook Off
  17. May 15 : Junior Friends of the Fort
  18. June 12 -13 : Hammer In – Workshop Weekend
  19. July 10,17,24,31 : Myths of the Mountains
  20. August 13 - 15 : Dulcimer Festival

General Admission

Our general admission for events is typically $5 with children 10 and under admitted free with a paying adult. Some special events and concerts vary in admission cost. They are typically between $7-10 for adults with the same free admission policy for children. From time to time we have workshops (such as classes on blacksmithing, basket making, dulcimer playing , etc). For workshops, visitors pay the general admission fee. Workshop participants are also subject to a registration fee.

Hours of Operation

Our facility is open to the public during our events.  The individual event hours vary and are listed on the page for that activity.

Private Rental

As our campus has developed so have the requests for private use of our facility. Currently this has included company picnics, weddings, high school reunions, family reunions and organization meetings. Contact us to find out more about holding a private event at Fort New Salem. We currently offer no on site catering but can make arrangements with area vendors. Private rental requests are subject to facility availability.