Saturday November 25                   Sunday November 26

Saturday December 2                      Saturday December 3

1 pm to tree lighting

(Salem)  For the past 49 years, our community has gathered welcoming friends, new and old alike, to our nationally recognized Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains.  Fort New Salem, is pleased to present our 50th edition.


The following was our 2022 schedule. please check back closer to the event date for updates


Block House Spinning & History of Block House 11-26 (Saturday)


11-27 (Sunday)


1829 Tree Display X X
Meeting House History of Der Belsnickle & More X X
Print Shop Printing Demonstration X X
Side Patio Food Vendor X X
McIntyre’s House Refreshments X X
Gingerbread Man Decorating X X
Live Music—Fiddle X X
2nd Floor  Bedroom Viewing X X
Delialia’s Craft Demonstration X X
Apothecary Herbologist X X
Tin Smith Shop Tinsmith X X
Old Kitchen Hearth Cooking X X
Live Music—Dulcimer X X
Jonathan Bee Cabin Candle Making X X
Blacksmith Shop Blacksmith Demonstration X X
Farm House* Puppet Show & Dulcimer Music X X
Storytelling X  X
Pavilion 1 Chestnut Roasting X X
Pavilion 2 Corn Shelling & Cracking X X
Waldo Run Cabin Pottery & Spoon Carving X X
Weavers Room Gift Shop X X
Old Admin Toy Demonstration X X
Live Music X





* Farmhouse

12:30, 1:30,2:30, 3:30                  Myths Story Telling

1,2,3,4                                             Puppet Show

Der Belsnickle & Mummers  DAILY

5 PM Caroling  DAILY

11-26  Salem Seventh Day Baptist Choir

11-27  Clarksburg Madrigals

5:30  Grand Processional & Tree Lighting


Our interpretive volunteers, will gather to participate in our traditional GRAND PROCESSIONAL & TREE LIGHTING.  We will have our traditional candle decorated tree and our walkways adorned with luminaries.  Live caroling each night at 5 PM featuring the Salem Seventh Day Baptist Choir on Saturday and the Clarksburg Madrigals on Sunday

Our Grand Processional & Tree Lighting will be LIVE STREAMED on Facebook.  It starts at 5:30 PM

Sponsored in part by


Martin Ventures, LLC              Schillace Law