8th Annual Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival
Clifton Forge, Virginia
Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Festival Entry — Free!
Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival is a celebration of the heritage of the Alleghany Highlands, our Railway History, and Virginia’s role in the formation of our country ….1619 to today. Continuous entertainment in story and song, food from around the globe and our own backyard, quilt exhibits and demonstrations, vendors and displays that entertain, educate and enchant. The Festival takes place in downtown Clifton Forge, at the beautifully restored Historic Masonic Theatre, Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center, the Masonic Amphitheatre, Clifton Forge Public Library, and Clifton Forge School of the Arts. Travel down the road a block and find more music, food, demonstrations, vendors and displays at the C&O Heritage Center. 1619 was a pivotal year in the establishment of the first permanent English colony in North America. It was the year of the first representative legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, and the recruitment of English women in significant numbers. Celebrate a day of Virginia milestones with history, food, music and fun…the eighth annual Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival!
Visit www.historicmasonictheatre.com to see the exciting programs for Season 2019 at The Historic Masonic Theatre and Masonic Amphitheatre
- The action takes place at the following beautiful locations:
Historic Masonic Theatre and Masonic Amphitheatre – 510 Main Street and Church Street
- Town of Clifton Forge – Main Street
- C&O Railway Heritage Center – 705 Main Street
- Clifton Forge Public Library – Church Street
- Clifton Forge School of the Arts – Church Street
- Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center – 439 E. Ridgeway
- Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church – 544 Church Street