WEST PALM BEACH — Yesteryear Village will hold their 30th celebration event on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Yesteryear Village is one of Palm Beach County’s most unique cultural attractions showcasing original and replicated buildings and artifacts prior to 1940
At noon, a flag raising ceremony and pledge will be held in front of the schoolhouse followed by a Palm Beach County Proclamation presentation. At 1:30 p.m., there will be a Caboose Golden Spike Drive in front of the caboose honoring Donnel Childers, Dan Hulen, Bob Shorr, Frank Sardinha and the late Harold Murphy.
The living history park is nestled on 10 acres at the South Florida Fairgrounds located at 9067 Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach.
This fun, family-friendly celebration is being held to honor the village’s rich legacy and to showcase its impact supporting history, education and tradition. The Loxahatchee Schoolhouse will be commemorated as the first structure to arrive at Yesteryear Village in 1990. Interactive activities, live entertainment, food and drinks, and festivities will be held throughout the day.
Entertainment includes: The Andrew Morris Band, guitarist Tom Blake, storytelling at the Cracker Cow Camp by Judge Bailey, storytelling and a book signing by Debra Burggraaf, The Coastmen Chorus and church singers.
Activities include: Demonstrations by blacksmiths and woodturners, butter making at the Sewing Circle, Corbett Shack cooking, farm animals at the No Name Corral, classic cars and street rods, History and Haunts Paranormal Team at the Riddle House, vintage vendors, cake walks with Chef Stephanie, face painting, old timey kids’ games, basket weaving, candle making, pottery, stained glass and other crafts.
For information, call 561-795-3110, email email@example.com or visit the website at www.southfloridafair.com.