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Festival Activities

ARTISAN & CRAFT SHOWCASE

  • Harnett Co. Arts Council -- Artists Village & Meetup

  • Local Art and Crafts Vendors

HARNETT HISTORY

  • Main Presentation -- Robert Soots of Campbell College and the Genesis of Raven Rock State Park -- by Mr. John Hairr (Education Curator - NC Maritime Museum)

  • THE TARHEEL STATE : Tar, Pitch, & Turpentine Demonstration -- Mr. Bryan Avery

  •  Genealogy Exploration -- Learn how to explore your lineage -- Mr. Desi Campbell

HARNETT INNOVATORS

  • Butler Farms - Quality Pork & Renewables.  The future of sustainable, industrial pork farming is here!  Learn how this Harnett Innovator is redefining an entire industry.

NATURE, ECOLOGY & GARDENING

  • Raven Rock State Park - floral & faunal exhibit and River Ecology

  • Cape Fear River's Edge - guided nature hikes at Raven Rock State Park

  • Ask a Master Gardener.  Its time to plan your fall garden!  Ask a Horticulture expert for planting advice. 

MULTICULTURAL ACTIVITIES & MINISTRIES

  • Coharie Tribe -- Great Coharie River Initiative

MUSIC

  • Flossie Wilson, Julian Holland, Ryan Godwin

  • The Parsons (Jon and Caroline Parsons)

  • The River Song Band (Ann Ortiz & Friends)

  • Waking April

  • The Moon Unit

Special thanks to Zach Robbins of HikingUpward.com, Ilia Smirnoff of Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, Jeff Davidson of Morrow Mountain State Park and Raven Rock State Park for Photo and Video Contributions