Calendar of Events

Check back regularly to see more detailed information. Our Craft Classes page has more info specifically about our classes.

Want to help teach a class, share a skill, or work an event? Call the office at (304) 864-3959 or e-mail

Fall 2017

>>>  Community Work Day — FREE lunch! <<<

September 23   10 am – 3 pm

Join Arthurdale in this day to serve and help the historic village shine. Work will include painting, tending flower beds, removing shrubs and weeds, and cleaning inside the historic buildings. FREE lunch is provided to all volunteers. Join us

Find more information online or contact the office to learn more.

>>> Cemetery Preservation Workshop <<<

with Rebekah Karelis

October 14

Arthurdale Heritage is hosting a cemetery restoration workshop on October 14! Rebekah Karelis with the Wheeling Heritage Area and Adventures in Elegance, LLC will lead a one-hour training to teach participants basic skills, tools, and techniques used in cemetery restoration. We will then complete a 2-hour hands-on work session at the historic Fairfax Family Cemetery, resting ground for Col. John Fairfax, his wives, some family members, and an undocumented number of slaves.

Advanced registration required. Call 304-864-3959 or email for more information!

>>>  Craft Show and Fall Festival<<<

October 21   10 am – 4 pm

Fall into the spirit of the season October 21st in Arthurdale! The craft show will feature beautiful, handmade items from West Virginia artisans in historic Center Hall. The grounds will be bustling with fun for the whole family — Appalachian Blacksmith Association is hosting a hammer-in in the original Forge, hay rides around the historic district will be offered all day, along with more activities for kids. Don’t miss a chance to visit with the homestead goats and their friend, Pickles the donkey! Event includes FREE parking and FREE admission.

Find more information at the Facebook event or contact the office to learn more.

2016 Past Events:

  • Goat Gallop 5k
  • Christmas with Santa
  • Holiday Paper Quilling Class
  • Deck the Halls and Craft Show
  • AHI’s Annual Dinner
  • Fall Family Fun Fest
  • Fall Writing Workshop with Jo Ann Dadisman
  • Genealogy Class with Christy Venham
  • New Deal Festival
  • Turn Old Jewelry Into New with Amy Nedrow
  • Weave a Bean Pot Basket with Mary Mason
  • Beginning Paper Quilling Class with Reita Marks
  • Fly Fishing Class with Jack Bell
  • Arthurdale Community Yard Sale
  •  Elimination Raffle Dinner
  • Charm Lap Quilt with Judy Harder and Rhonda Braham
  • Writing Classes with Jo Ann Dadisman
  • Stained Glass Class with David Houser
  • Easter Egg Hunt