Colonial Market Day

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Experience the excitement of a busy colonial market during a militia muster with historic craft demonstrations and costumed interpreters. Enjoy the pageantry of the colonial Fife and Drum Corps, watch as the militia practice their drills, and observe live firing demonstrations by the 1st NC Regiment of the Continental Line.

Demonstrations include:

  • Knitting
  • Hair Weaving & 18th-Century Wig Styling
  • Painting
  • Basket Weaving
  • Embroidery
  • Apothecary
  • Hearth Cooking
  • 18th-Century Textiles
  • Marionette Shows
  • Militia & Fife and Drum

Performance Schedule: 

11:00 a.m. – Demonstrations by the Militia & Fife and Drum Corps (Tryon Palace South Lawn)

12:00 p.m. – Marionette Show (Behind Stable Office)

1:00 p.m. – Fencing Demonstrations (Tryon Palace South Lawn)

2:00 p.m. – Marionette Show (Behind Stable Office)

3:00 p.m. – Demonstrations by the Militia & Fife and Drum Corps (Tryon Palace South Lawn)

Location: 
Tryon Palace Grounds

Event Price

Included in One Day Pass and Gardens Pass
Contact Email: 
info@tryonpalace.org
Contact Phone: 
252-639-3500
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