Celebrate Tradition at the 23rd Annual Heritage Day In Watford City
Mark your calendars because the 23rd annual Heritage Day is just around the corner, promising a day filled with entertainment and activities for all ages. Set against the backdrop of the McKenzie County Heritage Park, this event is a celebration of our rich cultural heritage and a chance to witness history coming to life. The big day is Saturday, September 16, and the fun runs throughout the day!
Core Demonstrations: Heritage Day's core demonstrations include threshing, baling, blacksmithing, and lumber milling. These timeless crafts showcase the skills and techniques that played a pivotal role in shaping our community's history. It's a rare opportunity to witness these age-old practices in action, providing a glimpse into the past.
Food, Games, and Vendors: Satisfy your taste buds with delicious food offerings, and challenge your friends and family to fun-filled games. Explore a diverse range of vendors offering unique crafts and goods that you won't find anywhere else.
Step Back in Time: The old-time school is a must-visit, offering a chance for both young and old to experience a slice of the past. Take a walk through history as you explore the buildings, tractors, and farm equipment that were once essential to our ancestors' way of life.
Silent Auction: Don't forget to participate in the silent auction, where you can bid on exclusive items and experiences. It's an excellent opportunity to snag a one-of-a-kind treasure while supporting the preservation of our local heritage.
Movie Set: Experience the magic of a movie set by visiting "End of the Rope." Explore the intricacies of film production and see how this enchanting world is brought to life.
As the last day of the outdoor park season, Heritage Day is a unique chance to immerse yourself in the rich history of McKenzie County. So, gather your friends and family and join us for a day of education, entertainment, and celebration. Don't miss out on this remarkable event that brings the past to life and strengthens the bonds of our community. See you there!