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Homestead Christmas Market

We are now accepting applications for the second annual Homestead Christmas Market, December 2-3, 2016!  This is a themed event and period dress is strongly encouraged!  The Homestead Christmas Market strives to give visitors the feel and ambiance of an old-fashioned shopping experience by recreating the sights, sounds and smells of a pioneer holiday market.

We are looking for artists, craftsmen/women and food vendors in a wide variety of mediums.  The deadline to apply is August 25, 2016 at midnight; only electronic applications will be accepted.  This is a juried event.  All applicants will be notified of acceptance status no later than September 1, 2016.  Booth fees of accepted participants will be due on or prior to September 10, 2016.

If you have any questions, please email iKnitQuiltSew@gmail.com.

Ready to apply?  Click HERE.


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The Frontier Folk Festival

June 17-18, 2016  11 AM - 8 PM Daily

To the Artists, Crafters, Musicians, Volunteers, Museum Staf and visitors who all came together to make our first Frontier Folk Festival a success.....

THANK YOU! ! !

All of the artists can be seen HERE.

For the complete music line-up, click HERE.

For information about the Horseshoe Tournament click HERE.

Sponsors

We could NOT offer the community special events such as this without the financial support of our sponsors! Please support them so that they will continue to provide financial assistance for future events and projects!

Prairie Schooner Sponsors

Cherry Creek
KSUBBig Kickin' CountryB92.1,
Star 98 FMBig Classic Country
FHMF
Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation
 
Tourism BureauFriends of Utah State Parks95.9 The Hawk

101.5 KCLS
 Canyon Media
   
   


Buck Board Sponsors

 City Weekly

Providing thorough, relevant and interesting reporting on news, arts and entertainment 
 

 Lotus Broadcasting


 The Grind
The Grind Coffee House & Cafe
19 North Main Street, Cedar City
   
   
   

HandCart Sponsors 

Arbor Dental
 Imagine your whole family with beautiful smiles!
IKQS
Art/baby quilts, toys and wearable knits

KCSG
Your window to 
Southern Utah!

Stonehaven
A beautiful
setting for any
occasion!

Barney Bros. Electric
Barney
Brothers
Electric

 Lin's
200 N & Main St
Cedar City, UT 
 

 

Township Pharmacy

Conveniently located across from the hospital
     

 

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Cedar City Brian Head Tourism BureauWe would like to acknowledge the support of the Cedar City * Brian Head Tourism Bureau in helping us promote this event!  If you're interested in what's going on in Iron County, please visit their site for a complete calendar and lots of information!




 

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Metal wheel workerIn the 1850s, if you  needed a new shirt, you made it; if a stirrup on a saddle broke, you crafted a new one; to celebrate a wedding, ladies would gather, bringing all of their scraps to create a quilt for the newly-married couple.  Socks and scarves were knit or crocheted by firelight; knives and farm implements were hand-shaped from cast iron.  The term "artist" was applied to those invoved in traditional art forms - painting, sculpture, the theater.

Many of the skills needed to maintain a homestead in the 1850s are considered art forms today.  Beginning in 2014, Frontier Homestead will endeavor to bring artists working in these various fields together, to present living exhibits of the historical past.

 

Our goal is to effectively collect, preserve, interpret and present historical materials to our visitors and constituents.  We feel that preservation and appreciation of these vanishing skills is important, too.