Experience Southern tradition at Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folk Festival! Celebrating this year’s Barbecue Nation nation, the barbecue traditions of Native Americans, African Americans and European Americans will be showcased throughout the day.
Free for Members
Included in General Admission for Non-Members ($16.50 for Adults; $11 for Youth)
Set against the idyllic backdrop of the Smith Family Farm, guests will enjoy the scent of homemade biscuits, barbecue, and other Southern fare cooked in the open hearth kitchens. Explore Southern traditions through chef lessons, demos, and discussions. Hands-on craft demonstrations will also give guests firsthand experience with basket weaving, woodworking, pottery, food preservation, and candle dipping.
The Front Porch at Smith Farm will feature the sounds of country-folk music with an infusion of bluegrass while attendees sip local brews, mingle among regional folk artists, and explore signature exhibitions among the beautiful Fall foliage. Sticking with this year’s theme, enjoy delicious barbecue and then check out the Barbecue Nation exhibit!
Other highlights will include historic blacksmith demonstrations, corn husk doll-making, pottery-making, enchanting storytelling, and a 19th century cooking demonstration.
Local craft beers for the adults and juice boxes for children will be available for sale throughout the day. This year will also have a mouthwatering Bloody Mary Bar!
Members Perk: Preview of Fall Folklife Festival
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 am
Before doors open to the Fall Folklife Festival, the Smith Family Farm invites members to engage in hands-on crafts and foodways activities. Light refreshments will be served.