A Dickens of a Christmas at The Fort!Joins us on Saturday, November 18th from 9am until 6pm for a jolly good time filled with the merriment of Christmas!

The Frontier Opera House will be transported in to the past to Charles Dickens London. Visit Merchants and Shoppes "hawing" their Gifts and Hand Crafted Wares.  See Artisan creations and perhaps visit with the Characters From Dickens' Novels, Oliver Twist and Scrooge!

See Santa Arrive by Sleigh at 10am at The Frontier Opera House!  The jolly old elf will be viviting with children from 10am until 3pm on the Opera House Stage.  You can also enjoy a Sleigh Ride through the woods and the Frontier Village! Adults are $10 and Children under 12 are $5. 

Don't forget to Tour the Fort Museum and Frontier Village, and stop in at The Trading Post Gift Shop.   The Gift Shop will also have all items on sale!  


Visit The Fort Museum and Frontier Village!  Feel as if you’ve strolled into the past on the Frontier Village Lane with a collection of original and replica buildings ranging from an 1855 log home, small town jail, one room school house, land office, print shop, blacksmith shop, general store, chapel, livery stable and drug store.  The Frontier Village showcases the growth of a small pioneer village where each building is furnished with an extensive collection of original fixtures and artifacts.

Make your way into the pre-Civil War era fort replica and explore original cabins; climb into the blockhouse and be on lookout for intruders; patrol the stockade and avoid the Punishment Horse; discover heirlooms of the first settlers; and marvel at the Cardiff Giant – 19th century’s biggest hoax!


Our Goal Is To Make History Come Alive

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Our goal is to make history come alive. Engaging people though the Lively Arts and History allows students to connect with our regional history via  various forms of entertainment oriented events.  

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