Men, women and children will portray diverse historic roles. Craftsmen, musicians and actors as famous Americans such as George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are part of the educational fun. Battle reenactments of the Revolutionary War and Civil War add to the excitement as do parades, artillery, music, an historic church service on Sunday, living history demonstrations, food and shopping.
Friday, Nov. 16, the American Heritage Festival is open to school groups only by advance arrangement.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18 the American Heritage Festival is open to the general public at Schnepf Farms, 24810 S. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek.
Admission for public days will be $15 per person at the event though there is a special rate of $10 per person for those who order their passes in advance by Oct. 31. Ages 3 and under are admitted free and do not need a pass.
Go to www.americanheritagefestival. com for general information.
For information on discounted advance passes see www.americanheritagefestival.com/2012AHF/PublicInfo.htm