Events

Upcoming Events

Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
March 23, 2018
1:00 PM
Join us on March 23rd at Mason-Dixon Historical Park for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! This is a FREE event for kids. Registration begins at 1:00 PM, with fun games and prizes till the egg hunt starts at 3:00 PM! There will be five different age group for the hunt. Under 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9, 10 to 14, and 15+ Come out and join us!

Ramp Dinner & Wildflower Walk
April 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 2:00PM
Join us for the Mason Dixon Historical Park's annual Ramp Dinner! From 9:00 am to 2:00 pm we'll be serving up the finest ramp dinner the Appalachian Mountains have to offer. At 1:15 we will begin our wildflower walk. Suitable for all ages! Come celebrate Earth Day with us!

Ramp Dinner At the Red Barn at The Mason-Dixon Historical Park Ramps, Fried Potatoes, Soup beans, Ham, Salad, Chicken 'n Noodles, Sausage gravy, Biscuits, Applesauce, Corn Bread, Deviled Eggs, Pickled Eggs, Cakes.

Dinner's Cost - $10 Adult meal ~ $5 Age 12 & under~ Free Age 5 & under with adult.

Wildflower Walk - Enjoy the beauty of springtime and follow in the footsteps of history during the Wildflower Walk. The free walk will begin at 1:15 p.m. in the parking lot next to the red barn, the park's main building. •Please, no picking the wildflowers or any of the plants. •Wear appropriate clothing and shoes. •In case of inclement weather, the wildflower walk will be canceled.

Park Concert Series #1 - Allegheny Reign
June 9, 2018
6:00 PM
Bring a blanket, chair and sit back and enjoy Bluegrass at the amphitheater here at the park.

Tickets are $5 at the door and kids under 12 are free!

Information about the group can be found at alleghenyreign.com/

9th Annual Hilly Billy Roubaix
June 23, 2018
10:00 AM
Come out to the Hilly Billy Roubaix! It is a 74-mile bicycle race through the back roads and hills of West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Free admission for spectators.

Park Concert Series #2 - Hillbilly Gypsies
July 14, 2018
6:00 PM
Bring a blanket, chair and sit back and enjoy Bluegrass at the amphitheater here at the park.

Tickets are $5 at the door and kids under 12 are free!

Information about the group can be found at www.thehillbillygypsies.com/

Park Concert Series #3 - The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers
August 4, 2018
6:00 PM
The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Ed Croft and Joe Dep hail from the mountains and river towns of southwestern Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

Tickets are $5 at the door and kids under 12 are free!

Information about the group can be found at jakobsferry.com/

Mountain Spirit POW WOW 2018
August 24, 2018
Aug.24 6-9pm, 25-26 10am-5pm
The Mountain Spirit PowWow is set to return to the Mason-Dixon Historical Park this August! The magical weekend will kick-off with a concert Friday night and will continue through the weekend with many other activities. Bring the whole family out to enjoy music, food, entertainment, beautiful Native American dress, and more! Entry Fees: $5 - Adults, Youth 5 and under free with a paying Adult. Check back for more details! www.facebook.com/Native-American-Community-Center-Inc-145477278855253/

2nd Annual Square Dance
September 15, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This was so much fun in 2017 that we are doing again this year!

Come to dance, to watch or just to visit with friends as Caller Taylor Runner continues the tradition, leading circle, line and square dances.

Mason-Dixon Line Festival
October 13, 2018
More details in the coming months!

Come celebrate the end of the historic Mason-Dixon Line survey!

As you walk in the footsteps of history, you'll be able to enjoy many FREE activities: Historical re-enactors in the area of the park where Mason and Dixon crossed Dunkard Creek for the third and final time . Colonial surveyors illustrating how Mason and Dixon did their work. See the exact location where you can "cross The Line." Hikes up Brown's Hill to the 1883 monument set where Mason and Dixon placed their final marker, about 22 miles short of their goal at the southwest corner of Pennsylvania. An arts and crafts show featuring quality handmade items. The artists, selected by invitation only, are only from Mason-Dixon states: Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland. A colorful quilt show in the park's historic log cabins. Speakers and presentations: Learn what the Mason-Dixon Line is all about! Food and music.

3rd Annual Evening with Santa!
December 15, 2018
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Santa is coming to The Mason-Dixon Historical Park on Dec. 15th!

Santa, Games, and Cookies!! Come Join us!!

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Free to all ages! Meet Santa and take your photos with him. Cookie decorating, games and prizes for the kids!


Past Events

Santa is coming!
December 16, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Santa is coming to The Mason-Dixon Historical Park on Dec. 16th!

Santa, Games, and Cookies!! Come Join us!!

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Free to all ages! Meet Santa and take your photos with him. Cookie decorating, games and prizes for the kids!

Stargazing party! Fall Edition
November 10, 2017
7:00 PM!!
Stargazing party! come let amateur astronomers with telescopes show you the night sky here at Mason-Dixon Historical Park!

Interested in astronomy, but not sure where to begin? Look at the stars with amateur astronomers, whose telescopes may offer your first glimpse of the cosmos.

Meet at "Red Barn"

MASON-DIXON 250th IN 2017
October 14, 2017
The 250th anniversary celebration of the end of the historic Mason-Dixon Line survey! As you walk in the footsteps of history, you'll be able to enjoy many FREE activities: Historical re-enactors in the area of the park where Mason and Dixon crossed Dunkard Creek for the third and final time . Colonial surveyors illustrating how Mason and Dixon did their work. See the exact location where you can "cross The Line." Hikes up Brown's Hill to the 1883 monument set where Mason and Dixon placed their final marker, about 22 miles short of their goal at the southwest corner of Pennsylvania. An arts and crafts show featuring quality handmade items. The artists, selected by invitation only, are only from Mason-Dixon states: Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland. A colorful quilt show in the park's historic log cabins. Speakers and presentations: Learn what the Mason-Dixon Line is all about! Food and music. A Saturday evening public star party featuring members of the Amateur md250.exploretheline.com/

Square Dance
September 23, 2017
7:00 PM
Come to dance, to watch or just to visit with friends as Caller Taylor Runner continues the tradition, leading circle, line and square dances.

Hike the Park #5
September 20, 2017
6:00 PM
Come take a hike at the park! Park Superintendent J.R. Petsko will personally guide you on some of your favorite trails and some new ones here at Mason-Dixon Historical Park.

There is no charge for this program.

These hikes will travel at a leisurely pace but please be aware that hills, rocks, and mud may be encounter during the hike. Proper footwear is required, no open-toed shoes or flip-flops.


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