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Festival of Yesteryear

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Festival of Yesteryear Focusing on the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods, this program features re-enactors demonstrating various aspects of daily life including colonial medicine, crime and punishment, music, toys and games, and militia drills.

Highlighting this year’s event is the return of Lafayette himself, portrayed by Mark Schneider. Living history groups include Camp Flintlock and the North Carolina Highland Regiment. Be sure to visit Apprentice Alley, where children can participate and learn a variety of trades through hands-on crafts and activities.

Concessions will be available for purchase.


The Museum of the Cape Fear is located at 801 Arsenal Avenue in Haymount. For more information, visit

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