Yesteryear Village Honors 30 Years of History

Yesteryear Village in West Palm Beach will host its thirtieth anniversary celebration on September 18, at the South Florida Fairgrounds

Loxahatchee Schoolhouse in Yesteryear Village in West Palm Beach
Loxahatchee Schoolhouse

Yesteryear Village in West Palm Beach will host its thirtieth anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Tickets are $10 for guests ages 12 and older; $7 for seniors (60 and older) and children ages 6 to 11; and free for children ages 5 and younger.

This fun, family-friendly event will honor the village’s rich legacy and showcase its impact supporting history, education, and tradition. The Loxahatchee Schoolhouse will be commemorated as the first structure to arrive at Yesteryear Village in 1990. Interactive activities, live entertainment, food and drinks, and festivities will be held throughout the day.

Stop by demonstrations by blacksmiths and woodturners, butter making at the Sewing Circle, Corbett Shack cooking, farm animals at the No Name Corral, classic cars and street rods, History and Haunts Paranormal Team at the Riddle House, vintage vendors, cake walks with Chef Stephanie, face painting, and crafts like basket weaving, candle making, pottery, and stained glass.

At noon, a flag raising ceremony and pledge will be held in front of the Schoolhouse followed by a Palm Beach County Proclamation presentation. At 1:30 p.m., gather for a Caboose Golden Spike Drive honoring Donnel Childers, Dan Hulen, Bob Shorr, Frank Sardinha, and the late Harold Murphy. Guests will enjoy live music by The Andrew Morris Band, guitarist Tom Blake, and The Coastmen Chorus, as well as storytelling by Judge Bailey at the Cracker Cow Camp and a book signing with Debra Burggraaf.

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