Wayne County Canal Fest 2022
August 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Wayne County Canal Fest 2022 is a free rain-or-shine event. Bring your whole family and enjoy crafts, historic demonstrations, live music, beautiful scenery, and delicious food. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend the day in D & H Canal Park at Lock 31, the 17-acre park and historic site along the beautiful Lackawaxen River.
The festival will feature live traditional music by Poison Love acoustic band from 10 am to 1 pm; Ann Loeb/Mike Baglione acoustic band from 1 pm to 4 pm; a blacksmithing demonstration by Gravity Forge; wood carving by the Cherry Ridge Wood Carvers and Tom Hollister; early trapping and outdoor skills demonstration by Ed Burgholzer; guided history and nature walks by Sally Talaga and John Harvey; fiber arts display and demonstrations; and the Stourbridge Lion “cub” which will once again make an appearance.
Food, including grilled meats, sides, and home-baked goods will be available for purchase. Seven local authors will be signing and selling their books. Local history-related items including books and the three-part D & H Canal Co. documentary can be viewed and purchased inside the Canal Store.