Harvest and Hornworm Festival

Saturday,August 25th, 2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm Rain or Shine

Celebrate North Carolina farming culture and history at Duke Homestead with our Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Don't miss the looping contest and Hornworm Race! This event will feature live music, local arts and crafts vendors, hands on history, and the last tobacco auction in Durham!



Matthew Chambers will be providing the live music for this year's Harvest and Hornworm Festival. Coming from Roanoke Rapids, NC, Matthew has been writing songs and playing his own music for over 30 years. We are excited to have him at Duke Homestead to perform!

You can find his work online here:

Facebook- www.facebook.com/matthewchambersmusic

Reverbnation- www.reverbnation.com/matthewchambersmusic

Event Schedule

10am - 12pm    Tobacco Harvesting

10:30am - 11:30am    Live Music

11am    Tobacco Looping/Stringing Contest

12pm    Field Games & Hornworm Race

12:30pm - 1:30pm    Live Music

1:00pm    Moon Pie Eating Contest

1:30pm    Mock Tobacco Auction

3pm    Raffle Winners Announced

All Day

Open House and Open Third Factory in the Historic Area

Interpreters at the Curing Barn and Pack House

LocalArts and Crafts vendors

Kids' Corral Craft Area

Raffle Tickets Available