Harvest and Hornworm Festival

Saturday,August 24th, 2019

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!




Event Schedule

10am - 12pm    Tobacco Harvesting

10:30am - 1:30pm    Live Music

11am    Tobacco Looping/Stringing Contest

12pm    Hornworm Race

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

Music Schedule

10:30am - 11:15am    The Parsons

11:15am - 12:00pm    Ken Cleary

12:00am - 12:45pm    Walter Miller

12:45pm - 1:30pm    Kim Lane