The Somerset Historical Center will host the 2018
Mountain Craft Days folk festival
September 7th, 8th and 9th
from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  Over 125 craft artisans, musicians, and entertainers will be on hand to interpret the rich frontier heritage of southwestern Pennsylvania.  Mountain Craft Days was founded in 1970 to preserve and interpret the wonderful historic craft and trades heritage of Somerset County, and with over 100 booths and a dozen outdoor performance sites located within walking distance of each other in gentle meadows and along wooded paths a wonderful mix of historical demonstrations, music and food is available for visitors to enjoy.

The event is held rain or shine. Follow directional signs to free parking


Mountain Craft Days is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County and are used to help preserve and interpret Somerset County's history and heritage.


Admission prices;

General admission is $9.00
Children 6-17 are $5.00
Children under 5 are free of charge
Friday School Tours $3.00 per child

Persons who need special assistance or accommodation are encouraged to call
the Historical Center at (814) 445-6077 in advance to discuss their needs




Please note that the library will be closed during Mountain Craft Days

Pets are not permitted on the grounds during this event