Waitsburg’s Pioneer Fall Festival set for Sunday


WAITSBURG — Waitsburg Historical Society’s annual Pioneer Fall Festival will be Sept. 15 at the restored Victorian Bruce House Museum on Main Street.

A nondenominational church service will begin at 11 a.m. and the Pioneer of the Year will be announced following the service.

Throughout the day, tours will be available of the Bruce mansion and additional museum displays in the adjacent Wilson-Phillips and carriage houses.

Musical entertainment will be p outside and inside the Bruce house. Exhibitors and vendors including blacksmithing, spinning, whittling, candlemaking and sack sewing will be featured.

Such foodstuffs as Buffalo burgers, ice cream, pie and drinks will be available on-site.

A fashion show featuring vintage clothing will be at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Historical Society grounds are one block from Waitsburg’s historic downtown district, where several locations will offer additional entertainment, shopping and food.

The festival concludes at about 4 p.m. For more details, contact Jeff Broom at jbroom6688@charter.net.


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