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2022 Heritage Festival
Schedule of Events

Cultural event, outdoor educational event, entertainment event Union County Heritage Festival

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  8:00  Start 2022 Wild Turkey 5K Trail Run and Walk

  9:00  Open the 9th Annual Union County Heritage Festival

  9:00  Ballroom C Heritage Raffle begins

  9:45  Main Stage Announce 5K Logo Winner

10:00  Main Stage Sticks and Stones

10:00  Kitchen Chef Kimberly Stoll and Mary Roberts, Cooking Demo

10:00  Children's Garden StoryTime in the Garden, details here

10:00  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

10:00  Pavilion Garden Tour, details here 

10:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here 

10:30  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

11:00  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

11:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here 

11:00  Children's Garden Nature Bingo

11:00  Kid's Crafts Fairy House Building Contest Begins

11:00  Kitchen Charlotte Petite Chef + Chef Jill Aker-Ray, Cooking Demo

11:30  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

11:30  Ballroom B Be Famous Dancers Show, details here 

11:30  Main Stage Southern Songwriters Association

12:00  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

12:00  Children's Garden StoryTime in the Garden, details here 

12:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here

12:30  Pavilion Garden Tour, details here 

12:30  Ballroom B Be Famous Dancers Show, details here 

  1:00  Main Stage Rob McHale Band

  1:00  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here

  1:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here 

  1:00  Children's Garden Nature Bingo

  1:30  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here 

  1:30  Kid's Crafts Fairy House Building Contest Ends

  2:00  Children's Garden StoryTime in the Garden, details here 

  2:00  Pavilion Garden Talks, details here for details

  2:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here 

  2:30  Main Stage Announce Middle School Art Contest Winners 

  2:3Main Stage Southern Songwriters Association

  2:30  Pavilion Garden Tour, details here 

  3:00  Ballroom C Raffle Winners Announced

  3:00  Pavilion Garden Tour, details here 

  3:00  Ballroom B Dance Class, details here 

  3:00  Children's Garden Nature Bingo

  4:00  Close the Festival Save the date September 23, 2023

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 Download 2022 Schedule

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Garden Talks Schedule

 

10:00 How to Test Your Soil 

Debbie Dillion, NCSU Extension Agent

10:00 Garden Tour 

Syl Walker, Extension Master Gardener Program

10:30 Erosion Control   

Jake Barbee UC Natural Resource Conservationist

11:00 Tree Pruning 101

Keith O’Herrin, Union County Urban Forester

11:30 Intro to Native Plants  

Linda Nelson, President, Wild Ones Charlotte Piedmont Chapter

12:00 All About Daylillies   

John Smethurst, Piedmont Daylily Club

12:30 Garden Tour

Kathy Rushing, Union County Master Gardener

1:00 Growing Lavender in Union County

Mary Roberts, Windcrest Farms

1:30 What are Keystone Plants?   

Linda Nelson, President, Wild Ones Charlotte Piedmont Chapter

2:00 How to Become a Master Gardener

Debbie Dillion, NCSU Extension Agent

2:30  Garden Tour

Kathy Rushing, Union County Master Gardener

3:00  Garden Tour

Syl Walker, Extension Master Gardener Program

StoryTime Schedule

10:00 am

The Poo at the Zoo

Author: Keri Culp

Chris and Frankie: Sight Word Stories 1&2

Author: Christopher Singleton

Christmas Lights

Author: Brooke Kramb

My Daddy Doesn't Need a Cape

Author: Sheryl Smiley-Oliphant

12:00 pm

Applesauce Afternoon 

Author: Brooke Kramb

Chris and Frankie: Can You Help Us Count???

Author: Christopher Singleton

Mystery Book Kathy Gardner

Toulouse on the Loose

Author: Keri Culp

New Baby Coming, New Baby Here

Author: Sheryl Smiley-Oliphant  

2:00 pm Excerpts from two Chapter Books

Boots and TZ and the Magic Cat Tree

Author: Keri Culp

No Clues, You Lose: A Joey Jacob Mystery

Author: A.B. Donohue

Free Dance Class Schedule

Hip Hop

10:00 -10:15 am

Ballet/Lyrical 

11:00 - 11:15 am

Dance Performance

11:30 - 11:45 am

Jazz

12:00 -12:10 pm

Dance Performance

12:30 - 12:45 pm

Hip Hop

1:00 -1:10 pm

Ballet/Lyrical

2:00 -2:15 pm 

Jazz

3:00 - 3:15 pm