Join us at Cass for Harvest Day! We have a full day planned, of local artisans with sales and demonstrations, a working blacksmith, apple butter making, hayrides, live music, field day games prizes and more. The company store will be open, the Last Run Restaurant will serve home cooked food, and train rides will be available. Train ride tickets are available at mountainrailwv.com.
Harvest Day activities will be in the big parking lot below the Cass Company Store from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. A list of activities, listed by location, is provided below.
On the River Bank by the Parking lot
Ye Olde Blacksmith Shoppe
Sister Sue’s Jams and Jellies
Producers of the finest jams and jellies you will ever eat. All natural, all fresh from the local orchards.
Try our pressed apple cider made by the men’s club!
Operation Life Saver
Travel Safety display truck and safety information. Learn about railroad safety for cars, trucks & pedestrians. LOOK, LISTEN, LIVE!
AMMAR Rescue Dogs
Appalachian Mountain Man-Trailing and Rescue. Meet Sandy Weik to learn more about search and rescue bloodhounds and rescue pets!
Grown locally by Dave Mclaughlin
Pure organic West Virginia Maple Syrup by our local maple syrup maker
Eddy Eagle will be making an appearance at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Catch him for a photo op!
Don’t miss your chance to get a photo with Smokey at 10:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m.
Come check out our corn sheller and try your hand at taking the corn off the cob!
The first park superintendent of Cass Scenic Railroad. Meet Ben and get a copy of his book and his autograph too!
At the Picnic Pavilion
Games include: egg toss, egg & spoon race, sack race, pumpkin ring toss, hula hoop contest, doughnut eating contest and Oreo eating contest. 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Will have various coloring sheets, bubbles and more kid friendly activities!
These complimentary hay rides will depart from the big parking lot at 10 and 11:30 a.m., and 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m.
One the Porch of the Cass Company Store
Dulcimer music and instruction. Listen to her play dulcimer and learn a little too!
Cheat Mountain Express Band
This local band will be playing 4-6 p.m.
Cass Volunteer Fire Department
Get your blood pressure checked and meet the folks who volunteer at this station. Public service at its finest.
From the Cass Visitor Center
Walking Tours Of the Historic Town of Cass
Tours start in front of the visitor center by the flag pole at noon and 4 p.m. (30-45 minutes)
Meet at the Cass Visitor Center for a fun evening walk around the town of Cass! Starts at 8 p.m. First to show up get complimentary glow sticks (while supplies last). Feel free to bring your own or purchase one from the Cass Company Store (store closes at 8:00 p.m.).
At the Cass Community Center
A 50’s Dance
Come dance 6-10 p.m. Dress the era if you like! Prizes will be given out to those who dress the most authentic. Open and welcome to any and all.
Cass Historic Theater
Shows at 10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 5 p.m. See a 20-minute presentation about the history of Cass and a diorama of the town. located in the large metal building behind the depot
Locomotive Shop Tours
The 10 a.m. tour is a behind the scenes look of the railroad operations and see the trains up close. Join us at the end of the big parking lot at the picnic pavilion to take a walking tour of the locomotive shop. (40 minutes)
Cass Historical Museum
Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Take a walk back through time in our historical museum and see some of the tools and clothing the loggers use to wear along with photographs and more.
Last Run Restaurant
The restaurant is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and serves great home-cooked food, desserts and ice cream.
Leatherbark Ford Artisan’s Co-op Gallery
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come see the galleries feature demonstrations and West Virginia made crafts for purchase. Amazing artisans from Pocahontas County.
- Start Date: September 15, 2018