Back Creek Valley Homesteading Festival

A day of workshops on topics and skills of homesteading, self sufficiency, outdoor survival, bushcraft and preparedness. Also there will be vendors, food, pony rides, horse drawn carriage rides, live bluegrass music, kids activities and more. $5 for adults, kids under 12 get in free Held on the scenic grounds of the Lazy-A Campground: 15 minutes from Martinsburg and 40 minutes from Shepherdstown or Harpers Ferry, WV. Camp sites are available. Scenic mountain views, hot showers, lots of room for kids to play, and even a stream to splash in.


"The Mountains are calling..." WoodsFest is situated on a scenic ridge with gorgeous panoramic views of the golf courses and mountains. Our artisans are hand selected and we hope to have many of your returning favorites. Enjoy live music and good food while browsing through the unique works of hand-picked artisans. Discover a great find in wood-working, painting, jewelry, metal-work, ceramics and much more! Kids will enjoy special activities just for them. Continuous entertainment and food will make you want to stay the day. Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

P2P Festival

This family friendly spring festival brings together primitive skills like fire making and edible plants and traditional archery with more modern preparation and homesteading skills like food preservation, sustainable gardening and packing an emergency first aid kit. Activities include: demos and classes in wild edible foraging, trapping and tracking, archery, fire-making and much more! Evenings filled with music and campfires.

Primitive to Prepper Festival

Join us this year at the North American Bushcraft School for our annual P2P Festival. The festival will demonstrate primitive living, skills like traditional archery, fire-making, fiber-spinning and hide tanning, as well as more modern homesteading activities like water filtration and livestock grazing. It is fun for the whole family. For more information and tickets, visit