New Harmony Artisan Days starts Wednesday

USI Shield Staff

Historic New Harmony will host its 30th annual Heritage Artisan Days from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, April 17, in New Harmony.

Presenters will demonstrate arts, crafts and skills popular during the 19th century, such as book binding, candle dipping and soap making.

Guests this year will be able to see a reenactment of an old-fashioned gun duel at 1 p.m. each day at Maclure Square.

Tickets are available at the Atheneum/Vistors Center, located at the corner of North and Arthur Streets in New Harmony. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages seven to 17 and $25 per family.