Loved by young and old, the Horn in the West drama is located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina in one of the most beautiful outdoor theatres in the country. This adventure, from our nation's heritage, has offered thrilling outdoor entertainment to generations of Americans since it premiered in 1952.

News and Events

SAHA's Hickory Ridge (Homestead) a living history museum, has a NEW website - please check it out.

Hickory Ridge: open most Saturdays mornings, May – October 
June 28 – August 17 – Tuesday through Sunday; 5:30pm -7:30pm

Effigy of King George: 
Always July 4th, 5:00pm

Horn in the West 
June 28 – August 17 – Tuesday through Sunday; gates open at 7:30pm

Powderhorn Production’s Children Theatre - TBD 
On the main Horn in the West stage 
5 Saturdays July/Aug., each show starts at 10:30am

Boone Heritage Festival
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 9:00am – 4:00pm

Haunted Horn Ghost Trail 
Last two weeks of October, (closed Sundays), DUSK – until…

Our Shows Run
Friday, June 28 through Saturday, August 17, 2013.
Tickets will be on sale in February..

Tuesday Sunday
Gates open at 7:30PM | Show time at 8:00PM

RAIN INSURANCE available for the drama only
Rain Insurance - $3 PER TICKET

Rain Policy: In the event of rain, we seldom cancel a performance prior to 9:00 p.m. The show may be performed during a light rain; however, heavy rain or lightning may force us to hold up the performance for up to one half hour before cancelling.  If the show is cancelled, tickets for a cancelled performance may be exchanged for rain checks that can be used for any other "Horn in the West" performance.  Rain Insurance is available at the time of ticket purchase for $3.00 per ticket. This insurance entitles the patron to a full refund of the ticket price in the event that management cancels the performance.  Refunds are only given if rain insurance has been purchased. If patrons leave of their own volition and the show is not cancelled, no refund will be given.  Insured tickets from cancelled shows must be mailed to Horn in the West, P. O. Box 295, Boone, NC 28607 for refunds. 



Boone Heritage Festival
Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join us for a full day of celebrating Appalachian heritage with living history demonstrations, craft vendors, as well as live music and dance on stage. Interpreters in period clothing will show you how to make your own candles and crafts such as cornhusk dolls. Demonstrations include 18th century skills such as cooking hearthside, weaving on a loom, throwing a tomahawk, shooting a flintlock rifle and more. Limited Vendor Spaces still available, please fill out the application and mail to HRLHM - PO Box 295, Boone, NC.

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