Learn about the vast coal mining history that abounded in Midlothian. Activities include living-history demonstrations, coal mining displays, period music, children's games and guided walking tours. View a reproduction of the headstock that was part of the coal mining operations. Enjoy a relaxing trolley ride that will shuttle visitors from the Midlothian Village Festival to the park. Mid-Lothian Mines Day is offered in conjunction with Midlothian Village Day.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Guided tours of the mines • 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Bagpipe demonstration by Pipe Major David Hinton • Noon & 2 p.m. Josh Grigsby and the County Line Bluegrass Band • 12:30 & 2:30 p.m. Jimmy Fitch, solo guitarist • 1 p.m. Civil War music by The Press Gang • Scottish heritage display provided by Saint Andrew’s Society of Richmond • Food vendors Firehouse Bar-B-Q and Coal Mine Coffee