North Carolina’s first incorporated town, historic Bath is the site of the state’s oldest church, along with restored homes. A walking tour evokes 18th-century life and politics in the colony, along with colonial legends such as Blackbeard the pirate. This week-end an arts and craft show was held there as a part of a program of heritage and fun. Simon Spalding is a wonderful fiddler who performed songs and music of the War of Independance while dressed as a sailor of that period. He also shares his love for music by teaching .