If you're looking for something fun to do the first Saturday in May with your friends and family, considering joining us at the Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm in Jackson County for Mule Day from 10 - 3. The farm is located at 2355 Ethridge Road, Jefferson.
-entry to farm buildings, including a working gristmill and
blacksmith shop, cotton gin, commissary, and teacher’s house will all be
open for touring. These buildings date back to the early 1900s.
-displays of traditional farm equipment and animals as well as
demonstrations of period crafts by local artisans, including split oak
basket making, soap making, re-enactors, black-smithing, and garden
herbs and plants
-blue grass music throughout the day and a plate of whole hog BBQ (served from 11-1)
-seminar by Gene England on mowing, raking, hauling and building a
hay stack using mules and horses. A highlight of the day will be
watching these horse drawn mowers, rakes and wagons create the hay
stack. Gene will be available to answer any questions
you might have.
Visit our website at http://shieldsethridgefarminc.com/ or call 706-367-2949
for more information and tickets.