Mule Day

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.

Admission includes:

-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.

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