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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Shockley's Old Timey Day



See how an old time farm really works!
Demonstrations and events include antique tractors and engines, plowing with horses, oat and wheat thrashing, oats cut by horse and binder, stacking oats, digging potatoes with horse and plow, soap making, molasses making, kraut making, apple cider making, apple butter making, pottery making, churning butter, quilting, weaving cloth with a loom, corn straw broom making, old time ice cream making, blacksmiths, corn mill and buckwheat flour w/gristmill and many more demos.

Horse drawn wagon rides will be offered.

Local vendors will be selling Products, Crafts and Food. Food will be provided by the Sylvatus Community Church and the Barren Springs Fire Department.

Red Hill General Store will be featuring Collectables, Canning Supplies, Washboards, Lye Soap, Buckets and Tubs, Gardening Tools, Stoneware Crocks and MUCH MORE!

Old time music will be provided during the day and preaching will be held under the tent on Sunday morning at 10 AM. Bring your chairs and come have a good ole' time!

From I-81 take exit 89A to VA-100, go approx 19 miles and turn right onto VA-1101/Worrell Estate Rd., Hillsville, VA.
From I-77 take exit 14 to US-221/US-58 toward Hillsville, continue to follow US-221/US-58 for 2.7 miles, take a slight left at Floyd Pike/US-221 for 1.4 miles, turn left at Sylvatus Hwy/VA-100 for 3.6 miles, turn left at VA-1101/Worrell Estate, Hillsville, VA.

When: Saturday, September 24, 2011 and Sunday, September 25, 2011 starting at 10AM
Rain Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011 and Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 10AM
Admission Fee: $6.00 (children under 10 free and parking is free)
Phone: Mark Shockley (276) 733-4953

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