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Old Farmers Day and Horse & Mule Pulling Contest

When: Oct. 21-22 2017

The event celebrates and demonstrates methods used by our forebears, including cooking on a wood stove and campfire, spinning wheel use, weaving and quilting, plaiting a bull whip, making cracklings, smoking meat, pottery making, horseshoeing and cane grinding. There's a raffle for a Belgian draft horse colt. There's also country and bluegrass music, games, a petting zoo and pony rides. The horse and mule pulling contest is at 1 p.m. Sunday. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $12, ages 6-12 $7, children 5 and younger free.

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