21 Oct

Fall Farm Day

Where: Landmark Park
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Cost: $8 Adults; $6 Seniors/Active Military; $4 Kids (ages 3-12); FREE for park members
Categories: Adult Programs, Family Programs, Youth Programs

On Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Landmark Park will host the annual Fall Farm Day. Enjoy the sights and sounds of an 1890s farmstead while volunteers demonstrate sugar cane grinding and syrup making, peanut picking, stacking and digging, an antique tractor pull and parade, household chores, a quilt show and more. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and active military, $4 for kids, and free for children two and under and members. Concessions will be available and the Martin Drugstore and Shelley General Store will be open. Need a place to stay? Fairfield Inn is our host hotel. Mention Fall Farm Day for an $89 rate. 334-671-0100.

Click here for tractor and engine exhibitor registration.

Tractor Pull: Modified Pulling Rules click here

Tractor Pull: Stock Pulling Rules click here

Tractor Pull: RPM Chart click here

Tractor Pull: Driver Registration click here

 

Schedule of Events:

BLACKSMITH SHOP

Blacksmithing

CANE MILL

Cane Grinding • Cane Juice Tasting

COTTON SHED

Antique Tool Demo • Blacksmithing Photo Station • Spring Pole Lathe • Silhouette Cutting

11 a.m. Blacksmithing Contest: Nail Making

2 p.m. Blacksmithing Contest: Longest Taper

CORN CRIB

Corn Shucking • Corn Shelling

CROWLEY FIELD

Pumpkin Patch • Wagon Rides

Tractor Pull: 1 p.m.

FRONT FIELD

Cane Stripping • Hammer Mill Display

GARDEN

Heirloom Vegetable Planting

Peanut Picking Demonstration: 11 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.

Peanut Digging & Stacking: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

GAZEBO AREA

Modern Farm Equipment Display

Midway Connection: 10 a.m. & noon

Tractor Parade: 12:30 p.m.

Rick Craven: 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Pure and Simple: 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.

INTERPRETIVE CENTER

Rock and Mineral Exhibit • Photography Exhibit • Beekeeping Display • Gift Shop

Planetarium Programs: 11 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 3:30 p.m.

(Live show at 1 p.m.; Full dome movies at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. $3 per person and free for members)

MARTIN DRUGSTORE

Ice Cream • Soda Fountain • Candy • Souvenirs

STOKES ACTIVITY BARN (OUTSIDE)

Antique Farm Equipment Display • Old Fashioned Games • Live Animals • Corn Box • Coloring Books

STOKES ACTIVITY BARN (INSIDE)

Landmark Park Quilt Show Featuring Happy Quilts from the Depression Era • Sewing Vendors • Juried Quilt Show • Antique Quilt Exhibit • Bazaar Table • Opportunity Quilt

Bed Turning: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

Wool Felting class: 11 a.m.

Binding Class: 1 p.m.

SHELLEY GENERAL STORE

Bottled Drinks

SYRUP SHED

Syrup Cooking • Syrup for sale • Biscuits and syrup for sale

WADDELL HOUSE

Butter Churning • Clothes Washing • Dulcimer Music • Quilting • Chair Caning and Twine Bottoms • Woodstove Cooking

WATSON CABIN

Crosscut Sawing • Hearth Cooking • Pottery