The 30th ANNUAL HARVEST FOLK FESTIVAL is Saturday and Sunday, September 27, & 28, 2014.
The Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival celebrates Catawba County’s agricultural heritage with an array of exhibits, craftsmen, and activities, including petting zoos, antique cars, tractors, and farm machinery, and traditional food preparations such as molasses making. Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel comprise the impressive band schedule, the Cockman Family hosting musicians and audience in the Murray’s Mill Amphitheater. Included in the ticket price ($5 at the gate) is a tour of the mill, whose original French buhr millstones grind away producing bags of flour, a prized and usable souvenir.
Saturday, Sept. 27: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Sept . 28: 1 pm – 5 pm
Cost is $5, Children under 10 free
Activities Include: Molasses Making, Bee Keeping,Animal Exhibits, Petting Zoo, Farrier, Gold Panning, Civil War Re-enactors, Apple Cider Making, Quilting, Blacksmith, Steam Engines, Farm Machinery, Corn Shucking & Corn Shelling, Butter & Apple Butter Making, Storytelling, Craftsmen selling their wares, Food & Drink, Catawba Valley Pottery, Catawba Valley Woodcarvers, John Murrray House open for tours, Murray & Minges General Store open, Murray’s Mill in operation and open to tour. Much more!
For additional information, contact the Catawba County Museum at 828-465-0383