Historic Clermont Farm Day, Life on The Farm Then and Now

This event posted by: orock

When:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where:
The Clermont Foundation
801 East Main Street
Berryville, VA 22611
540-955-0102
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Cost: $5, under 12 are free

Details:

WHAT IS FARM DAY?

The Clermont Foundation and Clarke County Parks and Recreation will host the 8th Annual one day family friendly event celebrating Clarke County’s rich agricultural and historical heritage. You will enjoy historic tours, guest speakers, agricultural equipment, animal exhibits, sawmill demos with fresh cut board lumber for sale, Heritage Crafts, Food, Life Sized Animal paintings and so much more. The event features three venues: Agriculture Venue, Family Venue and the History Venue.

BE SURE TO BRING YOUR CHAIRS OR BLANKETS TO LISTEN TO THE ROBBIE LIMON BAND!

Family Venue: Music by The Robbie Limon Band from Noon until 3:30 on The Barn Stage,  Delicious food available near the barn, Family Crafts, Games, Hay Rides, Barrel Train Rides, Story Time Hay Rides, Saw Horse Roping and more.

Agricultural Venue:  Scheduled Sawmilll Demos and fresh cut board lumber for sale, Animals, Ag Equipment, Life Sized Animal Paintings, Herb and Plant Sales, Aeroponic Gardening Exhibits and Sales and more.

History Venue:  Heritage Crafters: Handmade Hardwood Furniture For Sale, Blacksmithing Demos and Sales, Appalachian Style Broom Making Demos and Sales, Gourd Art Exhibit and Sales, Quilting Demos, Visit The1823 Slave Quarters, Cemetery tours, Speakers, Family Archaeology Dig, Home made Treats for sale, Meet the artists and more

WHERE IS FARM DAY?

Farm Day will be held at historic Clermont Farm just east of Berryville on business Route 7. This 360 acre farmstead was surveyed by an eighteen-year old George Washington and is owned by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and managed by The Clermont Foundation. The Foundation maintains the working farm with Limflex cattle and Katahdin sheep.

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WHY FARM DAY?

Clarke County is rich with agricultural and historic heritage that continues to this day. The Clermont Foundation and Clarke County Parks and Recreation are pleased to offer this special family event to the surrounding communities.

WHO WILL BE AT FARM DAY?

Farm Day will appeal to families, farmers and history enthusiasts looking for a fun and educational way to spend the day in a scenic location with activities, food, drink and entertainment for everyone.

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