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43rd Malcolm Blue Historical Crafts and Farmskills Festival
Posted Date:
7/17/2012
The 43rd Malcolm Blue Historical Crafts and Farmskills Festival will be held Friday, September 28, 2012 through Sunday, September 30, 2012.

The festival will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.  The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under twelve years old.  Military with active duty ID are free.  The Malcolm Blue Farm is located at 1177 Bethesda Road, Aberdeen.

Festivities are held on the grounds surrounding the 1825 Scottish Farmhouse which include a grist mill, stable, corn crib, pack house, equipment shed, and windmill.  Historical crafts of the 1800's and early 1900's are demonstrated throughout the 3 day festival.  Pioneer cooking is demonstrated in the farm's kitchen and animals fill the barnyard and stable which includes Border Collie herding sheep.  The wagon and pony rides are a favorite with the children.  There is also homemade lollipops, ice cream, funnel cakes, and the farm's concession stand has hot dogs, hamburgers, and other festival foods.

For more information or questions, contact Martha Swaringen at (910)944-7685 or malcolmblue@windstream.net.


 

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