October 8th-9th, 2021. This event is to show how crops were grown and harvested during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Amish continue to use many of these methods. This years activities include corn harvesting using hand shucking and mechanical pickers pulled by horses and tractors, corn shelling, and cob grinding.
Other demonstrations include sawmilling, field demonstrations featuring horse and tractor, blacksmith, horse shoeing, and broom and rope making. Antique farm machinery will be on display and there will be buggy rides availbale. Also featured will be crafts, a petting zoo, and a variety of children activities.
Food available on site. For more information, call Wilmer Otto at 217-721-9266 or Jim Fleming at 217-791-1026.