See history and tradition come to life at Draft Animal Day, Sunday, May 14 from 10:00AM – 5:00PM. Join us for a day packed full of demonstrations and activities showcasing draft horses, steers, and oxen.
10:30AMHarnessing a Horse Demonstration
11:00AM Logging Demonstration
12:00PM Draft AnimalParade
12:45PM 4-H Club Team Demonstrations
1:00PM Try Your Hand at Plowing
3:00PM Draft Animal Parade
3:00PM Try Your Hand at Plowing
3:45PM 4-H Club Team Demonstrations
4:15PM Unharnessing Demonstrations
4:30PM Logging Demonstration
Plowing Demonstrations all day starting at 11:00AM.
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides loading from 11:00AM – 1:00PM and 2:00PM – 4:00PM.
Special For Kids:
Children’s Story Time: Hucks Way Home at 11:00AM, 1:00PM & 3:00PM
Make Your Own Pair of Steer’s Ears
Additional Activities Throughout the Day:
Leatherwork Demonstrations by Mark Humpal
Blacksmith Demonstrations by John Hammond 10:15AM – 12:15PM
Visit New England Ox Supply and Bow & Yokes by Bob Boynton
11:00AM – 4:00PM Visit the Wicked Awesome BBQ Food Truck serving delicious American BBQ for purchase
11:00AM – 4:30PM Purchase ice cream, snacks and beverages from the Farmhouse Scoop Shop on the patio behind the 1890 Farm Managers House.
Happy Mother’s Day! Mothers receive a 20% discount in the Museum Gift Shop!