Children's Day on the Farm

Event Details

Date: March 28, 2020
Time: 10:00 am—4:00 pm
Location: Historic Brattonsville

Event Description:

The agricultural heritage of the Carolina Piedmont is celebrated at Historic Brattonsville’s Children’s Day on the Farm. The annual springtime event highlights work and play on the farm during the 18th and 19th centuries. The 800 acre living-history plantation has fields to plow, cows to milk, and newborn farm animals to tend to.

Special Presenters:
• Bright Star Theatre presents “Beauty and the Beast” (11:00, 2:00)
• Leonard Bergey: Plowing and cultivating demonstration
• Zebu miniature cows

Make-and-Take Activities:
• Candle-dipping
• Carding/spinning
• Quill pen writing
• Woodworking
• Rag dolls

Hands-on Activities:
• Butter-churning
• Blacksmithing
• Laundry
• 19th century cooking
• Toys and Games
• Gardening

Barnyard tours and interpretation in the Col. Bratton and Homestead Houses ongoing. 

Admission: Adult $10; Senior $8; Youth 4-17 $6
3 and under & CHM Members Free