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Farm Fun Days this July!

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 3:08 pm

Farm Fun Days is being held at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum located in the Ellington Agricultural Center, 440 Hogan Rd., Nashville, TN  37220, this month.

Free family events are held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The schedule is as follows:

July 15 

Free Wagon Rides!  The Metro Mounted Police Patrol will be training Tennessee Walking Horses at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Kids can saddle up for a miniature donkey ride or help feed and groom them.  Weaving and textiles at the log cabins.  See forest birds of prey.  Leather working and basket making as well!  The Ag Simulator for a virtual farming experience.   Small $3 fee for donkey rides.

July 22 

Goats with goat milking and feeding.  The Metro Mounted Police Patrol will be training Tennessee Walking Horses at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.   Chat with a local beekeeper.  Dr. Tall Tale will be there with his banjo on his knee. You can see a team of Belgian horses.  Stop under the shade tree for a lesson in sheep shearing.  Sheep and spinning at the log cabins.   Freshly ground corn meal at the grist mill.   The Ag Simulator is available for a virtual farming experience.

For information, please call the ag museum at 615-837-5197 or email  tennessee.agricultural.museum@tn.gov

website:   www.tnagmuseum.org

 


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