Oktoberfest at Beck's Mill

Beck’s Mill will celebrate their German Heritage with the 8th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 28th (11 am to 4 pm). Campfire beans served with Beck’s Mill cornbread. Cornmeal bake off contest. A "Mock Moonshine" demonstration will be on display. Student Art Show featuring Pekin High School art students of Laura Fagg Temple and Salem Middle School art students of Carol Fagg Clodfelter. People’s choice voting on the art work, plus both teachers will be creating art work. This will all take place in the Beck Cabin

Demonstrations, Crafts, Live Music & More

Music starting at 11 am: Jared Kearshner, Abby Corbin, Troy & Melanie Smith & Cathy Cress.
Glenna Mitchell-resident artist-creating a country scene.
Melissa Saulman-village herbalist-free hedgeapples & explaining the health & home benefits…will also be selling herbs & herbal oils.
Mark Elliott will be sharpening blades & tools.
Barb Elliott demonstrating knitting.
Paula Bortka demonstrating pottery.
Tim Wells demonstrating apple peeling.
Corey Simon-Johnny Appleseed re-enactor will tell his story & do a coloring craft with the children.
Katrina Benton Nix will have a children’s art table-sponge painting.
Geoffery Harrison will have face painting.
Brooklyn Morgan-re-enactor Native American potter making a coil pot in a pookie.
Civil War camp-Clint Barnett-parking lot area
2nd South Carolina, Co. G “Flat Rock Guards with Steve Tye.
Jason Hardin will be blacksmithing in the shop.

Event Properties

Event date 10-28-2017 11:00 am
Event End Date 10-28-2017 4:00 pm
Location Beck's Mill Gristmill
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Public Meetings

Board of Public Works Meeting
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Oktoberfest at Beck's Mill
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