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
8yr old Evelyn Richert wil be playing God Bless America on her violin after the national anthem.
Dr. Jared Kearschner will follow Evelyn until 12:45pm. Abby Corbin 12:45pm -2:00pm, Troy & Melanie Smith and Cathy Cress 2:15pm - 4:00pm.
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.
TWO SISTERS - Students' Art show in the Cabin-Salem Middle School & East Washington High School. The teachers Laura Fagg Temple & Carol Fagg Clodfeltner.
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 & Joe Sears - living History camp-parking lot area 
2nd South Carolina, Co. G “Flat Rock Guards" with Steve Tye, Max Gamble and others
Jason Hardin will be blacksmithing in the shop. 
Arts & Crafts Vendors will be setup across the street from the mill

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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