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Blacksmith Hammer-in/ Five Mile House Fall Festival

Saturday 10.2.21 – FREE ADMISSION Celebrate the old/new barn complete with forge with a gathering of blacksmiths exhibiting their skills and selling their wares. Dedication of the reconstructed 1880s barn; weenie roast over a bonfire; barn dance in the evening played for by Motherlode and called by Ruth Riegel * food concession truck, including kettle corn and BBQ
Sunday 10.3.21 – Five Mile House Fall Festival FREE ADMISSION
* food concession truck, including kettle corn and BBQ
*The Amazing Andrew, Magician
*Motherlode Trio
*Wood branding with Lorelei Sims, blacksmith
*blacksmithing on the new forge
*Open hearth and woodstove cooking
*pioneer food preservation
*spinning and weaving
*cider pressing
*farm animal petting zoo
*reptile and amphibian petting zoo
*Native American artifacts display by Central Wabash Archeology Chapter
*rope making
*candle dipping
*rag ball making
*vendors selling handmade wares

October 2, 2021 – all day

Five Mile House Historic Site
Intersection of Route 130 and Westfield Road
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Admission is free

(217) 345-4773
http://fivemilehouse.org

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