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Pioneer Day at Loachapoka

(Event formerly known as Syrup Sopping & Historical Fair)

October 17, 2015 7:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.

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Pioneer Day at Loachapoka (Event formerly known as Syrup Sopping & Historical Fair) WILL BE HELD October 17 will feature:  weaving and cloth-making demonstrations, musical entertainment featuring hammered and mountain dulcimers, banjos and guitars, a doctor’s beautiful herb garden and crops garden, bread making, soap making, period pottery, fireplace and outdoor cooking, and other old time crafts.  Of course, our famous sweet potato biscuits are made on site for your enjoyment as well as camp stew, beans, collards, and BBQ. Tour the two-story 140 year old Trade Center museum, watch the blacksmiths at work, visit the Log Cabin, and the Taylor Whatley agricultural implement collection.

Admission: All events free to the public.

VOLUNTEERS

If you are interested in volunteering to help at the Historical Fair please contact Mary Lynn Porter 256-825-6288.

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