Pioneer Day at Loachapoka

(Event formerly known as Syrup Sopping & Historical Fair)

October 29, 2016


Pioneer Day at Loachapoka (Event formerly known as Syrup Sopping & Historical Fair) WILL BE HELD October 29, 2016 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.

Pioneer Day Diagram of Sites

These are the NEW NUMBERS for sites on the South Side sites 1-120 are on the South side and Sites 121-161 are on the North side in Pioneer Park. If you want to request a specific area, please list at least 3 site numbers that you would like to be on. The sites will be assigned on a "first come, first served" basis. The first vendor to get your fee and registration form in with that site number will be assigned that number. You will be contacted by email or by phone to confirm your site.
Vendor Form


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

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