Summer Festival at Poplar Heights Living Farm (Butler, MO) – June 9 & 10
9 Jun 2012 - 10:00
“Poplar Heights Living History Farm is an 1890′s Living History Farm and Nature Conservancy located 7 miles northeast of Butler, Missouri. We are having our third Annual Summer Festival on June 9 and 10.
We will be having heritage crafters, broommakers, ropemakers, blacksmiths, homemade root beer and cream soda, homemade ice cream, a very large display of black powder guns including a Gatling gun, a good variety of free programs and projects for the children, Nadine and Hannah the milk cows will be there along with minature donkeys, percheron draft horses, heirloom chickens, Belgium draft horses, funnel cakes and kettle corn, and much more.
Music will be live with hammer dulcimer and bluegrass groups performing throughout the days. You can sign up for a basket making class taught by the Missouri Basketweavers Guild, make candles and sample quark. Special shows will be throughout the Festival by the Ozark Vigilantes. Shows run from 15 minutes to 45 minutes and the presentations will vary with each show. A new interactive exhibit, the Poplar Heights Mining Company, lets children “pan” for gems and fossils and displays mining ores in their raw state.
We hope you will join us for this great family event. If you’re new to Poplar Heights, please visit our website: www.poplarheightsfarm.org . We have monthly summer day camps, can arrange special program tours and can provide a variety of programs to suit your home school needs. We are also a Missouri Conservation Department Nature Classroom and visits qualify for transportation grants from MCD.
See You at Poplar Heights on June 9 & 10.”
Executive Director, Poplar Heights Living History Farm
Office: 208 North Delaware St. Butler, MO 64730