Frontier Town To Host 3rd Farm Day

BERLIN — Frontier Town Western Theme Park will be hosting Upper Room Studio’s 3rd Annual Farm Day on Oct. 5, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The event will highlight farm activities, fiber arts and music complete with shearing of fiber animals by United States National Champion Shearer Emily Chamelin, who will be shearing two breeds of sheep and angora goats while Upper Room Studio demonstrates the art of processing fiber, from skirting the fleece to spinning and weaving it into beautiful and useful works of art.
This event features all-day blacksmithing demonstrations with Mark Williams of Williams Iron while a farrier will be shoeing horses simultaneously. Other demonstrations throughout the day include grinding grain and baking bread, wheel throwing pottery, paper making, spinning, weaving, felting, dyeing, music, clogging and other farm and domestic arts activities.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free. Steam train, stage coach, pony rides, paddle boats, and native American village activities available for a small fee. Many free family friendly games throughout the day on Main Street as well as a community loom project for weaving and petting zoo.
Frontier Town will have the Long Horn Saloon with food available and Go Organic will be vending delicious and healthy snacks, fruits, and beverages while The Good Farm will provide fresh, local produce for sale.
To view a schedule of events, visit www.thefarmday.blogspot.com.

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