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Down Home Day!
When: April 9, 2016 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Southampton Heritage Village/Agriculture & Forestry Museum April 9th, 2016, 11am-4 pm Admission $5 adults, $2 school age children
Event Details:

The Southampton Heritage Village and Agriculture & Forestry Museum is featuring its 12th annual family-oriented “Down Home Day—Ya’ll Come!” on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. The museum is at 26135 Heritage Lane in Courtland. Pre-schoolers are free. The adjacent Museum of Southampton History will also be open, for a donation, featuring many old military uniforms and memorabilia, an operational train room, and a fabulous pre-history exhibit. Just like the good ole days “down home”, the fun activities planned for the afternoon include something for all members of the family, offering a chance to step back in time for a few hours and enjoy life at a slower pace. Visitors are welcome to sit, relax, and enjoy the afternoon’s happenings.

Schedule of Events:

  • Opening Ceremony, 11:00 pm
  • Museum of Southampton History open 11am-4 pm
  • Grist Mill operates 11:15, 2:00
  • Sojourners Gospel Sing in church 12:00
  • Sawmill Runs 12:30-1:30
  • Diesel Engine, Hit & Miss Engines Demonstrations 1:30
  • Mule handling demonstration: 2:00pm
  • Blue Grass Music 11:15-12:30, 2:00 until Rebecca Vaughan House open 12-3
  • Sheep Shearing several times during the afternoon

All afternoon: 

  • Printing Presses demonstrations
  • Antique tractors and cars
  • Train Rides
  • Fur Tanning
  • Corn bread cooking
  • Petting Zoo
  • Mattie the Plastic Cow
  • Flint knapping
  • Blacksmithing demonstrations
  • Broom Making
  • Tour of museum and Heritage Village
  • Hot Dogs, snacks & Soft Drinks for sale! 

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Location: 26135 Heritage Lane, Courtland, VA, 23837
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