Henderson County Agents Talk About Farm City Day on WTZQ

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Henderson County Cooperative Extension Agents Terry Kelley, Karen Blaedow, and Steve Pettis discuss Farm City Day.

The Henderson County Farm City Day event, started in 1955, is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, 2018 is located at Jackson Park, Hendersonville, NC, and begins at 10:00 a.m. continuing until 4:00 p.m. Approximately 80 acres of Jackson Park will be used for urban, rural, and educational displays, antiques and modern farm equipment, and crafters from many generations.

Farm City Day celebrates our rural traditions and introduces the urban population to some common farming activities from previous generations. A special youth area will feature many hands-on activates including petting farm animals, old-timey demonstrations, and a fishing pond. Enjoy many children’s games and stay for a wagon though the park. Planned entertainment includes three stages of square dancing, clogging, bluegrass and other bands performing throughout the day. Food and displays cover two fields by local non-profit organizations. There is no admission charged to any of the events and activities.

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Photo of Steve Pettis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve Pettis, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture (828) 697-4891 (Office) steve_pettis@ncsu.eduHenderson County, North Carolina
Updated on Feb 9, 2018
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