16th Annual Mid-MO Horse, Mule & Ox Farming & Historical Crafts Days


16th  Annual mid-missouri

Horse, mule, & ox farming &

Historical crafts days

Saturday, October 6, 10am to 5PM

Sunday, October 7 10am to 3pm

Gerald, Missouri

16 years of celebrating our heritage!!

Admission:  Ages 5 to adult — $6.00

Under 5 free

Bringing a team?  Call for info.

Old skills like sorghum pressing & molasses cooking, corn grinding, handtool working, spinning, ropemaking, natural dyeing, natural fiber baskets, honey & bee keeping, dry-laid stone, vintage clothing, soap making, gourd crafting, cider pressing & more!  (Note: Exhibitors may change).

Area artists & photographer on site capturing scenes of rural life!

Field work demonstrations & log loading (weather permitting) by skilled teamsters and their working animals.

Author & teamster walter schlemper signing his books “harvest for life”, “tales of the woods”, & “patience & repetition”

The  rural Missouri spinners showing the fine art of handspinning!

Kids—have  fun with children’s primitive games & toys!

Wildflower walks & native plant display!  Rare livestock, poultry, & rabbits!

Come visit carl heth & his hitches of oxen and sheep!

Straight from the grill—pulled pork and jerky!

Genuine chuckwagon dutch oven cooking!!  Kettle corn!!

Live music with bluegrass musicians!

NO ALCOHOL—this is a family event! NO PETS, even on a leash!  NO MOTORS—this includes ATVs.  Power wheelchairs are OK.

Directions:  From St Louis take I-44 West to Hwy 50, exit right, go about 25 miles to Gerald.  From Jefferson City, take Hwy 50 East to Gerald.  From Rolla, take I-44 East to Hwy 19 North to Owensville, then Hwy 28 East to Hwy 50 East to Gerald.  Once in Gerald, turn onto Hwy Y and follow signs!

Need more Info?  Call Gail at 573-764-2629  Ask questions early because no replies will be made during the event.

Sponsored by Missouri Draft Horse & Mule Association, Inc.



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