Spring Farm Da At Dothanís Landmark ParkMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 03 2014 5:12 PM
(DOTHAN, AL) Landmark Park will offer visitors a glimpse into what rural life was like over a century ago during Spring Farm Day on Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day’s activities will include demonstrations of old-fashioned skills and crafts like plowing with mules and horses, blacksmithing, and more. Volunteers will quilt, sew, cook on a wood stove and on the open hearth, wash clothes and make soap. Other activities include music, a quilt display and children’s activities.
Live music will take place throughout the day. The Gazebo stage will feature bluegrass music, including performances by Pure and Simple, Midway Connection and Prescott’s Still. The Opry stage will also host live music by the Catfish Cutups, the Center Stage Cloggers and Veronica Jackson. A crowd favorite will be the annual Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention in the Stokes Activity Barn. The Landmark Dulcimer Club will perform folk tunes in the Waddell House.
Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and active military, $4 for children, and free for children ages 2 and under. Park members are admitted free. Sponsors for Spring Farm Day include WDHN, WOOF Radio, Durden Outdoor, Hardee’s, Houston County Farmers Federation, Wiregrass Electric, and ServisFirst Bank. For information on becoming a food vendor, an arts and crafts vendor, competing in the Fiddling Competition and demonstrating plowing with draft animals, visit www.landmarkpark.com or call 334-794-3452.
Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, Ala. For more information, contact the park at 334-794-3452.