Catawba, NC – The Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival celebrates Catawba County’s agricultural heritage the last weekend in September with an array of exhibits, craftsmen, and activities, including petting zoos, pony rides, antique cars, tractors and farm machinery, and traditional food preparations such as molasses making.
Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel comprise the impressive band schedule. The Cockman Family is set to host musicians and the audience in the Murray’s Mill Amphitheater. Included in the ticket price ($5 at the gate, children under 5 get in free) is a tour of the mill, whose original French burr millstones grind away producing bags of flour or cornmeal, a prized and usable souvenir.
Murray’s Mill is at 1489 Murray’s Mill Rd, Catawba, NC 28609. The Festival is Saturday, September 29, 10am-5pm, and Sunday, September 30, 1-5pm.
More info. at www.catawbahistory.org/harvest-folk-festival.