Law. Co. Historical Society announces Apple Butter Makin’ Days events

A quilt show, tractor exhibition, blacksmith, broom maker and old-time cabin living will be free attractions offered by the Lawrence County Historical Society during Apple Butter Makin’ Days Oct. 11-13.
After visitors finish seeing the sites at the festival, they can stop by the grounds of Jones Memorial Chapel northeast of the square for the exhibits and activities there.
The chapel will be filled with quilts which will be available for viewing 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12; and 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. New this year will be a special children’s exhibit.
The LCHS Museum in Jones Memorial will be open those same hours for free museum tours.
On the adjoining grounds of the historic Adamson Cabin, blacksmiths and a broom maker will be demonstrating their trades, and the cabin will be set up as it would have been more than a hundred years ago. Those activities will take place 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. They will not be open Sunday this year.
The second annual Tractor Exhibition will be set up on the Jones Memorial lot Saturday, Oct. 12, only.
To take part in the tractor exhibition, contact Mark Conn at 417-849-7180.
To exhibit quilts in the quilt show, contact Wilma Bradley at 466-3865 after 3 p.m. There is no entry fee. Check-in will be 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8; and quilts can be picked up after the show from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13.
The Jones Memorial/Cabin grounds are located at 11110 Lawrence 1137, Mt. Vernon, which is just south of the Highway 174/Lawrence 1137 intersection, adjacent to the west side of the Mt. Vernon Golf Course.
Admission to all the historical society activities is free.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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