Sheep will be sheared, and the turpentine still will be fired up at the Georgia Folklife Festival on April 6, 2013, at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The annual celebration of arts and culture runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with events designed for kids and adults. The turpentine still is fired up only once a year and will be a featured attraction during this event. Other activities include soap-making, demonstrations by a genuine blacksmith, live traditional music, and children's activities. Plein aire artists will work outdoors during the day to create paintings on site. Vendors and artists will be on hand to sell original works and traditional fare.
Admission is $8 for seniors, $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 16 years of age, and free for children under 5. For more information on the Georgia Folklife Festival, contact Garrett Boone at the museum at (229) 391-5204.
Hours of Operation
Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Admission & Fees
Adults (17 & up) $10
Children (5-16) $5
Children 4 & under Free
Seniors (55+) $8
Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms
Suitable for Ages
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