Crafters, exhibitors needed for Ashtabula event


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PENDLETON — The Pendleton Historic Foundation and the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina will be hosting “Old Farm Day” at Ashtabula from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26. This one-day educational festival is designed to celebrate the rich heritage of agriculture in the Upstate.

Anyone interested in exhibiting antique tractors, hit-n-miss engines, hay balers, reapers, or other antique farm implements should contact Norman Durham at 864-643-9196.

Event organizers are also looking for people who would like to exhibit farm animals. Crafters are also needed to help make farm living of the past come to life. Blacksmiths, broom makers, soap makers, caners, quilters, leather workers, basket makers, candle makers, and weavers, are just a few of the types of crafters needed for demonstrations or hands-on activities.

There is no charge for exhibitors and exhibitors are encouraged to sell their wares. This is a great opportunity to showcase your passion and educate others. Contact Ellen Harrison at 864-207-0705 or via email at ellen@pendletondistrict.org for more information.

Ashtabula is owned and operated by the Pendleton Historic Foundation. The circa 1820’s home is located at 2725 Old Greenville Highway (S.C. 88) in Pendleton.

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