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Agriculture Adventures

Tuesday, June 11- Sunday, June 16, 2019  Tues.-Sat. 10-5,  Sun. 12-4DSC_0022  400x400

From its very beginnings, Sauder Village has been centered around the history and activities of life on the farm. From poultry, pork, horses and dairy to wheat, corn, goats and sheep - each day this week is devoted to a different theme and will feature visits from regional agricultural organizations. There will also be many hands-on activities offered for guests of all ages to find their inner-farmer! Complete the farmyard fun with our Annual Antique Tractor Show on Saturday, June 15.  

Tuesday - Poultry Day• G.A.C. Farms – Meet some modern-day poultry farms to learn about chickens and eggs!
• Fulton Soil & Water Conservation District – learn about soil, water and conservation efforts.
• Duck Herding Dogs on the Village 
• Egg Gathering and Meet our Feathered Friends at the Grime Hen House.   
• What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? Learn about historic incubators and egg candling in the Grime Basement
• HiSTORY time at LPH featuring Mother Bruce?  Make a  Feathered Friend Clothespins to take home
• Combine Simulator
• See some fine fancy eggs at Witmer Roth home

Wednesday - Goat and Sheep Day• Meet Harvey the Ram and a variety of goats
• Homespun Fun – Watch skirting carding, and spinning demonstrations at the Eicher Home. 
• Goat milking in the Grime Barn
• HiSTORY time at LPH featuring The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg.  And, decorate your own egg to take home.  
• Combine Simulator 

Thursday - Pork and Soy Day• Meet the Fulton County Pork Ambassador 
• Soy Ohio – Make soybean necklaces and other fun activities from 1 to 4 pm 
• “I Like Slop” program
• Garden Shed Soil Experiment 
• Hog Calling Contest – Grime yard 
• Scavenger Hunt with Pork Products 
• HiSTORY time in LPH with make and take craft- a Fun Pink Plastic Spoon Pig Craft 
• Combine simulator 
    
Friday - Horse and Hay Day • Meet the Modern Day Farrier 
• Hay Loading Demonstrations 
• Hay Display 
• Saddling, Roping and Grooming Demonstrations 
• HiSTORY time in LPH and hold horse races for the kids! 


Saturday - Dairy and Beef Day and Tractors, Tractors, Tractors event• Modern day tractor display 
• Nester Ag – learn about precision agriculture.   
• Tractor Obstacle Course for kids to try!  
• Ice Cream Making in Witmer Roth 
• Cow milking demonstration
• Udder to Butter program 
• Make Your Heart Go Aflutter as you make your own butter!  Eicher Cabin
• HiSTORY time at LPH and make and take cowbell 
• Mabel time and photo op

    
 Sunday is Meet and Greet Sauder Village’s Farm Animals Day • Farm Animal encounters throughout the afternoon
• HiSTORY time at LPH and hold horse races for the kids!