Fall harvest celebration scheduled

Published 9:23 pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Mower County Historical Society will host its annual fall harvest celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. According to a press release, there will be antique farm equipment, wagon rides, children’s crafts, butter churning, apple cider press, ride in an antique car, decorated pumpkins and more. There will be a bake sale featuring homemade breads, pies, bars, jams and more, as well.

The 1004 Steam Engine, Fire Museum, Blacksmith Shop and Log Cabin will open for the event.

JJ’s Pick-Up Band will provide musical entertainment during the day.

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Food stands featuring shredded beef sandwiches, hot dogs, coleslaw, baked beans and more will be available for purchase.

It is a free event open to everyone, although donations are accepted.

The fall harvest celebration is an annual fundraiser for the Mower County Historical Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. For more information, visit www.mowercountyhistory.org or the group’s Facebook page.

The Mower County Historical Society is at the east end of the Mower County Fairgrounds at 1303 Sixth Ave. SW in Austin.