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Homeplace Fall Festival offers variety of entertainment

Last year's festival drew over 1,500. This year, more are expected

By George Kolbenschlag
News from Homeplace on Green River

The Saturday, September 10, 2011, Homeplace on Green River Fall Heritage Festival offers something for all ages.

Pony rides, a petting zoo and games for the kids; a great selection of local musicians and made in Kentucky arts and crafts for the adults; and a Quest, hayrides, corn hole contests, a quilt show and other activities for everyone. Entrance, parking, entertainment and many of the activities and exhibitions are free.

A $7 pass for all other events/activities or $1 tickets for individual activities will be available. All will be free for active duty military, National Guard and military families with identification.

This years festival will feature 11 local musicians and music groups and 21 local artists and crafters displaying and selling Kentucky made arts and crafts. There will be agricultural exhibitions, antique tractors, a quilt show and lots of food available for a nominal charge.

There is a walking trail through the woods to the location of a water ram pump that will be used to supply water to farm animals as they are added to the farm. Last years Heritage Festival drew over 1,500 people.

The Festival be open 9am-5pmET/8am-4pmCT.Homeplace is located at 5807 New Columbia Road (Highway 55) just five miles from Campbellsville and four miles from the Adair-Taylor county line.

Its a joint project of Adair, Green and Taylor counties and its purpose is to protect and promote rural American culture. Homeplace showcases the local history of the three counties.Homeplace has been a working farm - both crops and animals - for over 200 years and its buildings are being restored and developed to serve both tourism and educational needs

This story was posted on 2011-09-07 13:00:17
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