Beck's Mill May Day is Saturday

Steve Tye and Jonathan Sears will be among the reenactors present.

Beck’s Mill in Salem will have their 5th annual May Day Festival this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The mill will have many demonstrations like blacksmithing, pottery, wooden cutting boards, macrame’, walking stick carving with an old tool displays and of course corn milling.
Children will enjoy face painting, rock painting, potato stamps, Mothers day flower art and stories from Johnny Appleseed himself. Music will be from 6 different artists/bands thru the day. Parking lot activities will include the 38th Indiana Company D Civil War living history re-enactors doing drills, camping and much more.
Also Flea and Craft vendors with a Mt. Carmel chicken barbeque with Johnny Woodward and Louie Courtney grilling.
Adult admission is $5.00 and children age 16 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. The mill is located at 4433 S. Becks Mill Rd, Salem.
For more information, please visit The mill will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12th, by giving all visiting moms a sample bag of cornmeal.
Details for this Saturday
Fortissmo Five=Leah Scott, Tyler Zink, Tennille Sorrels, Brayden Westfall and Parker Blackwell Opening 11-11:30 a.m.
Troy and Melanie Smith Band-11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Jared Kearschner-1 to 2:30 p.m.
Evelynn Richert-1:30 p.m. Violin playing “God bless America”
Jimm Dale Wilcoxson & Matalei Roll-2:45 to 4 pm
Jay Bird Terrell-wooden cutting boards
Tim Wells and Jay Thatcher-walking stick carvers and old tool display
Nancy Thatcher-macrame’
Paula Wells-pottery
Children’s crafts:
EWMS Art Guild Students-Face painting
Lori and Ron Bundy-Rock painting
Katrina Benton-Mother’s Day Paper Flower Art
Natisha Coakley-Potato Stamps
Jason Hardin-Blacksmithing
Raymond Lee-Corn Grinding
Parking Lot activities:
38th Indiana Company D Civil War Living History with Re-enactors-Steve Tye and Jonathan Sears and others camping and doing drill
Craft and Flea Market vendors
Mt. Carmel Chicken Barbeque to benefit the Mt. Carmel Cemetery and the mill.


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