Children’s Day on the Farm

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 11, 2014
Contact:Marie Cheek
Community Relations Coordinator
803/909-7244
mcheek@chmuseums.org


Historic Brattonsville gears up for annual Children’s Day on the Farm!


McConnells, SC – Spring time brings new-born lambs to the farm at Historic Brattonsville. Children’s Day on the Farm on March 22 is the time to bring out the family and enjoy all the outdoor goodness that the 775-acre plantation has to offer. Focusing on farm life in the 18th and 19th centuries, the living history museum will offer a sundry of hands-on activities with toys, games, candle making, blacksmith demonstrations, and more. Bring the kids on out for this one-day event that features a 4-H petting zoo, pony rides, tractor-drawn wagon rides, and family-friendly foods. A team of plow horses will be working out in the field!


Children’s Day of the Farm will begin on Saturday, March 22 at 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This year’s event will feature professional story teller Tim Lowery who will tell stories about the past to children of all ages. Children's author Sheila Ingle will be signing her book “Fearless Martha.”


Admission: Adult $8; Senior $6; Youth 4-17 $5; 3 and under & CHM members Free


 


Historic Brattonsville is located at 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, SC. For more information, please go to www.chmuseums.org or call 803/684-2327.


The Culture & Heritage Museums (CHM) is a family of museums that includes Historic Brattonsville, the McCelvey Center, the Museum of York County and Main Street Children’s Museum. The CHM's mission is to communicate and preserve the natural and cultural histories of the Carolina Piedmont, inspiring a lifetime of learning.