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Harvest Fest

09/27/2014 - 09/28/2014

Once Upon A Farm map

September 27 & 28
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

This fall event celebrates the simple life as we welcome the harvest season. Bring the entire family to learn from local craftsmen, hear folk music and even churn your own butter at the Once Upon A Farm exhibit. Join us Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28 for a down-home good time! Included with General Zoo Admission.

Scheduled Participants:

 • All Things Bright and Beautiful,
   Jewelry Makers
 • Memphis Area Beekeepers
 • Angela Schneider, Spinning  • Memphis Area Woodcarvers Association
 • Cotton Patchers, Quilting   • Memphis Zoo Volunteers, 
   Cotton Carding and Grading 
 • Covington High School FFA, 
   Sheep shearing demonstration
 • Midsouth malts, Homebrewers  
 • Crafts with the Zoo's Education department  • National Ornamental Metal Museum 
 • Embroidery Guild  • Oleo Acres, Sorghum, butter    
   and cheese making 
 • G.R.O.W. Memphis (Saturday only)  • Russell Gurley, chicken demonstration 
 • Joe Oliver and the Train Museum  • Sarah Tillson, soap making 
 • John Deere tractors, presented by 
   Tennessee Tractor, Summerville, TN
 • Shelby County 4H (Saturday only) 
 • John Hill, Ferrier (Saturday only)  • Tandy Leather Crafts 
 • Joy Phillips Routt, Artist  • Tennessee Master Gardeners 
 • Little Bit Acres Farm, Weaving and spinning  • West Tennessee Urban Foresters  

Scheduled Entertainment:

 Saturday  Sunday 
 (all day) Side Street Steppers  (all day) Side Street Steppers
 • 10:30 a.m. Canning demonstration 
   with UT Extension
 • 11 a.m. Butter making with Oleo Acres
 • 11 a.m. Butter making with Oleo Acres  • 1 p.m. Abbye West Pates Folk music 
 • 11 a.m. Home brewing demonstration
   with Midsouth Malts
 • 1:30 p.m. Swing Dance demonstration    
   with Red Hot Lindy Hop  
 • 11:30 a.m. Clogging demonstration
    with Steel Toe Magnolias
 • 2 p.m. Home brewing demonstration      
  with Midsouth Malts 
 • 1:30 p.m. Marti Patchell Folk music  • 2 p.m. Cheese making demonstration 
  with Oleo Acres 
 • 1:30 p.m. Swing Dance demonstration
    with Red Hot Lindy Hop
 • 2 p.m. Cheese making demonstration    
   with Oleo Acres
 • 2:30 p.m. Square Dance demonstration   
   with Greater Memphis Square & Round 

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