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Winter on the Farm at O’Bannon Woods State Park
February 5 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm| Free
Come to O’Bannon Woods State Park on Saturday, Feb 5th for “Old Time Winter on the Farm”. You will be able to watch pioneer demonstrations, including blacksmithing, tomahawk throwing and the operation of an oxen-powered 1850 haypress.
Activities will take place at Hickory Hollow Nature Center from 12 to 3 p.m.
Other activities will include “primitive” demonstrations of leather working, weaving, quilting and spinning. Visitors can also see a pioneer home, trappers shed and cooper shop.
The haypress demonstration is at 1 p.m. Visitors can meet Gump, the park’s short-horned ox who is trained to work the haypress.
The event is free of charge. Gate
All activities are dependent on weather and road conditions. Please call in advance if road conditions are questionable or inclement weather is predicted.
Nature Center: 812-738-8234
Event is free. Gate admission applies, $7 for Indiana residents and $9 for out of state.