Events

25th Annual Sorghum Festival

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, we will have our 25th annual Labor Day Sorghum Festival. It will be at Brazos de Dios, in Waco, Texas. Admission is free. Hours: 10AM – 5PM

Watch the entire process of making sweet sorghum syrup–from pressing raw cane with a horse-powered mill to cooking the sap into rich, golden brown syrup. Enjoy samples of sorghum syrup on freshly-baked cornbread made from stoneground cornmeal!

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Homestead Fair – November 29 and 30, 2019

2017 Homestead Fair
Come join us Thanksgiving weekend for our 2019 Homestead Fair! This exposition of fine crafts and heirloom skills is a fun and educational festival with activities for the entire family.

Help milk a cow or lend a hand with the old-fashioned timber frame barn raising! Sample one of the multicultural dishes from the food court or enjoy a delicious ice-cream cone while touring the farm on a horse-drawn hay wagon.

Browse the daily schedule for a complete list of make-your-own projects and demonstrations—including sheepdog work, horse farming, pottery making, blacksmithing, woodworking, quilting, weaving, spinning, basketry, boot making, cheese making and much, much more…

See you at the Fair!

Co-Sponsored by
THE PLOUGHSHARE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE CULTURE
at Brazos de Dios

Thanksgiving Weekend

Friday & Saturday, November 29 & 30, 2019
9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

View the Homestead Craft Fair website.

Fine Crafts and Heirloom Skills, Including:

  • Draft Horse Farming
  • Sheepdog Demonstrations (Herding)
  • Petting Pen
  • Cow & Goat Milking
  • Butter Making
  • Cheese Making
  • Working Gristmill
  • Gardening
  • Timber Framing
  • Farm Animal Exhibits
  • Pottery
  • Blacksmithing
  • Metal Casting
  • Hand Tool Woodworking
  • Basketry
  • Broom Making
  • Spinning
  • Weaving
  • Quilting
  • Artwork
  • Horse−Drawn Hayrides
  • Gospel Music
  • Children’s Choirs
  • Kid’s Activities
  • Gorditas
  • Falafels
  • Pizza
  • BBQ Beef
  • Hamburgers
  • Shish−Kabobs
  • Homemade Ice Cream
  • Fresh Apple Cider
  • Doughnuts
  • Kettle Corn
  • And Much More!

$10 per vehicle parking fee; no admission fee
For further information, visit www.homesteadfair.com or call (254) 754−9600.


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