Pioneer Museum marks Spring Plantin’ Days

first_img You Might Like Focus is on mental health issues during May Probate Judge Wes Allen has proclaimed May “Mental Health Awareness Month” in Pike County. On hand for Monday’s proclamation signing… read more Pioneer Museum marks Spring Plantin’ Days Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 3:00 am Friday, May 6, 2016 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Latest Stories The demonstrations will include blacksmithing, basket making, woodworking, rope making and perhaps candle dipping.“On Friday, the kids will have a chance to plant a plant to take home. On Saturday, the Pike County Master Gardeners will have a Spring Plant sale. They will have a variety of plants to purchase and take home to enjoy throughout the summer.”“In the demonstration cabin, we’ll be cooking cornbread and frying sausage on the woodstove both days,” Barley said. “The cabins will be open and sausage will be smoking in the smokehouse,”Don Renfroe will offer rides around the grounds on his mule and wagon and Calvin Bodiford and friends will be fiddlin’ and pickin’ throughout the event. By The Penny Hoardercenter_img Sponsored Content The April showers have done their part to prepare Mother Earth for spring planting and the Pioneer Museum of Alabama will put the “plow” in the ground Friday and Saturday for its annual “Spring Plantin’ Days” event.Kari Barley, museum executive director, said there’s a difference between spring plantin’ and spring planting.Spring plantin’ is done the old fashioned way– with a hoe and a strong back. And, that’s the way it will be done Friday and Saturday when the museum staff and volunteers plant cotton and peanuts, one row at a time. “Those who enjoy the outdoors will want to spend time on the walking trails,” she said. “And it’s always fun to stroll the museum grounds. There’s a lot to see and experience on a walk around the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.”Snacks and soft drinks will be available in the museum gift shop and the picnic area will be open for those who would like to bring a sack lunch or pack a picnic.The hours for Spring Plantin’ are from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Admission is $6. Children under age five will be admitted free. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Book Nook to reopen “We’ll plant a row every hour so that visitors to the museum can experience how plantin’ was done in pioneer days,” Barley said.Friday has been designated School Day for the museum’s Spring Plantin’ event and Saturday is designed for the general public.“We’ll have about 500 students for Friday’s Spring Plantin’ but the public is welcome to come on Friday, too,” Barley said. “We’ll have activities and demonstrations planned for both days that highlight the old time folk crafts.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more

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