22611 State Route 2
Archbold, OH 43502
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019 | See Time Below
Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 16 | 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Each day of this week is devoted to a different theme and will feature visits from regional agricultural organizations and other special guests.
Tuesday - poultry
Wednesday - goats and sheep
Thursday - pork and soy
Friday - horses and hay
From making soybean necklaces, horse grooming, egg gathering and meet the farm animal programs to story-time, scavenger hunts and themed cooking demonstrations in the historic homes – every day will be filled with plenty of fun and lots of great information. There will be duck herding dogs, egg candling, roping demonstrations, and a hog calling contest! Guests will have an opportunity to meet modern-day farmers, a farrier, and agriculture representatives from Nester Ag, Soy Ohio, local agriculture royalty, 4-H clubs and more!
Many activities are planned on Saturday, June 15 for the dairy day of this event and the popular Tractors, Tractors, Tractors event. There will be cow milking, cream separating and butter making demonstrations, hand-cranked ice-cream, watch many dairy-themed cooking activities, up-close look at both historic and modern farming equipment. More than 80 antique tractors will be on display in the Historic Village. The historic tractors are from the 1930s to the 1960s. There will also be a Pedal Tractor obstacle course for children to enjoy.
The final day of this event is Sunday, June 16 with “Meet the Animals” programs scheduled throughout the afternoon as well as goat and cow milking demonstrations, story time and kiddie horse races. Sunday, June 16 is also Father’s Day – with free admission to Sauder Village for all Dads! All kids 16 and under also receive free admission on Sunday – a great day to bring the family!