McPherson County Old Mill Museum – Millfest, 5.3-4
Step back in time and enjoy pioneer heritage at Millfest. The 1898 Smoky Valley Roller Mills is put into operation for the annual Millfest hosted by the McPherson County Old Mill Museum complex located at 120 Mill Street on Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 4, 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Tours begin every ten minutes. During Millfest, guides and millers walk visitors through the mill with all the machinery in motion. You must be 13 or older to tour the mill while in operation. $2 for adults; $1 for children 12-6; 5 and under are free.
Area artists demonstrate traditions such as blacksmithing, quilting, wood-carving, rope-making, and basketry in Heritage Square. Live Americana music by area musicians fills the air and provides a delightful backdrop to the many hands-on activities. And there will be no need to go hungry as Buddy’s Barbecue and Homemade Ice Cream serves delicious fare throughout the event.