SD: Adams Homestead to host annual celebration

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. – Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve is
celebrating fourteen years as a state park with its annual festival
on Aug. 13.

There are many new and exciting activities that are scheduled
throughout the day including a threshing machine demo, corn
shelling, candlemaking, tin punching, homestead tours, rope making,
musicians, watermelon seed spitting contest, buffalo chip throwing
contest, face painting, rope making, Dutch Oven Cooking Demo,
Frying pan throwing contest, homemade pie contest and more.

Those interested in participating in the homemade pie judging
contest need to bring their pies to Adams Homestead by 10:30 a.m.
Judging begins at 11:30 p.m. Pies will be judged by their
appearance, texture and taste.

Plan to spend the entire day at Adams. Food and refreshments,
activities, presentations, music and crafts will be available for
the entire family to enjoy. Get a sense of history, learn about
your heritage and explore the outdoors! Bring your walking shoes,
bikes, strollers and your love for the great outdoors.

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve is located off Interstate 29
Exit 4, 1-mile west, and ½ mile south. Follow the brown nature area
signs from the interstate.

For more information, please call 605-232-0873.


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