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View the 2012 Fall Harvest  Event Flier



Gather with us to celebrate at the 7th Annual Fall Harvest Celebration event at Historic Yates Mill County Park on September 15, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This is a FREE family-oriented event!

The Fall Harvest Celebration event will feature old-fashioned harvest traditions such as wheat weaving, corn husk dolls, a cornmeal cooking contest, crafts and games, vintage cars and tractors, bluegrass music, a food vendor, and much more!
Children can participate in the Pumpkin Pass Scavenger Hunt and earn a prize!
Stay tuned for a more detailed event schedule!
Don't forget to enter your best cornmeal recipe into the park's 2012 Cornmeal Cookoff Contest to win lots of fabulous prizes!  Help us spread the word by posting the Cookoff Contest Flier.  View the Cookoff Contest Rules & Entry Form

Corn-Grinding Demonstrations

During the event, the historic mill building will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1–4 p.m. for corn-grinding demonstrations conducted by costumed interpreters; there is a fee charged for the tours.

Mill Tour Fees:
$5 per Adult
$4 per Senior
$3 per Child (ages 7–16),
Children ages 6 and under are FREE.

Help support the mill! All tour proceeds go to the non-profit group Yates Mill Associates and directly support the mill's operation and maintenance.

For more information regarding the Harvest Celebration, please contact the park at 919-856-6675 or email us at


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