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Heritage Farm to celebrate America's Independence with an ice cream social

Jul. 02, 2013 @ 02:34 PM

HUNTINGTON -- If you're screaming for ice cream this weekend then you might want a put a trip to Heritage Farm Museum and Village on the calendar.

Heritage Farm will celebrate America's Independence at its monthly Way Back Weekend event with an ice cream social from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 6.

There will be plenty of homemade ice cream for sale that will be cranked with the Farm's hit-n-miss engine.

The Farm's three main Museum Buildings - the Progress Building, the Transportation Building and the Country Store as well as the Blacksmith - will each be open for tours.

In addition, Greg Goode will be available doing face painting.

The petting zoo will be open as well as the Children's Hands-on Museum. Weather permitting there will also be wagon rides throughout the day.

In addition, River and Rail Bakery will have sandwiches, drinks and other items for sale.

Admission price is $8 for adults and $6 for children ages 2-12.

Other upcoming Way Back Weekend events include a bluegrass/gospel music festival on Aug. 3, Cast-Iron Cook-off and Antique Cars on Sept. 7, the Fall Harvest Festival on Oct. 12, Hot Glass and Pottery on Nov. 2, and the annual Holiday Market on Dec. 7.

The award-winning Heritage Farm Museum and Village is located at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information on the Farm, call 304-522-1244 or visit the website at www.heritagefarmmuseum.org.