Join us on May 10 for a FREE, family-friendly day of traditional music, story telling, and Appalachian heritage demonstrations.
The Olive Hill Trail Town Taskforce, in partnership with the West Carter FFA, is hosting "Field Day" on May 10 from 11am to 4pm at West Carter High School in Olive Hill, KY. The event will include demonstrations of horse-drawn farming implements, milking, and churning butter. We will also have a petting zoo for and pony rides for the kids, and wagon rides for everyone.
Entertainment: 11 am - 11:30 AM - Lynzie Helms 11:30 am - noon - Backroads Bluegrass Noon - 12:30 - Bluegrass Gospel 12:30 - 1 pm - Story Telling 1pm - 1:45 pm - Stillwater 1:45 - 2:15 pm - Story Telling 2:15 - 3 pm - Tonya and Friends Bluegrass Jam... 3 pm - 3:30 pm - Heritage Hoedowners (clogging) 3:30 - 4 pm - Darryl Skaggs - Carter County History
Demonstrations: 11 am - Making swirly walking sticks noon - homemade ice cream (followed by free sampling!) 12:30 pm - Gone to Seed - Seed Saving Workshop 1 pm - Making burlap wreaths 2 pm - Weaving onion baskets 3 pm - Creating Wise Woman paintings
Now all we need is some cooperation from the weather!! Everyone please send up good thought for the rain to pass us by (just for Saturday!) However, if the rain does come...we will move the entertainment, demonstrations, and vendors inside...so come out and be with us rain or shine!!
Driving Directions: If you are traveling west on I-64 (from Huntington), take exit 161 then turn left onto US 60. When you pass the rock quarry and go over a concrete bridge…look for Rt. 1025. Turn Right on 1025, and the school is just a few hundred yards ahead on the left.
If you are traveling east on I-64 (from Lexington), take exit 156 then turn right onto Rt. 2. Go about 1 mile to the red light, then turn left onto US 60. Go through town and up the hill. You will pass a McDonalds on the left and an elementary school on the right…then look for Rt. 1025 on the left. Turn left on 1025, and the school is just a few hundred yards ahead on the left.
You can also watch for the Field Day signs on US 60 near the turn onto Rt. 1025