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Olive Hill Field Day 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Community Events
Price:
Free  
Dates and Times:
May 10, 11:00AM-4:00PM
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
Venue Information
Venue:
West Carter High School  
Address:
365 West Carter Drive  
City:
Olive Hill 
State:
KY 
Zip Code:
41164 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
(606) 286-2481 
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