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Events for Saturday August 31, 2019

Annual Plowing Match, Howell Living History Farm

Saturday August 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Howell Living History Farm will hold its 36th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Eight teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers and their horse teams. Members of the general public, including youngsters, can win ribbons by plowing in visitor classes beginning at 10:30 a.m. Classes are for ages 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16 & up. No experience is necessary. Trophies and ribbons will be presented to winners of all classes at 1:30 p.m. 

Pony rides, wagon rides, an obstacle course logging competition and music by the Jugtown Mountain String Band are also planned. At noon, hungry plowers and visitors can lunch on roast pork sandwiches, a chicken BBQ, kosher franks and local potatoes and sweet corn. Rain date for the event is Saturday, Sept. 7.

70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township, NJ 08530



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