Ellington Historical Society To Open New Farm Exhibit

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(Dianne Trueb)

Explore Ellington’s rich farming history at grand opening of the Farm Exhibit at the Nellie McKnight Museum, 70 Main St. Ellington on Saturday October 17th from 11:00am to 3:00pm

In addition to the main farm exhibit featuring farming in Ellington beginning in the late 1800’s, antique farm equipment, scarecrows and live barnyard babies will be on display for all to enjoy.

The main Nellie McKnight museum will also be open and a new exhibit “Petticoats and Pantaloons Ladies’ Vintage Clothing”, will be featured.

Visitors may cast a vote for their favorite decorated pumpkin in the Ellington Beautification Committee’s pumpkin decorating contest. To submit an entry for the contest, bring a decorated pumpkin to the Nellie McKnight Museum by 10:00am. Visitors to the event will vote for their favorites. Prizes will be awarded to the top three. Children may decorate their own pumpkins too.

Fall decorations will be available for purchase and Mostly Quite Corner Fiddlers will be providing musical entertainment throughout the event.

Masks are required when visiting the event and social distancing measures are in place.

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