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Upcoming Events in Beatrice Alabama


April

30 Rikard Mill Historical Park Annual Reopening - The annual reopening of Rikard's Mill features the gristmill turning out meal and grits again as it has done since Jake Rikard first established a gristmill on Flat Creek in 1845. See blacksmithing; enjoy arts and crafts; story telling; and listen to Blue grass, southern gospel, and country music all day long. BBQ will also available. . 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Address: Rikard's Mill, between Monroeville and Camden on Hwy. 265 , Beatrice, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5.00 adults $3.00 seniors/children

October

11 - 12 Ghosts at Rikard’s Mill - Enjoy costumed storytellers as they entertain with scary tales at the Covered Bridge, Millhouse, Pioneer Cabin, Carriage House and Barn at Rikard's Mill. Those brave enough to enter the Haunted Swamp Trail can visit the Villain's Cemetery, encounter ghosts, ghoulies, werewolves, zombies and other creatures of the dark as you walk the spooky path. Children under 12 allowed on the Trail only if accompanied by an adult. 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Trail opens at 7:00. Food vendors will be available. Contact Monroe County Heritage Museum at mchm@frontiernet.net or 251-575-7433, or Rikard’s Mill at 575-789-2781.

Address: Rikard’s Mill Historical Park just north of Beatrice, AL , Beatrice, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission $5.00 per person.

November

31 - 2 Beatrice Pioneer Days - Unique opportunity for students and adults alike to see demonstrations of skills and crafts from the past, such as blacksmithing, mules grinding sugar cane, and corn milling at the 1845 water-powered grist mill. Candle making and cooking demonstrations. Nature hikes. 9 a.m.-noon.

Address: Rikard's Mill , Beatrice, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

2 Cane Syrup Makin’ Day at Rikard’s Mill Historical Park - A 19th Century restored mule-driven cane mill and furnace will again be making cane syrup as in olden days at Rikard's Mill on Saturday. The syrup-making process will begin at 9 a.m., and mules will be grinding the sugar cane. Rikard's Mill, an 1845 operating grist mill, at one time included a cane syrup mill.
Located between Monroeville and Camden on Highway 265, 5 miles North of Beatrice. 9 am – 2 pm.

Address: Rikard’s Mill Park, 5 miles N of Beatrice, AL , Beatrice, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

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