Beck’s Mill Oktoberfest

Beck’s Mill Oktoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 25th.  The Beck family came from Germany in 1750.  We will celebrating their German Heritage with a festive fall day. 

A new demonstration this year will be a horse hair weaver along with some familiar favorites: old fashion apple butter  making with the wooden paddles, blacksmithing, wool spinning, wooden cane making, wheel pottery, rope braiding, mock moonshining, Civil War encampment, storytelling, beading children crafts & of course corn milling.  Old Stuff band will play tunes from the past.  Campfire beans and Beck’s Mill cornbread, The Washington County Artisans Farmers Market and  local crafters.  Our 3rd annual decorated pumpkin contest will be at noon. 

Beck’s Mill is located 4433 S. Beck’s Mill Rd in Salem.  The mill is open Friday’s  and Saturday’s  11 am to 4 pm and on Sunday’s 1 pm to 4 pm thru October.  For more information call 812-883-3926 or visit