Beck’s Mill’s 4th annual May Day’s Celebration includes Mother’s Day. Saturday, May 13th, 11 am to 4 pm & Sunday, May 14th 1 pm to 4 pm. Saturday the celebration starts with the National Anthem sung by local students. The music continues with 7 year old violinist, Evelyn Richert, then 8th grader Abby Corbin and wrapping the day with “Old Stuff” band. A Civil War Encampment, “2nd South Carolina Infantry” will hold drills & raids through out the day. SHSA Student Art show will be in the Beck Cabin with local students demonstrating pastel drawings of the mill. Featured demonstrating artists are Peyton Nix & Glenna Mitchell. Other demonstrations include blacksmithing, pottery, fish flies, herbalist, blade sharpening, needle working, bead weaving and of course corn milling. Walking trail tours & plant identification, face painters and children’s crafts. Craft vendors will sell their talents in the parking lot area. On Sunday, all mother’s visiting the mill will receive a sample bag of Beck’s Mill cornmeal.
*the maypole needs some repairs so it may not be ready for this event this year