Fall Celebration at the Johnston Farm & Paw Paw Cooking

Posted on: September 11th, 2018 No Comments

Saturday, October 6, 2018, Noon – 5:00 PM

New this year will be an opportunity for visitors to show off their cooking skills in a paw paw cooking competition. We will supply paw paws as long as the supply lasts. To enter and get your paw paws, call us at 937-773-2522 prior to September 26. The creations will be judged at 3:30 p.m. at the Johnston Home with prizes for the top three recipes. Watch our website for a variety of paw paw recipes to test your skills. Have you ever wondered what the Miami and Erie Canal looked like in the fall? Join us for this special day of activities at the Johnston Farm. There will be three canal boat rides aboard the General Harrison of Piqua; at 12:30, 2:30, and 4:00 p.m. ,with some surprises, that will travel of our section of the canal to give passengers an idea of what canawlers saw in 1845 as they moved across western Ohio by canal boat.  We will also be host to a variety of period re-enactors who will be recreating an earlier era. Join the staff and volunteers of the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency for this special fall afternoon and take part in a variety of activities and demonstrations at the home of John Johnston as well as a tour of the home. Be sure to include a visit to the Historic Indian and Canal Museum. Regular site admission applies.

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