Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October 19 to 20, 2013

 

Old Farmers Day to feature reenactments of the methods our forefathers used to live, work, and enjoy life, Loranger, Louisiana

 

 

Loranger, Louisiana (September 13, 2013) - Old Farmers Day will be held Oct. 19 - 20, 2013. at Brunett Farms, 56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA. Gates open at 9:00 with activities beginning at 10:00 and ending at 4:00.

 

Reenactments include wagon train parade and rides, hog butchering; all types of field work done with Belgian draft horses and mules; sheep shearing, blacksmith shop, plaiting bullwhips; sugar cane grinding and syrup cooking; cooking biscuits, sausage, bacon, etc. on wood stoves; old time working kitchen and smoke house; campfire cooking, lard/cracklin' and hog cooking; petting zoo with baby animals; antiques/crafts, spinning wheel & weaving, quilt making; all types of food - old time and modern, and many more activities.

 

There will be contests for kids: potato roll & sack races; farriers and teamsters. A horse & mule pulling contest with three classes will be held Sunday at 1:00 - 3:00. 

 

Old Farmers Day is sponsored by the Loranger FFA with the community coming together with the Brunett family to help with the various activities. The FFA raffles off a Belgian colt given away during the horse pulling contest on Sunday.

Web: www.oldfarmersday.com, Phone: (985) 878-9343

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contact: Barbara Brunett

Email: brunettbarbara@yahoo.com

Phone: (985) 878-2360

Media Visits: Please inquire

 

Brunett Farms

56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA 70446

Web: www.oldfarmersday.com, Phone: (985) 878-9343

 

 Condensed Version  

 

The reenactment of how our forefathers lived and worked at the 40th annual Old Farmers Day, Loranger, Louisiana, October 19 - 20, 2013

Loranger, Louisiana - Old Farmers Day will be held Oct. 19 - 20, 2013. at Brunett Farms, 56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA. Gates open at 9:00 with activities beginning at 10:00 and ending at 4:00. Some of the reenactments will include a wagon train parade and rides, hog butchering; all types of field work done with Belgian draft horses and mules; sheep shearing, blacksmith shop, plaiting bullwhips; sugar cane grinding and syrup cooking; cooking biscuits, sausage and bacon. Contests for kids include potato roll & sack races and a horse & mule pulling contest. www.oldfarmersday.com,  (985) 878-9343

 

70446