Fall Folklore Jamboree

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Fall Folklore Jamboree

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Fall Folklore Jamboree boasts more than 100 folk artists who bring history to life. Watch them demonstrate more than 30 old-fashioned skills like quilting, weaving, broom making, blacksmithing, even plowing with a team of mules. Plus, you can tour the West Tennessee Agricultural Museum, which tells the story of rural life in the 19th and early 20th centuries. If you come for the history, be sure to stay for the great food, live music and marketplace. Visitors can indulge their taste buds with a wide selection of savory foods including grilled tenderloin sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs and old-fashioned kettle corn. Bluegrass, gospel and string bands will play all day on an outdoor stage. Jamboree goers can also shop quality handmade goods created by folk artists. Find items for the home, like pottery, candles, soaps and brooms, or pick up a unique gift for a friend, like beaded jewelry or a handmade turkey call. A favorite take-home souvenir for repeat guests is a bag of freshly ground corn meal, prepared in front of you in an old-fashioned gristmill.  Kids will love riding in a horse-drawn wagon, inspecting antique equipment, picking cotton and even milking a goat. Our “crazy corn” trough is a favorite among younger children. If you need a break, catch a ride on the AgResearch Center Overview Tour. Sit back and learn more about the agricultural research taking place at the facility, while riding on a tractor-pulled wagon.

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Fall Folklore Jamboree

West TN Ag Museum
3 Ledbetter Gate Road
Milan, TN 38358

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Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 3-12.
The Fall Folklore Jamboree begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.
Payment Methods Accepted
  • Cash