Beck's Mill Opens for the Season - April 3rd
Trail Hiking at Beck's Mill - April 10th & 11th
Hiking weekend Saturday, 04/10 (11:00 am to 4:00 pm) and Sunday, 04/11 (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
Mill tours will also be available. Adults $5.00 children age 16 and under are free with a paid adult
Beck's Mill Clean Up Day - March 20th
Volunteers needed for our annual clean up day around the mill. Please bring bring gloves, chainsaws, rakes and tarps. The day will begin at 9:00am.
Mt. Carmel Chicken Barbecue - May 8th
Mt. Carmel chicken barbeque, meal includes half a chicken, slaw and bake beans,
Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement Event - June 25 & 26
Join us and our friends from Indiana University as we explore the history of Beck's MIll and plan for it's future.
Wheels for the Mill - July 10th
The Cruise-In includes parking lot activities: Mt. Carmel chicken barbeque, meal includes half a chicken, slaw and bake beans. enjoy cars and trucks from the past on the mill side: the mill will be grinding corn and mill tours will be available on a timed schedule.
Mill and Civil War Living History - July 31st
On Saturday, July 31 (11 am-4 pm) and Sunday, August 1 (1 pm-4 pm) come and find out if the historic mill will survive a Civil War occupation! The mill will host the 44th Unit of Tennessee at Company K. This will be a living history encampment and feature weapons of this time period. This Unit is also looking for Civil War recruitments. Parking lot activities are free. Mill and grounds admission is $5.00 and children under 16 are admitted free with paid adult admission. This weekend marks the return to normal mill hours that is mentioned above! The mill is also looking for recruitments in the form of volunteers, interested? Please call 812-883-5147
213th Birthday of Beck's Mill - August 28th
Parking Lot Activities
Craft vendors will be selling ceramics, jewelry, soaps, leather, iron works, wreaths, antiques, candle holders and food in the parking lot.… flea market items also. We have had an overwhelming response on craft & flea market vendors this year and will probably be the biggest showing ever!
Moonshine history and skits with tommy green and the gang (note: guns firing blanks), civil war living history encampment with clint barnett, craft and flea market vendors (contact Judy at 812-896-3447).
Mill Side Activities
Special music: featuring the corydon dulcimer society, special adult admission price $2.13, Mt . Tabor Church will provide chips & cookies and birthday cake.. The mill will be grinding corn, mill tours will be available on a timed schedule. We will also have a spinning & quilt demo in the mill.
Community Clean up Day with the Washington Co. Soil & Water Conservation District - September 4th
The Grind VIII 5k Run/Walk - September 18th
2021 will be our 8th annual “The Grind” at Beck's Mill. Participants can register in-person the day of the run as well. More information on registration will be added. The Event is expected to begin at 9:00am..
Cornfield at Sunset Paint Party - October 3rd
Find your creativity at a Sunflower Paint Party fundraiser for Beck's Mill. A $30 registration fee includes your 11x14 canvas and paint supplies and light refreshments, tea and lemonade will be provided. The party begins at 1:00pm. For more information please contact Austy's Independent Bookstore.
Beck's Mill Hiking Trail Clean Up Event - October 16th
Join up with members of the Hoosier Hikers Council as they explore and work on the trails at Beck's Mill. The public is invited to help with the trail clean up and maintenance efforts. Meet at 10am at the mill.
Oktoberfest / Cornmeal Bake-Off - October 23rd
Parking Lot Activities
Campfire beans served with beck’s mill cornbread, cornmeal bake off entries can be dropped off between 11 am to noon. Judging will be at noon and each entry must have at least 1/2 cup of white or yellow beck’s mill cornmeal, please use a non returnable dish and include recipe. moonshine history and skits with tommy green and the gang (note: guns firing blanks), civil war living history encampment with clint barnett, craft and flea market vendors (contact Judy at 812-896-3447).
Mill Side Activities
The mill will be grinding corn and the blacksmith shop will be in operation, mill tours will be available on a timed schedule, pioneer and craft demostrators and music, Additional displays include metal smith, woodburning artist, wooden spoon, walking stick & cane carver, Native American Artifact exhibit, Kid's art table, clay/pottery making, face painting, Johnny Appleseed & craft, Fur/pelt display, Apple peeler-free sliced apples, spinning & quilting.(interested demonstrators and musicians contact Paula at 812-883-1379)
Mill Closes for the Season - October 23rd
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All events are subject to change.