Beck's Mill Events
The Mill is Now Closed for the Season, Reopens on 04/01/23
2023 SEASON SCHEDULE
(More Details to be Added)
The mill is open on Saturday’s from 11:00am - 4:00pm & Sunday’s from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The last guided tour of the day begins at 3:15pm both days. The admission fee for adults is $5.00 and children age 16 and under are free with a paid adult admission.
Beck's Mill Clean Up Day - March 18th
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. For more information on the clean up contact Raymond Lee at 812-883-4009.
Beck's Mill Opens for the Season - April 1st
On April 1st we are honoring Joyce Andersen's memory with a dessert party at the mill. Joyce was a 7th Generation Beck and her birthday was on April 1st. She passed away on January 17th, 2023
Closed Easter weekend - April 8th & 9th
New Volunteer Training - April 15th
11 am & 1 pm
Interested in becoming a Beck's Mill volunteer? Join us on April 15th at either 11:00am or 1:00pm for training sessions.
Contact Judy at 812-896-3447 (After 5:00pm for more information)
Car Cruise in & Mt Carmel Chicken BBQ - April 29
Serving begins at 11:00am. Drivers that display their vintage cars, truck... are admitted free entrance to the mill.
Fiber Revival at Beck's Mill - May 13
This event features the very rare running of both the carding machines! The Fiber Revival activities will begin at 10:00am.
The carding machines are dated to 1816 and considered the oldest in the country…only 5 of these carding machines are left to our knowledge & our 2 are the mills originals! The carding machines were restored in 2007-2008 at the Lovett Mill in Tennessee. Many demonstrations….sheep, spinning, felting, weaving, quilting, crochet , hand carding, and wool dyeing. We will have free drop spindle classes with John & Doris Pfaff will be the main teachers so everyone can learn the process.
This is sponsored by Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement.
215th Birthday of Beck's Mill - August 26th
Parking Lot Activities
To be a vendor at this event contact the mill.
Moonshine history and skits with Tommy Green and the gang (note: guns firing blanks), civil war living history encampment with clint barnett
Mill Side Activities
Mt. Tabor Church will provide a free hotdog meal while supplies last and the birthday cake will be supplied by Walmart. The mill will be grinding corn, mill tours will be available on a timed schedule. We will also have a blacksmith demonstration. Members of the Corydon Dulcimer Society will play at 11:30am.
Special adult admission price $2.15
Grind X/D Jack Mahuron Memorial 5 K Run/Walk - September 16th
Grind X/D Jack Mahuron Memorial 5 K Run/Walks Memorial 5k, (we are honoring the late Jack Mahuron at this race)
The run/walk starts at 9:00am, in person registration starts at 7:30 am $25.00 Run awards overall, Male & Female will receive an award. Age group awards for the top 3 male/female. Walk awards, top 3 overall Male & Female walk finishers will receive an award. Snacks & drinks before & after race. the mill will provide the breakfast for the 5 k participants. Mt. Carmel Chicken BBQ serving begins at 11:00am.
Oktoberfest - October 21
Oktoberfest, celebrating the Beck German Heritage. Featuring Jason Hardin’s campfire beans, flea & craft vendors. Music & many demonstrators at the mill.
Mill Closes for the Season - October 22nd
Beck's Mill Clean Up Day - October 28th
Volunteers needed for our clean up day around the mill. Please bring bring gloves, chainsaws, rakes and tarps. The day will begin at 9:00am. For more information on the clean up contact Raymond Lee at 812-883-4009.
For More information:
For any event information, contact the mill at 812-883-5147
All events are subject to change.