Mansfield Mill celebrates beans and cornbread on September 9 festival

Celebrate the end of summer with an old-fashioned dish of beans and cornbread, a tour of an 1880s mill, and the music of local artists, at Historic Mansfield Roller Mill, Sept. 9. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free. Sales of beans and cornbread will help raise money for the mill. Live country and folk music runs from noon to 2 p.m. A candle-making workshop runs from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about the art of candle dipping and make your own candle to take home. A fee of $2 per person covers material costs. The mill will be open and free to enter. Visitors can tour the mill and discuss its place in history with an interpretive naturalist. The mill’s three stories contain original 1880s milling equipment.

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