The 24th annual Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival will be Nov. 1-3 at Richland Creek Farms, 542 Richland Creek Road, Ward. Gates open each day at 9 a.m.

This family event has activities planned for everyone with demonstrations of old farm machinery, a steam engine, saw mill, hit miss engines, syrup cooking, shingle making, thrashing of grain, blacksmith shop, a barnyard exhibit, a pedal tractor race/pull and an antique tractor pull for tractors through 1960. There will be vendors and exhibitors for men, women and children and a variety of great food, soft drinks and homemade ice cream.

On Friday at 7 p.m., there will be a fun demonstration antique tractor pull and on Saturday at 1 p.m. there will be a competition antique tractor pull.

The highlight for the weekend is a visit to Richland Springs Baptist Church for Old Fashion Day on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. The church is at 1895 Duncan Road.

Admission is $5 a day for Friday and Sunday and $10 a day on Saturday for adults. Children under 12 years old are admitted free. RV hookups are available by reservations at $45 for the weekend for water/electric only.

This is an educational/family event and no alcoholic beverages and/or other controlled substances will be permitted.

For information, visit or call 864-445-2781 or e-mail

Submitted by Sybil Berry