Rice Homestead Opens for the Summer Season with Festival, Music, and “School Days” Exhibit
40th Annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 10th, from noon to 4 pm at The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road in Mayfield, NY.
The Mayfield Historical Society will be kicking off the summer season with its 40th Annual Strawberry Festival and premiering its new summer exhibit “School Days” on Saturday, June 10th, from noon to 4 pm at The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road in Mayfield, NY. Live music will be provided by The Knoxville Gentlemen who perform classic rock, old country, and 50’s and 60’s music. Admission is free. Strawberry shortcake with ice cream and lemonade will be available for a donation of $5/$3 for children 8 and under.
Free tours at the Rice Homestead
Free tours of the Rice Homestead will be given and the Loom Room, Mill Stone Garden, Heritage Flower Garden, and Oliver’s Trail will be open for viewing and strolling. Along with the “School Days” Exhibit, the old Munsonville school house bell is now ensconced in a newly built belfry on the Homestead property and guests are encouraged to “ring the bell.”
Sturgess Chicken BBQ tickets will be sold at the event and 2023 Mayfield Historical Calendars for a donation. In the event of rain, the event will take place at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St. in Mayfield. The Rice Homestead will be open throughout the summer on Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 pm until Labor Day and by appointment by calling 518-725-5261 or 518-332-0538. For more information visit www.facebook.com/ricehomestead.