Mills River Day 2019

After a few years of taking a break on Mills River Day, our team decided to bring it back! We weren’t sure how successful it would be, but we had high hopes and sure enough, the community was in full support of the whole entire day!

U-Pick Strawberries!
Lonesome Road, Meghan Woods and Levi Orr all performed in the barn during the event!

It was an unusually hot May day, but we had over 2,000 people come out and support all of what Mills River has to offer! Huge thanks to all of our sponsors who helped make this incredible day happen (list below). Also, we had some amazing vendors, delicious food trucks on hand and incredibly talented and local bands preform for us throughout the day! More than twenty booths decorated our farm to help teach about everything from soil and water conservation to fun things to do around here to agriculture!

Guests checking out a hellbender
Cooling off in the river while eating homemade ice cream
Ridin on Faith performed every hour and let guests pet and meet their horses after the performances

This year we even teamed up with local non-profit, Run828, to host the Mills River Family Mile! We started with a mile race around the farm with kids and then had a second one for their parents! Each racer was awarded with a prize after crossing the finish line!

Winner of the first Mills River Family Mile!
Horse drawn carriage rides
Tractor Show

With such a wonderful turn-out, we plan to keep this going for the years to come. We hope to have it around the same time each year, so come next May we hope to see you all here!

— North Carolina Farm Bureau (Henderson County) — ReMax Mountain Living — Subway — Assurance Arms — DB Bar D Outfitters — Land Rover of Asheville — City of Asheville Water Dept.

— Champion Credit Union — Meade Tractor — Edward Jones — Run828 — Bold Rock Hard Cider — The Town of Mills River

— Stump Dump — Mills River Spa — Turf Mountain Sod — Mills River Animal Clinic — Waycaster Tire Service — First Citizens Bank (Mills River) — Mills River Animal Clinic LLC

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