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Mills River Day — CANCELLED (Save the Date 5/15/2021)

May 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

North River Farms is sad to announce that Mills River Day 2020 has been cancelled out of caution and concern for the current Covid-19 crisis. We WILL get through this together and look forward to future events!

We can look forward to Farm City Day, Hendersonville NC at Jackson Park in October!

We ask that you also save, Saturday, May 15th, 2021 for Mills River Day 2021. We plan to make it bigger and better than ever!

Stay Well Folks!

-North River Farms, Town of Mills River and Henderson County Cooperative Extension



N.C. Cooperative Extension – Henderson County Center
Town of Mills River, NC and North River Farms is proud to announce Mills River Day 2020 on Saturday, May 16th from 11am to 5pm! We invite you to come out for an afternoon of fun at the farm!

Free event happening rain or shine! ☀️

We’ll have 4 local bands all from Henderson County performing throughout the day – Apple Country String Band, Meghan Woods, Letters to Abigail and Mills River Presbyterian Church’s Handbell Choir! (Schedule to be announced soon)

We’ll have local non-profits with hands-on water quality activities, farm show, farm animals, bounce houses, farm tours, Elite Action Gaming – Tactical Laser Tag Experience, and much more!! Also, NEW this year we’ll have a tractor pull by Apple Country Engine and Tractor Association!!

Run828 Foundation will be back again for the Mills River Family Mile – the first race will start at 11:30am and the second will be at 1:30pm. Participation prizes will be given at the end of the kids race.

An important part of Mills River Day is the opportunity for people to make a difference in the lives of others by donating blood. We are thankful that The Blood Connection will be out here again from 11am to 4pm with their bus for anyone interested in donating. They do accept appointments- if you’d like to make one, email NorthRiverFarms3333@gmail.com.

Also NEW for this year, DB bar D Outfitters is having a fly fishing tournament for a local charity starting at 8 am! To be apart of that, contact Kyle at info@dbbard.com

We’ve added more delicious food trucks for everyone to enjoy as well!
** Deli Volv will have fresh sandwiches on their own homemade bread and salads
** Pig in a Basket BBQ will be serving their delicious bbq
** Cecilia’s Kitchen /Cecis’ Culinary TOUR will have homemade tamales and empanadas

And for dessert we’ll have Ken Cole’s homemade ice cream 🍦 and Kona Ice of Asheville will be here with an assortment of snow cones 🍧

There will be a lot more information to come so stay tuned!! Any questions or if you want to be apart of the day, contact North River Farms at NorthRiverFarms3333@gmail.com or 828-890-5316

—We love your sweet pups, but we ask that you please keep them home during this event—


May 16, 2020
11:00 am - 5:00 pm