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“I believe the Lord is with me and I am going to move forward in my faith.” — a graduate
May 2022 In this issue: FAMILY FARM FUN DAY is coming soon! Cornhole Tournament, Raffle, Fishing Derby, Tickets, BBQ supper, Music
CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT! As part of Family Farm Fun Day we will be having a single elimination Cornhole Tournament! All ages are welcome to participate. Sign up for the tournament will be right near the registration table when you arrive. Sign ups will close at 2:30 so that the tournament can begin at 2:45. Prizes will be given! Come enjoy the day, enjoy some competition, and enjoy Cornhole!
RAFFLE We will have several high-quality, one-of-a-kind items up for raffle at the Family Farm Fun Day! A quilt, an art quilt, a painting by Gary Blevins, two nights at a local B&B, a metal photo print, a spring wreath, and a handcrafted table. Tickets are $25 for 1 or $100 for 5 tickets. Don’t miss out on your chance to win one of these specialty items!
RAFFLE TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH MAY 31st! You can purchase tickets by following these simple directions: 1) Donate $25 for 1 ticket or $100 for 5 tickets on the donate page of our website, making sure you specify raffle tickets on the drop-down menu. 2) Email email@example.com to say which item(s) you want to try to win. 3) We will email you back with your raffle numbers.
WHAT IF IT RAINS? Are you worried that it will rain on FAMILY FARM FUN DAY? Well, worry no longer! Dixon Family Farm has a pavilion with 1 ½ walls, and the other sides can have tent sides put up. There is also a fully enclosed room which can house the food and some activities. Get your tickets and be ready for fun, rain or shine!
FISHING DERBY The fishing derby will be preceded by a short talk by Matt from the Division of Wildlife. Matt will speak at 3 pm about ponds and fish and then the Derby will run from 3:30 to 5. Fish for as long or as short as you want to in that time. There will be separate prizes for children and adults, prizes for the smallest fish, the largest fish, and the most fish. Please bring your own pole to participate in the fishing derby.
TICKET COST GOES UP MAY 5 Tickets through May 4: Individual tickets are $40 Family tickets are $130. Each family ticket comes with 4 meals and the option to purchase more meals at our cost ($11). Little children who can eat off their parent’s plates do not need their own ticket. May 5 to May 13 Individual tickets are $50 Family tickets are $160. Each family ticket comes with 4 meals and the option to purchase more meals at our cost ($11). Little children who can eat off their parent’s plates do not need their own ticket.
TICKETS AT THE DOOR? There will be plenty of tickets to come enjoy the day, but supper tickets will be limited. Get your tickets before May 13th so you can be sure to get a ticket to the scrumptious BBQ supper!
SCRUMPTIOUS BBQ SUPPER This is a meal you won’t want to miss! Each meal includes a choice of smoked, pulled pork or chicken. Sides are green beans, mac and cheese, can of pop, and a deluxe brownie. Uncle Jumbo’s Catering is going above and beyond for us because they care about men trapped in addiction. Thank you!
CARICATURE SKETCHES Dennis Porter of DrawMe.com will be with us for the early part of the event doing caricature sketches. Dennis draws really quickly and enjoys doing both individuals and small groups.
LIVE MUSIC Live music is one of the big happenings at Family Farm Fun Day. Local musicians Tyler Detrick and Geoff Walker will be playing together at 2 pm. Violin and guitar will be the main instruments as they play some roots/bluegrass music. Tyler may also be playing a few pieces on the bagpipes. Replay, a Classic Rock band with our Board member Blair Labig, will be with us at 4 pm playing some of the greats from the 60s and 70s. Headlining the day’s music will be Andrew Scott Wills, a Greene County native who now records in Nashville. He plays some great country music!
More information and tickets here!Tyler and Geoff play…listen to a sample here
Andrew Scott Wills is coming all the way from Nashville to play for us!
CAN’T COME TO FAMILY FARM FUN DAY? Can’t come but you would like to support The Jeremiah Tree?
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