May 18, 2014-
May 18, 2014
10:00AM - 04:00PM
31st Annual Plowing Play Day
Historic Farming Practices
Event Description



Sunday May 18 from 10 am to 4 pm at


Free Family Event presented by

North Coast Draft Horse and Mule Association


The North Coast Draft Horse and Mule Association presents the 31st annual Plowing Play Day at Jack London State Historic Park. This free family event features historic farming practices, which include plowing and harnessing demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, medieval horseback skill-at-arms, blacksmithing, and early day gas engines. See mules and draft horses including Clydesdales, Belgians, Percherons, and Shires at the Beauty Ranch, home of the famous author Jack London who also raised Shire draft horses. Food and beverages will be available for purchase or bring your  own picnic lunch. A special feature of this year’s event will be “The Gypsy Time Travelers,” who make history entertaining and come to life through novel story telling with live anvil accompaniment. The North Coast Draft Horse and Mule Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the gentle giants and preserving the art of driving a team. Admission is FREE (other than $10 per car parking fee paid at kiosk upon entering)


WHEN: Sunday May 18 from 10 am to 4 pm


WHERE: Jack London State Historic Park 2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen


For more information, visit www; or call (707) 938-5216.

Fee: $0.00

Contact Information
Name: jack London State Historical Park     Email:
Phone: 707-938-5216



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