21st Annual Homestead Labor Day Sorghum Festival
Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, Homestesad Heritage will have their 21st annual Labor Day Sorghum Festival at Brazos de Dios, in Waco, Texas.
Hours: 10AM – 5PM
Admission is free.
Watch the entire process of making sweet sorghum syrup–from pressing the raw cane using a horse-powered mill to cooking the juice into a rich, golden brown syrup. Enjoy some samples of sorghum syrup on freshly-baked cornbread made from stoneground cornmeal!
Events at this year’s sorghum festival will include:
- Sorghum Pressing and Cook-off
- Horsedrawn Hayrides
- Freshly-cranked Ice Cream
- Demonstrations of Various Fine Hand-Crafts
- Make-your-own Activites for Children
- Special Music at Noon
Location and Driving Directions
The sorghum festival is hosted at the Homestead Heritage Traditional Craft Village at Brazos de Dios, which is located in central Texas, 5 miles north of Waco and within easy driving distance of Dallas/Fort Worth, Temple, Belton and Austin.
Take I-35 to Elm Mott Exit 343; go west on FM 308 for 3 miles, then north on FM 933 for 1 1/2 miles. Turn west onto Halbert Lane and proceed a half mile straight ahead to the entrance.