Wildflower Walk at Adams Mill Oxbow Natural Area - April 21, 2013 -
CANCELLED Due to High Water
Sponsored by Adams Mill Inc., this event is scheduled for April 21 at the 71-acre site on Wildcat Creek adjacent to the historic Adams Mill and covered bridge. The guided walk is scheduled at 2 pm. Naturalists will lead the walks showcasing stream-side flowers and woodlands as well as the reforestation areas that are centrally located.
Discover the Wildcat at Adams Mill! June 8, 2013, 10 am - 4 pm
This annual event is now co-sponsored by Adams Mill, Wildcat Guardians, NICHES Land Trust, and Promoting Wildcat Valley. Free escorted canoe rides around the Oxbow at Adams Mill are featured. Food, drinks, Mill tours, and educational displays and demonstrations about the Wildcat Valley and its natural resources are included. Photographers and plein air artists will also be on hand, working and selling items throughout the grounds. A potter will be demonstrating at the Mill, and musicians will be playing.
Special events include kids' creekside nature activities at 11 am and 1 pm, a nature walk in the Oxbow at 3 pm, and War of 1812 presentations at noon and 3 pm. A special presentation by the Wildcat Creek Foundation will occur at 2 pm when the 70-acre Oxbow Natural Area will be transferred to the care of Adams Mill Inc. and other Wildcat properties to NICHES Land Trust.
Flora Home Tour and Adams Mill Lunch - June 15, 2013
This year Adams Mill will be one of the stops on the annual Flora Home Tour. The Carroll County Ag Association will sponsor a porkburger lunch for the benefit of Adams Mill. The Mill and grounds will be open, and artists will be present. A guided nature walk through the Oxbow will also be featured at 1 pm.
Pork Barbeque Fundraiser Dinner - August 17, 2013
A repeat of last year's fundraiser dinner will be held at the Cutler Fire Station from 4 to 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 17. Barbeque and all the trimmings--including dessert--will be featured. Adults $8 and Children under six $4. Entertainment will be provided across the street by Don and Cherie Roberson at their Cutler Pickin' Parlor and Hillbilly Heaven.
Adams Mill Covered Bridge Day - September 22, 2013
The history of Carroll County's covered bridges will be presented at 1 pm on Sunday, September 22, 2013 outside at Adams Mill. At 2 pm guests will proceed to the adjacent Adams Mill Covered Bridge for an up-close view of the structure. Following that, participants can descend the steps into the Oxbow Natural Area and hear about the history of the Adams Mill area and the roads leading to it.
Trolley Tour of Wildcat Valley - October 5 & 6, 2013, 1 pm - Reservations Recommended
The old-fashioned trolley comes down from Delphi each year to take people on a tour of the old roads and stagecoach routes, old cemeteries, long-gone towns and settlements, and other historic sites in the Wildcat Valley. The tour is sponsored and organized by Promoting Wildcat Valley, a nonprofit organization that has sponsored numerous projects such as the installation of the bell from the historic Ball Hill Church at Ball Hill Cemetery west of Cutler, Indiana. Another important project was the installation of an historic marker at the former site of the Cutler School which served the community 1897 until 1958. This year's tours will take place October 5 and 6 and will feature visits to Cornstalk and Poplar Grove in nearby Ervin Township, western Howard County. For reservations, please call Judy Stirm at 765-564-6378. Space on the trolley is limited.
Haunted Adams Mill - October 19, 25, 26, & 31, 6 - 10 pm
Each year around Halloween, the Mill is decorated and becomes a haunted, scary place. Hundreds of visitors come from near and far to be scared! Guided tours through the ghostly three floors of the Mill reveal many spine-tingling experiences. $6 adults; $4 children ages 4-12; under 4, free.
Outside, tractor-drawn hayrides take visitors through the haunted forest and then down to the warm campfire.
Warm drinks and other treats are available under the overhang at the front of the Mill.
This year's Haunted Mill will take place October 19, 25-26, & 31 from 6 to 10 pm.