Log Cabin Days
Held in September on the weekend AFTER Labor Day, at Blakeslee Log Cabin, 441 Seven Hills Rd, Ashtabula, OH 44004
12-5pm, Saturday and Sunday
Our biggest annual fundraiser for the Ashtabula County Historical Society, all proceeds from food sales and raffles go directly to the upkeep of our museums and their properties. Run entirely by volunteers! Come help us out!
Take a ride in a wagon pulled by draft horses! Go on a foraging walk and learn about wild food and medicine! See crafters at the spinning wheel, carving wood, hammering iron, quilting blankets, and more!
Educational programming and crafts have also included: Pit-Fired Pottery & Sculpture, Alpaca Spinning, Wood Burning, Rope Baskets, Braided Rope, Antler Baskets, Apple-Butter Making in a Copper Pot, Painting, Drop Spindles, Honey, honey sticks, Beekeeping education booth, Genealogy / Local History Research booth from the ACDLibrary, and of course Tours of Blakeslee Log Cabin!
LIVE MUSIC from Pickle Milk and anyone wanting to join in on Old Time Music Jams!
AMAZING HOMEMADE FOOD! Historic bean soup and cornbread – a recipe that’s been served up for decades! And made with many many hours of love over the open fire! Pulled Pork and Sausage sandwiches, Roasted Corn on the cob (from local growers!), Hot Dogs, Coffee, Water, Lemonade, Tea. MOST IMPORTANTLY – Homemade pies! Donated from many helping hands!
Volunteers make this event awesome. We need YOU! Contact us to join in the fun! We need help planning the event, working in the kitchen, offering educational programming, and craft vendors that make their own wares.