Beck's Mill Events

Mill Opens for the 2017 Season on April 7th

4th Annual "May Day" Celebration - May 13th

Beck’s Mill’s 4th annual May Day’s Celebration includes Mother’s Day. Saturday, May 13th, 11 am to 4 pm & Sunday, May 14th 1 pm to 4 pm. Saturday the celebration starts with the National Anthem sung by local students. The music continues with 7 year old violinist, Evelyn Richert, then 8th grader Abby Corbin and wrapping the day with “Old Stuff” band. A Civil War Encampment, “2nd South Carolina Infantry” will hold drills & raids through out the day. SHSA Student Art show will be in the Beck Cabin with local students demonstrating pastel drawings of the mill. Featured demonstrating artists are Peyton Nix & Glenna Mitchell. Other demonstrations include blacksmithing, pottery, fish flies, herbalist, blade sharpening, needle working, bead weaving and of course corn milling. Walking trail tours & plant identification, face painters and children’s crafts. Craft vendors will sell their talents in the parking lot area. On Sunday, all mother’s visiting the mill will receive a sample bag of Beck’s Mill cornmeal.

*the maypole needs some repairs so it may not be ready for this event this year

Mother's Day - May 14th

Sunday, May 14th is “Mother’s Day”, all visiting “Moms” will receive a free sample bag of Beck’s Mill cornmeal. Home school art on display in the cabin, children's activities, pottery, blacksmithing and milling demonstrations.

Father's Day - June 18th

Sunday, June 18th is “Father's Day”, all visiting “Dads” will receive a free sample bag of Beck’s Mill cornmeal.

Wheels for the Mill - July 16th

The 2nd annual car show will be Saturday, 07/15/17 with a rain date being on Sunday, 07/16/17.

Click here for Registration information for Wheels for the Mill

209th Birthday of Beck's Mill - August 26th

Saturday, August 26th is “209th Birthday of Beck’s Mill”.  Corydon Dulcimer Society will be peforming. A "Mock Moonshine" demonstration will be on display. Special adult admission price of $2.09 each. Birthday Cake, games, crafts and fun for all!


The Grind 5k Run - October 14th

October 14th will be our 5th annual “The Grind”. Packet pick up and race day registration will begin at 7:30am and the race will begin at approximately 9:00am.

5K EARLY registration - $12 LATE (after Oct 1, 2017) - $20
T-Shirt Option Small $5 / Medium $5 / Large $5 / XL $6 / XXL $7

Grind 5K Registration Packet (pdf)

Click here to register online

Oktoberfest - October 29th 

Beck’s Mill will celebrate their German Heritage with the 8th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 29th (11 am to 4 pm). Campfire beans served with Beck’s Mill cornbread.  Cornmeal bake off contest. A "Mock Moonshine" demonstration will be on display. County Wide Student Art Show. Demonstrations, crafts & music.

Mill Closes for the Season - October 29th

For More information: 

For any event information, contact Judy at 812-883-3926 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All events are subject to change.