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Billings Farm & Museum hosts Sleigh Ride Weekend, and observes MLK

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Photo by Ira Wilmer Counts for the Arkansas Democrat, Arkansas History Commission. 
Horse-drawn sleigh rides, winter programs and activities, plus the award-winning documentary, A Time for Justice, will be featured at the Billings Farm & Museum, Jan. 19-21.

Horse-drawn sleigh rides, sledding with jack jumper sleds, and programs and activities for all ages plus the award-winning documentary, "A Time for Justice", will be featured at the Billings Farm & Museum's Sleigh Ride Weekend on Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, Jan. 19, 20, and 21 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Climb aboard the horse-drawn sleigh and enjoy a scenic ride through the frosty farm fields. Warm up with a visit to the operating dairy farm and learn more about the Jersey herd and calves, draft horses, oxen, and Southdown sheep. In the Visitor Center, enjoy a cup of hot cider.

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend, the thirty-eight minute, award-winning documentary film by Charles Guggenheim Productions, Inc., "A Time for Justice", will be shown on the hour, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the museum's theater each day.

Sleigh Ride Weekend admission includes sleigh rides, the operating farm, restored 1890 Farm House, activities, and A Time for Justice. The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc., a charitable non-profit institution founded by Mary French and Laurance Spelman Rockefeller. Please call 802-457-2355 for daily activities and programs and a list of seasonal events, or visit the museum's web site: www.billingsfarm.org.