Home Events & Festivals Apples, Engines, and Hay Day Twitter Facebook Print About Apples, Engines, and Hay DaySmell the aroma of home cooking over the fire, hear the ring of the blacksmith's hammer on an anvil or the sound of children's laughter as they play their games. Welcome to the 1800's farmstead at Hickory Hollow Nature Center. At 1:00 p.m. there will be a demonstration of the historic 1850's haypress. Watch demonstrations of lye soap making, spinning, cooking, woodworking, tomahawk throwing and Native American Indian demonstrations. Test your skills on he two-man cross cut saw and other pioneer crafts and see the Hit and Miss Enginer show. Regular gate admission applies, event free.