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More Than Just Milling Around

There’s always something new to discover at Ye Olde Mill. We’ve we have a jam-packed season full of family-fun including live music, cloggers, festivals and more. Times, entertainment, specials and activities are subject to change without notice.

April 2016

Opening for ice cream only – april 11th

We’ll be opening Ye Olde Mill for ice cream ONLY.

Free cone day – april 16th

Come celebrate the opening of Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill with a FREE single dip sugar or cake cone from 11am to 2pm only.

Opening for the season – April 18th

Our restaurant and ice cream parlor will be open full service!

Velvet ice cream boy scout day – april 23rd

Boy Scouts are encouraged to come spend a day at Velvet Ice Cream. Various activities and entertainment, including ice cream, will be available.

May 2016

sunday entertainment – May 1st

The Magic Man and Jo Jo the Clown will be performing from 2-4pm.

cinco de mayo – may 5th

Happy Cinco de Mayo! We’ll be celebrating with taco sundaes.

MOTHER’S DAY AND SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT – MAY 8TH

Come celebrate Mother’s Day with Velvet Ice Cream. The Yellow Rose Cloggers will be performing and carriage rides will be offered, 2-4pm.

Throwback thursday – may 12th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

NATIONAL APPLE PIE DAY – MAY 13TH 

Come celebrate National Apple Pie Day with Velvet Ice Cream.

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT – MAY 15TH 

Wacky Country and Jo Jo the Clown will be performing from 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – MAY 19TH 

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT – MAY 22ND

Rockbridge Crossing will be performing from 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – MAY 26TH

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

UTICA SERTOMA ICE CREAM FESTIVAL – MAY 28TH 

Spend a day surrounded by ice cream at the Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival! Hosted on the grounds of Velvet Ice Cream and The Electric Cooperative, the Ice Cream Festival is everything ice cream, food, fun, games and entertainment. Come celebrate a day surrounded by ice cream! Parking is $5.

UTICA SERTOMA ICE CREAM FESTIVAL – MAY 29TH 

Spend a day surrounded by ice cream at the Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival! Hosted on the grounds of Velvet Ice Cream and The Electric Cooperative, the Ice Cream Festival is everything ice cream, food, fun, games and entertainment. Come celebrate a day surrounded by ice cream! Parking is $5.

UTICA SERTOMA ICE CREAM FESTIVAL – MAY 30TH 

Spend a day surrounded by ice cream at the Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival! Hosted on the grounds of Velvet Ice Cream and The Electric Cooperative, the Ice Cream Festival is everything ice cream, food, fun, games and entertainment. Come celebrate a day surrounded by ice cream! Parking is $5.

June 2016

National rocky road day – june 2nd

Come celebrate National Rocky Road Day with specials on this great flavor.

sunday entertainment – june 5th

The Magic Man and Eddie Powell Square Dance will be performing from 2-4pm.

National CHOCOLATE ice cream day – june 7th

Come celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day with specials on chocolate ice cream cones and sundaes.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – June 9th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

move night – june 10th

Come enjoy ice cream, games and fun while watching a movie (title TBD) outdoors! Time is TBD.

sunday entertainment – june 12th

The Music Men Barbershop Quartet will be performing from 2-4pm.

Ice Cream bingo – June 16th

Come have fun and play bingo with us from 5-7pm, prizes will be awarded!

THROWBACK THURSDAY – June 16th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

Father’s Day and sunday entertainment – june 19th

Come celebrate Father’s Day with Velvet Ice Cream. Lew Sleeman will be performing and carriage rides will be offered, 2-4pm.

National Vanilla Milkshake Day – June 20th

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with vanilla milkshakes for $1 (12oz).

Licking county 4h band – June 22nd

Enjoy the awesome sounds of the Licking County 4H band at 6pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – June 23rd

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

National praline day – June 24th

Enjoy National Praline Day with our Kentucky Praline Pecan ice cream.

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT – June 26th

Enjoy Jo Jo the Clown and the Great Country Band from 2-4pm.

National Ice Cream Soday day – June 30th

Celebrate National Ice Cream Soda Day with $2.99 ice cream sodas all day!

July 2016 – National Ice Cream Month!

free samples all month long

Enjoy FREE samples of fresh ice cream made directly off the production line all month long: Monday through Friday from 12-3pm.

sunday entertainment – July 3rd

The Magic Man, Jo Jo the Clown and Wacky Country will be performing from 2-4pm.

Happy Independence day

Velvet Ice Cream’s Ye Olde Mill will be open normal hours today, 11am to 8pm.

National Strawberry Sundae day – july 7th

Celebrate National Strawberry Sundae Day with $2.99 strawberry sundaes!

4 Paws – 4H Dog Show – July 9th

Come watch dog handlers with their canine companions at 1pm.

sunday entertainment – July 10th

The Walhonding Rube Band will perform from 2-4pm.

Ice cream bingo – July 14th

Come have fun and play bingo with us from 5-7pm, prizes will be awarded!

throwback thursday – July 14th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

National ice cream day – July 17th

Celebrate the day with $1 ice cream cones from 12-3pm. Rockbridge Crossing performs from 1-4pm.

throwback thursday – July 21st

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

National vanilla ice cream day – July 23rd

Celebrate the day with specials on vanilla ice cream!

sunday entertainment – july 24th 

Lew Sleeman and Jo Jo the Clown will pefrom from 2-4pm.

national hot fudge sundae day – july 25th 

Celebrate with a hot fudge sundae for only $2.29!

national milkshake day – july 26th 

We’ll celebrate with various specials on milkshakes.

national chocolate milkshake day – july 28th 

Enjoy $1 12oz chocolate milkshakes to celebrate.

weekend entertainment – july 31st 

Come enjoy Eddie Powell Square Dance from 2-4pm.

August 2016

national ice cream sandwich day – august 2nd

Ice cream sandwiches will be $1.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – August 4th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – august 7th

Come enjoy Eddie Powell Square Dance and Magic Man from 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – August 11th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – august 14th

Jo Jo the Clown and the Great Country Band will perform from 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – August 18th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – august 21st

Lew Sleeman will perform from 2-4pm.

ice cream bingo – August 25th

Come have fun and play bingo with us from 5-7pm, prizes will be awarded!

national banana split day – august 26th

We’ll have $3.99 banana splits all day long!

sunday entertainment – august 28th

Sweet Adeline’s and Jo Jo the clown will perform from 2-4pm.

September 2016

Throwback thursday – september 1st

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – september 4th

Northwest Territory, Magic Man and Jo Jo the Clown will perform from 2-4pm.

happy labor day – September 5th

Velvet Ice Cream’s Ye Olde Mill will be open regular hours today, 11am to 7pm.

national coffee ice cream day – september 6th

We’ll celebrate this day with specials on our coffee ice cream!

Throwback thursday – september 8th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – september 11th

Walhonding Rube Band will perform from 2-4pm.

national milkshake day – september 12th

We’ll celebrate with $1 milkshakes!

Throwback thursday – september 15th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

rhythm & ribs fest – september 17th

Come support the North Fork Children’s Foundation and enjoy some great music, ribs and ice cream!

sundae entertainment – september 18th

Yellow Rose Cloggers will perform from 2-4pm.

National Ice Cream Cone day – september 22nd

Come enjoy an ice cream cone and celebrate this day! Specials will be available.

sunday entertainment – september 25th

Northwest Territory and Jo Jo the Clown will perform from 2-4pm.

Throwback thursday – september 29th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

October 2016 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

sunday entertainment – October 2nd

The Magic Man and Jo Jo the Clown will be performing from 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – October 6th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – October 9th

Northwest Territory will perform and carriage rides will be 2-4pm.

THROWBACK THURSDAY – October 13th

Enjoy a special sundae or shake from back in time with Throwback Thursday.

sunday entertainment – October 16th

Jo Jo the Clown will perform and carriage rides will be 2-4pm.

sunday entertainment – October 23rd

Carriage rides will be 2-4pm.

last day of the season – October 30th

Velvet Ice Cream’s Ye Olde Mill will close for the season. Hours will be 11-3 today.