Fall Festival at Wolfe’s Neck Farm
Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 (Check back for details on our 2014 festival)
Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Admission: $8/person *Members receive 50% off admission!
Location: 184 Burnett Road, Freeport, Maine
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Join us on our oceanfront nonprofit farm as we celebrate sustainable agriculture and the beauty and bounty of autumn in Maine! This wholesome family festival features activities and demonstrations, live music, haybale climbing, face painting, animal interactions, tasty local food and more. We run ourPumpkin Hayrides during the festival – take a tractor ride out to our pumpkin patch and pick your favorite pumpkin (hayride free with admission; pie pumpkins cost $3.00). Check out Fall Festival photos on our Facebook photo album.
ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Great family-friendly activities including apple pressing, art and craft activities, face painting, pumpkin decorating and more. Little ones love our haybale climb, tractor climb and the haybale maze in our animal barn
MEET THE ANIMALS
Wolfe’s neck farm has an array of farm animals including sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys and our newest additions: young Guinea Hogs that we’re raising in partnership with Miyake! We’ll also have visiting alpacas from Abbott Farm in Cumberland.
We’ll have demonstrations on composting, seed-saving, spinning, beekeeping, food preservation and more! Shift Sustainable Home Goods will demonstrate waste reduction and Garbage to Garden will demonstrate food compsting.
We’ll have live music, with special appearances from Roger Tincknell, Matt Loosigian and Rick Charette.
GREAT LOCAL FOODS
We’re looking forward to locally-sourced sweet and savory crepes by Enchanted Kitchen, a selection of tasty local foods from Portside Picnic and Maine Shore Lobster Bakes, vegan smoothies and kale chips from Kids Gone RAW, local beverages from Green Bee Soda and more!
This is a great educational afternoon for families. The Fall Festival costs $6 per person or $20 for a family (family rate includes up to two parents and their children). Sugar pumpkins are $3, and choose your favorite jumbo carving pumpkin for $10! Members of Wolfe’s Neck Farm receive 50% off a family admission (among many other great benefits). Membership costs only $35/family per year - click here to learn more.
New this year: Pre-order your Fall Festival tickets, and receive one free pie pumpkin per family!
Read a blog post about last year’s Fall Festival.
Click here to see more photos of previous Fall Festivals on our Facebook photo album.
If you are interested in volunteering at the Fall Festival from 10:00-12:00 or 12:00-2:00 we would love to hear from you! Please fill out our Volunteer Interest Form or call 207-865-4469×106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you