Thursday, October 4, 2012

Weekend Highlights!

So much fun to be had this weekend...

The Great Quarter Quest - Pancake Breakfast in Hanover
Enjoy pancakes and help raise money for the Hayes Farm park in Etna. Pancakes for just 25¢!

Kids Workshop at Home Depot
Build a firetruck in honor of fire safety month!

Fall Harvest Celebration at West Lebanon Feed and Supply in West Lebanon
Fun for the whole family at our annual Fall Event! On the last day of our Fall Harvest Sale, join us as we celebrate the fall harvest with this exciting event that's fun for the whole family! From 10am until 2pm you'll experience live music, great food, face painting, prizes, and more!

Harvest Festival at the Enfield Shaker Museum
This fall-themed festival will be fun for the entire family.
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and hunt for prizes in a haystack.
Make your own cider, churn butter and crank your own ice cream.
Create cornhusk dolls, pinecone feeders, no-bake cookies and child-size scarecrows.
Dip hand-made candles and make bookmarks from natural materials.
Traditional crafts, and an animal demonstration will also be included.
Our harvest lunch includes homemade soups.

The 10th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Cedar Circle Farm
Celebrate the harvest with everything pumpkin! Family fun on the farm: ongoing horse-drawn wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, pumpkin picking, cider pressing, bean threshing, kids’ activities.
Marek Big Paws sing & stomp (10-1 & 2-4).
Songs of social significance with singer/songwriter David Rovics (10-12);
Pirate songs for kids (1-2);
Folk rock by The Wall-Stiles from Vermont (12-4),
Good Food concession, NOFA-VT wood-fired pizzas, VT Crepe & Waffle (11 on).
To make it even more memorable, take the train!

Apple and Harvest Festival in Strafford
Activities include scavenger hunt, making ice cream and pressing cider

The event includes food, music, K9 competitions, children's activities and a silent auction with animal-shaped cakes.

If you're in the need of new skates or hockey equipment, check out the used equipment sale at Hartford's Barwood Arena

Saturday and Sunday
28th Annual Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm
Harvest Weekend features a husking bee and barn dance, plus a variety of 19th century harvest activities and programs for the entire family. Each day a traditional husking bee will begin at noon, followed by a barn dance from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lend a hand pressing cider, preserving apples, threshing grain, and making butter and ice cream. Harvesting the heirloom vegetable garden will be nearing completion and children can help dig potatoes and other root crops and learn how crops are “put up” for the winter. Other activities include: shelling beans, fence building, apples-on-a-string, and 19th century games. Hot-spiced cider and homemade doughnuts will be on hand for all! Admission includes all programs and activities.

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