Monday, October 1, 2007

Harvest Moon Festival at Coverdale Farm

Delaware Nature Society hosts its annual Harvest Moon Festival at Coverdale Farm, Way Road, Greenville, Delaware.

Saturday & Sunday
October 6th &7th
10am to 5pm

• Bring old clothes and stuff a scarecrow
• Play Pumpkin Croquet
• Wander through a corn maze
• Munch on popcorn popped on a steam-operated popper
• Visit Coverdale Farm's livestock: cows, pigs, chickens, sheep
• Ride in a wagon pulled by draft horses
• Compete in corn husking contests
• Milk a cow • Ride a pony
• Watch a sheep sheering demonstration and see how the wool is carded, spun and woven
• Explore an heirloom vegetable garden
• Meet Chief Quiet Thunder and learn about Native American life
• Root for the fastest herp in the international turtle race
• Settle on a hay bale for folk music and wildlife presentations
• Munch on favorite country and festival foods
• Browse among nature-related artwork and crafts
• Design a nature tee-shirt and Harvest Moon necklace
• Join a naturalist for a guided nature walk through our Burrows Run Preserve
• Learn about current environmental efforts at exhibits in the Conservation Corridor

Delaware Nature Society Members:
Adults - $5,
Ages 5-17 - $2,
Under age 5 - Free
Adults - $8,
Ages 5-17 - $4,
Under age 5 - Free

For more information visit their website.