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Annual Harvest Festival & Nature Day at the New Pond Farm Education Center Redding

October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Annual Harvest Festival & Nature Day will be held on October 19th from 11 am to 4 pm at the New Pond Farm Education Center in Redding.

There will be historical demonstrations including rope making, open hearth cooking, broom making, and fleece spinning. There will be livestock encounters: wagon rides with a team of majestic Percherons (1-3 p.m.); sheep shearing fleece skirting, and spinning; an introduction to the world of beekeeping; Meet our dairy cows, enjoy their freshly pasteurized milk, and churn fresh butter. Try your hand at harvest crafts: create a grapevine wreath with dried flowers from our gardens, decorate pumpkins, make beeswax candles, gourd creatures, & MORE old fashioned fun! Enjoy the toe-tapping tunes of Redding’s own Ball & Chain!

Special Afternoon Event (3 – 3:45 p.m.): Master Falconer Brian Bradley from Skyhunters in Flight

miss the breathtaking sight as Brian’s beautiful and beloved falcons, hawks, and owls demonstrate their hunting skills as they soar and dive over the pastures!

Great for all ages and included with admission.


October 19, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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New Pond Farm Education Center
101 Marchant Road
Redding, CT 06896 United States
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