10 Days Until Harvest Home!

5KHarvest Home Fall Festival and 5K will be taking place on Sunday November 3rd from 10:30am to 3pm at 37 Wheeler Road, North Grafton MA. Starting at 10:15am, there will be a kids fun run and 5K trail run. Athletes will run through beautiful trails on and around the farm before enjoying free admission to the festival. Festival tickets will be sold the day of for $10 per adult with a $30 family cap. Kids under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time here. Online registration for the 5K Trail Run will close on Thursday October 31st. There will be day of registration for $35. Register online here.

 We will be selling apples from our orchard in Harvard, merchandise and baked goods. There will be great food including butternut squash soup, chili, hotdogs, pulled pork and apple crisp. You can warm up by the fire with some hot apple cider and hot chocolate. Wachusett Brewery’s Wally Airstream will be joining the festival and will be serving craft beers and wine to attendees over 21. 

craftsThere will be hay wagon rides around the farm, petting zoos featuring rabbits, chickens, alpacas, goats, cattle, donkeys and baby potbelly pigs, a ton of kids crafts and face painting and an antique tractor for the perfect photo op. DJ Jam Events will be providing music for the 5K and the beginning of the day before Big Jon Short performs.

Water’s Corporation will be participating in a pumpkin trebuchet competition, launching pumpkins through the air all day. Guests are invited to shoot apples out of apple cannons.

 There will also be a scarecrow contest determined by popular vote, lawn games and a raffle, made possible by generous donations from local businesses across central Massachusetts. All proceeds from this event will go towards our mission of hunger relief. 

Generously Sponsored By: 

Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Foundation – Unibank

Wegmans – Homefield Credit Union

 

Waters Corporation – Lampin Corporation – Halstead Insurance

Savers Bank – Window Logic – Mancuso Insurance

Reliant Medical Group – J.J. Bafaro Inc. – Scheier, Katin & Epstein PC

Pyne Sand & Stone Co Inc. – Koopman Lumber – Atchue Opticians

J.F. Cove Insurance Agency Inc. – Clifford Rano & Associates

Gaudette Insurance – Cornerstone Bank – LaBounty Family – Collette Motors

Leominster Credit Union – H&M Bay Inc. – Millbury Savings Bank

 

Read the rest of the October Sprout here!

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