Sunday, September 18, 2016
Noon – 5:00pm
Excitement is in the air! CBF Fall Fest is almost here. Admission fee of $5 per child and $7 per adult cover all activities.This year, a county carnival fair theme is being added. Remember when you would try your luck to strike the hammer and ring the bell at the top of the slide? CBF Fall Fest will have a “striker game” for both adults and children. Be sure to look for the balloon man who will be creating whimsical animals for the children.
Outback Ray is returning with his amazing animal show which is fun, exciting and very educational. Ray will bring an assortment of birds, reptiles, snakes as well as and also cute and cuddly animals. He will be meeting everyone and showing his friends from 1-4 p.m. They are all trained and handled daily to ensure safety for you.
Also this year is “Just Desserts”, a competition for desserts. There is both a youth and adult category. You may enter as many desserts as you wish. Entries must be received between noon and 2:00 pm in order to be judged.
Violin music will be provided by Logan McIntosh and the “Eddy Street Geezers Band” will entertain throughout the day. Favorites such as the hay wagon ride, horse rides, alpacas, farm animals including the donkey Throcky, bunnies, mini goats and ducks will be waiting for you. Every farm had a dog and dog house. Paws and Prayers Pet Rescue will be on hand to speak about adopting dogs. Birds in Flight Raptor Center will showcase rehabilitated wildlife birds including hawks and owls. We also have a bee keeper coming to demonstrate the art of bee keeping, the hives and safety clothing. Find all 6 items on the scavenger hunt and enjoy an old fashioned candy stick. Cookie walk, face painting, apple bobbing, games and crafts will all be available for your enjoyment. Gift baskets will be given away. Don’t miss the Left Turn Only Maze and the antique cars and trucks.
Farm house tours and demonstrations of old fashion crafts include chair canning, seat weaving, bread making and rug hooking.
The quilt show features various patterns and techniques. Your lucky raffle ticket might even win a quilt that has been donated to CBF. When the “hungries” arrive you will be able to purchase hot dogs, cookies, snacks, ice cones, drinks and, of course, the famous Case Barlow Farm Root Beer floats.