2016 Annual Farm Fest Sunday, September 18 noon to 5:00
Excitement was in the air! Admission fee of $6 per child and $8 per adult covered lots of activities for all ages to enjoy. This year, a county carnival fair theme was 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 had a “striker game” for both adults and children. along with a balloon man who will be creating whimsical animals for the children.
Outback Ray brought his amazing animal show which is fun, exciting and very educational. Ray has an assortment of birds, reptiles, snakes as well as and also cute and cuddly animals. . They are all trained and handled daily to ensure safety for you.
Also this year is “Just Desserts”, a competition for desserts with a youth and adult category. You may enter as many desserts as you wish.
Violin music was provided by Logan McIntosh and the “Eddy Street Geezers Band” will entertain throughout the day as well as many favorites such as the hay wagon ride, horse rides, alpacas, farm animals including the donkey Throcky, bunnies, mini goats and ducks. . Every farm had a dog and dog house. Paws and Prayers Pet Rescue came to speak about adopting dogs. Birds in Flight Raptor Center showcased rehabilitated wildlife birds including hawks and owls. Bee keepers demonstrated the art of bee keeping, the hives and safety clothing. Finding all 6 items on the scavenger hunt and garnered an old fashioned candy stick. Antique cars and trucks, mazes, cookie walk, face painting, apple bobbing, games and crafts and so much more.
Farm house tours and demonstrations of old fashion crafts include chair canning, seat weaving, bread making and rug hooking and a quilt display of various patterns and techniques.