Come out September 30 for the Harvest Home Festival at Longstreet Farm

HOLMDEL, NJ – The Monmouth County Park System invites residents to enjoy the Harvest Home Festival at the historic Longstreet Farm from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. Held at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, this old-fashioned country fair is reminiscent of the 1890s and features wagon rides, old-fashioned games, shows and more.

The program of the event is as follows:

Current entertainment:

“Wahoo” Medicine Show and “Phydeauz” Flea Circus

Jugtown Mountain Band

Banjo Music – Chuck Winch

Accordion melodies – Theresa Rehberg

Entertainment:

Mind Games – Magician Denny More: 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Atlantic Choir: 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. & 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Vintage Baseball – Russ McIver – 12:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.

Craft demonstrations:

  • Hanging carpet
  • Lace
  • Smocking
  • Quilting
  • Penny rug
  • Weaving
  • Knitting
  • Embroidery
  • Spinning
  • felting
  • Chair canning and rushing

Demonstrations:

  • Beekeeping
  • Forge
  • The Woodcraft
  • Cider making: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Maize shelling: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Two-man saw: 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Corn shelling competition: 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Pie tasting competition:

8 years old and under: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

9-14 years: 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Adults: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Weight of the big pumpkin announced: 4:30 p.m.

To learn more about the Longstreet Historic Farm’s Harvest Home Festival and other park system activities, please visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call Park System at 732-842-4000, ext. 4312. For the hearing impaired, the TTY / TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, established in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is the county’s open space, parks and recreation agency. Monmouth.

Photo: The Harvest Home Festival at the historic Longstreet Farm will feature corn husking competitions. (Provided by the Monmouth County Park System.)


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