Outside The Bronx

There are some things I just can’t pass up! And one of those things is the Queens County Farm Musuem now that Halloween is approaching! Check it out!

September 7
26th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday

This show will include a display of various makes and models of mototcycles that have been out of production 10 years or more.  Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, petting zoo and food with provide fun for the entire family.

Admission: $5.00 per person

September 20 and 21
26th Annual Queens County Fair
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday


A traditional county fair with blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce, home crafts, arts and crafts, and more. Enjoy the Amazing Maize Maze, pie-eating and corn-husking contests, Big Apple Circus Variety Acts, make-your-own-scarecrow, hayrides, petting zoo, carnival rides, and midway. Visit our Bavarian Garden , Irish and German bands, craft and food vendors. Fun for the entire family!
Admission: Adults $6.00; children (12 and under) $3.00

To enter the blue ribbon competions in: Arts, Crafts, Vegetables, Baking, Canning,

Floral Arrangemens, Junior Arts and crafts please e-mail your mailing address and request a fair entry journal or access the journal through this link: County Fair Competition Entry Journal. The journal will list specific categories and entry information: info@queensfarm.org

 

SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 26

THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

sponsored by Con Edison

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS

11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy getting lost in our 3 acre interactive corn maze. The adventure begins

with a stalk talk to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles

and making your way out of the maze. To add to the adventure join us for

Maze By Moonlight on Saturday October 18th and 25th when the maze will be open until 9:00 p.m. Feel up to the challenge? Then join us for the fun of getting lost and loving it!

ADMISSION:  ADULTS $8.00

                          CHILDREN ages 4-11 $4.00

                                               ages 3 and under Free

                          Group Rates available for groups of 10 or more

WE OFFER FALL ACTIVITY PACKAGES WHICH INCLUDE THE CORN MAZE, ANIMAL FEEDING, PUMPKIN PICKING AND A HAYRIDE.  USE THIS LINK FOR PRICING CORN MAZE PACKAGES 2008

 

October 2008

 

OCTOBER 4 – 26 (and Halloween, Oct. 31)

PICK-YOUR-OWN-PUMPKIN

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS (Pumpkins are cantalope size and smaller)

11:00 a.m. –  4:00 p.m.

October is pumpkin month at the Farm Museum!  Enjoy wandering

through the planting field to find your favorite pumpkin. Price of pumpkins

will be determined by size of pumpkin. A fun farm treat for the whole family!

Admission to the pumpkin patch is free.

October 5                             
Apple Festival
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Sunday

A large variety of apples, apple products, and freshly pressed cider will be available. The nation’s largest apple cobbler will be baked on site. Enjoy cider pressing demonstrations while leaning fun apple facts at this delightful event. Vendors will have a variety of collectibles for sale, food, hayrides and free children’s games will make this event fun for all ages.
Admission: free

 

October 25, 26, and 31   
Halloween Haunted House
4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Friday
Visit our haunted house for thrills and chills! Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold! The house is recommended for children ages 4–12. Adults will find it creepy too!
Admission: $4.00
Hayrides: $2.00 per person

October 26
Children’s Fall Festival

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Sunday
Halloween fun for children of all ages. Youngsters are invited to wear their costumes! Visit our haunted house.* Enjoy traditional games, including sack races and trinkets-in-the-haystack, plus pony rides and a petting zoo. Professional character look-a-likes will visit to add to the fun. Craft vendors will display and sell fall items, food, country western music and dancing will make this event fun for people of all ages.
Admission: $4.00 per person

*The haunted house is open 1:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. and is recommended for ages   4–12.   Haunted House admission is $4.00 per person.

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