Archive for October, 2009

PUMPKIN DAY

October 5, 2009

KS109288     Pumpkin Day

Sat., Oct. 10, 2009
9am – 3pm
Bourne Farm

First held in 1981, this has become a much anticipated autumn event for hundreds of Falmouth families and visitors every year. With ample free parking, no entrance fee and many attractions for the children, Pumpkin Day offers something for everyone. 
Tickets are sold separately for some activities.

Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides, Face-Painting, Canoe/Kayaking, Bake Sale, Ponyrides, Crafts, Lunch Available, Fun for All… 
(rain or shine)
Free Parking
Ticket Sales for activities $2 – $6

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FALMOUTH CRANBERRY HARVEST

October 5, 2009

Cape & Islands Farm Bureau presents . . .

FALMOUTH CRANBERRY HARVEST

&

FARM FESTIVAL

Saturday; October 17, 2009 (rain date-Sunday, October 18)
John Parker Road Bogs (between Rte 28 & Sandwich Road)–E. Falmouth
10 AM to 3 PM – ON THE BOG – FREE TO ALL
 
Come enjoy an old-fashioned family celebration of a
cranberry bog being wet harvested before your eyes!

 TASTE THE MANY HOMEMADE CRANBERRY TREATS
Baked goodies, cranberry juices, cranberry breads, jellies, relishes, etc.

See an antique CRANBERRY SEPARATOR remove the chaff from your own bag of fresh berries
–delicious Portuguese food available under tent while listening to the Falmouth Fiddlers
–live entertainment under the tent–50s & 60s music byThe Grand Daddios–reminisce with experienced local farmers–listen to their stories–guided bog walks describing historical remnants, bog plants and animals by experienced guides

Historical displays on cranberry farming and harvesting
Demonstrations of old-time crafts, i.e., wool spinning, Nantucket basket making, Cranberry wreath making, etc.

Free Children’s Activities and Cranberry games
Create a Bog-In-A-Cup–face painting–a live bee hive used to pollinate the Cranberry flowers–find the queen bee–sample honey–dance to “The Cranberry Bounce” with the Carol Sykes’ Suzuki Violinists–talk with a live Clown, Cranberries, Pumpkin and a roaming Ventriloquist

Peruse tables of Cranberry Soaps, Candles and Jellies
Have your fortune told by the Bog Oracle–buy a ticket for a raffle of special items or a Festival Tee Shirt–make your own free Holiday arrangement–visit our $1 and $2 table

CONNECT WITH OTHER FESTIVAL FARMS OPEN FOR BUSINESS AND FUN!
Coonamessett Farm–Cape Cod Winery–Andrews’ Farm–Crooked Pond Tree Farm–R F Morse Greenhouse–Coonamessett Bog Tree Farm–Waquoit Feed and Grain Co–Allenby Tree Farm–Cranberry Company’s Cranberry Bog Tour–Smithfield Farm–Soares Nursery–Jack & The Beanstalk–Quissett Gardening–Total Salon–MA Farm Bureau
Read about Falmouth Agricultural Commission–Friends of Falmouth Farms

For more information, call 508-457-1809 or e-mail: pleaselouise@comcast.net

Spirits of Falmouth’s Past Return

October 3, 2009

October 24

Oak Grove Cemetery, Jones Road, Falmouth. 1p.m. – 3p.m.
508-548-4857
Website: www.falmouthhistoricalsociety.orgDescription:

Spirits of Falmouth’s Past Return
Saturday, October 24
Rain Date: Sunday, October 25

Oak Grove Cemetery
Off Jones Road in Falmouth, between Palmer Ave. & Gifford St.   1-3 pm.
508-548-4857
http://www.FalmouthHistoricalSociety.org

Meet early Falmouth residents risen from their graves.  
Halloween Treats for All!