Harvest Moon Festival 2017

Harvest Moon Festival - fall family fun down on the farm. Weekend of Oct 7 – 8, 10 am – 5 pm, at Coverdale Farm Preserve, featuring Artisans, Children’s Activities, Hayrides, and Food Trucks.

When

Sat-Sun Oct 7-8, 2017
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
OPEN RAIN OR SHINE
*Activities subject to change due to weather.

Entrance price

Members: FREE
Non-members age 0-4: FREE
Non-members age 5+: $7
Pay or become a Member at the gate.
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Where

Delaware Nature Society's
Coverdale Farm Preserve in Greenville, DE
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Please note that dogs are not permitted on this property

Payments accepted

Major credit cards, checks, or cash
(No ATM Machine)

Schedule & map

Check back in late September for the 2017 schedule and map.
See what happened last year:
Last year's schedule & map (PDF) »

Would you like to volunteer?

Volunteers are needed for set up and festival days. Prior experience not required.
Apply to volunteer »

Family fun down at the farm

Discover more upcoming Farm Family Fun

Love the Harvest Moon Festival? Check out our other upcoming farm fun programs for the whole family.

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Wednesdays 11am - 6pm, and Saturdays 9am - 4pm, May 10 - Oct 28

Each day hosts a variety of activities for you! Take a self-guided visit to see Coverdale's animals. Help with farm chores Saturday mornings at 9am and afternoons at 3pm. Bring a lunch to enjoy under the grand old oak trees! Listen to a farm favorite story during Story Time at 1 pm. Shop the welcome barn for our farm products both edible, fashionable, and fun! U-Pick produce available June through October.

Members: Free, Others: $3 for children 2 and up, $5 for adults.
No pre-registration required. Just show up!

Learn more about Farm Fun Days
05/10/2017 - 10/28/2017
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Farming/Gardening, Animals, FREE
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Saturday, Sept 9, 11am - 1pm

Come learn about the power of pollinators and search our fields with nets to see how many of these helpers you can catch! Bring a bagged supper to enjoy at our picnic grove afterwards. It's not just our farmers who keep our vegetables growing strong.Registration required. Led by Rob Wiest

Members: Free; Others: $10
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
09/09/2017 - 09/09/2017
11:00AM - 1:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Gardening/Farming, Cooking, Gardening/Farming
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Sunday, Sept 10, 3 - 5pm

Roll up your sleeves and lend a hand with afternoon farm chores.We’ll work together caring for the animals of Coverdale and afterwards, cook and enjoy a hearty dinner straight from the farm. Led by Ashley Harrell

Members: $12; Others: $16
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
09/10/2017 - 09/10/2017
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
Gardening/Farming, Cooking, series
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Sunday, Sept 24, 1 - 4pm

See what making this classic pairing from scratch is truly about! We will work together, grinding grains and learning an easy process to make fresh butter right at home! Led by Mary Boeni.

Members: $14; Others: $19
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
09/24/2017 - 09/24/2017
1:00PM - 4:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Gardening/Farming, Cooking
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Sunday, Oct 15, 9 - 11:30am

Wake up with the roosters! Feed and care for our livestock, then we’ll wash up and head to the farm kitchen to make our own hearty farm breakfast! Led by Ashley Harrell

Members: $12; Others: $16
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
10/15/2017 - 10/15/2017
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
Gardening/Farming, Cooking, series
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Friday, Oct 20, 7:30 - 9:30pm pm

Coverdale Farm Preserve is home to many nocturnal animals, from raccoons to owls to fox. Join us on an “after hours” adventure to observe the farm’s nightlife. Registration required. Led by Jim White

Members: FREE, Others: $14
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807

10/20/2017 - 10/20/2017
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Animals
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Sunday, Oct 29, 8 - 10pm

Take an incredible astronomical journey with Sheila Vincent that will leave you star-struck! The night skies over Coverdale Farm Preserve are full of wonder and mystery. Registration required. Led by Rob Wiest and Sheila Vincent.

Members: Free; Others: $6
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
10/29/2017 - 10/29/2017
8:00PM - 10:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Gardening/Farming, Cooking, series
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Sunday, Nov 12, 2 - 4pm

Start your own B&B for feathered friends! Learn about the native birds that stay around during the winter months. Then create a gourd-gous bird house, wooly nesting ball and a special treat for your guests! Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $7; Others: $10
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
11/12/2017 - 11/12/2017
2:00PM - 4:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
Animal, Arts/Crafts, Birding
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Saturday, Nov 18, 5 - 8pm

Looking to spice up your Thanksgiving meal? Create and taste familiar recipes with a local flair! Led by Rob Wiest and Ashley Harrell

Members: $8; Others: $13
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
11/18/2017 - 11/18/2017
5:00PM - 8:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
Gardening/Farming, Cooking, Gardening/Farming
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Saturday, December 16, 7 - 9 pm

Kick your heels and swing your partner on this night of bluegrass music and family dancing! Celebrate another farmtastic Coverdale year in a night of stomps and twirls made for first-timers and experts alike!

Member: $9, Others: $13
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807

12/16/2017 - 12/16/2017
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
fitness
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