Harvest Moon Festival 2016

Harvest Moon Festival - fall family fun down on the farm. Weekend of Oct 1 – 2, 10 am – 5 pm, at Coverdale Farm Preserve, featuring Artisans, Children’s activities, Hayrides, and Food Trucks

When

Sat-Sun Oct 1-2, 2016
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
OPEN RAIN OR SHINE

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
(ATM Machine available)

Schedule & map

Check back in late Sep for the 2016 schedule.
See what happened last year: 2015 schedule & map (PDF) »

Would you like to volunteer?

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

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Family fun down at the farm

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

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Saturdays until end of October, 9 am - 2 pm

Free for Members! Join us every Saturday until end of October for an informal day on the farm. Activities include: 9 am morning animal chores,10:30 am Story Time, 11:30 am featured fun programs, 1 pm afternoon chores; U-Pick herbs, flowers and various vegetables*. New this year: featured fun guided programs and activities with our awesome farm staff. Topic and times vary each week. Also, be sure to shop the Welcome Barn for our farm products both edible, fashionable and fun!

Members: Free, Others: $5 for Adults, $3 for children 2 and up

Special Saturdays!
May 14: Sheep Shearing
June 18: Garden Day
July 16: Trucks, Tractors and Tools
August 20: National Honeybee Day
September 10: Monarch Day
October 15: Pumpkin Celebration

No pre-registration required. Just show up!
05/07/2016 - 10/29/2016
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Farming/Gardening, Animals, FREE
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Sunday, October 9, 2 - 4 pm

Fall is a time of change for the life inhabiting our 356-acre Coverdale Farm Preserve. It's the perfect starting point to observe seasonal changes as we transition into winter. Join Farm Educator Tracy Lea-Dorsey on a hike from farm to field to forest and beyond. Discover native wildlife preparing for winter sleep, observe the flight of migrants, and take in the beautiful fall colors. Warm up in the farm kitchen by preparing a seasonal snack. Dress for outdoor adventure!ed. Led by Tracy Lea-Dorseyi

Members: $8, Others: $14
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
10/09/2016 - 10/09/2016
2:00PM - 4:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Cooking, Hiking
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Saturday, November 12, 2 - 4 pm

Popcorn makes a delicious snack for movie nights, family gatherings, and many other occasions. Pop into the Coverdale kitchen to learn interesting ways to flavor your own popcorn made over the stove. Get the inside scoop on how popcorn is grown and harvested and discover the surprising science behind what makes it pop. Take home recipes along with your delicious makings to surprise friends and family with your newfound snack-making skills.. Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $20 for a family of 2, $5 each additional family member; Others: $30 for a family of 2, $8 for each additional family member
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

11/12/2016 - 11/12/2016
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
cooking, gardening/farming
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Saturday, November 19, 2 - 4 pm

Pumpkins are the fabulous fruit of the fall, the star ingredient in so many delicious autumn dishes. What makes the pumpkin such a seasonal favorite? Explore the curious world of this popular food while cooking up a few fall recipes in the Coverdale kitchen. Add some spice to make it nice! Discover the secret to the fantastic flavoring as you add it to some ordinary foods for extraordinary results. Don't miss out on this tasty fall evening on the farm! Led by Mary Boeini

Members: $20 for a family of 2, $5 each additional family member; Others: $30 for a family of 2, $8 for each additional family member
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

11/19/2016 - 11/19/2016
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
cooking, gardening/farming
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Saturday, December 3, 1 4 pm

Join us for a Saturday "crafternoon" the whole family will love! Work with reused materials, candy, and other sugary treats to create a magical holiday scene complete with a faux gingerbread house. Make a sweet winter wonderland that you can take home to impress family and friends. Led by Farmer Dan's artist mother Hedwig O'Brien, this exciting event is not to be missed! Led by Hedwig O'Brien

Members: $25; Others: $35 per project. Each additional family member sharing project $7
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve, 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334

12/03/2016 - 12/03/2016
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family 6+
cooking, gardening/farming
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Sunday, December 11, 2 - 4 pm

Bare trees and icy streams create magical winter wonderland scenes in Burrows Run Preserve. Let's take a hike to make great winter discoveries. See what wildlife is active during this cold, cold time and search out signs of their presence. Who spends their winters in a peaceful slumber, or partially active throughout winter in the preserve? After finding out this and more, warm things up in the kitchen making a fun, quick snack to chase out the winter chill. Arrive bundled up and prepared for fun in any weather conditions. Led by Rob Wiest

Members: $8, Others: $14
Meets at Coverdale Farm Preserve 543 Way Road Greenville, DE 19807 (302) 239-2334
12/11/2016 - 12/11/2016
2:00PM - 4:00PM
at: Coverdale Farm
age: Family
Cooking, Hiking
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