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Printer Friendly VersionPrinter Friendly Version Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Tractor Show

September 21 & 22, 2013
9 am - 5 pm

Event Schedule

Lake Metroparks Farmpark
8800 Euclid Chardon Rd;
Kirtland, OH 44094
440-256-2122
800-366-3276
Fall Harvest Festival at Lake Metroparks Farmpark - Farmall Tractor - photo by Earl Linaburg
Festival | Antique Tractor Show and Farm Machinery
Admission | Directions | Sponsors

Due to the nature of this event and facility, please do not bring your pets.

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Experience life on a farm. Get into the action by digging up a potato from the field, grinding grain and exploring a three-acre corn maze.

Discover the old-time methods of making apple cider and apple butter and then sample the delicious finished products and a variety of different types of apples. Be sure to try some of Farmpark’s fresh harvest soup!  Learn how horses and antique tractors were used in planting and harvesting crops.

Fall Harvest Festival at Lake Metroparks Farmpark - Cider pressing - photo by Earl Linaburg 

Discover how renewable energy is harvested and how our food ultimately comes from the sun and wind.  Explore The Great Tomato Works exhibit with tomatoes that are 24-times life size and hands-on exhibits about all aspects of plant life.  Learn how plants are grown without the use of soil in the hydroponics lab. 

Additional activities


Event Schedule

Antique Tractors and Farm Machinery

 

Antique Farm Machines at FarmparkListen to the rumble of antique tractors and engines and discover how they were used in planting and harvesting crops. The Parade of Power features an amazing lineup of vintage tractors from yesteryear. View different types of antique farm equipment in the machinery storage building.  Watch as an Avery threshing machine from the 1930s, powered by an antique tractor, separates seeds from stalks and husks during the Field to Flour demonstration. 

Admission

  • Ages 2 - 11, $4
  • Ages 60+, $5
  • Ages 12 - 59, $6
  • Children younger than 2, Free
  • Farmpark members, Free

Directions

Lake Metroparks Farmpark
Take I-90 to the Rt. 306 exit. Head south on Route 306 five miles to Chardon Road (Route 6), turn left on Route 6, and head east one mile. Entrance to Farmpark is on the right.


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Photo by J Dell Photography

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