Case-Barlow Farm will host the Fall Harvest Fest on Sunday, Sept. 15 from with new extended hours from noon to 5 p.m. at 1931 Barlow Road, Hudson.
The annual event is a day of fun and discovery for children and adults.
Activities and demonstrations include hayrides, pony rides, candle dipping, making butter and square dancing plus children's crafts to make and take home. Traditional games include a scavenger hunt, bobbing for apples, sack races, 3-legged race, cookie walk and horseshoes. Various types of birds, donkeys, owls and small farm petting animals will be on display. The CBF Garden will showcase heirloom plants.
New events this year include a rope maze, Farmer's Musical Garden and musical guests the Blue Herons and The Black River Boys.
A highlight of the annual festival will be unveiling the new barn quilt. The oversize quilt is painted on wood and meant to be hung outside. The design chosen for the CBF barn quilt is the Sawtooth Star.
"Johnny Appleseed" will talk about all things apples and "Abe Lincoln" will stop by.
The Crazy Critter 4-H group will offer pony rides Summit Sizzlers 4-H group will bring their small farm animals for petting.
Demonstrators also include farrier Shaw Petries, chair caning with Jan Noall, and seat weaving by Bill Heflin, bread making by George Hoy, and noodle making by Jennifer Bourgeois.
The farmhouse is restored in the furnishing of the 19th century. Additional historic displays include quilts, antique cars and trucks.
Case-Barlow Farm is an independent nonprofit corporation formed to restore the Case-Barlow Homestead and to foster for future generations an appreciation of the spirit and heritage of its builders. It has been designated as an official Underground Railroad site. For more information, contact email@example.com or call 330-650-0591. Information can also be found at www.casebarlowfarm.com.