September 30, 2012
September 30, 2012
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- Macaroni Kid Saves
By: Maggie Mackay and Lani Mark
22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown
31st Annual Pumpkin Festival – September 29 & 30; Every Saturday & Sunday in October and Columbus Day, 2011. 10am - 5pm.
Enjoy a hayride, jump in the hayloft, swoosh down the giant slides, visit barnyard buddies, play the rubber duckie derby, and explore the straw maze! Enjoy beautiful fall foliage, live music, hand dipped caramel apples, crafts, and lots more!
$10 per person; Children 2 and under are FREE!
Pumpkin Harvest Days - Tuesdays - Fridays in October, plus Monday October 29, 9:30 to 5:00. Closed other Mondays.
Provide an enjoyable, educational fall trip for preschool through 3rd grade. Take a tractor driven hayride, visit Barnyard Buddies, pick a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch.
$6.75 per person adults & children; no charge for infants.
5614 Butterfly Lane Frederick, MD 21703
DAYS on the Farm- September 22th through November 6th
Monday-Thursday 1-7pm -- $6.50; Friday 1-5pm -- $6.50; Saturday 10am-10:30pm -- $10.00; Sunday 10am-7pm -- $10.00
Seniors (60+) -- $6.00; 2 and under- FREE
Your Adventure includes: Corn Maze , Pumpkin Patch, Jumping Pillow, Rubber Ducky Races, Hayrides, Corn Crib Corn Box, Pedal Cart Preakness , Giant Slides, Straw Mountains, Rope Maze, Farm Tunnels, Farm Barnyard, Right Turn Only Maze ,Goat Mountain , Pumpkin Train, Little Farmersville Playland.
Campfires (by reservation only - with Adventure Admission) --- Rent a campfire ring for roasting weenies, making S'Mores, and doing a little picking 'n singing with your pals!
NIGHTS on the Farm- September 28th thru October 27th
Friday 5-10:30pm -- $10.00
Saturday 5-10:30pm -- $10.00
Seniors(60+) -- $6.00
Last ticket sold at 9:30pm
Enjoy Friday and Saturday nights at the farm! All activities are available during our posted evening hours, except: Hayrides, Apple Cannon, Pig Races, Pumpkin Train and the Pumpkin Patch.
Gaver Tree Farm
5501 Detrick Road, Mt. Airy
Fall-Fun-Festival, September 14 through November 6th, 10:00am to 6:00pm daily
Five acre Corn Maze, Kiddie Corn Maze, Corn Crib, Jumping Pillow, Straw Bale Maze, Kids’ Tricycle 200, Pedal Cart Track, Bale Slide, The Sand Pit, Double Barrel Slide, Straw Jumping, 3 Pumpkin Pitch, Tractor & Wagon Slide, Corn Toss Game, Stuck in the Mud, Straw Mountain, Pirate Ship, Mini Slide, Tire Playground, Play Tractors, Gravel Yard, Corn Cave, Corn Hole, White Lightening Maze, Sliding Hill, Obstacle Course, Rubber Ducky Races, Animal Arena, Picnic Areas (food served on weekends), Hay rides out to the pumpkin patches. There is also a Farmer’s Market to purchase pumpkins, gourds, fall decorations and pumpkin carving tools.
Weekdays: $6 per person; 2 and under FREE
Weekends: $8 per person; 2 and under are FREE
Season Passes Available
Fall Fun Nights, October Friday & Saturday Nights, 6:00 to 9:00pm
Campfire Party Sites available!
2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine
Fall Festival - The farm is decorated with ghouls and ghosts, the orchards are bent down with crispy, juicy apples and the fields are full of succulent vegetables. The Straw Bale Maze for the little ones and The Boo Barn for ages 4-9 (open every day in October), several photo op boards, animal area, and fresh apple cider. Plus, the beautiful Farmer’s Market with oh so many goodies!! Pumpkin Hayrides take you out to the pumpkin fields on the weekends and run from 9:30am to 4:30pm.
7612 Willow Road, Frederick
Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch- September 22th through October 31th; Tuesday through Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm; Friday & Saturday open till 10:00pm.
Feed the animals in the mini barnyard, explore the corn maze, take a spin on a pedal cart, leap into a pile of hay, ride on the MooChoo Train, slip down the giant slide, enjoy tricycles, take a hayride out to the pumpkin fields (pumpkins are 50cents per pound). For an additional fee…corn cannon, pumpkin chunking, Fall Market, snack stand,
$9 per person; 2 and under FREE
Weekday special…play area only $5 (under 2 FREE)
Screamland: The Haunts at Crumland Farms
Starting October 5th, Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00pm- Last ticket sold at 10:00pm
Take a horrific hayride through the Haunted Woods, a walk through the Corrupted Corn and a tour of the Haunted Barn.And then brave the corn maze in the dark - if you dare!
$9.00 per person per attraction; save when you purchase a package
8302 Ramsburg Road, Thurmont
September 29th through October 31st ; Monday through Thursday, 3:00 to 6:00pm; Friday through Sunday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
FREE Hayrides to the pumpkin patch on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Petting zoo, corn table, milk a cow, picture opportunities galore! Every weekend there is a different “event” going on.
Sharp’s at Waterford Farm
4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville
September 29th through mid- November; Open every weekend from 10:00am to 5:00pm; Also have Open House Dates in the fall when educational programs are offered, check website for dates.
No admission or parking fees. Free hayride to the pumpkin patch, ten acre corn maze, mini maze, farm animals to feed, scarecrow making, observation bee hives, a farm museum, a nature trail, and a fully stocked Country Store.
Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch
6521 Holter Road, Middletown
September 22th through October 31st; Weekends 10:00am to 5:45pm
Admission is always free! Hayrides out to the pumpkin patch and corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides, concession stand and shopping at the Craft Attic for a variety of hand crafted items.
Mayne’s Tree Farm
3420 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown
Pumpkin Patch at Mayne’s ; October weekdays 10:00am to 6:00pm & October weekends 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze, pumpkin sling shot, apple cider, scarecrow making, moon bounce, straw jumpin’, face painting (on weekends), and an antique tractor display. Their markets offers mini pumpkins, gourds, indian corn, corn stalks, and straw bales.
15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville
Apple Picking & Pumpkin Patch
Hayrides out to the pumpkin patch every weekend in October, final ride leaves at 5:00pm. Feed the animals in the barnyard, visit the concession stand and shop at the Farmer’s Market.
$3 per person; Pumpkins are sold separately and by the pound
Nightmare ScreamPlex Family Night
The Maryland SoccerPlex, 18031 Central Park Circle Boyds, MD 20841
October 7th & November 2th; 5:00pm, last ticket sold at 9:00pm
Family Night is a fun and interactive Halloween experience suitable for all ages, and on Family Nights only, regular admission gives you free access to tons of games and activities. Come hungry and roast smores over the bonfire, or enjoy our other delicious foods.
$20.00 per person
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