mc longstreet harvest home wagonPHOTO: Experience old-fashioned fun as it was a century ago at Harvest Home Festival on Sunday, September 28 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel.

HOLMDEL — Area residents are invited to step back into a time when neighbors gathered not only to accomplish chores, but also to spend time socializing and enjoying each other’s company. Harvest Home Festival allows visitors to enjoy an old-fashioned country fair reminiscent of the 1890s. It will be held on Sunday, September 28 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Historic Longstreet Farm, located on Longstreet Road in Holmdel. The event will feature wagon rides, games, live entertainment, and demonstrations about farm life at the turn of the last century. Visitors are also invited to join in the spirit of the festival by entering one of the many competitions! Prize-winning categories include vegetables, fruit, canning, condiments, baked goods, needlework, quilting, and rug hooking.

 

To learn more about this and other Park System activities, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call the Park System at 732-842-4000, ext. 4312. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation Agency.