mcps longstreet piesPHOTO: Historic Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival will feature pie-eating contests.

HOLMDEL – The Monmouth County Park System invites residents to enjoy Historic Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, September 27. Held at 44 Longstreet Road, Holmdel, this old-fashioned country fair is reminiscent of the 1890s and features wagon rides, old-fashioned games, live entertainment and more. 

The schedule for the event is as follows:


                        Ongoing Entertainment:

                        “Wahoo” Medicine Show and “Phydeauz” Flea Circus

                        Jugtown Mountain Band

                        Music Man Rich Marzec

                        Banjo Music



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                        Chorus of the Atlantic:  1-1:45 p.m. & 2:15-3 p.m.

                        Craft Demonstrations:

                        Rug Hooking

                        Penny Rugs











                Cider Making:  12-4 p.m.

                Plowing:  1:30-2:30 p.m.

                Threshing:  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Corn Husking Competition:  12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.

        Pie-Eating Contest:

                        Ages 8 and under: 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

                        Ages 9-14: 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.

                        Adults: 1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

        Big Pumpkin Weight Announced: 4:30 p.m.

To learn more about Historic Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival and other Park System activities, please visit 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.