mcps longstreet cooperHistoric Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival will feature ongoing wood working demonstrations.

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 25. 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, under the direction of Craig J. Page.               

Entertainment:

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

    Let’s Talk Baseball with Bradley Shaw – 12:30 p.m. & 3 p.m.
 
    Craft Demonstrations:

    Rug Hooking

    Penny Rugs

    Spinning

    Felting

    Lace-making

    Smocking

    Weaving

    Knitting

    Embroidery

    Demonstrations:

    Beekeeping

    Blacksmithing

    Woodworking

    Cider Making:  12-4 p.m.

    Plowing:  1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m.  

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

    Two-Man Saw:  12-4:30 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 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.