Daily Farm Updates Thursday, October 17, 2019

Special Events

We like being a hive of activity! That’s why we offer events for all ages, from June into January. Find out what’s going on at CGO.

Upcoming Events

Pumpkin Fest Saturday/Sunday, October 19 - 20

An entire weekend dedicated to all things pumpkin! Come indulge in sweet and savory items from our many food venues and the Country Store, pick the perfect pumpkin in our Pumpkin Patch, and see our Pumpkin Princess and Rapunzel!

Extra this weekend:
Balloon Twisting – 10 AM – 5 PM ~ Saturday & 11 AM – 5 PM Sunday
Pumpkin Princess – 11 AM – 3 PM ~ Sunday only
Face Painting – 11 AM – 5:30 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday
Rapunzel – 1 – 4 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday


 

Costume Weekend Saturday/Sunday, October 26 - 27

Put on your costumes and come to the Farmyard! What better place to go Trick or Treating than at Center Grove Orchard! Our staff will be dressed in their festive costumes, handing out candy (only to those of you in costume!) at many different Trick or Treat locations.

Extra this weekend:
Superman & Wonder Woman – 11 AM – 4 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday
CGO Pumpkin Princess
– 11 AM – 3 PM ~ Sunday only
Iowa Speedway Pace Car – 12 – 7 PM ~ Saturday & 9 AM – 4 PM Sunday
Elsa – 1 – 4 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday
Costume Parade – 2 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday


 

Pumpkin Destruction Saturday/Sunday, November 2 - 3

Help us celebrate the end of our Farmyard season at our Pumpkin Destruction Weekend! Watch and participate in many fun ways to destroy pumpkins. From smashing them and bashing them to dropping them from a crane. It’s definitely a crowd favorite, so don’t miss out!

Extra this weekend:
CGO Pumpkin Princess & Storytime – 11 AM – 3 PM ~ Saturday & Sunday
Crane Pumpkin Drop – 2 PM ~ Saturday only
Pie Eating Contest – TBA


 

Come enjoy our many holiday happenings! various dates, November 30 - January 10

Mark your calendar! More details for all events will be added by early November. 

Brunch with Santa & Rudolph
November 30 & December 1
December 7 & 8
December 14 & 15
December 21 & 22

PJ’s & Stories with Santa
December 7 (evening event)
December 21 (evening event)

Ladies’ Night
December 12

Art on the Farm
December 13
January 10

 

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