Pumpkin fest offers old-fashioned fun for the family
Mortimer Family Farms, located at Highway 69 and 169 in Dewey, is having its Pumpkin Festival from 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays in October. The festival features U-Pick Pumpkins, 10-Acre Corn Maze, Fall Décor, Apple Cider, Hay Rides, Farm Animal Kingdom, Haunted House, Bubble Run, Corn Bath, Barrel Train, food and craft vendors, and music for the whole family.
On Oct. 13, there will be an old-fashioned horse race; Oct. 20 will be the 21st Tractor Pull and Pumpkin Fest 5K; and Oct. 27 is the 28th Punkin' Chunkin', Dog Show and Haunted Corn Maze. Festival admission and parking is free.
The Farm Market offers fresh picked sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, squash, zucchini, okra and other seasonal vegetables.
The farm opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 6 p.m. daily. For more information, call 830-1116 or visit www.MortimerFamilyFarms.com.