PCC / News / October 16, 2012

Harvest Festival offers fun and free pumpkins for all

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ASPCC at the Rock Creek Campus is hosting the annual Harvest Festival, which celebrates the fall harvest, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 at the campus. There will be free pumpkins, face painting, a petting zoo, hay rides, music and a theater production. The public, students, staff and faculty are all invited to this family event that attracts more than 1,000 people from the community every year.

Get your free pumpkin at this year’s Rock Creek Campus Harvest Festival.

Schedule includes:

  • Hay Rides.
  • Petting Zoo facilitated by Vet Tech Students.
  • Music by the Fanno Creek Boys.
  • “Waiting For Goldilocks” production in The Forum from 1-1:50 p.m.
  • Scavenger Hunt in the Learning Garden.
  • Face painting.
  • Card making.
  • Artist Mark Diamond will design jack-o-lanterns with modeling clay.
  • Quilting Demo.
  • Raffles and more.

A donation of $5 per family is requested and free raffle tickets come with donated canned goods. Free parking is available in the Event Center parking lot behind Building 9. The hayrides that loop the campus will run all day and will be staged between Building 2 and 5. Garden events will take place in the newly christened Learning Garden and all other activities will take place in Building 3 in the inside mall and in the courtyard.

In addition, the Washington County Museum, located on the campus, will offer free admission from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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x by Monique 2 years ago

I am so excited. I missed it last year because I didn’t know about it. I was thinking about volunteering want to take my son to enjoy the fun; I can’t wait to bring him and some family to the Harvest Festival! I have been looking up all of the different pumpkin patches… looks like I am done with my search :)

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