Events at Bates Nut Farm

There's always something going on at Bates! Dogs on a leash are welcome outdoors. Scroll down and click on the event title for more information.

Star Party

Title: Star Party

Date: Friday, April 25, 2014

Description: Interested in learning more about the night sky? Amateur astronomers and casual observers are... »

Star Party

Title: Star Party

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Description: Interested in learning more about the night sky? Amateur astronomers and casual observers are... »

Country Flea Market & Craft Fair

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Description: Modeled after the famous Canton Flea Market in Texas, this is an old fashioned flea market filled... »

Arts 'n Crafts Market Place

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Description: The Spring Fling Arts 'n Crafts Fair returns to Bates Nut Farm. Come and shop for American... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 to Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

Cars & Crafts

Title: Cars & Crafts

Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: The Spring Fling Arts 'n Crafts Fair and Heartbeat Classic Chevy Car Show return to Bates Nut... »

Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Description: Heartbeat Happening Classic Chevy Car Show returns to Bates Nut Farm. Sponsored by Heartbeat... »

Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Description: Save the date! We will be posting more details soon! »

Date: Friday, May 16, 2014 to Sunday, May 18, 2014

Description: This accredited American Kennel Club show spotlights hundreds of dogs representing a wide variety... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 to Sunday, May 18, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

Turbo Buick Car Show

Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Description: Over 40 Turbo Buicks will be on display in this family-oriented show. There is no charge to... »

KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Contest & “Taste of BBQ”

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Description: The BBQ contest is a Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned event. It will showcase nearly 60... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Description: The Annual Community yard sale is a don’t-miss for buyers and sellers alike. Sellers can... »

VC Music Fest

Title: VC Music Fest

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Description: The VC Music Boosters present the 3rd annual Valley Center Music Fest. The day features 9 bands... »

Young Life Annual Garden Tea Party

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2014

Description: Valley Center Young Life will hold their annual Garden Tea Party on Sunday, June 8 from 3 – 5... »

American Cancer Society's Relay For Life

Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014 to Sunday, June 22, 2014

Description: Relay For Life returns to Bates Nut Farm to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Several... »

Gourdstock

Title: Gourdstock

Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 to Sunday, June 29, 2014

Description: "Gourdstock 2013" is hosted by San Diego County Court Artists and California Gourd Society... »

Date: Friday, July 11, 2014 to Sunday, July 13, 2014

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 to Sunday, July 13, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

Gourmet Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Description: Sixteen gourmet food trucks return to Bates Nut Farm for the 3rd year! In addition to unique and... »

Bark for Life

Title: Bark for Life

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Description: The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a fundraising event honoring the life-long... »

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to Friday, October 31, 2014

Description: The Bates pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, straw maze and farm zoo are a fall tradition.... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Description: Representatives from the farm and agriculture community share unique and diverse stories of their... »

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 to Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum will share equipment from their... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

EDGETA Tractor Parades

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Description: Don't miss the Tractor Parade! Antique tractors from EDGETA Branch 22 and Vista Antique Gas &... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

Craft Fair:  "Pumpkin Festival"

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Sunday, October 5, 2014

Description: Over 80 artisans will be selling a variety of handmade crafts and fine art at the annual... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

"Christmas on the Farm" Arts 'n Crafts Fair

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 to Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: Start your holiday shopping early at the Bates Nut Farm “Christmas on the Farm” Arts ‘n... »

East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Description: The 11th annual East County Cruisers Car Show and Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

VC Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014

Description: All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast provided by the Valley Center Lions Club. $6 adults/$5... »

"Santa's Coming" Arts ' Crafts Fair

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014 to Sunday, November 30, 2014

Description: Bates Nut Farm will be hosting their annual “Santa’s Coming!” Arts ‘n Craft Fair over... »

Christmas In the Valley

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 3rd annual “Christmas... »

Christmas In the Valley

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 3rd annual “Christmas... »