Dog Show: Del Sur Kennel Club

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020 to Sunday, March 15, 2020

Description: The Del Sur Kennel Club Show will feature several individual breed specialties and an all-breed... »

Community Easter Scavenger Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Description: Easter fun for the whole family! Crafts, games, hay rides, farm animals, raffles and a Scavenger... »

Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market - Spring Festival

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

Come and shop for American handmade arts and crafts on the farm at the "Spring Festival”... »

Spring Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Description:

The Spring Food Truck Festival will tempt hungry festival-goers with many mobile cuisine... »

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show

Date: Sunday, April 26, 2020

Description:

The Heartbeat Happening Classic Car Show returns to Bates Nut Farm. Organized by Heartbeat... »

Mother's Day Tea

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020

Description:

Sherrie will be the host of your small town Mother’s Day tea! Expand your tea tastes... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Description:

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Event: Gingerbread House Contest

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Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm

Website: http://christmasinthevalley.yolasite.com

Description: Bates announces the 4th annual Gingerbread House Contest! As part of the "Christmas in the Valley" festivities, you or your group can design and build a gingerbread house to exhibit. Your entry can be traditional, or not! Use your imagination, and create special memories while you design and build your entry. Everyone will receive a certificate of participation, and all gingerbread houses will remain on display throughout the weekend. The winning gingerbread houses will be displayed in the Bates store until Sunday, December 21st.

Bring your gingerbread house and completed entry form to Bates from 2:00 - 4:00 on December 12, or 8:30 - 10:30 on December 13. Judging begins promptly at 10:30 on December 13, and winners will be announced at 12:00. Cash prizes will be awarded!

For rules more information, click here for the Gingerbread House Competiton Registration Form.