Community Easter Scavenger Hunt Has Been Cancelled

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Description:

Easter fun for the whole family! hay rides, farm animals, pony rides, petting zoo and a... »

Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market - Spring Festival Has Been Cancelled

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 Has Been Cancelled

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 Has Been Cancelled

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 Mother's Day tea! Expand your tea tastes with our samplers of... »

Spring Field Trip at the Farm!

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Enjoy a picnic lunch while breathing in... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2020

Description:

The annual Valley Center Community Yard Sale is a don’t-miss for buyers and sellers... »

Summer Field Trip at Bates Nut Farm!

Date: Saturday, July 18, 2020

Description:

You're invited to a fun, relaxing morning on the farm! Bring the kids for summer fun; the... »

Summer Food Truck Festival

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

Some of San Diego's favorite food trucks will be on hand serving a variety of mobile cuisine.... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020 to Sunday, August 16, 2020

Description:

Spend an evening on the farm with family and friends at the annual Campout! Bring a tent or RV... »

Movie in the Park

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Description:

What’s better than dinner and a movie? Stay after the Food Truck Festival for a showing... »

Event: "Celebrating Farm Life"

« return to September, 2015

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Description: This event was established several years ago to educate the public about farm animals, vermicomposting, organic gardening, beekeeping, bats, and other aspects of life on the farm. There will be ongoing presentations of the “Life of a Pumpkin” interactive module, Harvest Talk & Tour, a history of the 94 year old farm, along with the opportunity to interact with members of the farming community who are eager to share their experiences.

Representatives from the farm and agriculture community share unique and diverse stories of their “Life on the Farm” experiences. Live entertainment and food, tractor hayrides, picnicking, pony rides, petting zoo, facepainting and farm zoo continue through the weekend.

Don't miss the Antique Tractor Parades at 11:00 & 2:00!