Valley Center Community Yard Sale Has Been Cancelled

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

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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

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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

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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

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

The 2020 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020

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October Pumpkin Patch... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Description:

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"Celebrating Farm Life" Farm Education & Youth Day

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020

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Learn about farming and agriculture! Visit with local businesses and groups from the... »

Early Days Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 to Sunday, September 27, 2020

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Event: 24th Annual Scarecrow Contest

« return to October, 2015

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015

Time: All Day

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Email:

Phone: 760-749-3333

Description: Keep the lost art of scarecrow making alive and make a scarecrow to enter in the 24th Annual Bates Nut Farm Scarecrow Contest. Your scarecrow will be on display in the Pumpkin Patch thru 10/26/15. Individuals, groups and clubs are invited to enter; each entry will receive a free jack-o-lantern pumpkin and certificate of participation. All winning scarecrows become the property of Bates Nut Farm and will be added to our famous scarecrow collection.

Entries are due by 10 a.m. Saturday, October 10th. Cash prizes and gift certificates will be awarded to the top entries in each category. Entry forms are available online or at the Bates office. All of the Pumpkin Patch festivities will continue throughout the weekend including the tractor hayrides, straw maze, pony rides, and food. Admission is free. $5.00 parking on October weekends.

Click here for the Entry Form.

Go to our Gallery to see the winners from 2013!