The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

Description:

Over 50 plus years of fall traditions and memories have been created at the Bates Nut Farm... »

Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association Show

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021

Description:

The Early Days Gas Engine and Tractor Association will be having an Antique Tractor Show on... »

Live Entertainment on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Saturday, October 30, 2021

Description: For over 58 years, families have made it an annual tradition to come out to Bates during Pumpkin... »

Food on the Farm

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

Description:

Weekday Food on the Farm

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Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021

Description:

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

30th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Description:

Join in the fun by designing and building a scarecrow to exhibit in the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin... »

Late Nights on the Farm

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021

Description:

A great opportunity to avoid weekend crowds! Enjoy extended hours on October 14th & 15th.... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021

Description:

Don’t miss the annual “Howl-o-ween” Doggie Costume Contest & Parade on... »

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

Description:

You and your family have worked hard on your Halloween costumes…here’s your... »

East County Cruisers Car Show, Breakfast & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Description:

The Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm this... »

Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021 to Sunday, November 28, 2021

Description: Start your holiday shopping early for American handmade arts and crafts at the “Christmas
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Event: Christmas Voice Contest at Christmas in the Valley

« return to December, 2018

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 to Saturday, December 8, 2018

Time: 3:30pm to 12:00am

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Email:

Address: 15954 Woods Valley Road
Valley Center, CA

Phone: 858-442-8543

Description:

Join us for the Christmas Voice Contest, held at the 8th Annual Christmas in the Valley event! Auditions will be on Friday, December 7th starting at 3:30 pm, and finalists will perform on Saturday at 2:00 pm. Applicants must complete the audition to qualify for entry to the Finals on Saturday, December 8th. We will email a schedule two days prior to the event and ask that you please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled time.

Please provide your own music on your phone, ipod, or computer. We will provide a microphone and speakers for participants. Each participant will be allotted 4 minutes to perform. Please have your music ready to go. Each entry is limited to one round (individual or group). No lip-syncing allowed. Holiday and Christmas themed songs are encouraged.

Prizes

First Place - $200

Second Place - $100

Third Place - $50

What to Expect

1. A panel of judges with bells and swivel chairs.

2. Judges will vote on a scale of 1-10 on three categories: voice, presentation, and delivery.

3. 60% of the chosen contestants will move to Saturday Finals.

4. Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 pm, the finalists will compete.

5. Winners announced after the final contestant.

To enter, return completed entry form by Monday, December 3rd by 10:00 am to be eligible for the Christmas Voice Contest.