The 2019 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019

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October Pumpkin Patch... »

Friday Nights on the Farm

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

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Come after school or work and get your weekend started in the Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy live music,... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

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

Annual Halloween Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019

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

Mud Factor 5k Obstacle Run

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019

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 Are you ready for a seriously fun 5K obstacle course? Prepare for giant cargo climbs,... »

Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019

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Start your holiday shopping early for American handmade arts and crafts at the "Christmas on... »

East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019

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The 17th Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019

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

Santa's Coming Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Friday, November 29, 2019 to Sunday, December 1, 2019

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Bates Nut Farm will be hosting their largest Arts 'n Crafts Fair of the year over the long... »

Christmas in the Valley

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019

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 This magical event is for all ages to enjoy! Bring out the whole family to enjoy... »

Christmas in the Valley

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

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 This magical event is for all ages to enjoy! Bring out the whole family to enjoy... »

Event: "Celebrating Farm Life" Farm Education & Youth Day

« return to September, 2019

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019 to Sunday, September 29, 2019

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm

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Address: 15954 Woods Valley Road
Valley Center, CA

Phone: 760-749-3333

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Learn about farming and agriculture! Visit with local businesses and groups from the agricultural community who share a passion for educating the public about life on a farm. Special guests will be on hand to share their knowledge of farm animals, composting, gardening, recycling, beekeeping, protected wildlife, and other aspects of life on the farm. Bates Nut Farm will be offering ongoing presentations about nuts and how they grow, the life of a pumpkin, the history of Bates Nut Farm, and the importance of farming in California.

Live entertainment and food, tractor hayrides, picnicking, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting and farm zoo continue through the weekend.

This event is open to the public and admission is free.

Saturday & Sunday: One of the more popular exhibits during this event is The Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association Branch 22 (EDGETA) and Vista Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum. Nostalgic machines such as antique tractors, trucks, washing machines, toys, tools, pumps, and stationary engines in operation will all be featured. Don't miss the Antique Tractor Parades at 11:00 & 2:00!