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... »

The 2020 Pumpkin Patch

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

Description:

 

October Pumpkin Patch... »

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Description:

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

"Celebrating Farm Life" Farm Education & Youth Day

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Description:

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

Description:

Don't miss this blast from the past! This organization’s mission is to restore,... »

Event: "Christmas in the Valley", Sponsored by the VC Women's Club

« return to December, 2012

Date: Friday, December 7, 2012

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Phone: Marcia 760-749-4976

Description: Start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with “Christmas in the Valley”. There will several childrens' activities including a Living Nativity, Christmas caroling, crafts, storytelling and a Polar Express Hay Ride to visit Santa, all free of charge. Food will be available for purchase. Choose from hamburgers & hot dogs, tacos, popcorn and hot chocolate. Enjoy Christmas shopping at Bates, Farmer's Daughter, and with the vendors who will set up for the 2-day event. There will be plenty of unique gifts for each person on your gift list.

Friday's schedule:
4:45 Living Nativity Performance
5:00 VCHS Marching Band
5:30 Santa Arrives by helicopter; Tree Lighting
5:30 - 7:30 Polar Express Hayride
6:30 Living Nativity Performance
6:45 VCHS Choir

“Christmas in the Valley” hours are Friday, December 7th from 4:00 – 8:00 and Saturday, December 8th from 10:00 – 4:00.