The 2020 Pumpkin Patch

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

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Masks and social distancing are required.

 The... »

29th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020

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Masks and social distancing are required.

 Join in the fun by... »

Late Nights on the Farm

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020 to Friday, October 16, 2020

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Masks and social distancing are required.

 Come after school... »

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Masks and social distancing are required.

 Don’t miss... »

Annual Halloween Costume Contest & Parade - Has Been Cancelled

Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Masks and social distancing are required.

 You and your family... »

Rain Barrel Pick Up Event

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020

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Save money by taking advantage of rainwater as a FREE resource. Promote plant and soil health... »

East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020

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The 18th Annual East County Cruisers Car Show & Toy Drive will be back at Bates Nut Farm... »

Turbo Buick Car Show Has Been Cancelled

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020

Description: The 27th Annual Buicks at Bates car show is fast upon us!

This years show will be... »

Christmas Arts, Crafts & Vintage Market

Date: Friday, November 27, 2020 to Sunday, November 29, 2020

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

Event: Christmas In the Valley

« return to December, 2013

Event Flyer

Date: Friday, December 13, 2013

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Description: Families can start a new Christmas tradition at Bates Nut Farm with the 3rd annual “Christmas in the Valley” presented by Tri-City Medical Center. The event kicks off Friday evening, December 13th at 4:00. Santa arrives by fire truck at 5:30, and at 6:00 the Christmas tree lights go on. The event will feature live entertainment, storytelling, Christmas carols and a Polar Express Hay Ride to visit Santa, all free of charge. Valley View Casino will give away “Christmas in the Valley” t-shirts to the first 1000 children in attendance. In the Gingerbread Village, kids can create their own gingerbread house.

The fun continues on Saturday, with Santa arriving by helicopter at 11:30. 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.

Don't miss the 1st annual Gingerbread House Contest on Saturday, December 14. The contest is open to individuals and groups, and cash prizes will be awarded. The winning entries will remain on display at Bates throughout the Christmas season. Click here for the Gingerbread House Competiton Rules & Registration Form.

4:30 Living Nativity

5:00 Marching Band

5:00 Gingerbread Crafts & Story Time (*continues until 8:00pm*)

5:30 Santa arrives by fire truck

6:00 Tree lighting

6:15 Santa Station

6:45 VC High School Choir

*Photo Booth 5pm to 7:30pm*

Enjoy the crafts, live entertainment, and Santa this beautiful holiday weekend. Christmas in the Valley Hours: Fri, 4:00 - 8:00 & Sat, 10:00 - 4:00

Click here for the Vendor Application.