The 2020 Pumpkin Patch

Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020

Description:

Masks and social distancing are required.

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Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020

Description:

Masks and social distancing are required.

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Annual Halloween Costume Contest & Parade - Has Been Cancelled

Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020

Description:

Masks and social distancing are required.

 You and your family... »

Rain Barrel Pick Up Event

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020

Description:

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

Description:

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

Description:

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: Saturday, December 14, 2013

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

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.

10:15 Living Nativity

10:30 - 4:00 Gingerbread Crafts & Story Time

11:00 Classical Academy

11:00 - 4:00 Photo Booth

11:30 Santa arrives by helicopter!

11:30 - 2:30 Polar Express hayride

12:15 Living Nativity

12:35 Gingerbread House Winners Announced

1:00 High School Choir

2:00 - 3:00 Carolers

New this year: Gingerbread House Competition. Judging begins at 10:30 a.m.

Don't miss the 1st annual Gingerbread House Contest on Saturday, December 14. Click here for the Gingerbread House CompetitonRegistration Form.

Hours: Fri, 4:00 - 8:00 & Sat, 10:00 - 4:00

Click here for the Vendor Application.