Bates Celebrates 100 Years!

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021


Spend the evening with Bates as they celebrate 100 years. Enjoy dinner catered by Mexico City... »

Camping Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021 to Sunday, August 22, 2021


Enjoy a summer campout on the farm with family and friends at the annual Summer Food Festival... »

Summer Food Festival

Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021


San Diego's favorite food vendors will be here to serve you the best cuisine from 4pm to 8pm.... »

The 2021 Pumpkin Patch

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


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

Valley Center Community Yard Sale

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021


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

American Truck Historical Society Truck Show

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Description: Registration is $20 • Pre-Registration (before August 30th) is $15
Silent Auction
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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" Arts,... »

30th Annual Scarecrow Contest

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021


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

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021


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

Annual Costume Contest & Parade

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021


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

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: Ladies Night Out: "Lasso in the Ladies"

« return to May, 2014

Event Flyer

Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Time: 4:00pm to 8:30pm


Description: Each spring, Bates Nut Farm celebrates friendship, food, fashion and fun with Ladies Night Out. This annual event has become a tradition for gal pals, co-workers, families, neighbors and bff’s who gather at the farm for a fun and inspirational evening. The theme this year is “Lasso In the Ladies”. Come dressed in Western attire, and enter the contest for the best Western outfit. Bring your favorite BBQ, picnic or tailgate recipe to share. Tickets are $26.00, and include a $10 shopping credit. Space is limited; call 760-749-3333 by May 12 to purchase your ticket. 4:00-5:30: Bates sampling, iced tea, beer, wine, cheese, & shopping. Choose your own Western hat at the Peter Grimm trunk show. 5:30-7:00: Dinner and Entertainment. Grub on the menu is pulled pork, baked beans, salad and rolls."Coming Home" program & giveaways with Sherrie Ness. 7:00-8:00: Dessert, coffee, tea and more shopping.

Despite the heat, we are still on for tonight!! See you there!