I went to Ardenwood for the Scottish Tartan Day festival. You pay for admission and can wander the grounds. Maybe it was because it had just rained the previous night, but I will never forget how pretty it was! Directions: in Eastern Contra Costa County, about 45 minutes east of Oakland or one hour from San Francisco; call for detailed directions. Family friendly and a great photo spot everyone should visit this gem. Paul and his sons Paultje and Charlie Our First Visit Each year I contemplate returning in October, with my son Paul and his sons Paultje and Charlie. They also have seasonal fruits.
Lids, Rings, Jars, mixes, pectin, etc. Free admission with prices for activities and pumpkins. East Bay pumpkin patches come in many types: a pile at the market, a quick pumpkin picture, a carnival atmosphere, or a full day on the farm. Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California? Ardenwood is located at 34600 Ardenwood Blvd. Overall I think this is a lovely place to visit. As a stay at home mom and wanting to get out for an hour or so makes this a convenient escape.
I would highly recommend this place. Ardenwood Historic Farm is open from 10 a. John went ahead with his patter, talking about farming and referring to his brother as Farmer Joe. Edged by hay bales was Perry's little kids' fleet of 18 wheelbarrows painted red and 18 little red wagons. Flat, stroller-friendly roads with space for kids to run around and explore. My further books on Northern California are and I am now revising that book for a new release.
Great for active toddlers and little kids. The forklift loaded with a box of pumpkins fresh from the fields edged ever so gently through the crowd of chattering children. Perry, a slim man with quick, bird-like motions and a head-first gait, buzzes about his moist and fragrant domain as planter, employer, worrier over the weather and the bills, mechanic and landscaper, dad and granddad, educator and entertainer. Kids like the large pyramid of hay bales that is built every year. Large jumpy house, petting zoo, hay maze and rides available for your families enjoyment. About 80% of the items in the house belonged to the Pattersons.
From farm animals to gardens and even a wonderful cafe this place is great for an all-day adventure for the whole family, or even just a couple of friends. Pumpkin patch is open till October 31st. No, this isn't a transcript of a Trump cabinet meeting. Above all, they have two haunted houses experiences—a scary one for big kids and adults and a not-so-scary version for the little ones. Take allergy medicine before just in case! You'd never know that you were just blocks away from the strip malls of Fremont.
You can certainly pick your own in the field, or pick one up at the farm stand. It was lovely to see during the holidays because the home is decorated on the outside and inside. He said his mother was an angel and his father did everything, from making white Zinfandel to trimming the horses' hooves. Please bring your own bags to carry off your harvest. Weddings and Picnics For more information, see. If you have time to spend on the ultimate autumn weekend with your family, you might consider a trip to Half Moon Bay.
A cornucopia of old-time fun is in store at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont during the annual Harvest Festival from 10 a. The land is within Ardenwood Regional Park, and Perry leases it from the East Bay Regional Park District. Then, they took us out to the overwintering site to see the monarchs in person. And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information,! Southern Alameda County from San Leandro to Fremont was for decades an agricultural area as rich as the Salinas Valley is today. There are also many others rooms including family room with a phonograph, dining room, kitchen, pantry, bedrooms, play room that was originally the front porch, nursery, restrooms adding later with plumbing , library, sewing room, smoking room, and another family room with another piano. The park is closed to the general public.
Open: Thursday, October 1st - Saturday, October 31st from 9 am to 8 pm; Train operates 3 pm to dusk on weedays, and 9 am to dusk on weekends; Playlands close at dusk daily. He had a hole in jeans pocket where he kept his wallet and the red lining of his coat showed through holes at the sleeves. When I'd toured Ardenwood Historic Farm with Community Gatepath,we'd spotted a total of five peacocks. If it does, follow its instructions to enable Location Services for Safari. Many families return each October to get the family pumpkins and a glimpse at yesteryear.
This is a pretty basic Pumpkin Patch, but it had one really cool feature that makes it worth your visit. Our is packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. There is usually a small fee for the mazes of course, the more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Meet in the first parking lot on the right after the tunnel on Dornan Drive. Close the Settings tab, reload this Yelp page, and try your search again. Parking is free and lots of space.