Down on the Farm at Historic Cranberry Lake Farm

Down on the Farm takes place at Cranberry Lake Farm on Saturday, October 7, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will be tons of fun family activities, free and open to the public, including a hayride, apple picking, pumpkins, tractors, corn shelling.

There will be exhibits with a quilting craft, spinners, chair caning, and local beekeeping. Meet the donkey dressed as Eeyore and learn about horse grooming with Ferrier demonstration. Also expect to learn about raising backyard chickens. Local painters will be displaying their beautiful artwork, with talents of musicians to fill the historic district featuring Harmonica George from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon and, Banjo and Ukelele players from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. David Phillips, Chairman of the Oakland Township Historic District Commission, said he “always looks forward to hearing harmonica and banjos at the farm.”

The Oakland Township Historical Society will have a display and sale table with some special treats available while they last. And we welcome back Robert Lytle to the Story Garden reading Our Cherry Tree, among other selections to listeners throughout the event.

Cranberry Lake Farm is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is an exceptional example of a rural country farm preserved for today’s family to come out and enjoy their heritage.

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