East County residents and thousands of others flocked to Hunsader Farms Oct. 13-14 for the first weekend of the annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival.
The festival continues throughout October:
IF YOU GO
Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 to 14, Oct. 20 to 21 and Oct. 27 to 28
Location: Hunsader Farms, 5500 CR 675, Bradenton.
Cost: Admission is $8. Children 12 and under get in free. Parking costs $5. Corn maze costs additional $2. Attractions brought from outside sources have their own prices.
Details: 100 craft booths, live music and dance performances, live shows, hayrides, scarecrow displays, a petting zoo, frog-jumping championships and more
Oct. 20: Buffalo Country Band, The O’Donnells, Sweeney Family Band, Mean Mary, Old Time Music with Ed & Geraldine, Walker Brothers Circus, Top Bird Act and the Smage Brothers Stunt Show
Oct. 21: Collector Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Farm-ly Feud Game Show Buffalo Country Band, The O’Donnells, Sweeney Family Band, Mean Mary, Old Time Music with Ed & Geraldine, Walker Brothers Circus, Top Bird Act and the Smage Brothers Stunt Show
Oct. 27: Buffalo Country Band, Watching Wendy Band, Sweeney Family Band, Meann Mary Music, Old Time with Ed & Geraldine, Walker Brothers Circus, One Man Band, Farm-ly Feud Game Show, Top Bird Act andAmerica’s BMX Bike Stunt Show
Oct. 28: Kids-only costume contest and trick or treat, Buffalo Country Band, Porchdogs Band , Sweeney Family Band, Mean Mary Music, Old Time with Ed & Geraldine, Walker Brothers Circus, One Man Band, Farm-ly Feud Game Show, Top Bird Act and America’s BMX Bike Stunt Show
* See Hunsaderfarms.com for a complete listing of event.
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- Hello: Next year is it okay for a costume contest entrant to bring a prop onstage that isn't an intrinsic part of his/her costume? In other words, do you have any rules for the contest?
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