Join us for…..

The 20th Annual Brooksvale Fall Festival

                                     Sat. September 28, 2019

  11:00—4:00 pm at Brooksvale Park

                              (rain date is the next day Sept 29)

 TO FEATURE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:  PONY RIDES, HAUNTED HAY RIDE, A CLIMBING WALL, BIRDS OF PREY, AND MORE…

 The festival will feature a variety of outdoor fun, including a tractor-drawn hayride through a haunted forest, Bird of Prey show, and a climbing wall. There will also be a Kid’s Zone with free activities and nature crafts. Demonstrations by Hamden Police Department’s K-9 unit, a pumpkin patch, and Friends of Brooksvale Bake Sale

Live local music including Steve Rogers & Friends, great food, and displays on time honored crafts such as Beekeeping & Blacksmithing, and a working House Wright.   Environmental exhibitors & natural crafters will be on the field—there is still room for additional exhibitors / crafters and volunteers, so please contact Ranger Vin if interested.

Admission to the event and parking is free. Cash is required for ticket purchases for some activities with no activity costing more than $5. Food vendors and crafters also require cash. Please note that there is no ATM or wireless access at the park.

Brooksvale Park is located in northern Hamden at 524 Brooksvale Avenue, 1 mile off Whitney Avenue (Rt. 10)

ARRIVE BY BIKE ON THE FARMINGTON CANAL LINE & GET A FREE BUTTON FROM FRIENDS OF BROOKSVALE!

PLEASE CARPOOL IF POSSIBLE.  Thanks in advance to HAMDEN CERT VOLUNTEERS!

MUSIC SCHEDULE

HHS Band & Performances----—-11:00--11:45am

Savile Row--------------------------12:00--1:00pm

Pat Stone & the Dirty Boots---—-1:30-- 2:30pm

Steve Rodgers & Friends-------—-3:00 -- 4:00pm

PROGRAMS & ATTRACTIONS:

HPD K-9 Demonstrations        12noon & 2pm-- near swingset

Birds of Prey                               1:00pm-- in barnyard

Horse Lunging Demo                11:30  &  2:30pm   in barnyard

Climbing Wall                            12:00-4:00      5 tickets--- Main Field

Haunted Hayride                       11:00-3:30       5 tickets-- Barnyard

Pumpkin Picking        *1 ticket sold in pumpkin patch until gone*

Backyard Bass Casting                   11:00-4:00    Pond Area near Barnyard

Mindful Outdoor Experience     2:00pm w/ YOGA4 CHANGE (pond)  

Please Visit our Natural Crafters &Environmental / Community groups!

TICKETS NEEDED FOR;

               CLIMBING WALL---------5 TICKETS

                HAUNTED HAYRIDE-----5 TICKETS

              PUMPKIN PATCH---------1 TICKET PER PUMPKIN*                 

(SOLD AT PUMPKIN PATCH IN BARNYARD UNTIL GONE*)

 

FREE ALL DAY ACTIVITIES

Kids Play /Hay Zone                   FREE                    Main Field

Kids Nature Crafts                      FREE                    Main Field

Housewright Demonstration    FREE                   Outside lower barn

Blacksmithing Demonstration  FREE                   Outside lower barn

“Wonderful Wool”  w Christel   FREE                  Barnyard

Beekeeping                                  Exhibit                  Outside upper barn

Natural Crafters                           Booths                 Main Field

Environmental Exhibitors           Booths                  Main Field

P.L.A.C.E. on the Go Art Trolley—Multicultural Village display

Hamden Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts camping/ outdoor cooking demonstrations

Soccer Skills with CFC Arena