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