Bloom Where You're Planted Farm's 11th Annual Pumpkin Festival
Sept. 26-Oct. 31 -- Fridays 1-6 p.m., Weekends 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
911-108th St., rural Avoca
New for 2015! Corn Hole, a fun Egg Race game, and a big John Deere combine you can climb into!
Other activities include hay rides, nature trails, farm animals, rubber duck races, bucking bronco barrel ride, corn pit, family-sized tire swing, hay climb and tunnel, dress-a-scarecrow, horse swings, agricultural exhibits, gourd tunnel, photo ops and more! Don't miss the barn full of seasonal gifts, tasty treats, antiques and TONS of pumpkins, or all of the yummy food from the Schoolhouse Cafe (serving smoked pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, ice cream, homemade pie and cookies, and coffee on the weekends).
Admission is $6.00 for ages 3 & up and includes all activities. Shop the barn or dine at the cafe without an admission charge.
Saturday, October 10th
Doggy Day to benefit Nebraska Border Collie Rescue
Bring your canine friends (on their leashes, of course) for a day of fun at the farm! Doggy admission is $5 and will be donated to Nebraska Border Collie Rescue. Volunteers from the rescue will be on-hand with dogs available for adoption.
Sunday, October 18th
McKenzie JaLynn & the Renegades Live in Concert!
McKenzie JaLynn & the Renegades return for another live performance at the farm! They were such a hit last year that we're bringing them back! Your regular admission will include this special performance from noon-4:00 p.m.
McKenzie Steiner is an up and coming vocalist/musician from the heart of Mid-America. She, along with her band of Renegades, have been making an impact on the Nebraska music scene. This Country/Country Rock band is blowing people away with McKenzie's huge vocals, energetic performances and the band's unmatched and untamed sound. With a heart as big as the sky this young beauty pours her heart and soul into each performance and the band matches her talent with the skill and precision of their performances.
McKenzie was inducted into the Nebraska Country Music Hall of Fame at he young age of 11. She's now a 3 X Nebraska Country Music Foundation's People's Choice and Top Youth or Teen Vocalist of the year.
The band is about to release their first album.