5th annual Prairie Loft Harvest Celebration
Sunday, October 7, 1-6pm rain or shine
Activities for all ages will include farm animals, hay wagon rides, art activities, antique and modern farm equipment, interactive learning and play areas, guided hikes, art and food vendors, and more.
Take guided exploration hikes with Master Naturalists through the trees and pasture. Gather insects with Adams Central Advanced Biology students. Learn from kids in the Rural Ranchers 4-H Club about farm animals and the kids who raise them. Meet llamas, goats, ponies, and other farm animals up close.
Vendors will offer local and handmade goods including jewelry, clothing, photography, food, and more. Favorite Dr. Jim King of Lincoln also returns to share his silly songs with young children at 1:30, 3:00 and 4:00. Details and activity schedule at www.prairieloft.org.
The event will be held at Prairie Loft, located just west of Hastings at 4705 DLD Road. Last year's event drew 1,100 visitors. Please consider carpooling!
Event partners and exhibitors include Fairbanks International, Oregon Trail Equipment, Olson Farms, Adams Central Advanced Biology students, Rural Ranchers 4-H, Platte Valley Antique Machinery Association, Region 9 Brain Team, Hastings Museum and Hastings College, among others. Event sponsored in part by the Nebraska Corn Board, Aurora Cooperative, Adams County Farm Bureau, and Farm Credit Services of America.
Prairie Loft's mission is to teach agriculture appreciation, outdoor education, cultural traditions, and the wise use of natural resources. Prairie Loft information, event schedule, and map & directions are available at www.prairieloft.org.