Bring the family to celebrate autumn at Fairhaven’s annual Harvest Fun Day, to be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016, on the lawn of Fairhaven High School at the Visitors Center, 141 Main Street. It will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Harvest Fun Day features a varied group of 40 booths by local organizations and businesses with arts & crafts, home décor and clothing, children’s activities, food and sweet treats.
Children’s activities include a bounce house, face painting and henna designs by Heart Henna, tie-dye shirt making with the BCC Nursing Class of 2017, craft making with Learning House Preschool, and other games and activities. You can meet well known princesses from Princesses of New Bedford and Buttons the Bear from Carousel Family Fun Center. And children can take a seat in an old-time farm tractor for a photo opportunity, courtesy of Ronald Hammond.
Items for sale include woven paracord bracelets, pressed flowers mounted in glass, doll bedding and accessories, homemade soaps, body scrubs, photographs by James Mahaney, sea glass jewelry, decorative wreaths, decorations made from seashells, wooden decorations and furnishings, pet treats and accessories, crochet and knit baby blankets and hats, hand painted mugs and plates, hand woven rage rugs, block prints and more.
When hunger sets in, food choices include caçoila sandwiches and hotdogs from the North Fairhaven Improvement Association booth, as well as chowder and kale soup from The Bayside Lounge . The Nook with have cold and hot coffees and sweet treats. Emma Jean’s will be selling apple cider donuts, fruit pies, whoopie pies, and other treats The Lions Club is offering apple crisp. There will also be fudge from Dorothy Cox’s, Del’s Frozen Lemonade, baked goods from the VFW Auxiliary, bottled water and soda.
During the afternoon, live entertainment will be provided by the youth singing group The Showstoppers.
Harvest Fun Day is organized and sponsored by the Fairhaven Office of Tourism. For more information, call 508-979-4085 or email FairhavenTours@aol.com.
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