Showing posts with the label Plattsburgh Fall Activities

Peru: Babbie Rural Museum Opens for Season

Look forward to these fun activity days at the Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum in Peru, NY Opening Day is May 3, 2013 • Plow Days - May 4 & 5 • Museum Days - June 1 & 2 • Woodworking & Conservation Days - June 29 & 30 • Hay & Grain Harvest & Music Weekend - August 17 & 18 • 3rd Annual Kids Fair & Festival - Sept. 7 & 8 • Harvest Weekend - Oct. 12 & 13 Look for us in the Battle of Plattsburgh Parade and the Peru Applefest Parade Museum hours - 1 0 am to 4pm - May, June, Oct. (Fri. thru Sun.) July, Aug.,Sept. (Thurs. thru Sun.) Closed for the Season - Oct. 14

Adirondack Champlain Valley: Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches at Country Dreams Farm

Going to a pumpkin patch and corn maze is a different way to celebrate autumn. There is no age limit on that particular type of fun. On Pellerin Road in Plattsburgh, Country Dreams Farm has a corn maze with twists and turns around the various trails with signs misleading participants along the way.  The horse and wagon ride is free to the corn maze or pumpkin patch. You can even just go along for the ride if you wish.  Besides the corn maze there is a children’s area with a corn kernel box (rather like a sandbox) and petting zoo with draft horses, miniature donkeys, goats, pot-belly pigs, sheep and chickens. This year a new interactive activity is Goat Mountain, a 16’ high goat ramp where the 30 plus goats will climb to the top to get a treat. If you put 25¢ in the feeder machine you can either feed the goats by hand or transfer the feed into a bucket and hoist it to the top of the ramp. It is rigged to ring a bell and the goats scamper to the top to get their tasty