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Posted on: October 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Broemmelsiek Park Promises Family Entertainment

Sept. 28, 2017
Contact:  Nancy Lee Gomer, Marketing Coordinator, 636-949-7535, or 636-795-1137,

St. Charles County, Missouri – Join St. Charles County Parks in welcoming autumn at the fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival. The event takes place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at Broemmelsiek Park near Defiance. The entire family will enjoy exploring the art of woodworking, learning how to make a batch of good old-fashioned apple butter, and more. Admission is free!

Live entertainment, exciting demonstrations, and a variety of 19th century games are planned for the day:

  • Musical entertainment from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Ornamental wreath making from native plant material; small wreaths are free, large wreaths are a nominal fee.
  • Hayrides through the park; cost is $2 per person, children under 5 years are free.
  • Illinois-Missouri Tractor and Engine Club demo of turning grain into bird seed.
  • Free homegrown popcorn kit.
  • Historic games, including walking on stilts, nine pin pumpkin bowling and more!
  • Shop from a wide assortment of pumpkins, jams, plants and farm fresh produce under the big tent.

For more information, call the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department at 636-949-7535 or visit Broemmelsiek Park is located at 1795 Highway DD in Defiance.


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