Autumn Harvest Fest 2019
Sat. & Sun. Only, Sept 7-Oct 26, 10 am-5pm
Whether you’re continuing a family tradition or starting a new one this fall, The Elegant Farmer, Hwys ES & J, Mukwonago offers you an old-fashioned, on-farm experience at our annual Autumn Harvest Fest Saturdays and Sundays Only, September 7-Oct 26, 10 am-5 pm. Welcomed by the Smilin’ Barn, admission and parking are free. This is a family fun event but please no pets.
WHAT’S PICKIN’ October 19 & 20
In the ORCHARD
Cortland: Light red, lightly tart Golden Delicious: Yellow, juicy & sweet Jonathan: Sweet-tart flavor for dessert Red Delicious: Sweet & juicy Empire McIntosh: Mild & sweet Ida Red: Crisp, Great for Baking Wis. Granny Smith: Green and tart Macoun: Thin skin, juicy & sweet Golden Russet: Yellow, crisp & tart Tolman Sweets: Pale green and very, very sweet Spitzenburg: Creamy yellow crisp, rich taste Red Rome: Red & firm used for baking
In the MARKET
Cortland: Light red, lightly tart Honey Crisp: Super crisp & sweet Wis. Granny Smith: Green and tart Empire McIntosh: Mild & sweet Golden Delicious: Yellow, juicy & sweet Regent: Yellow, tart & juicy Royal Gala: Firm, crisp, sweet good for cooking
Train Rides, Pony Rides & Hayrides
Enjoy Southeast Wisconsin’s beautiful fall colors aboard a tractor-pulled hayride $5 adults, $3 kids 3-11, under 2 free, pony ride $6 or vintage turn-of-the-century train ride. Visit the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum’s website for more information. Train prices are $12.50 adults, $10.50 seniors, $8 kids 3-11, under 2 free. Round trip rides depart from and return to The Elegant Farmer Depot at 11, 12, 1 & 2.
Harvest Fest offers you a large selection of pumpkins in the patch or in the market bins. Pick your favorite in any size just right for your fall decorations and Halloween jack-o’-lantern.
Smilin’ Barn Cafe
Adding to the fun is the Smilin’ Barn Cafe featuring make-your-own caramel apple and cider donuts along with BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, slices of pie, homemade chili with scoop chips, loaded spuds, homemade chicken pot pie, orchard-fresh apple cider and Smilin’ Barn Pickles. Take a rest on the hay bales while telling your kids or grandkids about your own childhood memories of the harvest.
As part of our Harvest Fest, The Elegant Farmer offers a family-friendly corn maze with easy in and out access for all ages. Come experience the fun and laughter this farm scene corn maze is sure to provide.
Corn Maze Tickets: $6.00.
A wonderful shopping experience, The Elegant Farmer offers award-winning specialties in its Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli & Market including its famed Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag, delicious CiderBaked Ham, fruity applesauces, jumbo muffins & cookies, Blue Ribbon Cheeses and seasonal fruits & vegetables.
The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. (Hwys ES & J), Mukwonago, Wis. For more info. call 262-363-6771.