Hastings Dairy Hosts Special Events this Fall

Hayride at  Hastings Dairy

Hastings Dairy is hosting four special events that are open to the public in September and October. In addition to these events, the dairy welcomes school tours, group tours, and birthday parties by appointment.

Bring the family to experience a modern, working dairy farm that is home to 600 milk cows.

calf at Hastings Dairy FarmA visit to the farm includes a guided tour of the milking parlor to watch the cows being milked, hayride tour of the farm and freestall barn to see where the cows live, visit to the calf area to pet the calves, and displays about dairy cows and milk products. Children of all ages will enjoy the outdoor farm-themed playground and corn box. Younger children will have fun in the indoor play area.

The September and October Special Events include all of the standard activities listed above plus. . . .

Cow Tales Adventure & Storytime (5 & under w/ parent) – Wednesday, September 19, from 10 a.m. – Noon $5/person (12 months & under free) Reservations Required. This unique farm adventure allows young children and parents to tour the farm plus read a farm-themed book, make a cow craft, play in the indoor play area and have a dairy snack.

Dairy Farmer for a Day – Sunday, September 23, from 1–6 p.m. @ $5/person (children 2 & under free) Visitors will enjoy hands on farm activities including bottle feeding a calf, planting a seed to take home, and farming with the petal tractors.

Tractor Fun Day – Saturday, September 29, 1-6 p.m. @ $5/person (children 2 &under free) Explore a real tractor, ride petal tractors, climb on tractor tires, play with toy tractors and more.

Crazy About Cows – Friday, October 12, (NEOEA Day) 1-6 p.m. @ $5/person (children 2 & under free) Discover how milk is produced on your day off from school!

Parking is free. Drinks and ice cream bars are available for sale or bring your own picnic.

Corn box at Hastings Dairy

The Hastings Family looks forward to hosting you on their farm! For information, pictures, details about the special events, or to make a reservation, go online or contact Brenda Hastings at 440-635-0313 or hastings97@gmail.com.

 

Geauga News
Author: Geauga News