A huge showcase of Nebraska’s own will be held Sunday, September 25th in eastern Nebraska. Steve Tonn is a UNL Extension Educator in Washington County and says agriculture will be showcased at the Harvest Moon Festival.
Over 20 vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell home grown or handmade items. They include soaps, soup mixes, crochet items, plants, canned goods, hand spun wool items and woodcarvings.
Master Gardeners will also be on hand to answer horticulture related questions. A number of displays will be provided by the Nebraska Food Coop, Sustainable Agriculture, Washington County Historical Museum and UNL Extension. Members of Metropolitan Community College’s culinary program will be hosting cooking demonstrations using home grown produce and meats. There is also another great demonstration that features Nebraska wines and microbrews.
This family friendly event also features a number of free activities including hayrack rides, hay maze, spinning demonstrations, ice cream, petting zoo, pony rids and much more. The Harvest Moon Festival will be from 10am until 4 pm at Santa’s Woods Tree Farm located south of Blair on Highway 133.