It is hard to say which the kids enjoy most: the wagon ride to the patch, or the search for the perfect pumpkin to pick. Our jumping pillow is a giant colorful, inflatable pillow that is so much fun and will keep your kids entertained. At first, we were hesitant as to whether our goods would sell. Pick Your Own strawberries, blackberries, asparagus. Crops are usually available in September, October. At 1883 County Road 700 N, Sidney. Open: See our Facebook page for hours.
Check website for special activities. Go North on Front Street 3 blocks. Of course, hotdogs, bratwurst, KettleKorn, homemade ice cream and funnel cakes are always on the menu too! They also have bathrooms on site. Before mid- July, we bring in sweet corn from farms in southern Ill or In. That year, we sold pumpkins, gourds, broom corn, straw, turnips, and indian corn. I do all of the programming, web design and updates myself.
They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update. During the peak fall times, live entertainment and concession stands are available. Fall Farm Day is Sunday, Sept 16 — noon to 5. We provide our community with fresh local strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Open: Corn Maze Hours are Friday 10am to 10pm, Saturday 10am to 10pm; closed on Sunday and Monday, and By appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Directions: See their website for directions.
Please follow the signs to this additional parking if our main lot is full. Turn right onto Illinois Route 140 for 3. Concession Stand and picnic area with a bonfire pit. Remember to always check with the farm's own website or facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Together they farmed 100 acres and erected a one-room home where they resided until they built the present farm house in 1895.
A few examples of activities at the stations include a model milk cow, grooming a sheep and corn pools! Open: September 22 to October 31; Monday to Friday open for groups; Call for details on setting up your group for day or evening; Saturday and Sundays open 10 am to 6 pm. See our website for current crop information. We have a climbable haystack and a corn box for children to play in. We do not have food for sale at our farm. While the demand for the pumpkins is high, the event is limited based on how many pumpkins students can create during the semester.
Open: mid June through November 1;. We do have soda, water, and coffee for sale. We can't forget about the amazing pumpkin cannon, the Jack-O-Lobber. They will be ready in late September through October. Mums were added to the list of items for purchase. Grab a wagon near the entrance and take a leisurely stroll to the field to select that perfect pumpkin for carving or decorating.
Open: October 1st thru 30th daily 7 days from 9am to 6pm. The Great Pumpkin Patch is open to the public from September 8 through October 31. Generally they come the end of July or First of August. Come enjoy the fall season with us! There is a water fountain inside the barn for you to use. Owners Gail and David are fourth generation farmers in central Illinois! White farmhouse with big red barn. U pick pumpkin patch for all ages.
Diverse animals including goats, pigs, exotic chickens, rabbits, a llama and an alpaca. We also decorate for fall weddings, reunions, businesses, and other fall gatherings. Open: Friday nights 7:38 am to 10:30pm, Saturdays 11:00am to 6:30pm, Sundays 1:00 am to 6:00pm. Can I get bushels of produce from you? During the month of October the celebration of harvest time spreads across the farm. Or, better yet, come pick them for yourself in our U-Pick berry patch! From the heritage of growing numerous grains, row crops and livestock, a new enterprise grew. When it comes to strawberries, we do not lie when we say they are the best in the area! We put a coffee can out for customers to put their money in for their purchases. Take a tractor drawn hayride through our 60 acre Christmas Tree farm on your way to the corn maze and pumpkin patch with forests of oak, maple, hickory, and walnut as a scenic fall backdrop.
Open September 30 — October 29 on weekends, 10 am — 5 pm and Columbus Day. Possum Patch Farm is a great place to bring the whole family for Fall fun!! This is a remote location without amenities. About Us First generation German immigrants Ferdinand and Anna Nagel in 1883 homesteaded what was eventually to become Sonny Acres farm. Starting as a simple roadside stand in 1910, the sixth and seventh generations of the Eckert family now operates three retail, entertainment and farming establishments in southern Illinois. And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information,! We are quite diversified in what we offer - livestock, berries, and honey.
Open 9 am — 6 pm daily, year-round. Enjoy an old fashioned country custom. We also offer Indian corn, garden mums, corn stalks and straw bales large and small. If significant rain is occuring before our Haunted Wagon Ride we may be forced to cancel for the evening. Directions: 1 mile north of Cahokia Mounds on Sand Prairie Lane. We grow most of our produce at our Hampshire farm which is 18 mile west of our South Barrington farm.