MOUNTAINSIDE – On Sunday, Sept. 26, Union County’s 29th annual Harvest Festival, will be held — rain or shine — at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visitors to the Harvest Festival have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of displays, demonstrations and activities, including music and entertainment, quilting, tin piercing, a blacksmith demonstration, children’s games and crafts, and butter churning.
The festival will include a Native American lodge and artifact displays, storytelling and performances, colonial and Native American crafts and work skills, a petting zoo, pony rides, log sawing and shingle splitting, and so much more. An always-popular feature will be the “Build a Scarecrow” contest, which requires a nominal fee for participation.
Vendors will be on site selling a variety of food and beverages.
Admission is $3 per person, with children ages seven and younger admitted free of charge. Trailside Nature & Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road (at Coles Avenue) in Mountainside. Additional information can be obtained by calling 1-908-789-3670 or by visiting www.ucnj.org.
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