Anderson Farm Museum Heritage Society (AFMHS) is hosting the 10th Annual Fall Fair on Saturday, September 10th. If you enjoy perusing the wares of local vendors, participating in exhibitions, and listening to live performances in the crisp fall air, you will love what the AFMHS has to offer.
An event like this really showcases the talent of local artists and brings the community together for a day of family fun! “It’s a free event, so weather permitting we do hope you come out and enjoy the Anderson Farm Fall Fair,” says Co-Chair of AFMHC Betty Budgell.
The event kicks off at 9:30 a.m. with a parade led by the Sudbury & District Pipe Band. Anyone is welcome to join the parade! Following the parade are the Opening Ceremonies.
There will be more than 120 art, craft, and business vendors and displays, including a fish pond, face painting, free cotton candy and an inflatable castle for the kids. The Anderson Farm Museum is known for hosting some of the best live concerts and community events, and the Fall Fair is sure to impress!
Sudbury & District Pipe Band leading the parade in 2015
Nothing says fall quite like fresh produce, and you can get your fill at the Farmer’s Market. Here you can witness the Northern Ontario Agri-Food Education and Marketing (NOAFEM) Giant Pumpkin Contest.
Also located in the Farmer’s Market area is the NOAFEM ‘Northern Maple’ Life-Sized Cow—kids can try their hand at milking her! She has been touring around Northeastern Ontario and will be making a stop in Walden for the Fair.
NOAFEM at Rock the Farm Farmer’s Market 2016
Other events taking place include the Classic & Special Interest Cars “Shine & Show”, NOAFEM Small Farm Animal Display, Amtgard Medieval Activities, and the Fall Fair Barbecue starting at 11:00 a.m.
There is great a lineup of artists this year and, as always, the focus is on local talent such as Pop Machine (a youth band from the Walden area), Fiddleworks, Chicks with Picks, The Almighty Rhombus, and many more.
Concerts start at 10:30 a.m. and run until 6:00 p.m. You can relax on the museum grounds, maybe take a tour of the historic buildings, and enjoy the music! For a full schedule of artists, and for more information on the Fall Fair event, visit the AFMHS on Facebook.
Chicks with Picks performing at “Rock the Farm” 2016
Parking will be located at the TM Davies Arena on Anderson Drive, and shuttle buses to the fairground will be running every 15 minutes from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.