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St. Charles County announces date of annual fall festival

At the festival, guests can make crafts, enjoy historical demonstrations and participate in outdoor activities

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department announced the date of its annual Fall Harvest Festival.

The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Educational Agriculture Area in Broemmelsiek Park, located at 1615 Schwede Road in Wentzville.

At the festival, guests can make crafts, enjoy historical demonstrations and participate in outdoor activities.

This year’s activities include:

  • Wreath making using natural materials gathered in the parks
  • Old-fashioned woodworking and fiber arts/spinning
  • Paper marbling and other hands-on crafts
  • Antique farm equipment and machinery display and demonstrations from the Illinois-Missouri Tractor and Engine Club
  • Festival-goers of all ages can use the historic sorghum press to make molasses
  • The 3-acre corn maze is back with "more twists, turns and dead ends than ever"
Credit: St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department

Park staff and vendors will sell pumpkins and other vegetables from the agriculture gardens, as well as a variety of historical toys and candy from the festival’s store tent.

The department is taking steps to keep guests safe amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hand sanitizer will be available, and demonstrations and entertainment will be spread out throughout the park.

Registration is not required and there is no charge to attend the event, but wreath making is $3-5, according to a press release.

For more information on the festival, click here or call 636-949-753.

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