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Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd’s Cross
By Tourism Industry Partner
The Pumpkin Festival is a harvest celebration held at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66.·
Come to the farm and enjoy the peace of a few hours spent in the country. Wholesome fun for the entire family includes hay maze, games, Farm Animal Petting Barn, demonstrations, story time, and truckloads of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes for purchase; as well as straw bales· & corn stalks. Hayrides go out approximately every 30 minutes. The farm museum will also be open. The Bible Garden will be available for guided or self-guided tours. Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host of festive fall, handmade and farm related gifts and wares. Pumpkins will be available at the farm as early as October 1st.
Shepherd’s Cross is home to a non-profit Christian organization called Heart of the Shepherd. This event will also discuss the Biblical references to the harvest, the animals, farming and gardening.·
The event is available free of charge. Donations are accepted; $2 per person suggested donation. Hayrides are $5.00 per person; children one and under are free.·
The Pumpkin Festival will proceed even in the case of inclimate weather. All demonstrations will take place in the Amish built gambrel roof tour barn, which houses some of the animals as well as the wool processing, farm museum, games, hands on learning stations, story time and the gift shop.·
Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritoruism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, and a distribution site for the Oklahoma Food Co-op.·
To find out more information about this woolly event please visit our website:·
www.ShepherdsCross.com - simply click on Pumpkin Festival on the home page
Shepherd’s Cross Inc.
Dr. Diane Dickinson, owner & executive director
16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017