After visiting the Scarecrow Festival, take the family out to Key Peninsula this coming Saturday Oct. 1 (10am – 4pm) for the local Key Peninsula Farm Tour for a FREE get down to nature experience.
Your first stop will be at the Gateway Park, which is just past the Food Market at Lake Kathryn for a map and guide of the tour.
As you venture down the Key watch for the invasion of the scarecrows throughout Key Center.
Here are a few stops:
- YMCA Camp Seymour is joining the Farm Tour this year. Did you know you can bring your group to Camp Seymour for a day or a weekend? Check it out the details on Event Resources Gig Harbor HERE and while you are there explore the buildings and learn about the camps largest Living Machine, which starts in a large greenhouse filled with plants and other organisms.
- Blue Willow Lavender Farm- pick lavender for free, carve a pumpkin and hear Rib Ticklers play music as you learn horse handling techniques.
- Four Winds Riding Center-presents equestrian vaulting demo’s and there are free pony rides.
- Bea’s Flowers- see her prize dahlias, the petting zoo with Alaskan Tammy playing music.
- Minterbrook Oyster Farm- learn about oysters and see how they are shucked and processed.
- Lakebay Marina with have a live sea-life classroom with a scuba diver and music.
Fiber Arts Festival at Longbranch Clubhouse – NOT TO BE MISSED!
Featured artist is Squire Brooms- see photos below.
24 Artists will display and demonstrate their art from quilts, willow furniture, silk, rag art, oil cloth, crochet and even duct tape!
The Farm Tour is a MUST SEE event and you must experience the Longbranch Improvement Clubhouse and YMCA Camp Seymour and consider them for a private events. They are the largest venues in our community and can host groups from 100 – 500.