It's Time For
Fall Festival 2020
Saturday, October 17th
Come Celebrate the Fall in 1791
Join the Cobb family and their friends as they celebrate the harvest. Living history tours of the Cobb farm will take place all day. Demonstrations on site will include blacksmithing, fireplace cooking, apple butter making, apple cider pressing, and much more. Stop and smell the biscuits baking in the kitchen or give the apple butter a stir.
Toys and games, including a sack races, corn hole, & 18th century games will be available for all ages.
Get started on your Christmas shopping! We will have local craft artisans on site, with their beautiful hand made objects. Or, stop by our gift shop and pick up a thing or two!
Bring a picnic to enjoy on our grounds or visit the food trucks that will be set up throughout the day.
PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
This year we will also be having a pumpkin carving contest, with 3 entry groups: ages 13-17, ages 18 & over, and families. Contest entries MUST be received by 5pm October 10, 2020. Carving will take place from 4-8pm on Friday October 16, with Rocky Mount providing the pumpkins and participants providing their own carving tools and FAMILY FRIENDLY designs. Public judging will take place throughout the day, with winners being announced at end of day and on Facebook. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners of each group, as well as their pumpkins being left on display until after Haunting on the Mount, October 30th.
Admission & Craft Tickets
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5-17. Children under 5 and RMHA members are admitted free of charge.
Children and adults alike, can try their hand at candle making, corn shuck doll making, or Halloween decoration painting for $2 per craft. Small pumpkins will also be available to paint, on a limited basis, for $5 per pumpkin.