Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival and Fire Relief Fundraiser

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This annual event was free, but thanks to donations from visitors and sales of raffle tickets (see raffle winners & winners on our Facebook page!), cookies and drinks, we raised $500 for the Napa Valley Disaster Relief Fund (NV Community Foundation) and $500 for the Farmer Thom Scholarship Fund.

CONNOLLY RANCH HARVEST FESTIVAL!

RAIN OR SHINE!
Saturday, November 4, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Harvest Festival 2017 – benefiting those who have been affected by the wildfires. 100% of proceeds from donation jars, beverage sales, raffle tickets and specialized activities will go to Napa Valley Disaster Relief Fund and the Farmer Thom Scholarship Fund.

SCHEDULED EVENTS:
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Animal visits led by staff
11:00 am Music by JourneyDay and Belle (Big Barn)
11:30 am & 1:30pm Corn shelling and grinding (Duck Pond)
1:00 pm Music by Howell Mountain Boys
12:30 & 1:30 pm Apple pressing (Grove)
1-3 pm Scarecrow building (Garden)

Support Fire Relief with a $5 raffle ticket or 5 tickets for $20!
1st Prize: Starbright Camp-out on the Ranch (family of 4), $500 value
2nd Prize: Farm Tour and Outdoor Movie Night (4 people), $200 value
3rd Prize: Farm Holiday Celebration and fleece blanket (4 people), $100 value
* prizes may be exchanged for gift certificates or other programs

THANK YOU PARTNERS!

Come hungry & thirsty! Thanks to the generosity of our partners and friends, activities are free and all proceeds from wine, beer, coffee, lemonade and cookies will support fire relief funds through the Napa Valley Community Foundation and the Farmer Thom Scholarship Fund. Plus, a percentage of all food purchased from food trucks will support fire relief.

Food and Drinks
Crossroads Chicken
Phat Wraps and Salads

Coffee, lemonade and cookies by Connolly Ranch

Beer
Lagunitas Brewing Company

Wine
Provided by Connolly Ranch Board Members!

Campesino Cellars
FARM Napa Valley
Four Cairn Vineyards
Kelly Family Vineyards
Renteria Family Wines
Scarpetta Wine

All Day Activities provided by:
Bubs Books
Carolyn Parr Nature Center
City of Napa Public Works – Recycling Division
Friends of the Napa River
Land Trust of Napa County
Napa Climate NOW!
Napa County Resource Conservation District
Napa Sanitation
Napa Youth Stewardship Council
Napa-Solano Audubon Society
Silverado Handweavers and Spinners
Suscol Intertribal Council
UC Master Gardners
Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa Valley

Parking on Thompson Ave. Please be mindful of children and adults crossing the roads.

Check for images and updates on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ConnollyRanch

This year’s annual Harvest Festival at Connolly Ranch is an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, be comforted by the farm animals and heal together as a community.

Games and activities by local organizations, live music and old-fashioned classics like corn grinding, wool spinning and scarecrow building make this FREE day on the farm a treat for all ages! Fresh food and drink will be available for purchase.

Games and activities by local organizations, live music and old-fashioned classics like corn grinding, wool spinning and scarecrow building make this FREE day on the farm a treat for all ages! Fresh food and drink will be available for purchase. Harvest Festival 2017 – benefiting those who have been affected by the wildfires in Napa and Sonoma100% of profits from donation jars, beverage sales, raffle tickets and specialized activities will go to Napa Valley Disaster Relief Fund and the Farmer Thom Scholarship Fund.

Admission is FREE, but registration is required. If you are able, a donation amount you are comfortable with is encouraged during.
This event has sold out two years in a row! To accommodate as many people as possible this year, we are staggering entrance times. Please select the ticket time that suits your family best.
Register

 

Community Participation for this year’s event is heartwarming! Look who will be there:

Education/Environment:
Carolyn Parr Nature Center
City of Napa – Recycling Division
EECNC
Friends of the Napa River
Land Trust of Napa County
Napa Climate NOW!
Napa County Resource Conservation District
Napa Sanitation
Napa Youth Stewardship Council
Napa-Solano Audubon Society
Suscol Intertribal Council
UC Master Gardners
Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa Valley

Food/Drink:
Crossroads Chicken
Phat Wraps and Salads
Lagunitas

Art/Music/Movement:
Howell Mountain Boys
JourneyDay & Belle
Bubs Books
Lyndsey Kling (yoga)
Bubs Books (reading corner)

 

 _____________      PREVIOUS YEARS…    ___________

2016: Come spend a day at the farm during Connolly Ranch’s annual Harvest Festival! Celebrate the fall season with old fashioned classics like corn grinding, apple pressing, wool spinning and scarecrow building. Smokey’s and The Oyster Guy along with Phat Salads and Wraps will be serving up food and Lagunitas Brewing Co will be on tap! Local wines, desserts and kids drinks will also be available. Activities by local environmental organizations, games, a raffle and live bluegrass music by the Howell Mountain Boys make this FREE day on the farm a treat for the whole family!

2015: Last year, at our Harvest Festival, we has 1100 visitors at this fun, community celebration of nature! Thanks to Judd’s Hill (donated wine), The Model Bakery (donated cookies), our visitors and partners (see below) for a memorable day! To learn more about 2015, see details here.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2015 PARTNERS:

Ag in the Classroom
Carolyn Parr Nature Center
Crossroads Chicken
Friends of the Napa River
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Land Trust of Napa County
Napa County Library
Napa Country Regional Park and Open Space District
Napa-Solano Audubon Society
Napa Valley Art Association
NEOP, Healthy Cooking with Kids, Inc.
Phat Salads and Wraps
Silverado Handweavers and Spinners
The Model Bakery
Truchard Vineyards
UC Master Gardeners

Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County
Yoga Passion