Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Terhune Orchards.
Celebrate the fall harvest season with your family at ’ popular, activity-packed fall festivals that run every weekend from Sept. 15 through Oct. 28, plus Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8.
Pick you own fresh apples, pumpkins and gourds, take a tractor-drawn wagon ride, enjoy live music, visit our “Everything about Pumpkins” adventure barn, walk the farm trail and enjoy farm fresh snacks and homemade country food.
Fall festival weekends at the farm offer plenty of special activities for kids, including face painting, pumpkin painting, pony rides, and our popular cornstalk maze.
Make sure to bring an appetite. At Pam’s down-home food tent we will be roasting a pig for pork sandwiches, and you will also find barbecued chicken, hot dogs, homemade salads and soup for sale. Satisfy your cravings for dishes made with apples! We will have apple pies, apple muffins, apple bread, cider doughnuts and applesauce, and you can quench your thirst with cold or hot cups of our own Terhune apple cider.
Adults 21 and over can stop in at our vineyard and winery tasting room in our 150-year-old barn and sample our award-winning red and white wines, plus our popular apple wine.
Our farm store is filled with the bounty of our harvest from our 200-acre farm, including: lettuces, pepper, potatoes, beets, carrots, and tomatoes, which are among the more than 35 crops we grow each In our bakery we make homemade cookies, apple crisps, fruit breads, brownies and other goodies using Pam's family recipes. We also bake hundreds of pies, so there is plenty of pie for everyone.
Enjoy the live music by local bands every Saturday and Sunday during our fall festivals from 12-4 p.m. Our fall festival line up:
- 9/15 Daisy Jug Band
- 9/16 Daisy Jug Band
- 9/22 Mark Miklos & Raritan Valley Ramblers
- 9/23 Tom and Jerry
- 9/29 Riverside
- 9/30 Jimmy Lee Ramblers
- 10/6 Mountain Heritage
- 10/7 Stormy Horizon
- 10/8 Jay Smarr
- 10/13 Mountain View
- 10/14 Heavy Traffic Blue Grass Band
- 10/20 Borderline
- 10/21 The Bon Ton Lizard Sauce
- 10/27 Swingin’ Dixie
- 10/28 Looking 4 Directions
Our favorite alpacas will return to Terhune Orchards Oct. 13 and 14, along with their breeders who will answer questions about the handsome South American animals and their hypoallergenic fur. Alpaca toys, fibers and clothing will be for sale.
Beginning Oct. 6, you can stop in the winery to see our display of the winners of this year’s photo contest. The beautiful photos of the farm will be on display through the month of October.
There is no admission to the farm store, winery tasting room, and Van Kirk pick your own on festival weekends.
Admission to the festival area is $5. Children 3 and under receive free admission. Parking on the farm is free. There is no admission to the farm on weekdays (except Columbus Day).
Terhune Orchards is located at 330 Cold Soil Rd. in Lawrence Township. Visit our website at terhuneorchards.com or call the farm store at (609) 924-2310 for directions.