Harvest Days at Hale Farm & Village

Experience the Autumn Season Past and Present during Harvest Days,
October 3, 4, 10, 11 | 10am-5pm | Regular admission

(Bath, Ohio) – Nestled in Cuyahoga Valley, the arrival of fall creates spectacular scenery at Hale Farm & Village (HFV). Join us, on October 3, 4, 10, 11 from 10am-5pm daily, for our Harvest Days at Hale. Autumn is historically the time when we celebrate all of the hard work during the growing season. These family-friendly days offer seasonal experiences such as apple cider pressing and butter churning, draft horse and oxen field demonstrations, a pumpkin patch, live music and much more! Learn how the pioneers of the region prepared for the winter months ahead. In addition to these autumn-themed activities, the artisans at Hale Farm & Village will be creating handcrafted at Hale items and historic buildings will be open to explore.

Hale Farm & Village is committed to the health and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers, this year Harvest Days will be updated to remove the high-touch activities. Western Reserve Historical Society’s reopening playbook, the Restart Plan, has been developed in close consultation with legal counsel, arts and culture leaders, and following guidance from local health experts, theCenters for Disease Control (CDC), and Ohio’s Responsible Restart Ohio guidance for Consumer, Retail, Services and Entertainment. Our plan includes requirements for face coverings for employees and visitors, no contact transactions, advance timed-entry ticket sales, increased access to sanitizing stations, enhanced cleaning protocols, physical distancing signage, and more.

Admission to Harvest Days is $12 adults (ages 13+); $6 youth (ages 3-12 yrs); WRHS members,
youth 2 and under and active military are free. Presale tickets are required and can be purchased by visiting halefarm.org or calling 330-666-3711. Café 1810 will be open and serving a limited menu of seasonal favorites including hot apple cider and apple cider mimosas. The MarketPlace at Hale Farm & Village will also be offering hand-blown glass pumpkins and other locally made artisan items.

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Hale Farm & Village, a living history museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society, is located on 90 acres in Bath, Ohio with 32 historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, farming and early American craft and trade demonstrations. Visit www.halefarm.org or call (330) 666-3711 for seasonal hours, program listings, rental information, and to become a member. 2018 marked Hale Farm & Village’s 60th anniversary as a museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Founded in 1867, Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) is Northeast Ohio’s premier storyteller based on its vast collection of the tangible history of Northeast Ohio. It is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit regional historical societies in the nation. It presents the lives and activities of 19th-Century settlers through historic Hale Farm & Village in Bath, Ohio. WRHS offers a wealth of resources to research your family heritage at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle, Cleveland.

Photo credits: Nancy Balluck

Press Release submitted by:
Catherine I. Sterle | Acting Director
Hale Farm & Village
2686 Oak Hill Rd. Bath, Ohio 44210
P.O. Box 296
csterle@wrhs.org | 330.666.3711 x 1715