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It’s here! This Saturday, October 21st is our Valley Home School Harvest Festival! The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues through 8:30 p.m. Remember to bring your homemade scarecrows to enter in the scarecrow contest. Home carved pumpkins and decorated pumpkins, all can be checked in at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch! Come in costume and win a great prize! The costume contest will be held at 5:45p.m. near the Harvest Pumpkin Patch! Join the fun at 6 p.m. for the pie eating contest, followed at 6:15 p.m. with the exciting milk drinking challenge. Winners of all contests along with biggest pumpkin will be announced at 7 p.m. The delightful smell of homemade Portuguese sweet bread and divine sugar cookies will beckon festival goers to the Fall Harvest Sweet Shoppe! The delicious Portuguese sweet bread, and sugar cookies are home baked by the mother daughter team of Mrs. Mattos and daughter Christina Barreto. Caramel apples, delightful pumpkin pie, pumpkin rolls, hot chocolate, and an array of homemade treats await you in the Fall Harvest Sweet Shoppe. On the menu in the Harvest Kitchen you will find tasty tri-tip sandwiches, hot dogs, chili dogs, nachos, and cold water and soda. All we be sold as affordable meals or individually. Come and enjoy!

Exquisite and charming, playful and fun, football and rodeo, boots and beauty, there will be something for everyone at the Fall Harvest Silent Auction. Exciting class baskets loaded with very special goodies can be yours for the winning bid.

At 6:30 p.m. Sheriff’s K-9 Officer Dutch will show his skills in a powerful demonstration. During the evening you are invited to visit, shake hands, and thank our military, fire, and law enforcement guests, a great time to let them know how very much we all appreciate them! Sno cones, popcorn, and cotton candy will add sweet flavors to the fun evening. Face painting, carnival games, Mylar balloons, and the tasty cake walk will have festival goers enjoying a very special evening. Enjoy the Haunted Hayride; it will travel through the scarecrow graveyard from 7:15 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. You have one hour to visit the haunted scarecrow/zombie graveyard on board the Haunted Hayride! Throughout the evening you can visit the mind boggling Witches Kitchen, the Mad Scientists, or test your skills on the 52 foot long obstacle course! Lots to do and lots of fun to have! Rain or shine come join the fun at Valley Home School 13231 Pioneer Road, Valley Home For more info call Winnie at 985-5233.


Valley Home School and Valley Home 4-H are joining together to help the less fortunate; they are collecting items for the fire victims around California, with collection of items going on all this week. You can also bring items to the Harvest Festival on Saturday; clothing, toiletries and other items and supplies are welcome.


Very important: tonight, Wednesday, October 18th is the Citizens Unite meeting at Knights Ferry Community Hall at 6:00 p.m. This concerns all of us. Fire and law enforcement. Please come and share your thoughts and ideas!



As always you may reach me by email at Until next time, “Happy Trails to All!”