Friday, March 29, 2013
Shady Brook Farm's Easter Eggstravaganza will be held Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Haven't had a chance yet to meet the Easter Bunny? There's still time. Shady Brook Farm's Easter Eggstravaganza is happening Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Shady Brook Farm's website, there will be "jumping pillows, wagon rides, inflatable attractions" and a hunt for six candy-filled eggs. Plus, the Easter Bunny will be there. The cost is $8 per child. For more information, visit http://shadybrookfarm.com
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The annual Jog 'n Hog, set for July 21 at Shady Brook Farm, involves running about a mile and a half, eat either a quart or a pint of ice cream and then running back to the starting line.
In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Shady Brook Farm is hosting the second annual Uncle Dave’s Ice Cream Jog 'n Hog on July 21. Registration opens Sunday at a special price that will be available for 24-hours only. The festivities will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley. Runners will jog about a mile and a half, stop and eat either a quart or a pint of Uncle Dave’s ice cream and then run back to the starting line. According to race organizers, there are several new features for this year’s Ice Cream Jog ‘n Hog, including the introduction of two divisions. “The gastrointestinally brave can register in the Whole Hogger Division, which involves eating a quart of ice cream at the race’s halfway point. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The start of the Christmas season officially kicked off at Shady Brook as Santa arrived to the farm via helicopter.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, November 26, 2012
MetraMedia filmed Santa's arrival to Shady Brook Farm. The holiday light show will be open from dusk until 10 p.m. through Jan. 6. The cost to drive through is $20 per car Monday through Thursday and $25 on Fridays and Saturdays. But click here to print out a $5 off coupon for your weekday visit to the light show. Related Articles: Shady Brook Farm Light Show Opens Tonight VIDEO: Meet Santa Bob
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The annual light extravaganza opens at twilight tonight. It runs until Jan. 6.
It's official. The holidays are here and Shady Brook Farm is ready for the festivities. The area's most extravagant light show opens tonight at twilight. Shady Brook Farm's 18th annual light show features acres of holiday light displays that you can see from your car or on a carriage ride. The holiday light show will be open from dusk until 10 p.m. through Jan. 6. The cost to drive through is $20 per car Monday through Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays, it's $25. Horse-drawn wagon rides are offered Thursday through Sunday and are $12 per person. Tractor-drawn wagon rides are offered Monday through Wednesday and also cost $12 per person. Click here to print out a $5 off coupon for your weekday visit to the light show. Shady Brook Farm is …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Five things you need to know about Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
1. Have a bootin’ scootin’ good time at tonight’s free Country Line Dance Lessons. Class starts at 6pm. 2. Treasure Your Toddler Story Time: Gather at the Southampton Library at 10am and 11am for story time with your youngster. 3. Weather: There is a 30% chance of showers today, according to the National Weather Service. The high is 86 degrees. There will be mostly clear skies in the evenings with temperatures dropping to a low of 61 degrees. 4. Car lovers unite! Shady Brook Farm will host its weekly Cruise Night at 6pm. 5. There’s nothing trivial about trivia! Stop by Big Heads of Holland for Quizzo at 9pm.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
When Mother Nature is stingy with rain, area farms make their own.
This summer's extreme heat and lack of rain has caused some crops to be ready earlier than expected, but hasn't negatively affected crops as much as heavy rain would. At Shady Brook Farm in Lower Makefield, farmer Paul Fleming said warmer weather has meant that crops have been ready for the picking sooner than usual, but otherwise have fared well. “Our sweet corn is doing fairly decent,” he said. “It has a really good flavor and quality this year.” The artificial rain that farmers live by is that of irrigation, and for the most part, they contend that the lines pumping water during dry spells do the trick to keep the crops going. The farm’s large irrigation system has played a large role this year in keeping the corn crops at the over 200…
Monday, June 25, 2012
Join Patch in a photo gallery of Sunday's Butterfly Festival.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Take a look into the life of Shady Brook Farm's Santa Claus.
Bob Flemming became Shady Brook Farm's Santa four years ago. Though he was at first reluctant to become Santa, he now looks at the job as his exit strategy. He's retiring in January, but he said he plans on being Santa forever. His Santa transformation begins in August, he said, as he stops trimming his beard. From then on out, he shapes it to get it just so. The week after Christmas he shaves his beard and usually keeps it trimmed very short the rest of the year, "That's why I'm not one of those ZZ Top Santas," he said. Santa Bob even gets spotted in the off season, like on vacation in Florida, which he describes in the video. Watch to find out what kids ask for, if any one is getting a lump of coal, if he scopes out other Santas for …