Harriman Nielsen Fall Festival

October 2, 2011 from 2 to 5 p.m.


Homemade bean soup
Brat / Hot Dogs
Coffee / Pop
Pie / Ice Cream

Yupitsa Polka Band
Two Juhls and a Gem

Tall Corn
Giant Pumpkin
Cribbage Tournament

4-H Sponsored Games
Garden Produce Sales
Free Watermelon
Pumpkin Carving
Wagon Rides
House Tours
Flea Market/Bake Sale
Homing Pigeon Release

Donations and Help Needed for Fall Festival:
Harvesting the garden produce:
Volunteers are needed to help harvest the produce at the Harriman-Nielsen Garden.
Bring wheel borrows, gloves, stem cutters. We plan to start harvesting the garden
throughout the week before the Fall Festival. Exact times will be announced on the

Friday Sept 30, and Saturday Oct 1, 9a – 12p
Volunteers are needed to help complete the garden harvest and set up for the Fall Festival
on Sunday Oct 2nd. We will be setting up tents, tables, and doing general cleaning.
Sunday Oct 2, 2-5 pm. Fall Festival
Volunteers are needed to help with the many activities at the Fall Festival.
Food and Flea Market donations
Please consider donating pies to sell by the slice, baked goods for the bake sale and items
for the flea market
Berry Johnson: 641-456-3186
Doreen Petersen: 641-456-3825
Or call the museum, 641-456-5777 if you have questions – items to donate – want to volunteer.


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