Mar 19th to Mar 26th

Easter Cup Cake Basket & Cookie Workshop

Children will have a great time dressing up like a real baker to decorate an Easter Cupcake Basket and Cookie. Pre-paid reservations are required. Reservation information coming soon.

Saturday Apr 16th

Golf Fest

Join us on Saturday, April 16th starting at 10am at The Golf Center for a fun family day filled with golf activities, food, games and more! A FUN and FREE introductory experience for golfers of all ages!

Saturday May 7th

Mother's Day Cake Decorating Workshop for Children

Kids will love decorating a delicious fresh-baked cake, just for Mom! This hands-on workshop takes place in the Apple Barrel. All decorating materials are provided, including tons of frosting, special candies, and a delicious pre-made cake. Bring your camera!

Sunday May 8th

Mother's Day Brunch

Treat Mom to a memorable experience she will treasure forever with a delicious holiday brunch in the historic Lyman Homestead. Catered by our Apple Barrel chefs.

Saturday Apr 16th

Spring Apple Hunt

Save the date for Connecticut's only Spring Apple Hunt! Find apples hidden in a Hay Maze; Enjoy Magic Shows, Pony Rides and Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, too! Children ages 1 to 10 years may participate. (Event rain date: Sunday, April 17th)

Friday May 27th

Night Golf

It's golf with a twist! Nine holes played at night with glow-in-the-dark balls and glow sticks!

Saturday Jun 11th

Strawberry Fest

Come enjoy a day of outdoor family fun and great food at our annual Strawberry Fest, celebrating Lyman's fresh-grown strawberries and sweet strawberry treats from the Apple Barrel. Fun activities of the day include Strawberry Picking in the orchard, Live Music on the Apple Barrel deck, Pie Eating Contests, Pony Rides and Horsedrawn Wagon Rides, and much more! Enjoy Breakfast on the Deck, sizzling hotdogs and burgers at the Outdoor Grill, and mouthwatering ribs and pulled pork at the Smoke Shack!

Sunday Jun 12th

Jaguar Car Show

Join us as we welcome back members of the Jaguar Club of Southern New England as they host their 43rd Annual Concours d'Elegance on the Apple Barrel grounds. Come see an impressive gathering of beautiful and historic models of Jaguars, from the rarest to the latest models, from luxurious sedans to the pulse-racing designs of sports cars and convertibles. Learn their history and get a glimpse into future designs of these legendary vehicles. Prizes are awarded to the best in each vehicle class.

Saturday Jun 11th

Ray Hussong Memorial Golf Marathon

Come play golf in the Ray Hussong Memorial Golf Marathon...we're keeping our courses open for the whole day on June 11th to benefit the CT Section PGA Golf Foundation's Junior Golf programs.

Monday Aug 1st

World's Largest Golf Outing

Last year, over 12,000 golfers at 132 Billy Casper Golf Courses nationwide raised more then $1 million to benefit Wounded Warrior Project®. Come out to play and raise money to help those who served our country!

Jun 27th to Aug 26th

Junior Golf Camp

Lyman Orchards weekly Junior Golf Camp provides a safe and fun instructional environment where your young golfer will learn, refine, and improve their skills. Fun and half day sessions available. Call 860.398.6480 for details.

Saturday Jul 9th

Blueberry Fest

Join us for a day of sweet family fun as we celebrate our homegrown Blueberries, Jostaberries, and Raspberries! Come berry picking and enjoy hours of family-oriented activities at the Apple Barrel, including Pony Rides and Horse-drawn Wagon Rides. Kick-back and relax to some live music on the Apple Barrel deck while indulging in sweet berry treats, fresh-made Ice Cream, and hot food from the Outdoor Grill.

Saturday Aug 27th

All Corvair and VW Car Show

Don't miss "Air Cooled at the Orchard," an all Corvair and air-cooled Volkswagen Car Show, presented by Connecticut C.O.R.S.A. & the Connecticut Volkswagen Association. In production from 1960 - 1969, Corvairs were the only American designed mass-produced passenger cars to feature a rear-mounted air-cooled engine. This group of knowledgable car enthusiasts return with a fabulous showing of classic models of Corvairs and VWs! Judging is by People's Choice; prizes will be awarded for best in class and best in show. The Car Show is 9am to 3pm; rain date is Sunday, Aug. 28th.

Friday Jul 22nd

Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

The 2016 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship is open to boys and girls ages 7-15 (as of 4/6/17) competing in separate divisions in four age categories. There is no entry fee to participate. The regional championships will be held at Augusta National the Sunday before the Masters (April 2017).

Jul 30th to Aug 28th

Sunflower Maze

Discover the joy of getting lost in the heart of our orchard amid 350,000 blooming red and yellow sunflowers! As you navigate along nearly two miles of twisting and turning pathways searching for the exit, fun trivia clues will help guide the way. Experience Connecticut's original Sunflower Maze and help a great cause -- $1 of each admission is donated to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Saturday Aug 13th

Peach Fest

Bring family and friends for a fun day in the country with live music, great food and bushels of outdoor activities for all ages. Go peach picking in the orchards; visit the Apple Barrel for cider donuts, treats at the Smoke Shack and Outdoor Grill and lots of fresh-baked Peach Pies! Activities of the day include pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, fun family activities, face-painting for children, and more!

May 28th to Oct 9th

Breakfast on the Deck

From May 28th through October 9th, come enjoy a hearty outdoor country breakfast prepared by our chefs on the Apple Barrel deck! Available Saturday and Sunday mornings, 8:00am - 11:00am.

Sep 3rd to Nov 6th

Corn Maze!

With more than two miles of twisting and winding pathways in four acres of towering cornstalks, a hundred decision points, and just one way out, getting lost will be a lot of fun, and it's all for a great cause! $1 of every admission is donated to the American Cancer Society.

Saturday Sep 10th

Harvest Music Festival with Nicole Frechette & Friends

Come join the fun as Nicole Frechette and her favorite regional and local bands perform live at the Apple Barrel tent to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

Saturday Oct 15th

Paint the Pumpkin Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Have a great time painting a pumpkin while supporting a worthy cause! You pick out the pumpkin, we provide all the paints, glitter, and special decorating materials you can use! Located on the Apple Barrel grounds; proceeds will benefit the Middlesex Comprehensive Breast Center.

Wednesday Oct 19th

Superintendent's Revenge

This event is the most fun you'll have on the golf course as our Superintendents line the course with challenging obstacles and more!

Saturday Nov 5th

Tastes of the Seasons

Enjoy cooking demos and free tastings of holiday dishes, appetizers, and desserts throughout the day. Take home some delicious holiday recipes created by our Chefs!

Sunday Nov 13th

Sunshine Kids 5K+ Fun Run/Walk

Join us for a 3.7 mile run and walk through the picturesque hills of our orchard during fruit blossom time to benefit children with cancer. Also, kids can participate in a quarter-mile fun run!

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