Strawberry Fest

June 15, 2017

Our annual Strawberry Fest kicks off our summer event season, celebrating family fun, Lyman's fresh grown strawberries, and sweet strawberry treats from the Apple Barrel. FREE ADMISSION!

Fun activities include Breakfast on the Deck, Strawberry picking in the orchard, live music, complementary food tastings and demos, pie eating contests, face painting, pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, and interactive activities for children throughout the day. Bruno Bros. will be making their delicious Kettle Corn throughout the event! Start the morning right with Breakfast on the Deck and Story Time & a craft with the children's library team from Levi E Coe Library!

We're thrilled to have back on the farm Middlefield's own Presley & Taylor, who are already recognized as the next generation of country music. The duo’s dynamic vocal delivery and song selection reflect the good things in life centered on real life experiences, faith, hope and love. Original material such as their recent single, “Heart Over Mind” feat. Pam Tillis or “Tall, Dark and Lonesome,” penned by country music hall of famer Bill Anderson, coupled with crowd favorites like, "Jolene" and "Fishing in the Dark," forge a true country sound that is unmistakable to fans.

Hannah Sjostrom, the 2019 American Honey Queen, will visit us for Strawberry Fest. She will talk about the importance of honeybees to Connecticut agriculture and how honeybee pollination directly shapes our livelihood. She will also share information how honey’s beautiful spectrum provides endless possibilities and the many treats that honeybees provide.

We'll be sampling our own BBQ sauces, fruit butters, salsas, baked goods and more throughout the day. Plus, we'll have some of our favorite partners on site as well to sample our best selling and most-loved products,

  • • Centerville Pie Co.
  • • Arethusa Dairy
  • • Angry Goat Pepper Co. (hot sauces)
  • • Oui Charcuterie
  • • Shawnee/Lyman Products
  • • Goat Boy Soaps
  • • Liuzzi Cheese

And don't miss our Pie Eating Contests! Dive face-first into a delicious Lyman Orchards pie to win great prizes!

Schedule of Activities:

Breakfast on the Deck9a-11a
PYO Strawberries8a-5p
Story Time & Craft with Levi Coe Library9:30-11a
Vendor Sampling in the Apple Barrel10a-3p
Crafts w/American Alzheimer Association10a-3p
Kettle Corn10:30a-3p
Meet the American Honey Queen10a-4p
Strawberry Shortcakes on the Deck11a-3p
Pony Rides*11a-3p
Horse-drawn Wagon Rides*11a-3p
Face Painting*11a-3p
Henna by Elyse11a-3p
Outdoor Grill12N-4p
Presley & Taylor: Live Music on the Deck1p-3p
Free Pie Eating Contest3:15p

Subject to change. *Nominal charges apply.

Event Location: Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel

Time of Event: 9AM-3PM

The Apple Barrel

OPEN SEASONALLY
Monday-Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Friday-Sunday: 9:00AM-8:00PM

32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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lyman golf

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Monday-Friday: 7:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: 7:00AM-5:00PM

700 Main Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6480

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Pick your own

OPEN SEASONALLY
Opens for the Season in June!

105 South Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6015

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