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Giveaway: Family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch & corn maze (daytrip from Savannah)

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze 2016
This week we’re giving away a family-pack of tickets to Poppell family farms – the 10-acre corn maze & activity-packed farm & pumpkin patch in Odum about six miles from Jesup.

Poppell Family Farms grand opening for the 2016 Fall season is Saturday Oct. 1. The farm will be open every weekend through Oct. 30.

To enter to win FOUR tickets to Poppell Farms, go to Poppell Farms on Facebook & comment there about your favorite thing to do at Poppell Farms. For those who haven’t visited the farm yet, comment about your favorite thing to do during fall ( Need hints? Check out our FALL FUN GUIDE 2016 by clicking here). Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you.

THEN SHARE OUR GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT FACEBOOK POST here on your Facebook page.

We will pick winner by 11 PM this Tues. Sept. 12  & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

Corn Maze Design

Poppell Farms will have a Peanuts-themed corn maze for the Fall 2016 season in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the beloved Peanuts TV special, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.  See a photo of the maze and learn more about this special commemoration here.

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 1-Sun. Oct. 30, 2016
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays
(5 PM-10PM Fridays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)
(5PM-10PM Saturdays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

Is it Fall yet, y’all?

We can’t wait for the weather to cool and for Poppell family farms to open for the fall season.

If you haven’t taken your family to visit this 10-acre corn maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum (about six miles from Jesup), please put it on your Fall to-do list..

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2016 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 1. 

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every weekend Oct. 1-Sun. Oct. 30.

New for 2016: The Trail of Terror
An 800 ft. haunted walking trail through the Zombie filled woods.
Running every Friday and Saturday night through Saturday Oct. 29
Recommended for ages 12 & older.
Open Halloween night 5-10PM

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze hayrides Savannah About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Other activities include pony rides ($5); duck races; six & younger playground (with 2 bounce houses); hop-a-long rodeo; Betsy the Milk cow contest; large catfish pond (no fishing / watch them eat)

Corn Maze Design for Fall 2016 Coming Sept. 1 2016

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 1-Sun. Oct. 30, 2016
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays
(5 PM-10PM Fridays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)
(5PM-10PM Saturdays, Maze & Haunted Trail, Nighttime activities)

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

Special Events

 Saturday 10/1  Grand Opening & Chic-fil-A Day
Come enjoy the day with us and meet the Chic-fil-A Cow!Beginning at 5:00pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)
 Friday 10/07 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/8 Grandparent’s Day
(All Grandparents with Grandchildren present receive a
$ 3.00 discount on Daytime Combo Tickets)Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Member DayBeginning at 5:00pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your
flashlights, No Hayride)

“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail opens at dark, closes at 10:00pm

 Friday 10/14 Open from 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/15 Girl Scout Day (Recognizing all Girl Scouts at 1:00 pm)Beginning at 5:00pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)

“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail opens at dark, closes at 10:00pm

 Friday 10/21 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/22 Safety Day – Come visit the Fire Safety House presented by The Jesup Fire Department. Also an assortment of public safety vehicles will be on display provided by The Wayne County Sheriff’s office.Beginning at 5:00pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)

“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail opens at dark, closes at 10:00pm

 Friday 10/28 Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)“The Trail Of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail Opens at dark
Saturday 10/29 Boy Scout Day (Recognizing all Boy Scouts at 2:00 pm)Beginning at 5:00pm
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your
flashlights, No Hayride)

7:00 pm “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” Outdoor Movie Night

“The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail opens at dark, closes at 10:00pm

Monday 10/31 Halloween Night – “The Trail of Terror” Haunted Walking Trail
Opens at dark closes at 10:00pm

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Ottawa Farms Corn Maze 2015, pumpkin patch opens Oct. 3

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Ottawa Farms corn maze pumpkin patch 2015 Savannah

Ottawa Farms annual Ottawa Farms Rodeo is featured in the farm’s 2015 corn maze in Bloomingdale, Ga. just outside Savannah.

Ottawa Farm Corn Crib Savannah The Maze will be open weekends in October starting at 1PM Sat. Oct. 10.

Come get lost in the maze & enjoy oodles of farm activities including cow train, corn crib (pictured here), pig races, corn cannon & more.

Hours each weekend in October:
Saturdays 1 pm-10 pm
Sundays 1 pm-6 pm

Cost

Admission: $10 for ages 5 and older. (ages 4 & younger are free WITH an accompanying parent)
The admission covers everything except the Corn Cannon and items purchased in the store.
For more details call 912.748.3035

Ottawa Farms, 702 Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, Ga. 31302 , ottawafarms.com (912)748-3035, On Facebook here.  Ottawa Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Giveaway: Family four-pack of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch & corn maze (daytrip from Savannah)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch 2013 near Savannah

UPDATE: Winner is Joanna Gearing!

 

This week Poppell family farms – the 10-acre corn maze & activity-packed farm & pumpkin patch in Odum about six miles from Jesup – is giving away a family four pack of tickets to a lucky SouthernMamas.com reader.

Poppell Family Farms grand opening for the 2015 Fall season is Saturday Oct. 3.

To enter to win FOUR tickets to Poppell Farms, go to Poppell Farms on Facebook & comment there about your favorite thing to do at Poppell Farms. For those who haven’t visited the farm yet, comment about your favorite thing to do during fall ( Need hints? Check out our FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 by clicking here).

THEN SHARE THE GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT FACEBOOK POST on your Facebook page.

Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you.

We will pick winner by 11 PM this Sun. Sept. 27 & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

Corn Maze Design for Fall 2015

Cole Swindell Poppell Farms Corn Maze 2014 depicts Poppell Farm’s Fall 2015 10-acre corn maze design depicts country music singer/song writer and south Georgia native Cole Swindell.

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 3-Sun. Nov. 1, 2015
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

For Poppell Farms Special Events during Fall 2015, click here. 

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

 

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides opens Oct.1-31 2015, Ridgeland, S.C.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch Ridgeland S.C.
The 8th annual THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH opens from Oct. 1 -Oct. 31 2015 @ Holiday Farms in nearby Ridgeland, SC, about 1 hour from Savannah.

Spend a day on Holiday Farms enjoying: Bounce house, Haytona Speedway, Duck Race, Cow Milking, Steer Roping, Corn Grinding, Barnyard Zoo, and of course a hayride to the pumpkin patch. And our personal favorite, Pigtucky Derby (pig races).

For more details, check Holiday Farms  website by clicking here.

Holiday Farms is now booking field trips for The Great Pumpkin Patch. If you are looking for a fun-filled trip for your school, church group, daycare, scout group, or any other kind of group, you have found the place to go. Book your trip now as dates are filling fast. You may reach Holiday Farms by phone at 843-726-5527 or email holidayfarms@yahoo.com.

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 2PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM – dark (last wagon ride leaves at 6 pm)
This season Fall 2015, Holiday Farms will be open Sundays from 1-5PM INCLUDING SUNDAY NOV. 1

Entertainment Oct. 31

On Saturday Oct. 31 Live Music from 11-5 by Nautical Wheelers and Harry Santana

Open Sat. Oct. 31 9AM to Dark (Last hayride at 6PM)

Open Sun. Nov. 1 from 1-5PM

Pig Race Schedule
Monday – Thursday 11AM and 1PM
Friday – Saturday 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM

Prices
$10 Admission per person
*Price includes all activities, games, wagon ride, and a pumpkin*

*Schools, Churches, Scouts and other groups of 20 or more, please call for discount group pricing.*

Concessions and Entertainment available on Saturdays only.

Family owned and operated since 2008.

Stay connected about other events at Holiday Farms by liking their Facebook page here.

Military Day

Sat. Oct. 10 2015 will be Special Military Day. Half price admission to active duty military, spouses, children with proper military ID.

Holiday Farms, 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936, (843) 726-5527, email holidayfarms@yahoo.com
www.holidayfarmssc.com  Holiday Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Savannah Halloween 2015: Haunted Hayrides 2015 @ Bethesda Academy, Oct. 10

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Haunted Halloween heyride Bethesda 2015

Come to Bethesda Academy in Savannah on Sat. Oct. 10 2015 for a Haunted Halloween Hayride that has two versions – one for little kids and a more scary one for big kids.

The 5:30pm hayride is for younger children and the faint of heart.

The 8pm hayride is for those brave souls who enjoy a good old fashioned scare and ghost story.

Cost: The 5:30pm hayride is $5/child and $8/adult; the 8PM ride is $10/ adult in advance and $15 at the gate on October 10. Tickets are available here.

Children younger than two are free.

TICKETS: Tickets are available online at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/haunted-halloween-hayride-tickets-18403975787

 

Event will be held rain or shine barring severe inclement weather. For more information, contact Lisa Wilkes at lisa.wilkes@bethesdaacademy.org or 912.351.2061.

Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Ga 31406

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Ottawa Farms Rodeo, Sept. 25 & 26; Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch open October weekends

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Rodeo Savannah Ottawa Farms 2015

Ottawa Farms Rodeo

Come to this family-friendly, IPRA affiliated rodeo which brings nationally ranked athletes to center stage as they qualify to compete at the IPRA Finals later in the season.
September 25 & 26, 2015, 7:30PM.
No alcohol permitted or sold on the property.
Free for children 5 & younger
702 Bloomingdale Rd, Bloomingdale, GA 31302

Hilton Head Helicopters will offer rides $20 per person on Saturday night only.

There are eight events each night of the rodeo.
Calf Roping
Steer Wrestling
Saddle Bronc Riding
Barrel Racing
Team Roping
Bull Riding
Cowgirl Breakaway Roping

Camel & Pony rides, too.

For more rodeo info including purchasing tickets, click here. 

Rodeo Tickets

Advance ticket sales end at noon on Sept. 25, 2015. Purchase tickets online here.
Pricing: $12 in advance (purchase online here or at the Ottawa Farms General Store)
$15 at the gate
Tickets will be available at the gate each night of the rodeo. Cash only at the gate the night of the rodeo.

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.Ottawa Farms Corn Maze pumpkin patch Savannah 2015 Bloomingdale

Ottawa Farms Corn Maze

Ottawa Farms Corn Maze in Bloomingdale outside of Savannah will be open weekends in October starting Saturday, October 3. Come get lost in the maze & enjoy oodles of farm activities.
Hours each weekend in October:
Saturdays 1 pm-10 pm
Sundays 1 pm-6 pm
Admission is $10 for ages 5 and older. (ages 4 and younger are free with an accompanying parent!)
The admission covers everything except the Corn Cannon and items purchased in the store.
702 Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, Ga. 31302
For more details call 912.748.3035

Ottawa Farms, 702 Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, Ga. 31302 , ottawafarms.com (912)748-3035, On Facebook here.  Ottawa Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

Put this on your Fall 2015 Must-Do list: Visit Poppell family farmsa 10-acre corn maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup .

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2015 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 3

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, giant outdoor jumping pillows, barnyard & farm games & activities are open every weekend Oct. 3 -Nov. 2.

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze hayrides Savannah About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

Other activities include pony rides ($5); duck races; six & younger playground (with 2 bounce houses); hop-a-long rodeo; Betsy the Milk cow contest; large catfish pond (no fishing / watch them eat)

Corn Maze Design for Fall 2015

Cole Swindell Poppell Farms Corn Maze 2014 depicts

 

Poppell Farm’s Fall 2015 10-acre corn maze design depicts country music singer/song writer and south Georgia native Cole Swindell.

Hours

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 3-Sun. Nov. 1, 2015
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Tickets. For ticket prices, click here. 

Special Events

 Saturday 10/3  Grand Opening!
 2015 Corn Maze
 Friday 10/09  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/10  Girl Scout Day”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Friday 10/16  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/17  Boy Scout Day & Safety DayWith Jesup Fire Dept. Fire Safety House and W.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Emergency Vehicles
 Friday 10/23  Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)”The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark
 Saturday 10/24Friday 10/30Saturday 10/31
Chick-fil-A Day Come and enjoy the day with us and meet and have your photo taken with the Chick-fil-A cow!

Open from 5:00 – 10:00
Playground area and Corn Maze
(Family Friendly, Maze is dark but not Haunted, bring your flashlights, No Hayride)

“The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark

 

Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2pm

“The Frightful Forrest” Walking Trail Opens at dark

 

Evening activities

Friday & Saturday Night Activities beginning 10/3/15 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

  • Petting Farm
  • 6 & under Playground
  • Jumping Pillows 1 & 2
  • Cow Train Rides
  • Duck Races
  • Spyder Slider
  • Cornfield Maze (Flash Light Nights, Kid Friendly – Not Haunted)
  • *(Hayride, Pony Rides and Fish Pond Closed)*

Returning for 2015 

Beginning on Friday 10/03 and running every Fri. & Sat. Night through 10/31

THE FRIGHTFUL FORREST – Presented by: Turning Point Worship Center

This is a Christian based 800 foot walking trail through the woods with real life, in your face terrifying scenes. An alternative to traditional Haunted Houses or Trails.

Recommended for ages 12 & older

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

 

Fall Fun 2015 in Savannah, Hilton Head Is. (Pumpkin patches, farms, hayrides, fall festivals)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Pumpkin Patches, Farms, hayrides Savannah Halloween kids events Pooler Hilton Head

Make the most of this beautiful season in Savannah & the Lowcountry.

Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun 2015 Guide throughout the season by clicking here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

This Fall Fun list for the Savannah, Pooler, Hilton Head Island area will be updated throughout the season.

 

County Fairs 2015 with rides in Chatham, Effingham & Bulloch County

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Fall County Fairs Rides Effingham, Bulloch Chatham If crisp mornings & autumn light have you hankering to take the kids to seek out Charlotte & Wilbur at a county fair, here are a few near Savannah to check out:

Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, Statesboro
Oct. 19-24 2015
Carnival rides, food, shows including “Chase’s Racing, Swimming Pigs”, educational exhibits, free animal shows nightly, a working blacksmith shop, grits mill, live syrup making, Kiwanis Pancakes & Sausage
16942 Highway 67 South
Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Details here.

Effingham County Fair, Springfield
Oct. 19-24 2015
Fair Grounds, Springfield
Details here.

Coastal Empire Fair, Savannah
Nov. 5-15 2015
4801 Meding St Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 354-3542
Entertainment includes carnival rides, Staples Safari Show, Rosaire’s Racing Pigs. Details here. (Please note there was a shooting at the Coastal Empire Fair in 2012. Details here. )

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Halloween 2015: Haunted Trail & Falloween Family Fun Day @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Savannah

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Pumpkin Patches, Farms, hayrides Savannah Halloween kids events Pooler Hilton HeadHaunted Trail @ Skidaway Is. State Park
Friday, Oct 16, 2015 until Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
If you dare, wind through dark shadows in the haunted woods, where zombies roam free. The Park Ranger will guide you into the graveyard beneath ancient oak trees. Keep close together and perhaps you will be safe from the ghosts and ghouls drifting under moonlight darkened by looming clouds and fog.
Cost $5 per person $5 parking.
912-598-2300.
Handicapped Accessible

Fall-oween Family Fun Day & Trick-or-Treating in the campground @ Skidaway Is. State Park
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 1 PM to 4 PM
Celebrate fall with games, crafts and activities all focused on the season and Halloween. Hop on a hayride and tour the park. There will be plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. Bring a bag to trick-or-treat through the campground.
Trick-or-treating will begin at 3pm.
$2 plus $5 parking.
912-598-2300.

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FREE Parking Pass

Live Oak Public Libraries customers with valid library cards can borrow a Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites “Park Pass.” The passes are good for free parking or admission at any of the 63 parks statewide. For more information, click here. 

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Skidaway Is. State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy, Savannah, GA 31411, 912-598-2300, http://gastateparks.org/SkidawayIsland

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Harvest Festival & Cane Grinding @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah, Nov. 21

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Harvest Festival, Cane Grinding Event 2014 Oatland Island Wildlife Center Savannah Help Oatland Island Wildlife Center celebrate Georgia’s diverse agricultural traditions during their annual Harvest Festival & Cane Grinding event,  10 AM- 4 PM Nov. 21 2015

Centered around Oatland’s 1800’s Heritage Homesite, history comes alive with old-time music, cane boiling, butter-making & cooking on the hearth & open fire.

See how “it was back then” amidst the sights, sounds & aroma of an old-fashioned fall gathering.

Children young & old will enjoy hay rides, crafts & games, cane syrup & other fun festival food that will tug at your senses as you venture back through history.

More details here.

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Wildlife, 711 Sandtown Rd. Savannah, GA, 31410 (912) 395-1212 Driving directions here.

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FOR MORE SAVANNAH-AREA FALL EVENTS, VISIT OUR SAVANNAH FALL FUN GUIDE 2015 HERE. 

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, farm activities (daytrip from Savannah)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes near Savannah Hilton Head Is.

 

UPDATE: Winner is Melanie Connelly! Congrats! Please email us at anne@southernmamas.com 

This week Poppell family farms – the 10-acre corn maze labyrinth & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup – is giving away a family four pack of tickets to a lucky SouthernMamas.com reader.

Poppell Family Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides open every weekend Oct. 4 -Nov. 2. For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website www.poppellfarms.com , email popfarms1@windstream.net or call (912) 586-2215.

To enter to win FOUR tickets from SouthernMamas.com, please “like” Poppell Farms on Facebook by clicking here, then on their FB wall, share your favorite farm activity at Poppell or your favorite thing to during fall from ( Need hints? Check out our FALL FUN GUIDE 2014 by clicking here). Please say SouthernMamas.com sent you.

Deadline to enter to win: 10 PM Mon. Oct. 13. We will pick a winner & announce it here & on the SouthernMamas.com Facebook page. So please check back to find out if you entered to win.

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, agritourism, Poppell Farms 2014 Corn Maze in honor of Paula Deen

About Poppell Farms

Take a hayride to Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus in the pumpkin patch, get lost in the corn maze, ride the cow train, feed animals in the petting farm, try steer roping, Spyder Slyder and the all-time kids’ favorite, two crop hoppers, which are giant jumping air pillows that have kids giggling upon their first bounce.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

HOURS

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.
2014 Fall Season Schedule
Sat. Oct. 4-Sun. Nov. 2, 2014
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Friday & Saturday Night Activities beginning 10/4/14 5pm – 10pm
Petting Farm
6 & under Playground
Jumping Pillows 1 & 2
Cow Train Rides
Duck Races
Spyder Slider
Cornfield Maze (Flash Light Nights, Kid Friendly – Not Haunted)
*(Hayride, Pony Rides and Fish Pond Closed)*

New for 2014

Beginning on Friday 10/10 and running every Fri. & Sat. Night through 10/25

THE FRIGHTFUL FOREST – Presented by: Turning Point Worship Center

This is a Christian based 800 foot walking trail through the woods with real life, in your face terrifying scenes. An alternative to traditional Haunted Houses or Trails. A wake-up call……is this the life you are living? Which path are you walking? You will have lots of fun but when you leave we want to give you something to think about. Recommended for ages 12 & older.

Special events each weekend including:
* Oct. 11: Girl Scout & Safety Day with emergency, fire and police vehicles on display.
* Oct. 18. Boy Scout Day.
* Oct 25: Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2 PM.
Special events will be added throughout fall. Check for updates here.

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides opens Oct.1-31 2014, Ridgeland, S.C.

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch Ridgeland S.C.
The 7th annual THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH opens from Oct. 1 -Oct. 31 2014 @ Holiday Farms in nearby Ridgeland, SC, about 1 hour from Savannah.

Spend a day on Holiday Farms enjoying: Bounce house, Haytona Speedway, Duck Race, Cow Milking, Steer Roping, Corn Grinding, Barnyard Zoo, and of course a hayride to the pumpkin patch. And our personal favorite, Pigtucky Derby (pig races). New this year: 1.5 acre maze!

For more details, check Holiday Farms  website by clicking here.

Holiday Farms is now booking field trips for The Great Pumpkin Patch. If you are looking for a fun-filled trip for your school, church group, daycare, scout group, or any other kind of group, you have found the place to go. Book your trip now as dates are filling fast. You may reach Holiday Farms by phone at 843-726-5527 or email holidayfarms@yahoo.com.

Military Day

Sat. Oct. 4 2014 will be Special Military Day when all active duty military, spouses, and children will receive 50% off admission with proper ID.

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 2 pm
Friday – Saturday: 9 am – dark (last wagon ride leaves at 6 pm)
Holiday Farms is closed on Sundays

Pig Race Schedule:
Monday – Thursday 11 am and 1 pm
Friday – Saturday 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Concessions and Entertainment available on Saturdays only.

Family owned and operated since 2008.

Stay connected about other events at Holiday Farms by liking their Facebook pagehere.

Holiday Farms, 10884 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936, (843) 726-5527, email holidayfarms@yahoo.com
www.holidayfarmssc.com  Holiday Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Fall Fun Guide 2014 for Savannah & the Lowcountry

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Fall Festivals 2014 pumpkin patches hayrides corn mazes in Savannah Hilton Head Is. Visit the SouthernMamas.com Fall Fun 2014 Guide throughout the season by clicking here to find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Here’s how to make the most of this beautiful season in the Lowcountry. This list will be updated throughout the season.

*FREE STEM Festival @ Georgia Southern University, Sept. 20. Details here.

*Farm Heritage Day (pig races etc) @ Hunter Cattle Co., Sept. 20. Details here. 

*Pin Point Seafood Festival, Sept. 20. Details here. 

*FREE Admission & Volunteer Projects @ Ga. State Parks, Sept. 27. Details here.

*FREE Admission to Fort Pulaski, Sept. 27. Details here.

*Madrac Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides every Thurs, Fri. & Sat. Oct. 2-Nov.1Details here. 

*Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides every weekend Oct. 4 – Nov. 2. Details here.

*Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides opens, Oct. 1. Open Mon-Sat Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Details here. 

*Annual Buddy Walk & FREE Family Fun Festival, Forsyth Park, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*Live history lesson/true ghost story: Davenport House presents “Dreadful Pestilence: Savannah’s Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1820.” For ages 8+. Friday & Saturday nights in October 2014. Details here. 

*FREE Beaufort Shrimp Festival, Oct. 3-4. Details here.

*Military Discount Day, Oct. 4 @ Holiday Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides. Details here. 

*Sassy Salon Day for kids, up-dos, tutus, glitter & more, @ Utopia. Oct. 4. Details here.

*FREE Family Day @ Jepson Center, Oct. 4. Details here.

*FREE Astronomy Day @ Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*FREE Oktoberfest & Wiener Dog Races, Oct. 4. Details here. 

*FREE Picnic in the Park, Oct. 5. Details here.

*Savannah Greek Festival, Oct. 9-11. Details here.

*FREE Celebrate Armstrong Festival, 12-6 PM Oct. 9. Details here.

*Savannah Haunted Houses: Alee Shriners’ Terror Plantation. Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31 & Nov. 1 . Details here.

*Kids’ Shark Tooth & Fossil Hunt, Beaufort Oct. 11. Details here.

*Tybee Pirate Festival & Parade, Oct. 9-12. Details here. 

*FREE Cowboy Carnival, Bounce houses, pumpkin & cookie decorating, petting zoo, FREE FOOD,  Oct. 18. Details here.

*Free Talahi Is. Fall Festival, Oct. 19. Details here.

*BBQ, Brews & Bluegrass family-friendly benefit for The Next Generation, Oct. 19. Details here.

*Disney on Ice, Savannah Oct. 22-26. Details here. 

*Spanish tall ship El Galeón Andalucía on River Street Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Transforms into Haunted Pirate Ship near Halloween. Details here. 

*Haunted Trail @ Skidaway State Park, Oct. 24 & 25. Details here. 

*Halloween Hike @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Oct. 24 & 25. Details here. 

*Pumpkin Patch, Costume Contest, Oct. 24 @ Hilton Head Is. Details here. 

*Tricks, Treats & Trains @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Savannah, 10 AM-1 PM. Details here.

*FREE Family Day @ SCAD Museum of Art, Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Spookalicious Halloween festivities @ The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is. Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Wag-O-Ween trick or treating for dogs, Savannah Oct. 25. Details here.

*Free Skidaway Marine Science Day, Oct. 25. Details here. 

*Fall-oween Family Fun Day & Trick-or-Treating in the campground @ Skidaway Is. State Park, Oct. 26. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Zombie walk, free make-up by make-up artists with canned food donation, Nov. 1. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Food Day Festival 2014, Daffin Park, 11 AM-5 PM Nov. 2. Details here.

*Beaufort Heritage Days Celebration 2014, Nov. 6-8. Details here. 

*Fairy Party Meet and greet with Tink and her fairy friends, Tinker Tea Party & more. Details here. 

*KiDS Rock Savannah, 1 mile run, Daffin Park, Nov. 9. Details here. 

*FREE Savannah Children’s Book Festival, Nov. 15. Details here. 

*Harvest Festival & Cane Grinding @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Nov. 22. Details here.

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides every weekend Oct. 4 – Nov. 2

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Poppell Farms pumpkin patch corn maze hayrides Savannah Excited about the approaching pumpkin patch, hayride season yet?

We sure area! We especially look forward to our annual fall pilgrimage to Poppell Farms corn maze, pumpkin patch & more in Odum, Ga. near Jesup.

Check out Poppell Farms’ new attraction for their 2014 Fall Season: Jumping Pillow # 2. They’ve added another Jumping Pillow

Come join Poppell Farms every weekend Oct. 4 – Nov. 2.

For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website www.poppellfarms.com , email popfarms1@windstream.net or call (912) 586-2215.

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2014 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 4.

In honor of Paula Deen, the 2014 Poppell Farms corn maze features a likeness to Savannah’s ultimate Southern Mama. Paula Deen & her family will make a personal appearance at Poppell Farms on Oct. 5. You’re invited to visit the farm & meet her. Stay updated about what time she’ll be at the farm by following Poppell Farms on Facebook here.

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.

Sat. Oct. 4-Sun. Nov. 2, 2014
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Poppell Farms Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Haunted Forest, (Pumpkin Patches near Savannah)

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, agritourism, Poppell Farms 2014 Corn Maze in honor of Paula Deen

It’s almost time to make your annual fall family pilgrimage to that mecca of agritainment – Poppell Farms, the 10-acre corn maze labyrinth, Linus-approved pumpkin patch & activity-packed farm in Odum about six miles from Jesup.

Poppell Farms grand opening for the 2014 Fall season is 10 AM-5 PM Saturday Oct. 4.

In honor of Paula Deen, the 2014 Poppell Farms corn maze features a likeness to Savannah’s ultimate Southern Mama. Paula Deen & her family will make a personal appearance at Poppell Farms on Oct. 5. You’re invited to visit the farm & meet her. Stay updated about what time she’ll be at the farm by following Poppell Farms on Facebook here.

At Poppell Farms, you can take a covered hayride to visit characters dressed as Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus to pick out a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch; ride the cow train; feed animals in the petting farm including a goat walk; try steer roping, Spyder Slyder slide & the all-time kids’ favorite, the popular crop hopper, which is giant jumping air pillow that has kids giggling upon their first bounce. There are also tractor & pony rides. 

pumpkin patches, corn maze near Savannah Poppell Farms agritourism New this year:  Jumping Pillow No. 2; Corn Hole; & the Pipe Racers/Harvest Roller (pictured to the right)

Special 2014 events each weekend including:
* Oct 4: Grand Opening.
* Oct. 5: Personal Appearance by Paula Deen & her family. You’re invited to visit the farm & meet her.
* Oct. 11: Girl Scout & Safety Day with emergency, fire and police vehicles on display.
* Oct. 18. Boy Scout Day.
* Oct 25: Halloween Party & Costume Contest begins at 2 PM.
Special events will be added throughout fall. Check for updates here.

For admission costs, click here. The farm is @ 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555.
For info or to make reservations, call 912.586.2215 or click here.

Corn Maze

Poppell’s corn maze is intricate network of twists and turns carved into 10 acres of corn. It opens Oct. 4 2014. Though the correct pathway can be walked in only 15 minutes, most wandering maze-goers will require about one hour to travel through more than three miles of twists, turns and decision points.

PICNIC AREAS are available for use, so bring your own food or visit Poppell Farms’ CALF-A CONCESSION STAND for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chicken sandwiches & fries. Candy, popcorn & treats available.

For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website www.poppellfarms.com , email popfarms1@windstream.net or call (912) 586-2215.

HOURS

Poppell Farms is open on Sundays, too, for those whose Saturdays are packed with kids’ sporting events.
2014 Fall Season Schedule
Sat. Oct. 4-Sun. Nov. 2, 2014
10 AM-5 PM Saturdays
Noon-5 PM Sundays

Friday & Saturday Night Activities beginning 10/4/14 5pm – 10pm
Petting Farm
6 & under Playground
Jumping Pillows 1 & 2
Cow Train Rides
Duck Races
Spyder Slider
Cornfield Maze (Flash Light Nights, Kid Friendly – Not Haunted)
*(Hayride, Pony Rides and Fish Pond Closed)*

New for 2014

Beginning on Friday 10/10 and running every Fri. & Sat. Night through 10/25

THE FRIGHTFUL FOREST – Presented by: Turning Point Worship Center

This is a Christian based 800 foot walking trail through the woods with real life, in your face terrifying scenes. An alternative to traditional Haunted Houses or Trails. A wake-up call……is this the life you are living? Which path are you walking? You will have lots of fun but when you leave we want to give you something to think about. Recommended for ages 12 & older.

Poppell Farms, email popfarms1@windstream.net , (912) 586-2215, 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555 . On Facebook here. Poppell Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

FOR MORE SIMILAR FALL OUTINGS, VISIT OUR FALL FUN GUIDE 2014 BY CLICKING HERE. 

Madrac Farms Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze Open Oct. 2 for Fall 2014 Season, Effingham County

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Pumpkin Patches Corn Mazes near Savannah

Growing pumpkins in humid Coastal Georgia is challenging. But Madrac Farms in Effingham County is making it happen.

This October, come visit this real pumpkin patch & enjoy the 5-acre corn maze, hayrides & other fall fun at this Rincon farm on Ralph Rahn Rd.

Madrac Farms grows the Orange Bulldog pumpkin, a new variety of pumpkin developed by the University of Georgia, which is specifically designed to grow in South Georgia’s humid climate. The farm also has other test varieties of orange & white pumpkins. Learn more about Madrac Farms here.

Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze near Savannah

Farm Activities

Opening Thursday Oct. 2 2014 at 10 AM through Nov. 1. 10 AM-4 PM Thursdays; 10 AM-6 PM Fridays & Saturdays.

Petting farm
Feed goats, chickens, Hazel the pot-belly pig. Animal feed is .50 cents.

Big Slide & Bouncy House
New this year: the big slide. Enjoy zipping down this 13-foot wooden slide on a potato sack. Kids can go alone or have parents ride with them.

Pumpkin Pickin
Choose from red, brown, Cinderella, white or traditional Orange.

Hay Rides
With 2 hay rides running almost all the time, you’ll never have to wait in line! Take a 10 minute ride through the Georgia woods & you may see deer, hawks, squirrels, rabbits even snakes

Corn Maze
5 acres – not too big, not too small. Kids can see if they can beat their friends through the maze in record time. Just right for the little ones & bigger kids, too.

BIG Pumpkin
Weighing in at over 100 lbs this pumpkin is sure to be your number #1 destination for photos.

Admission

$7 per person ages 3-59.
Ages 2 & younger are FREE with paying adult.
60 & older qualify for a senior citizen discount at $5 per person.
Military discount applies for active & retired military & veterans with proper I.D. $2 discount for all military & their families.
This price includes admission only which covers all of the above farm activities including the corn maze & hayrides (except animal feed for .50 cents). Drinks, food, pumpkins are extra. You aren’t required to purchase a pumpkin.

Extra charge for pony rides, face painting & other activities from vendors at the farm.

Food & beverages for sale, but you are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the farm’s picnic area.

Field Trips

Madrac Farms is now scheduling Field Trips for PUMPKIN PATCH 2014. Learn more here.
Discounted group rates do apply when you bring a certain amount of people to the farm during events.

Madrac Farms, 580 Ralph Rahn Rd Rincon, Ga. On Facebook here ,(912) 704-7651, email melissa@madracfarms.com www.madracfarms.com, Madrac Farms is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Fall 2014: Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes around Savannah

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Fall kids activities pumpkin patches, hayrides

Yes we really are posting about pumpkin patch farms in August.

If all this late-August light has you hankering for a hayride, then read on. But if you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer, we understand. Our Fall Fun Guide 2014 will be ready when you are. Just click on the Fall Fun image in the slide show at the top of the site for information on pumpkin patches, hayrides, fall festivals, Halloween fun & more.

Meanwhile, here’s the 411 on pumpkin patches that you can visit during Fall 2014 in a daytrip from Savannah.

Poppell Farms in Odum near Jesup. It is roughly a 75 minute to 90 minute drive from Savannah, closer from Richmond Hill. The farm has so many activities including the all-time kid favorite crop hopper (giant outdoor trampoline), cow train, goat walk, bouncy houses, corn house, steer roping & more. Poppell Farms opens Oct. 4 2014 is open every weekend in October 2014 (Saturday & Sunday) Details here.

Holiday Farms about 1 hour away in Ridgeland, S.C. It has lots of activities – pig races, pretend to milk pretend cow, hayride, duck races, bouncy house, giant tricycle races, barnyard & more. Closed Sundays. Great fall field trip for churches, schools, daycares, scouts, etc. Details here.

We have visited both Poppell Farms & Holiday Farms several times over the years & highly recommend both!

Other farms to check out:

Madrac Farms in Effingham Co. has a corn maze & pick-your-own pumpkins. Details here. 

FOR MORE FALL EVENTS, HAYRIDES, FARM TRIPS, HALLOWEEN FUN, CLICK HERE.