Harvest Festival At Wildlife West 8.16-17.14

Pie donations needed for pie auction on Aug 16th Chuckwagon
From: Wildlifewest Park <wildlifewestpark@msn.com>
Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 9:39 AM
Subject: Wildlife West Harvest Fest 8/16 & 17

Harvest Festival at Wildlife West

 

The annual Harvest Festival is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17, 2014, at Wildlife West Nature Park, in Edgewood. It’s a time to celebrate the area’s culture, traditions and agricultural heritage. Visitors will experience the rich history of the pinto bean farming in the Pinto Bean Museum, which displays antique bean processing equipment, farming artifacts and historic local photos. The Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Foundation provided funding for the museum and the collection of farming equipment.

 

The Festival opens on Saturday morning with a tractor parade beginning at 9 a.m. at Wildlife West, traveling west along historic Route 66 and ending at the Tractor Supply Company. The tractor games will be held on Sunday this year, beginning at 2 p.m. on the field in front of the historic Pinto Bean Barn.

 

Visitors can stroll through the park and have fun experiencing an old west atmosphere. They can explore a replica of the western town of Venus (original name of Edgewood), and see blacksmith demonstrations, weaving and spinning demonstrations, and antique cars and trucks. Also on showcase will be old iron tractors, steam engines, corn shellers and other historic ranch equipment.

 

Other activities include behind the scenes black bear tours, snake and reptile identification presentations by the New Mexico Herpetological Society, and artistic chainsaw techniques demonstration by Mark Chavez, renowned chainsaw artists. Then take an old-fashioned hayride around the park. There will be games for children, opportunity to experience wildlife up close, and artists and vendors.

 

Anasazi Fields Winery will be on hand on Saturday for wine tasting. Throughout the weekend, the Knights of Columbus volunteers will serve up pinto beans, fresh sweet corn, and hamburgers and hot dogs.

 

Don’t miss the Chuckwagon Dinner Show on Saturday, 6 – 9 p.m. Come early for the activities during the day and stay for the evening free-flight peregrine falcon show, pie auction, barbeque dinner and Holy Water & Whiskey western-swing music concert. Reservations for the dinner show are required by 2 p.m. on the day of the show. Chuckwagon tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors, $12 for children 5-11, and kids under 5 are free.

 

All activities throughout the weekend, except for the Chuckwagon dinner show, are included with regular admission to the park: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 students and children under 5 are free. Music performances are presented in a covered all-weather amphitheater. Plus free dry camping and parking.

 Pie donations needed for pie auction on Aug 16th Chuckwagon

Wildlife West is located just 25 minutes east of Albuquerque, off Interstate-40 and legendary Route 66 in Edgewood. For more information at visit http://www.wildlifewest.org or call 505-281-7655 or toll-free 1-877-981-WILD (9453).

Pie donations needed for pie auction on Aug 16th Chuckwagon

Harvest Festival:

When: Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014
Where: Wildlife West Nature Park, 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM
What:
Saturday 8/16
9 a.m. Tractor Parade
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wildlife tours, snake & reptile identification presentations, games for kids, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, food and wine tasting
6 p.m. Free-flight peregrine falcon show
7 p.m. Chuckwagon dinner (must RSVP by 2 pm day of show)
8 p.m. Holy Water & Whiskey western music
Sunday 8/17
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wildlife tours, snake identification presentations, games for kids, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, & food vendors
2 p.m. Tractor games

 

 

Wildlife West Harvest Festival

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Harvest Festival &

Grand Opening of Historic Pinto Bean Museum

at Wildlife West

 It’s a weekend of delicious locally grown food, tractor parade, 5K Pronghorn run, music and fun for the entire family at the annual Harvest Festival on August 26-28 at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood.  This three-day weekend event celebrates the area’s culture, traditions, and agricultural heritage with the grand opening of its newly developed historic Pinto Bean Museum.  The museum was funded by a grant from the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area, Inc.

The Festival opens on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. with free admission to a documentary film about Aldo Leopold, the internationally-renowned conservationist.  Saturday morning starts with a tractor parade beginning at 9 a.m. at Wildlife West.  The parade proceeds along Horton Road, east on Dinkle Road, then turns south along Highway 344 and ends back at Wildlife West.

Throughout the weekend visitors can sample and purchase locally grown products–fresh cut sweet corn, raspberries, honey, pumpkins and other yummy treats.  Anasazi Fields Winery will be on hand on Saturday for wine tasting.  Plus free hot dogs for everyone!

New this year are behind the scenes black bear tours, two young elk calves, and presentations about endangered Mexican grey wolves by Elke Duerr, filmmaker and conservationist, and Susan Dicks, DVM, U.S. Fish and Wildlife.   Renowned chainsaw artist Mark Chavez will demonstrate his artistic chainsaw techniques.

Visitors can stroll through the park and have fun experiencing an old west atmosphere.  They can explore a replica of the western town of Venus (original name of Edgewood), and see blacksmith demonstrations, antique cars and trucks, old iron tractors and machinery, and historic ranch equipment. Then take an old-fashioned hayride around the park. There will be games for children, folk music by Jimbo, opportunity to experience wildlife up close, and many artists and vendors.

The annual 5K Pronghorn Run starts at 8 a.m. on Sunday with a route that winds though the wildlife park.  Race registration is $20 which includes a T-shirt, and it’s $5 for children ages 7-14 years, if accompanied by their parent.  A delicious pancake breakfast for all, cooked by Knights of Columbus volunteers, follows the race.  Tractor games at the park begin at 3 p.m. on the field in front of the historic Pinto Bean Barn.

Don’t miss the Chuckwagon Dinner Show on Saturday, 6 – 9 p.m. Come early for the activities during the day and stay for the evening free-flight peregrine falcon show, buy a pie at the pie auction, enjoy the barbeque dinner, and dance at the western-swing music concert.  Reservations for the dinner show are required by 1 p.m. on the day of the show.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $19 for seniors, $10 for children 5-11, and kids under 5 are free.

All activities throughout the weekend, except for the Pronghorn Race and Chuckwagon Dinner Show, are included with regular admission to the park: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 students and children under 5 are free.  Music performances are presented in a covered all-weather amphitheater.  Plus free dry camping and parking.

Wildlife West is located just 25 minutes east of Albuquerque, off Interstate-40 and legendary Route 66 in Edgewood. For more information, visit www.wildlifewest.org or call 505-281-7655 or toll-free 1-877-981-WILD (9453).

Harvest Festival:

When:  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 26-28, 2010

Where:  Wildlife West Nature Park, 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM

Friday 8/26

7:30 p.m.  Free documentary film about Aldo Leopold

Saturday 8/27

9 a.m.   Tractor Parade

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Wildlife tours, farmers market, wine tasting, kids games, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, artists & vendors

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Folk artist Jimbo

3 p.m.  Tractor games

6 p.m.  Free-flight peregrine falcon show

6:45 p.m.  Pie auction

7 p.m.  Chuckwagon dinner (must RSVP by 1 pm day of show)

8 p.m.  Sons of the Rio Grande western music

Sunday 8/28

7 a.m.  Registration for 5K Pronghorn Run

8 a.m.  5K Pronghorn run

8:30 to 10 a.m.   Pancake breakfast

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Wildlife tours, farmers market, kids games, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, artists & vendors

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Folk artist Jimbo

Harvest Festival & Run, Rally & Rock

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*/Harvest Festival & Run, Rally & Rock /*

*/at Wildlife West/*

It’s a weekend of delicious locally grown food, music and fun for the entire family at the annual *Harvest Festival and Run, Rally and Rock *on* *Saturday and Sunday, *August 28-29* at* *Wildlife West Nature Park*,* in Edgewood.  This year’s event is co-sponsored by Wildlife West and the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce.

To celebrate the area’s culture, traditions and agricultural heritage visitors can sample and purchase locally grown products ¢w fresh cut sweet corn, raspberries, honey, pumpkins and other yummy products.*Anasazi Fields Winery* will be on hand for wine tasting.

As visitors stroll through the park they will have fun experiencing an old west atmosphere throughout.  They can explore a replica of the western town of/ Venus (/original name of Edgewood), see blacksmith demonstrations, antique cars and trucks, old iron tractors and machinery, and historic ranch equipment. Then take an old-fashioned hayride around the park.

There will be games and stage shows for children, folk music by Jimbo, opportunity to experience wildlife up close, and many artists and vendors.  The annual *R3-5K run* starts at *8 a.m.* on Saturday with a route that winds though the wildlife park.  Race registration is $20 and $5 for children, age 7-14 if accompanied by their parent; includes a T-shirt.  A delicious pancake breakfast for all, cooked by Knights of Columbus volunteers, follows the race.  Then the parade with antique cars and trucks, marching bands and equestrians begins at 9 a.m. at the Edgewood Elementary School.  The parade will proceed south along Highway 344 and end at Wildlife West. Tractor games at the park begin at 3 p.m. on the field in front of the historic pinto bean barn.
The evening activities include an incredible *free-flight peregrine falcon show* at *6* *p.m.  *Wildlife West is the /only/ place in New Mexico where people can experience this thrilling free-flight program presented by world-renowned falconer, Tom Smylie.

Don¡¦t miss the *Chuckwagon Dinner Show* on *Saturday, 6 ¡V 9 p.m*. Come early for the activities during the day and stay for the evening barbeque and western music concert. Reservations for the dinner show are required by 1 p.m. on the day of the show.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $19 for seniors, $10 for children 5-11, and kids under 5 are free.

All activities throughout the weekend, except for the race and /Chuckwagon Dinner Show/, are included with regular admission to the park: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 students and children under 5 are free.  Events and music performances are presented in a covered all-weather amphitheater.  And there’s free dry camping, parking and hay rides.
Wildlife West is located just 25 minutes east of Albuquerque, off Interstate-40 and legendary Route 66 in Edgewood. Call Wildlife West for more information at 505-281-7655 or toll-free 1-877-981-WILD (9453); or visit www.wildlifewest.org.

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*_Harvest Festival:_*

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*When:  *Saturday & Sunday, August 28-29, 2010

*Where:  *Wildlife West Nature Park, 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM

*What:*

*Saturday 8/28*

7 a.m.  Registration for R3-5K run

8 a.m.  R3-5K run

8:30 a.m.   Pancake breakfast

9 a.m.   Parade

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Wildlife tours, farmers market, wine tasting, kids games/shows, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, artists & vendors

Noon – 2 p.m.  Folk artist Jimbo

3 p.m.  Tractor games

6 p.m.  Free-flight peregrine falcon show

7 p.m.  Chuckwagon dinner /(must RSVP by 1 pm day of show)/

8 p.m.  Syd Master & Swing Riders /(must RSVP by 1 pm day of show)/

*Sunday 8/29*

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Wildlife tours, farmers market, wine tasting, kids games/shows, tractor & machinery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, artists & vendors**

SNAP OF THE CAP TO JOHN WECKERLE FOR PLACING THE BEAR IMAGE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN!

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Edgewood Chamber Of Commerce E-Blast (8/13/10)

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ECOC FRIDAY BLAST 8/13/10

Run, Rally, & Rock 2010
Run, Rally, & Rock 2010 is right around the corner!! August 28 & 29 the Town of Edgewood will be celebrating its 11th year as an incorporated town. The event is being hosted at Wildlife West Nature Park in conjunction with their Fall Harvest Festival. The event will kick off with the R3 5k Run at 8:00 AM followed by a parade down State Rd 344 at 9:00 AM. Inside the park will be a Business Expo (some really great vendors are going to be there), Wildlife tours, blacksmithing, Garaoke, a fun jump for the kids, food, music, and much more. This is a great event that has something to offer every member of the family so you don’t want to miss it!! I still have vendor space available for the business expo, and  there is always room for more parade participants. Please call the ECOC office for more info or go to the ECOC web site www.edgewoodchambernm,.com (left side of home page, scroll down to Run, Rally, Rock and click).
Mark Your Calendars!!!
August 14: Rich Ford in Edgewood
Don’t forget August is anniversary month at Rich Ford in Edgewood. They will have Holly Holm, Bigfoot, food, and fun all day on Saturday 8/14/10. At sundown, they will have their AWESOME fireworks display!! Stop by and join in the fesitives on Saturday…they also have some GREAT deals on cars and trucks!!! Come back Saturday night for fireworks!!!
August 19: ECOC Networking Mixer
Ms. Amy Townsley with Prepaid Legal will be hosting this months networking mixer at the ECOC office from 5:30 –  7:00 PM. This are always a fun way to market your business and meet new people. Bring lots of business cards!!
August 28 & 29: Run, Rally, & Rock 2010
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