Fifth Annual Harvest Celebration


5th annual Prairie Loft HarvestCelebration

Sunday,October 7, 1-6pm rain or shine

Free admission

Activities for all ages will include farm animals, hay wagonrides, art activities, antique and modern farm equipment, interactive learningand play areas, guided hikes, art and food vendors, and more.

Takeguided exploration hikes with Master Naturalists through the trees and pasture.Gather insects with Adams Central Advanced Biology students. Learn from kids inthe Rural Ranchers 4-H Club about farm animals and the kids who raise them.Meet llamas, goats, ponies, and other farm animals up close.

Vendorswill offer local and handmade goods including jewelry, clothing, photography,food, and more. Favorite Dr. Jim King of Lincoln also returns to share hissilly songs with young children at 1:30, 3:00 and 4:00. Details and activityschedule at

The event will be held at Prairie Loft, located justwest of Hastings at 4705 DLD Road. Last year's event drew 1,100 visitors.Please consider carpooling!

Eventpartners and exhibitors include Fairbanks International, Oregon TrailEquipment, Olson Farms, Adams Central Advanced Biology students, Rural Ranchers4-H, Platte Valley Antique Machinery Association, Region 9 Brain Team, HastingsMuseum and Hastings College, among others. Eventsponsored in part by the Nebraska Corn Board, Aurora Cooperative, Adams CountyFarm Bureau, and Farm Credit Services of America.

PrairieLoft's mission is to teach agriculture appreciation, outdoor education,cultural traditions, and the wise use of natural resources. Prairie Loftinformation, event schedule, and map & directions are available at