Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, Saturday, October 21, 11:00 am—2:00 pm.
This is a FREE event!
The Gus Bus, the JMU Duke Dog, JMUke, free children’s crafts, dancers, local musicians, and Harrisonburg’s favorite horses from Classic Carriage with their wagon, all join together with the EJC Arboretum, for the 2017 Children's Harvest Festival!
Harvest acorns to be used to feed squirrels and black bear cubs at the Wildlife Center of Virginia
Visit and go aboard the Gus Bus to enjoy the final Storytime in the Understory of 2017
Participate in the Children’s Music Station with the Valley’s very own Brother Chicory
Walk the magical forest with a woodland fairy princess and build a fairy house
Stop by the petting zoo to see live animals and learn how to play a few chords on ukelele from JMUke
Enjoy a simple snack during your afternoon of adventure
Buy a $3 ticket and take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the leaves
Make a beautiful fall craft
Free admission. Additional parking will be available along University Blvd and in R5, Convo F, and Convo G lots during the event. Severe inclement weather automatically cancels this outdoor family event.