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Our events are very popular with old and new customers. Before coming to an event, please check the web site or call us at 978.369.4494 for any changes in the schedule.

Click here to see some photos from our past events »

Please click here for information about our 2016 Cooking Classes for kids & adults »


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Saturday, February 6, 9 am - noon
Pancake Breakfast


Stop by the heated greenhouse for a hearty breakfast of pancakes, Massachusetts maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice and milk or coffee.
  • Every one who comes to the breakfast is entered in a drawing for a Verrill Farm BBQ Dinner for 4.
  • $8.00 per adult, $4.50 for kids under 10.
  • No reservations necessary.


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Saturday, April 2, 10 am - noon
Gardening with Steve Verrill


Steve shares useful tips for new & perennial gardeners alike in this annual class. Bring questions!
  • $25 per person includes coffee & freshly baked muffins from the farm stand kitchen.
  • Reservations required. Call 978.369.4494.

Saturday, April 30, 2 - 4 pm
Scarecrow Workshop


Create your own scarecrow just in time to protect your newly planted garden!
  • To get started, bring pants to dress your scarecrow – we'll supply the rest!
  • $40 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494


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Sunday, May 8, 10 am - 1 pm
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet


Mother's Day Brunch Buffet served outside under tents beside the farm stand
  • $38 per adult. $12 for kids 12 & under
  • Cash bar featuring Mimosas & wine
  • Reservations required by May 6. Please call 978.369.4494.

Saturday, May 21, 11 am
Asparagus Field Trip & Lunch


This annual event features the first local crop of the season & includes
  • 11 am - tour of the asparagus field with Steve Verrill
  • 12 noon - an asparagus themed buffet lunch served under the tents beside the farm stand
  • Demo & tips on preparing & cooking asparagus with Chef Kevin Carey
  • $28 per person
  • Reservations required by May 20. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Father's Day Weekend!
Saturday, June 18, 9 & 11 am


Farm Tours with Steve Verrill - FREE
  • Tour fields riding on the hay wagon & learn about growing the local crops you love!
  • No reservations necessary!

Saturday, June 25, 11 am - 3 pm
Strawberry Festival & Dessert Contest


Pick-Your-Own strawberries in fields by the stand
Food served a la carte
  • Strawberry Shortcake - Verrill Farm strawberries, made-from-scratch biscuits & fresh whipped cream
  • Hot dogs, hamburgers & more, beverages
Entertainment

Activities - there is a small fee for these:
  • Hay rides
  • Pony rides

Strawberry Dessert Contest - FREE entry

11 am - 1 pm: bring your best strawberry dessert - including the recipe
  • Attach your name, plus cell number or email, to serving dish!
  • prizes in two categories - kid & adult
  • 1:30 - winner announced & prizes awarded!


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Saturday, July 16, 9 am - noon
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast & Pie Eating Contest


Pancakes studded with local berries served with Massachusetts made maple syrup, bacon or sausage, juice & milk or coffee
  • No reservations necessary
  • $8.50 for adults. $4.50 for kids under 10
  • Hay rides - $1

11 am - Pie Eating Contest - FREE entry!

Come prepared for fun whether entering or cheering contestants on!
  • 8" pie for adults, 5" pie for kids.
  • the first to finish - no hands allowed - wins!
Tuesday, July 19, 5:30
Twilight Farm Tour with Steve Verrill - FREE


Tour fields riding on the hay wagon & learn about growing the local crops you love!
  • Sample hors d'oeuvre made in the stand kitchen following tour
  • No reservations necessary!
Wednesday, July 27, 6 pm
Field to Fork mid-Summer Crop Dinner


Verrill Farm chefs prepare a 3 course dinner inspired by our own just-picked crops
  • Cash bar serving wine & beer
  • $48 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, August 6, 6 am
Corn Picking - FREE


Join Steve Verrill & the farm crew for an early morning, hands-on experience
  • No reservation necessary
  • Meet at the farm stand at 6 am. Events lasts 1 - 1.5 hours.

Sunday, August 21, 11 am - 3 pm
Corn & Tomato Festival


Our signature summer event features samples of our farm grown tomatoes & corn!
  • Tastings & Samples: $9.00 for adults. $5.00 for kids under 10.
  • Taste 30+ varieties of tomatoes & 6+ varieties of corn
  • Sample dishes made in the farm stand kitchen using these two popular crops!
  • Additional food & beverages served a la carte
  • Entertainment & activities

Wednesday, August 24, 6 pm
Field to Fork Late Summer Crop Dinner


Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by our own just-picked crops
  • Cash bar serving wine & beer
  • $48 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Sunday, September 11, 11 am - 3 pm
Farm Day, BBQ & Apple Pie Contest
  • Farm Tours
  • Traditional BBQ made in Verrill Farm's smoker, sides & desserts
  • Free Entertainment
  • Activities
    Hay rides - $1
Apple Pie Contest
11 am - 1 pm: enter your best/favorite Apple Pie & please bring the recipe
  • Attach your name, plus cell number or email, to serving dish!
  • 1:30 - judging & winner announced!


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Saturday, October 8, 11 am - 3 pm
Annual Harvest Festival & Benefit
for Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Care Unit

Fields surrounding the farm stand are transformed into an old-fashioned fair ground.

This fun for all ages benefit event includes:
  • Activities & games
  • Raffle
  • Food
Proceeds from activity, game & raffle tickets, as well as food purchases, go to Emerson Hospital's Pediatric Intervention Team to provide Coping Kits for children at the hospital.

The kits contain items & activities that are used to help children & caregivers cope successfully with the hospital experience.
Friday, October 21, 6 pm
Field to Fork
- A candlelight Harvest Dinner in our heated, decorated greenhouse.

Verrill Farm chefs prepare a dinner inspired by our own abundant Fall crops
  • Cash bar serving wine & beer
  • $55 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, December 3, 3 - 5 pm
Visit with Santa


The heated greenhouse will be decorated with greens, poinsettias & lights - a perfect backdrop for Santa's annual visit!
  • Bring a list & take a picture with Santa
  • Complimentary refreshments

Gingerbread House Workshops

Saturday, December 3, 9:30 & 11:30 am
Sunday, December 4, 9:30 &11:30 am, 1:30 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 3:30 pm
Saturday, December 10, 9:30 & 11:30 am, 1:30 pm


These popular workshops are fun for all ages Farm stand bakers are on hand with decorating tips or just let your imagination take over!

$35.00 fee includes:
  • assembled, undecorated gingerbread house on a 12" cardboard
  • frosting (gingerbread and frosting made in the farm stand kitchen)
  • candy for trim
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult comes at no additional charge. Please, only one adult per child.
  • Reservations required. These classes fill up quickly so we recommend calling early!
To sign up, call 978.369.4494.


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