Events & Festivals for 2017

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.

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Saturday, July 15, 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
  • Music by the Yankee Stompers
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!
Wednesday, July 12, 5:30 pm (lasts approx 1 hour)
Twilight Farm Tour with Steve Verrill

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 26, 6 pm
Field to Fork mid-Summer Crop Dinner

Verrill Farm chefs prepare a 3 course dinner (appetizers, main course & dessert) inspired by our own just-picked crops
Cash bar serving wine & beer
Live music by Enrique
  • $48 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.<.li>


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Sunday, August 6, 6 am
Corn Picking - FREE

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

Tuesday, August 15, 5:30 pm (lasts approx 1 hour)
Twilight Farm Tour with Steve Verrill

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!
Saturday, August 19, 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
  • Music by the Sky Blue Boys
  • Hayrides
  • Pony Rides by Giddy Up Ponies
Wednesday, August 23, 6 pm
Field to Fork Late Summer Crop Dinner

Verrill Farm chefs prepare a 3 course dinner (appetizers, main course & dessert) inspired by our own just-picked crops
Cash bar serving wine & beer
Acoustic Guitar by Enrique
  • $48 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, September 10, 6 am
Corn Picking - FREE

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

Sunday, September 10, 11 am - 3 pm
Farm Day, BBQ & Apple Pie Contest
  • Farm Tours
  • Traditional BBQ made in Verrill Farm's smoker, sides & desserts
  • Music by Boston Road Bluegrass
  • Lil Folk Farm Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides by Giddy Up Ponies
  • Hayrides
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 7, 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
  • Music by Boston Post Bluegrass
  • Violette the Clown - face painting
  • Lil Folk Farm Petting Zoo
  • Pony Rides by Giddy Up Ponies
  • Hayrides
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 20, 6 pm
Field to Fork 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
Acoustic Guitar by Enrique
  • $55 per person
  • Reservations required. Please call 978.369.4494.


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Saturday, December 2, 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
Sign up for our workshops starts October 1.

Gingerbread House Workshops
Saturday, December 2, 9:30 & 11:30 am
Sunday, December 3, 9:30 &11:30 am, 1:30 pm
Tuesday, December 5, 3:30 pm
Saturday, December 9, 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.
Call 978.369.4494 after October 1 to sign up.

Holiday Wreath Workshop
Friday, December 1, 6:30 pm

Decorate a wreath for your own front door or to give away.
$40.00 fee includes
one 12" balsam wreath, decorations & ribbon
instructions for making a bow & tips from our decorating experts
  • Reservations required.
Call 978.369.4494 after October 1 to sign up.