Events

LexFarm looks forward to welcoming visitors at all times throughout the year, and especially when we offer special events: sunset concerts, dance programs with our Artist-in-Residence, dinners on the farm, and our Harvest Festival in early October. See below for upcoming events this season and  subscribe to our newsletter for updates on these and other events.


LexFarm Harvest Festival
Sunday, October 2, 2022
10 am – 1 pm

Plan to join us as we come together
to enjoy and celebrate the farm in many different ways!

 

  • Children’s activities, run by our educators

  • Food vendors: Del Sur Empanadas, Tubb’s Doughnuts and Rancatore’s ice cream highlighting LexFarm produce, finger food in the farmstand

  • Live music:Local band Backpocket, who play blues, soul, funk and rock

  • Artist in Residence, Jessica Roseman, explains her Nourish Participatory Movement Program.

  • Katie of Two Aprons Cookery Cooking Demo, LexFarm produce tasting
  • Info Tables: how to support your local food system: Info on sustainable farming, gardening, FoodLink, farm education sampler

  • Scavenger hunt – 2 different age groups with prizes!

  • Shop in the farm store

  • Visit Silk Fields Farm, open for guests to view their chickens, goats, and alpacas.

Pay at the door with cash or credit card:

$15/household (non-member)
$10/LexFarm member household
Sign up here to become a household member!

Guidelines for Visiting LexFarm:

  • Overflow parking: Park on one side only of Lillian St., Haskell St. or Litchfield St.

  • Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs on the farm, so it’s best to leave your four-legged friends at home.

  • Please note that masks are suggested but not required inside the farm stand.

High Schoolers: if you want to volunteer to help us run this event, here’s the sign-up form.



Puppet Shows in the Learning Garden:  9/24 and 10/22

Two family fun events this fall! Let Margaret Moody Puppets carry you into different worlds with the flip of a hand. Join us at LexFarm for two family fun events this fall!

Cow and Mouse’s Picnic

Cow and Mouse love to play and picnic together — until it’s time to share Cow’s dessert. Join Margaret Moody Puppets for a gentle farm fable told with lively animal puppets. Best for ages 3 to 7, 25 minutes. 

Date: Saturday, 9/24 (rain date 9/25)
Time: 10:30 am
Location: LexFarm Learning Garden
Admission: Purchase tickets by credit card or cash at the event:
$5/person or $15 max per family

 

The Trolls and the Tree

Two trolls agree to take care of the fairies’ woodland garden. But when there’s not enough space for their breakfast nook, what should they keep — their deluxe toaster or the fairies’ cherished tree?  Margaret Moody Puppets will delight with an interactive environmental puppet show accompanied by Arlington musician Peter Lehman on lute. Best for ages 5 to 10, 35 minutes.

Date: Saturday, 10/22 (rain date 10/23)      
Time: 10:30 am
Location: LexFarm Learning Garden
Admission: Purchase tickets by credit card or cash at the event: $5/person or $15 max per family

Cohosted by Arlington Mothers Out Front