2017 Schedule of Events

Kid's Day at the CSU, Chico University Farm
Thursday, November 2nd
California State University, Chico University Farm
Hegan Lane, Chico
Local 3rd graders descend on the CSU, Chico University Farm for a fun day of learning at 8-10 agricultural education stations. Kids get to experience farm life up close. Pre-registration is required for this event. For more information, contact Joan Webster at (530) 228-5455 or email at joanwebster33@msn.com.
The 13th Annual Harvest Festival presented by The Farm City Celebration
Saturday, November 4th
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park
525 Esplanade, Chico
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
A FREE family fun event featuring activities including: kids arts & crafts, interactive animal displays, bounce house, calf roping, antique and modern farm equipment, butter churning, food booths, nutrition education, bee demonstrations, Bidwell Mansion tours, food available from Madison Bear Garden, plant sale, horse-drawn carriage rides and much, much, more. Bring your family and enjoy this great day at the home of Chico's first farmer, John Bidwell. For more information, contact Theresa Schneider at (530) 518-9914 or email at tmbschneider@msn.com.
Farm City Celebration Agri-Business Bus Tour and Lunch
Wednesday, November 8th
California State University, Chico-University Farm
Hegan Lane, Chico
7:00 am
Join us for the Agri-Business Bus Tour and Lunch. After coffee and light morning snacks at the University Farm, you will board a chartered bus and begin a tour of five local farms and agri-businesses where you will learn all about their operations and contributions to Butte County's agricultural industry. This event is always a sell-out, so be sure to get your tickets early. For more information call (530) 533-1473.
Farm City Dinner Dance and Awards Reception / $50
Farm City Dinner Dance and Awards Reception
Saturday, November 11th
Sierra Nevada Big Room
1075 E 20th St, Chico
The Farm City Celebration Committee is excited to continue the Farm City Dinner Dance in conjunction with the annual Farm City Awards presentation. The event will include the awards presentation and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a catered dinner, fun and dancing. To host this much anticipated event, the Farm City Celebration Committee has once again partnered with the Butte County Young Farmers and Ranchers. Tickets go on sale in October. For more information please call (530) 533-1473.

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