MARSHFIELD – The Harvest Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1. Activities include 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free, family-friendly activities include cider pressing, arts and crafts, field games, music, petting zoo, book sale, bake sale, horse and wagon rides, craft sale, flea market and 50-50 raffle from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Music at the event include Larkspur at 11:30 a.m., and Atom and the Orbits at 1:30 p.m. Larkspur offers a blend of folk, rock, blues and country, and are a Burlington and Montpelier ensemble-based trio who perform impromptu harmonies, vocals and guitar solos. Atom and the Orbits who perform rock and roll, is a two-step dance band based in Bristol. Led by bassist-turned guitarist-songwriter Noah Hahn, their 2020 debut album “Let’s Rock!” is firmly in the rhythms of 1950s early rock and roll.
Also included in the event are a food tent and crock pot cook-off from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sample all kinds of crock pot dishes and vote for favorites of chili, soups, stews, local homemade breads and village store pizza.
Historian Marty Podskoch will talk from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m, on the 90th Anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the History of its projects in Vermont and Marshfield. Sponsored by the Marshfield Historical Society.