October 13, 2021ALTON — The Alton Business Association is hosting our 3rd Annual Harvest Happenings Event at B&M Railroad Park on Oct. 16 from 4-7 p.m.! This is a fall family fun event with a Harvest Market and Food Trucks, a Harvest "Hootenany" (kids related activities, yard games, costume contest, etc.) and a Harvest Fair with a Community Artist + Agriculture Showcase, where artists and famers are invited to submit their biggest/best/most unique product/produce for public viewing!
The ABA has partnered with area businesses, organizations, and individuals to organize and plan a "FREE" family-friendly event for our community. We are a non-profit organization committed to keeping our community and business thriving!
Event highlights include:
Harvest market with food truck & tents and market vendors
Alton Garden Club
Alton Gilman Library
Arbonne Independent Consultant -Lee Briggs
Catchpenny Pop Up Shop
Cuddly Creations- Mobile Stuffed Animal Factory. Adopt a Harvest Friend (Wolf or Owl), free while supplies last
The Fox and Crow Farm
The Funky Gringo, LLC
The Garlic Shed
Jen Azzara Maxfield Real Estate
"Know & Glow" Christy Painchaud, LLC
Peaks Shave Ice and International Eats Featuring international foods and handcrafted shave ice and fried dough using local ingredients.
Scovill Family Restaurant
Shibley's at the Pier-Serving up their famous "Cajun Chicken Corn Chowder"
Synergistic Bodywork -Massage Therapy Table
United States Veterans Motorcycle Club New Hampshire (US Veterans MCNH)
Usborne Books & More Independent Consultant Ashley Rose
Our list is updating daily, so stay tuned!
Featured Musician, Alec Taliaferro (Thomas) -specializing in folk/country covers
Pumpkin Carving Contest (on display at B&M Railroad Park) hosted by Catchpenny
Guess the Amount of "Great Gourds Display" (vote online and day of the event) -Sponsored by Alton Excavation
"Kids Craft Stop" at Loon Cove Station
Lollipop Ghost Hunt by Terra Appraisal Services
Caricature Artist, Erica Golter Have a Cartoon You (free)!
Children's Paint a Pumpkin (free) sponsored by US Veterans MCNH
Follow the glowing light path to Warm Apple Cider at Ginny Douglas Park/Gazebo
Turkey Raffle, hosted by The Alton Rotary
Rolling Video Games + VRcade, LLC- Sponsored by Christine O'Brien Real Estate
Raffles & More hosted at the ABA Main Event Table
Harvest Fair (where famers and artists are invited to submit their biggest/best/most unique produce, prize, print or product for public viewing!)
Sponsored by Jen Azzara with Maxfield Real Estate
No registration required. Participants drop off their display at 4 p.m. and pick back up at 7 p.m.
The "Great Gourds Display" -sponsored by the ABA (on display at 5 Monument Square)
Fall Business Decorating Contest -hosted by the ABA (on-going virtual event)
Town Hall, Ginny Douglas Park & B&M Park Railroad Station
Town Alton Parks & Recreation Spectacular Scarecrow Spree (from Oct. 1-Nov. 1). Post your "scary crow" pics on the P&R Facebook Event Page and be sure to check out all the amazing displays from P&R around town!
Thank you for joining us for this community Fall fun event!
For more information or if you're interested in being a volunteer for this event, please visit our Facebook event page, website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.