What: Join us at Cypress Lake Ranch, 661 FM 1553, Bonham, TX 75418 for an afternoon of fun on the farm. We’ll have demo’s of things like “how to milk a goat,” “how to construct a raised garden bed” and more. You can see the petting zoo, enjoy a short riding lesson, buy fresh produce from our farm stand and bring your own picnic to enjoy under the pecan trees or by the lake. We will have soft drinks and juice boxes that can be purchased. No alcoholic beverages allowed.
When: Saturday, September 1, 2012 from 1:00 PM until 6:00 PM.
Cost: Entrance fee is $5.00 per person for anyone 18 months and older. This includes all the demo’s, the petting zoo and the picnic area. An introductory riding lesson is $15 per person.
Fresh Produce: We will have fresh produce for sale starting at 4:30 PM. Prices are found in a separate post on this website.
Demo’s: We’re planning some fun and interesting demo’s but if there is something you’re especially interested in, please let us know.
Door Prize: You will have the opportunity to sign up to win a door prize – it’s a surprise! Registration for the door prize will be open until 4:30 PM and a name will be drawn at 5:00 PM.
Reservations Needed for Introductory Riding Lessons: If you are coming and plan to have an introductory riding lesson or are bringing a child or children to do that, you need to call ahead and talk to Krista (214 681-1306) to mark a time slot and pay a deposit. It looks like there will be quite a few people coming and we don’t want anyone to be disappointed. She will have time slots available between 2:00 and 4:00 PM in approximately 15 minute intervals. If all of those slots fill up and she needs to, she will add more time slots. She needs to know ahead of time. Thanks!
Schedule of Events:
1:00 PM Gates open and you can tour the farm.
1:30 PM Petting Zoo
2:00 PM First Demo – How to save tomato and cucumber seeds. Explanation of the terms “heirloom,” “open pollinated” and “hybrid.”
2:00 until 4:00 PM Introductory riding lessons. Don’t forget to schedule ahead of time with Krista (214 681-1306).
3:00 PM Second Demo – Cloning a tomato plant
4:00 PM Third Demo – How to construct a raised bed garden
4:15 PM Petting Zoo
4:30 until 6:00 PM Farm stand will be open for purchasing already picked pesticide-free vegetables.
5:45 PM Fourth Demo – How to milk a goat
Anytime: You may bring a picnic lunch to enjoy by the side of the lake or under the pecan orchard anytime during the afternoon. We have a few picnic tables but you may want to bring lawn chairs and/or a blanket if you’re planning to have a picnic.