Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Ready for a unique tasting experience? Here at Arbor Day Farm, we grow many varieties of apples in our orchard that you will never see at a grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for these heirloom apples with a little history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Savor the flavors of the season with an apple tasting direct from the Arbor Day Farm orchard. Depending on availability, heirloom apples from our Preservation Orchard may be included. These apples offer a unique tasting experience as they aren’t varieties you typically find at the grocery store. Let us share our enthusiasm for apples with a little orchard history and a taste test of your own!

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Activity included with Tree Adventure admission. Purchase admission tickets in advance here.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.ay

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

AppleJack Weekend #1 – Arbor Day Farm

Join us for the first of three AppleJack Festival Weekends — ALL ABOUT ORCHARDS. Where better to experience the fruits of the orchard than at Arbor Day Farm?!

Leave time for other seasonal tastes and activities, including:

  • U-pick Apples
  • Caramel Apples
  • Apple Donuts
  • Fresh Apple Pie
  • Apple Cider
  • Wine Tasting & Hard Cider Tasting

Plus enjoy lunch at a food truck or grab barbecue from Porters, experience time in the trees at the Tree Adventure, and take a stroll through history at Arbor Lodge. There’s also a kid’s play area and a Love, The Locals Makers Market in the Historic Barns.

There’s so much to see and do, you might as well make it a weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Call 402-873-8733 or book now online.

Please Note: For your convenience, the Tree Adventure and Arbor Lodge Mansion will require tickets for admission. We strongly recommend you purchase tickets in advance online. Space will be limited. We cannot guarantee entrance to these attractions/activities without a pre-purchased ticket. Arbor Day Farm attractions are open Tuesday through Sunday only. Purchase tickets here.

U-Pick Apples

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards beginning mid-September. Purchasing U-pick in advance for AppleJack Weekends (Sept. 18-19 & 25-26 and Oct. 2-3) is highly encouraged. Get tickets here. Apple picking is also available Tuesday-Thursday; simply purchase your bag in the Tree Adventure gift shop.

Please note: Tree Adventure admission is not required to access the orchard for u-pick apples. Simply access the orchard near the Tree Adventure entrance. View current Tree Adventure hours.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Pumpkin picking is expected to begin in early-October.

Join us for seasonal activities September through October during Arbor Day Farm’s Harvest Celebration. Learn more.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Sunset Orchard Wine Tasting at Arbor Day Farm

Imagine — you and your favorite someone enjoying a private wine tasting as the sun sets behind the Arbor Day Farm orchard. This one-of-a-kind experience includes seating in the orchard, a charcuterie tray, Arbor Day Farm wine tastings for two, plus a bottle of your favorite. You’ll take home two stemless wine glasses along with memories to last a lifetime. Just $125 per couple for the two-hour experience that begins at 5:30 p.m. Maximum of five couples each evening for this exclusive event.

Purchase event tickets here. Make it an extra special weekend with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Book online or call 800-546-5433.

Guided Orchard Tours

Get a firsthand look at the Arbor Day Farm orchards and learn what’s happening behind the scenes throughout the year. Our orchards manager will talk about the variety of fruit trees growing on the farm and the importance of pollination, pruning, and more. It’s a great way to celebrate the tree planter’s holiday and learn what’s involved in managing a commercial orchard.

Tours available Saturday at 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m., and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Meet at the depot area near the Tree Adventure. Activity is free.

U-Pick Apples

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards beginning September 15.

New for this year! Tree Adventure admission is not required to access the orchard for u-pick apples. Simply access the orchard and purchase your u-pick bag near the Tree Adventure entrance. View current hours and Tree Adventure admission. Please note: the orchard and all Arbor Day Farm attractions will be open Tuesday through Sunday only starting September 14.

Questions? Call 402-873-8717. Pumpkin picking is expected to begin in early- to mid-October.

Join us for seasonal activities September through October during Arbor Day Farm’s Harvest Celebration. Learn more.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Johnny Appleseed at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Head to the Arbor Day Farm orchard to pick your own apples and stay to learn about Johnny Appleseed—a folk hero whose true story is as amazing as the myths. Pose for your own Johnny Appleseed photo as you learn about his history. Enjoy a tree-grafting demonstration and find out why he did not graft apple trees—but we do—and what difference it has made. Included with Tree Adventure admission.

Call 402-873-8717 for more information.

Harvest Celebration 2019 at Arbor Day Farm

The fun of the Harvest Celebration lasts all fall season at Arbor Day Farm. Head to the Tree Adventure, Apple House Market, and Arbor Lodge Mansion for autumn-inspired activities, including:

  • Sunset & S’mores: Saturdays, Sept. 7–14
  • Discovery Rides: Sept 1–Oct. 31
  • U-Pick Apples & Corn Maze: Daily, Sept. 1–Oct. 31
  • AppleJack Weekend: Sept. 21–22
  • U-Pick Pumpkins: Daily, Sept. 21–Oct. 31
  • Hayrack Ride to the Orchards: Weekends, Sept. 28–Oct. 20
  • Heirloom Apple Tasting: Weekends, Oct. 5­­–20
  • Living History at Arbor Lodge: Weekends, Sept. 28–Oct. 27
  • Pumpkin Party: Oct. 26

All-Access Day Pass includes admission to the Tree Adventure as well as the Arbor Lodge State Historical Park mansion. Discovery Rides tickets are an additional $5 per person. Call 402-873-8717 or go here for more information and current hours.

Complete your adventure with a stay at Lied Lodge for the perfect family escape. Overnight reservations: 800-546-5433 or online.

U-Pick Apples at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season by picking your own apples in the Arbor Day Farm orchards inside Tree Adventure. Early picking typically begins late August depending on weather. Check back here for updates. Tree Adventure hours and admission apply. Questions? Call 402-873-8717.

Make it an extra special event with a free hayrack ride to the orchard weekends only September 29-October 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Complete your getaway with an overnight stay at Lied Lodge. Please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

Heirloom Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Sample heirloom apples from the Arbor Day Farm Preservation Orchard this weekend. These apples, with their unique heritage and interesting tastes and shapes, are no longer available in grocery stores. Don’t miss this rare treat! Tastings are available weekends only and are free with your Tree Adventure admission.

Heirloom Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Sample heirloom apples from the Arbor Day Farm Preservation Orchard this weekend. These apples, with their unique heritage and interesting tastes and shapes, are no longer available in grocery stores. Don’t miss this rare treat! Tastings are available weekends only and are free with your Tree Adventure admission.

Heirloom Apple Tasting at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Sample heirloom apples from the Arbor Day Farm Preservation Orchard this weekend. These apples, with their unique heritage and interesting tastes and shapes, are no longer available in grocery stores. Don’t miss this rare treat! Tastings are available weekends only and are free with your Tree Adventure admission.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 7:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

Sunset & S’mores at Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Climb aboard for a guided, Sunset Discovery Ride as you journey through the orchards and vineyards at Arbor Day Farm. Following the ride, gather ’round for a twilight bonfire complete with make-your-own s’mores.

The Discovery Ride departs at 8:00 p.m. with the bonfire and s’mores following the ride. Cost includes your Tree Adventure admission, your ticket for the Discovery Ride, the bonfire, make-your-own s’mores, and bottled water.

Reservations are required and minimum of 10 participants by 5:00pm for the Sunset & S’mores activity; please call the Tree Adventure at 402-873-8717 to reserve your seat.

2016 Applejack Festival at Arbor Day Farm

Mark your calendar: Nebraska City’s annual Applejack Festival is Sept. 16-18, 2016. We invite you to join us in celebrating an abundant apple harvest!

At the Tree Adventure:
• Pick your own apples in the orchard.
• Climb aboard the Discovery Ride with a stop in the Preservation Orchard. Rides depart hourly, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Enjoy live music, bubble making, face painting, and wood carving demonstrations.
• Admission: $8 adults, $6 youth (ages 3-12). Discovery Ride tickets are an additional $5 per person.
• Open extended hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

At the Apple House Market:
• Shop for apples by the bag or bushel.
• Taste Arbor Day Farm wines.
• Select apple pies, caramel apples, fresh-pressed cider, and other fall season treats.
• Choose from assorted food truck fare in the back lawn area.
• Open extended hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

At the Historic Barns:
• Shop at the craft show, featuring 50+ booths of hand-crafted items. Open Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Sample heirloom apples from the Preservation Orchard.
• Snack on apple pies, caramel apples, apple slushies, beer, wine, and more.

At Arbor Lodge Mansion:
• Tour the 52-room mansion of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day.
• Find delicious fare at the food truck.
• Enjoy a Model A car show; Sept. 18 only, 9 a.m.to 3 p.m.

At Lied Lodge:
• Savor a chef-inspired meal with sweeping views of Arbor Day Farm.
• Board the festival trolley between Arbor Day Farm venues, Steinhart Lodge parking lot, and Nebraska City High School Parking Lot.

Hoping to stay overnight at Lied Lodge? Rooms sell out quickly in the fall season, but please call our Reservations Team to check the latest availability: 800-546-5433.

 

Peach Pickin’ Party!

It is prime time peach picking, so we are having a Peach Pickin’ Party!

Join us Saturday for pick your own peaches, hay rack rides, live music, wine tastings, lunch from the kitchen and other delicious peach goodies in the Apple Barn! Pre-picked peaches will also be available for those who prefer not to pick.

Plus, face painting and a balloon artist for the kiddos!

There will also be select blackberries and bubble gum plums (they literally taste like a piece of bubble gum!) available for picking as well!

The weather looks perfect and so do the peaches, so we hope you can join us for a fun day at the Orchard!

There is a $2 per person admission for U-Pick and hay rack rides are included with admission. We will close the U-Pick entrance at 4:00pm to ensure adequate time for picking and returning before closing time at 5:00pm

**If you can’t make it Saturday: U-Pick will also be open starting Thursday (7/28) through Sunday (7/31).

Retail Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9am-5pm / Sunday: 11am-5pm

Pink Lady Party @ Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard

Join us at the Orchard October 17-18th for a Pink Lady Party!

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, and we coincidentally have Pink Ladies apples now in season, we are celebrating with a Pink Lady Party! Best part– we will be DONATING 1/2 OF OUR U-PICK ADMISSION SALES to cancer research!

U-Pick apples and pumpkins are most definitely still available! We will have live music both Saturday and Sunday, the kitchen will be serving up lunch, pies and other yummy goodies, and the Apple Barn will still be stocked with your favorite fall treats! Wine tastings are available too, of course!

And, we strongly encourage you to WEAR PINK when you visit…it might just land you a “pretty pink” discount! 🙂

We hope you can join us for another fun-filled weekend at the Orchard! Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm.

*Apple varieites available for U-Pick: PINK LADY, Blushing Gold, Winesap, Fuji, Braeburn, Idared, Red & Golden Delicious.

**Visiting the Orchard is free of charge. There is a $2 per person U-Pick admission (2 and under free). Hay rack rides included with admission.

Pumpkin Festival @ Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard

Join us October 10th & 11th for our annual Pumpkin Festival!

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the harvests of fall at our annual Pumpkin Festival!

Enjoy a hayrack ride out to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkins, or take a turn at trying to wind your way through our corn maze!  U-Pick apples will be winding down, so don’t miss an opportunity to stock up on your favorite apple varieties!

We will also have Live Music, PONY RIDES, live woodcarving (Sat. only) and delicious BBQ items in our kitchen!  Hot apple cider, apple doughnuts, fresh baked pies,caramel apples, and wine tastings will all be available as well!

We hope you can join us for a fun fall afternoon at the Orchard!

Saturday: 9am-5pm / Sunday: 11am-5pm

**Visiting the Apple Barn is free of charge. There is a $2/person U-Pick admission which includes the hay rack rides.

Honeycrisp Harvest Party @ Kimmel Orchard

We are excited to be opening up U-Pick this Thursday, so we thought we’d celebrate with a HONEYCRISP HARVEST PARTY this weekend!

Everyone’s favorite apple is now available and it is prime time for picking HONEYCRISP!

We invite you to visit the Orchard to pick your own apples, enjoy lunch from the Kimmel Kitchen, listen to live music, sample our 12 wine varieties and browse the Apple Barn for all of your favorite goodies! We will of course have fresh baked pies, apple doughnuts and caramel apples available as well!

Honeycrisp will go fast, so don’t hesitate to pick your favorite variety while you can!

U-PICK — “HOW IT WORKS!”
We are excited to announce that have built a BRAND NEW barn where ALL U-PICK will now take place. It is located just north of the two main buildings. It is the one with the RED TIN ROOF!

So, how it works:
• Head to the new U-Pick Barn…remember it is the one with the RED TIN ROOF!

• Once there, there will be a $2 per person admission (little ones 2 and under, free). This is where you will get your bags for picking.

• We will have hay rack rides available on Saturday’s and Sunday’s where you can enjoy a ride to the apple trees.

• After you have picked your favorites, make your way back to the U-Pick Barn, and this is where you will “Weigh & Pay” for your freshly picked apples. Apples are $1.75 per pound (except Honeycrisp…those are $2.50/lb.).

• And then, the only thing left to do is enjoy…and then go home and make some yummy desserts, of course!

**Hours: Saturday: 9am-5pm / Sunday 11am-5pm

Stargazing Fun Night @ Kimmel Orchard

Join us for an evening under the stars as we team up with our partners at the Kimmel Education & Research Center for our first ever STARGAZING FUN NIGHT!

Stargazing Fun event details-
5:30PM – Telescope Workshop: build your own telescope with Extension Educator Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp! (See further details for workshop below.)

6:30PM – Grill & Chill at the Kimmel Pavilion: Food and Drinks will be available for purchase. Also enjoy free hay rack rides around the Orchard as we wait for the movie to start!

8PM – Outdoor Movie “October Sky” PG: Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets!

AT DARK- Telescope Viewing and iPad Apps: Some telescopes and iPads will be available to share, but you are welcome to bring your own!

It’s going to be an event filled, fun and educational evening for the entire family!

Telescope Workshop Details:
Hey kids come early to the Stargazing Fun event at Kimmel Orchard and “build your own telescope” with Extension Educator Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp. Workshop fee $20 if you register by August 19th and $25 at the door. Space is limited!

For more information and workshop fee call Kimmel Education & Research Center 402-873-3166. This workshop is in conjunction with the Stargazing Fun at Kimmel Orchard. Nebraska Extension educators and UNL Astronomy students will be here to assist with telescopes and iPads.

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