Submitted by Karen Milano
(July 24, 2023) — The following events will take place during August 2023 at Parmelee Farm, 465 Route 81 in Killingworth.
Summer Concerts/Car Cruises- Free Concert, Sunday August 13, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Car Cruise will be held on the front field from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Dual Cello/ Violin Concert by local talent Mille and Randy Calistri-Yeh will feature Broadway songs, traditional dance music from around the world, and other selections of classical, swing, and classic rock music. Randy will tell fascinating stories about the music. Family-friendly event; bring your picnic basket, blankets and chairs.
Shared Harvest Garden – Shared Harvest Garden Seasonal Market is open Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at Parmelee Farm. This is a food pantry garden offering fresh produce to our community free of charge. We accept donations from community gardeners with produce to spare. Bring it to the market on Wednesday mornings. Remaining produce goes to Helping Hands Food Pantry. Interested in volunteering at the Garden? Contact Mary at SHG06419@gmail.com
Killingworth Historical Society – The Society will welcome visitors to the Parmelee Farmhouse and newly built post & beam barn on second Sundays thru September from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will also be open during the Artisan Market at the farm on September 9, 2023. Early artifacts will be on display in the buildings. Come see “Harriet” the Killingworth horse-drawn hearse that the Society restored; learn about Cowboy Valley; and buy a raffle ticket for a beautiful handmade Christmas quilt.
Artisan Market – Save the date! Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m., rain or shine. Something for absolutely everyone, shuttles available, free parking, free admission, and come hungry! Dogs welcome on a leash and well behaved.
Lost & Found – A small wire basket is installed at the Kiosk for any small items found on the farm property and trails. Items of high value such as jewelry or car keys should be brought to Killingworth Town Hall for safe keeping until the owner reclaims them.
Dogs at the Farm – Must be on a leash at all times for the safety of all, and please pick up after your dog. Dog waste stations available in several locations.
Volunteers – Many hands make light work and volunteers of all ages, skill levels and time availability are welcome. Call or e-mail Tim Gannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 395-9887, to find out how you can participate and/or contribute.
Want to Book an Event? E-mail Eileen Blewett at email@example.com for date availability and to reserve your date. More info can be found on our website, parmeleefarm.org.