Park System’s Old-Fashioned Fair to be held at Historic Longstreet Farm

The Monmouth County Park System will host its Harvest Home Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24 at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel.  Reminiscent of an old-fashioned fair from the 1890s, this event features wagon rides, games and live entertainment. There will also be ongoing Victorian-era craft demonstrations. Visitors are invited to join in the spirit of the festival by entering one of the many competitions. Categories include vegetables, canning, condiments, baked goods, embroidery, quilting, rug hooking and more.

Harvest Home Festival to Feature Home & Garden-Style Competition

Do you make the tastiest jam?  Bake the best brownies? Or create the finest needlework? Find out by entering the home and garden-style competition during Historic Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival. Open to amateurs, this friendly competition features the following categories:

  • Needlework:  embroidery, needlepoint/plastic canvas, quilting, wall hanging, weaving, rug hooking, crocheting and knitting
  • Canning:  fruits, vegetables and condiments
  • Baked Goods:  bread/rolls, cakes, cookies/brownies, and pies
  • Vegetables:  largest tomato, pumpkin and winter squash

Pre-registration is required and accepted until Thursday, September 21.  Registration details and complete rules are available online at or by calling 732-946-3758.

To learn more about Historic Longstreet Farm’s Harvest Home Festival and other Monmouth County Park System activities, please visit or call the Park System at 732-842-4000.

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