Rain or Shine, it’s… HARVEST FAIR TIME!

Sherman, Conn. – Parents, grandparents, and friends in neighboring towns… mark your calendars for the 12th Annual SPTO Harvest Fair at the Sherman School, which will take place on Saturday, October 17th from Noon to 4 P.M.

This well attended and much anticipated family event is sure to entertain the children. Plus, the After Hours Band will be performing popular Classic Rock & Pop tunes for all ages to enjoy. As for “what’s new”… there will be two additional Arts & Crafts centers: Little Munchkin UPCYCLE! and The Amore Table! The Home Depot Kids Workshop is also coming to the Sherman School, which is sure to offer some creative building time.

As for “the classics” children look forward to year after year, they’re all back! Donut bob with Julia’s Wings, Touch-A-Truck at the real-life exhibit, decorate an American Pie Company sugar cookie using Sherman IGA extras, get a face painted or arm tattooed, play a game of bingo, make a picture frame at the art table, bring a decorated pumpkin at Noon to enter in a contest for a prize, burn off energy running through the DTC Inflatable Obstacle Course, win a tasty treat from the RTC Cake Walk, and vote for the best SPTO cover.

What’s more, several local businesses are donating gift cards and tickets for free raffles and prizes, peanut / tree nut-free food, and supplies: American Pie Company, Amore Restaurant, Hair by Susi, Happy Rainbows, Sherman IGA, Sherman Playhouse, Webster Bank, Bank Street Movie Theater, Carvel, Children’s Movement Center, Holiday Restaurant, Home Depot, New Milford Sports Club, Nordica Toys, Stop & Shop, and Tasty Waves.

Donation bins will also be available for the SPTO Clothing Drive and for the Sherman IGA Food Drive that helps to feed hungry Connecticut families.

There are event upgrades to also enjoy thanks to a $1,000 Walmart Foundation Community Grant & the New Milford Store, and Home Depot of New Milford.

Press Release by Alicia Sakal. Sign artwork by Sarah Wiggins.

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