Area farms offer fall fun
Area farms have planted pumpkins, carved out corn mazes and scared up some hauntingly fun happenings for Halloween.
Fees are charged for individual events. Contact each farm for more details.
Here's where to go in the Greenville area for some down-on-the-farm fun this week.
Briley's Farm Market 5290 Old Pactolus Road Greenville 252-754-5029 www.facebook.com/BrileysFarmMarket
Pumpkins and mums for sale, paint your own pumpkin, extensive corn maze, hayrides, pony rides, pumpkin slingshot, mine for gemstones, farm animals, face painting
Hours: 4-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday.
Brock's Farm 862 Laurie Ellis Road Winterville 252-321-2197 www.brocksfarm.com www.facebook.com/Brocks-Berries-Farm-136619738583/
Brock's is hosting scheduled field trips, church groups and other groups for the corn maze, animal visits, hayride and pumpkin picking by appointment only at this time. Message the farm to schedule a group.
Carolina Country Fresh Market 280 House Rd on Highway 11 Bethel 252-825-2926 www.facebook.com/CarolinaCountryFresh
Pumpkins and sunflowers for sale, hayrides, kiddie corn maze, homemade pumpkin spice ice cream. The farm closes for the season Nov. 1.
Hope Farms and Learning Center 872 Briley Road Greenville 252-531-6106 www.hopefarmslc.com
Pumpkins and ornamental gourds, farm animals Second annual Trunk or Treat event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The event is free. Barbecue plates and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Tickets for the animal train ride are $1.
Raised in a Barn Farm 2100 NC 33 East Chocowinity 252-945-6153 or 252-495-3398 www.raisedinabarnfarm.com Pumpkins and sunflowers for sale, Corn maze with investigation game, haunted hayride and trail (ages 10 and over), live music on Saturday. A Scaryoke competition on Oct. 31 includes costume and singing competitions with prizes.
Other area farms selling pumpkins and fall produce:
Southside Farms 320 Harding Lane Chocowinity 252-946-2487 www.southsidefarms.com
Strawberries on 903 4084 S. NC 903 252-321-3204 strawberrieson903.com
Photo of Briley's Farm 2017 corn maze from the farm's Facebook page.