Hill-Hold Museum will host pumpkin fest on Oct. 16

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:32

Campbell Hall — The annual Orange County Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Hill-Hold Museum, from noon to 4 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an afternoon of autumnal activities, including pumpkin rolling and painting, waxing leaves, scarecrow making, face painting, and a hay ride through the historic grounds of the Hill-Hold property. There will also be sand art and a guess-the-weight-of-the-pumpkin contest. Refreshments will be available for sale. In addition to the festival, each room in the homestead will feature a Wallkill River School artist’s piece which will be available for bid in a silent auction. Hill-Hold is located on Route 416 in Campbell Hall, across from Thomas Bull Memorial Park. Admission is $3, adult and $2, children. For more information or to make reservations call Susan A. Tucker at 615-3833 or e-mail her at stucker@orangecountygov.com or visit www.hillholdandbrickhouse.org.