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NL Neighborhood Night Market

Third Thursday of each month June – September 2024

From 430-730p join us at the farm for a night of food, music and more when we welcome crafters and growers from around the area once a month to sell fresh made food and goods!  Food trucks will be available with yummy eats, and local musicians will be on hand to provide a relaxed atmosphere.  The barn will be open featuring our Sweets Shop goodies, craft and domestic brews, and goods made by local artisians.  Bring the whole family out to enjoy a night at the farm!

Ribbon Cutting – Tuesday July 16, 2024, 430p-630p

Let us know if you can join us! Register Here.

With the help of Greater IC, we will officially be celebrating the opening of The Barn, Market, and Creators Corner.  If you haven’t seen the building yet join us!

Summer Spectacular 2024 July 17-21, 11a-6p

We’re welcoming summer and our newly expanded hours with a 5 day long celebration!  Enjoy donuts, lemonade slushys, kettle corn, our newly expanded Creators Corner in The Market Barn, music, face painting, bubbles, and so much more.

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Sunflower Celebration August 23-24, 11a-6p

We will continue to see them grow and bloom for as long as we can, but we will kick off the flower season with this 2 day celebration* amongst the flowers!  Enjoy all the great things The Market Barn has to offer, plus music, great photo ops, food specials and so much more.

*tentative depending on crop success

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No Foot Too Small Annual Blooms and Butterflies

Sunday, Aug. 18, 2024

Pre-registration required through NFTS

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Fall Fest – September 21-22 10a-8p

Welcome in the official first weekend of the pumpkin🎃 season with a very special Fall Festival!  All the traditional fall activities will open including the barrel train, hayrack rides, and corn maze.  We will have our favorite face painter in the house, plus music, vendors, fall flavored goodies and more!

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Miles in the Maize

Presented in Partnership with Fitness Sports

Saturday November 9, 2024

Miles in the Maize is a unique running experience for people of all ages and abilities! With a 5k and Maize Mile, this event takes competitors through a unique off-road course weaving around a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and other beautiful fall Iowa scenery!

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Tree Fest Weekend

November 29 – December 1, 2024

Our Winter hours will start mid-November, but come out on the farm for Tree Fest weekend and not only pick out the perfect Christmas tree but with a full service experience! There will be a variety of sizes and types of trees, as well as beautiful greenery to complete your holiday decorations. Shop Creator’s Corner, take photos with Santa, eat delicious treats from the Sweet Shop, and more!