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  • Talent Harvest Festival
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  • Talent Harvest Festival
    7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Talent City Hall, 110 E. Main St. Free. 541-535-1566 or 541-535-3837.
    The fall family affair will feature pony rides, a jump house, face-painting, apple-pressing, juggling, scarecrows, arts and crafts, a beer garden, food vendors and live music. Other highlights include a pancake breakfast ($5) from 7 to 11 a.m.; 5- and 10-kilometer runs, starting at 8 a.m.; and the Harvest Festival Parade at 10 a.m.
    Seven Oaks Farm
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Seven Oaks Farm, 5504 Rogue Valley Highway, Central Point. Free, rides cost $1, donations are accepted for all other activities. 541-664-2060.
    The farm will offer fun fall activities for the whole family, including a corn maze, pumpkin- and cookie-decorating, face-painting, a petting zoo, and pony and hay rides. Master food preservers will present pumpkin-carving and food-preservation demonstrations on Saturdays. Hot dogs, nachos, caramel apples, popcorn and other snacks will be available, and the farm's country store will have pumpkins and fall decorations for sale.
    Pheasant Fields Farm
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Pheasant Fields Farm, 1865 Camp Baker Road, Phoenix. Free; fees apply for some activities. 541-535-3873, www.pheasantfieldsfarm.com or look for the farm on Facebook.
    Festivities include a corn maze, hayrides, a shooting gallery, pony rides, a farm animal exhibit, an antique wagon display, face-painting and other kids activities. Country and folk-rock band Montana Soul will perform from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturdays from Oct. 12 through Oct. 26, and Mark Tuttle on Celtic violin and accordion will play from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays from Oct. 13 through Oct. 27. On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20, members of the Cascade Civil War Society, dressed in period costumes, will discuss the history of old Camp Baker during the 1850s and 1860s. The farm's Country Store will be open every weekend with a selection of fall produce, and Grandma's Country Kitchen will serve apple cider, soda, hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches and caramel apples.
    White's Country Farm
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Oct. 12 through Oct. 27. White's Country Farm, 3939 W. Main St., Medford. Free; fees apply for some activities. 541-773-8031 or look for the farm on Facebook.
    A pumpkin patch, hay rides, kid's corn maze, face-painting, pony rides, a dragon jump house and food, such as kettle corn and cotton candy, will be available. The pumpkin patch is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
    Scarecrow Fest
    11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13. Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. Scarecrow kits $10, tours $3. 541-773-6536, ext. 1002.
    Paint pumpkins, bob for apples, make your own scarecrow, tour the farmhouse, see scarecrows made by local businesses and families, and vote for your favorite.
    Haunted Field
    7 to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 18-20. Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point. $5, $3 for children ages 6 and younger. 541-773-6536, ext. 1002.
    Visit Polly Brown's haunted field, bob for apples, enjoy hot apple cider and participate in arts and crafts.
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