September Events

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September is the perfect time to bring the entire family out to the farm! There are many fun-filled activities for kids of all ages. Take a look at some of the upcoming fall events at Eckert's Farms!

September 6
Adult Cooking Class - Italian Night with Jill (Belleville) 6pm - 7:30pm
Join Jill Eckert Tantillo for her Italian favorites! Her delicious recipes start with fresh ingredients. Learn how to make Italian food your whole family will rave about. (Two wines will be served in this class.)

September 7
Adult Wine Class - Wine on the Patio (Belleville) 6pm - 7:30pm
Join us for an express wine class and wine flight tasting! Choose from two flights: sweet & not-so-dry OR semi-dry & dry. We'll pair 3 wines with cheese bites and fresh baked bakery bread. Enjoy the rest of your evening on the patio with no corkage fee! (flights will be served in the classroom, patio open until 9pm)

September 10, 20 & 28
Mommy & Me Cooking Class - Apple Yummies for your Tummies (Belleville) 9:30am - 10:45am
The trees are loaded with crunchy, juicy apples! Come and make good-for-you apple yummies with us. They will surely fill you tummies. Join in the country fun. Wear a plaid shirt or bandanna, if you like. Kids will love our hands on recipes. We'll make Apple Orchard Punch, Hoedown Meatballs, Boot Scootin' Fruit Salad, and more!

September 10 & 17
Kid's Cooking Class - An Apple a Day (Belleville) 1pm - 3pm
The trees are loaded with crunchy, juicy apples! Come and make good-for-you apple yummies with us. They will surely fill your tummies. Join in the country fun. Wear a plaid shirt or a bandanna, if you like. Kids will love our hands on recipes. We'll make Apple Orchard Punch, Hoedown Meatballs, Boot Scootin' Fruit Salad, and more.

September 13
Adult Cooking Class - Lunch & Learn (Belleville) 12pm - 1pm
Join Eckert's culinary team, Lana and Des, as they team teach and serve their fall lunch favorites. You'll love their apple and greens salad, applewurst with cider reduced glaze, min apple pies and apple cider. This is the perfect way to spend lunch with a friend.

September 16
Adult Cooking Class - Ladies Night - Super Salads for Dinner (and Wine!) (Belleville) 6pm - 7:30pm
Bring a girl friend or two for a fun night in Eckert's classroom! Eckert's culinary team member, Chris Knous, will share entree salads and chopping techniques while you sit back and relax. We will have 2 wines to sample as the salads are being prepared.

September 17, 18, 24 & 25
Apple Fest
Wagon rides, music, live entertainment, great festival foods, children's activities and much more make this an apple pickin' good time for everyone! Whether riding a pony or feeding a goat, your young 'uns will enjoy getting acquainted with common farm animals. Children's carnival and/or activities at all three farms. Funnel cakes, roasted sweet corn, caramel apples and more to tempt your taste buds.

September 16, 17, 23, 24 & 30
Haunted Hayrides - Millstadt
There's lots of ghoulish fun for young and old during this hayride through Eckert's haunted orchard. Haunted hayrides take place every Friday and Saturday night after the sun goes down through October 29th.

September 22
Adult Cooking Class - Fall Dinner from the Farm (Belleville) 6pm - 7:30pm
Join Angie Eckert, Eckert's retail manager and avid cook, for her favorite fall recipes to share with family and friends. Guest will make a delightful appetizer upon arrival. Angie will prepare her favorite fall greens salad, baked sweet potato fries, apple-stuffed pork tenderloin and the Eckert family's apple pie of choice!

September 23
Military Night at Eckert's Millstadt Fun Farm (Millstadt)
This is just one small way that we would like to say thank you to the military men and women and their families who fight for our freedom everyday. Join us at our Millstadt Farm and receive free admission from 4pm - 10pm when you present your military ID. A special thanks from our family.

September 24 & 25
Scouting Weekend (Millstadt)
Enjoy a fun-filled day on the farm picking apples, visiting farm animals, and exploring the farm's exciting attractions. All Scouts in uniform will receive free admission to the Fun Farm.

September 27
Adult Cooking Class - Pies a Plenty (Belleville) 6pm - 7:30pm
Culinary expert, Lana Shepek, will demonstrate how to make the perfect pie crust. Then, each participant will practice making a pie crust shell. Lana will share her favorite fall pies - both sweet & savory.

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