ARAPAHOE COUNTY - The Arapahoe County Fall Festival starts on Saturday at the 17 Mile Farm House Park in Centennial.
The fall festival celebrates Arapahoe County's agricultural heritage from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival is in the 8100 block of South Parker Road at the 150-year-old property which served as an inn for pioneers traveling on wagon trains to Denver and was a working farm for more than a century. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
At the festival, you can pick out and purchase your favorite pumpkin and take a scenic hayride pulled by a team of Belgium horses. Take a turn milking Bessie the Cow and visit her barnyard friends in the petting farm.
Try your hand at gold panning, learn more about the fine art of blacksmithing, tour the farmhouse, meet a local beekeeper and Nature's Educators Birds of Prey, all live bluegrass music by local band, Two Late Acoustigrass.
Local historians will be on-site to give guided tours and talk about the history of the property and its significance to the Old West.
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