Golden Harvest Festival kicks off Autumn

Beaver Lake Nature Center's annual Golden Harvest Festival returns this weekend.

Held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Sept. 11 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Sept. 12 at the Onondaga County Park located on East Mud Lake Road in Greater Baldwinsville, this seasonal celebration features something for everyone. Participants can enjoy hands-on nature activities, horse-drawn hayrides, free canoeing, fresh doughnuts, live animal demonstrations, nature hikes, games, great shopping and an absolutely fantastic lineup of live music and entertainment.

Highlighting this year's entertainment schedule are local favorites such as Los Blancos, The Magic of Virgil, the Catskill Puppet Theater, Michael Crissan and Dan Duggan. The schedule also includes the Wildlife Series and Wild Critter Call.

Attention youth - bring your appetite for the pie eating contests, in addition to the many other goodies available at this event.

Tickets for the Golden Harvest Festival are $5 for adults; $1 for children 6 -17 years old and 5 and under are free.

Schedule of events

Saturday Sept. 11

Main Stage

10 a.m. TBA

10:45 a.m. Los Blancos

11:30 a.m. Catskill Puppet Theater

12:15 p.m. Los Blancos

1 p.m. Wild Critter Call

1:30 p.m. Wildlife Series

2:15 p.m. Catskill Puppet Theater

3 p.m. Teagan and the Tweeds

3:45 p.m. Wildlife Series

4:30 p.m. Wild Critter Call

5 p.m. Teagan and the Tweeds


10 a.m. Dan Duggan

11 a.m. The Magic of Virgil

12 p.m. TBA

1 p.m. Michael Crissan

2 p.m. The Magic of Virgil

3 p.m. Michael Crissan

4 p.m. Dan Duggan

Small Stage

12 p.m. Pie Eating Contest

2:15 p.m. Two (Jugglers)

3:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest

3:45 p.m. Living Scarecrow

4:15 p.m. Two (Jugglers)

Sunday Sept. 12

Main Stage

10 a.m. Dan Duggan

10:45 a.m. Catskill Puppet Theater

11:30 a.m. Michael Crissan

12:30 p.m. Wildlife Series

1:15 p.m. Wild Critter Call

1:30 p.m. Catskill Puppet Theater

2:15 p.m. Westcott Jugsuckers

3:15 p.m. Wildlife Series

4 p.m. Wild Critter Call

4:15 p.m. Westcott Jugsuckers


10:45 a.m. The Salt Potato Band

11:30 a.m. The Magic of Virgil

12:30 p.m. The Salt Potato Band

1:30 p.m. Michael Crissan

2:30 p.m. The Magic of Virgil

3:30 p.m. Dan Duggan

Small Stage

12 p.m. Living Scarecrow

12:30 p.m. Pie Eating Contest

1:30 p.m. Two (Jugglers)

2:45 p.m. Living Scarecrow

3:15 p.m. Pie Eating Contest

4 p.m. Two (Jugglers)

Schedule subject to change

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