The Kendall County Historical Society is hosting its 47th annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26 at Lyon Farm, 7935 Route 71, Yorkville.
On Sept 25, entertainment includes music by the Templeton’s Blue Grass Band from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Trish Kinaby Folk Music from 2 to 3 p.m. and Hix’s Bros. Music from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 will feature the annual car show with music from the Big Bopper. Registration for the car show is from 10 a.m. to noon.
Activities for both days include a display of antique farm equipment, hayrides through the farm, craft vendors and demonstrators in the museum, and cornhole boards for family fun. The village buildings will be open for tour at your own leisure. Children’s activities include climbing a 1920 steam engine, straw mound, rope making, barrel rides, horse rides and more. Straw and twine will be available for visitors to make their own scarecrow – bring your own clothing. A toy pedal tractor will be raffled during the event.
The food stand will be open selling grilled hamburgers, pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips, pop and baked goods. Stop by the Harvest Truck to buy fall decorations including pumpkins, cornstalks and straw bales.
Space still is available for crafters, antique dealers and flea marketers. For information, contact Janet at 630-253-0681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admission is $6 a person ages 13 and older, $4 for children ages 3 to 12 and free for children younger than 2.