May 4, 2022

State Department of Agriculture shares information on fall activities – corn mazes, pumpkin patch, festivals

RALEIGH — Agricultural events are planned near Bladen County at several locations, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said in a statement.

The department regularly announces the seasonal events provided to it.

Fall will bring a number of corn mazes, fruit picking opportunities, pump fields and festivals. A more comprehensive list is available on the ministry’s website at

• Clinton: Twiddle Dee Farm offers a “farm membership” program. Activities for adults. Visit twiddledeefarm.com for more information.

• Clinton: Twisted Vines Vineyard offers free picking through October. The Grape Escape is September 11 from noon to 6 p.m.

• Clinton: Sampson County Farm Day is Oct. 30 at the Sampson County Agri-Expo Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities for all ages.

• Raleigh: The State Fair is held from October 14 to 24 at the State Fairgrounds. Activities for all ages. The website is ncstatefair.org.

• Fuquay-Varina: The Naylor family farm has a corn maze and a pumpkin patch. Activities for all ages. The website is naylorfamilyfarm.com.

• Fuquay-Varina: Willow Oak Farms offers pumpkins, farm stand, tours, field trips. The website is willowoakfarms.net.

• Garner: Kenny’s Corn Maze opens in mid-September and lasts until November. Activities for all ages. The website is kenskornycornmaze.com.

• Lillington: CATHIS Farm has a corn maze, from September 25 to October 31. Activities for all ages. The website is cathisfarm.com.

• Morehead City: The Seafood Festival takes place from October 1 to 3 in Morehead City. Free admission, rides, music, games. The website is ncseafoodfestival.org.

• Greenville: Stokes Family Farm has a corn maze from September 25 to October 31. Activities for all ages. The website is stokesfamilyfarmnc.com.

Alan Wooten can be reached at 910-247-9132 or [email protected] Twitter: @JournalBladen.