Adult Cooking Class – Ladies Night – Super Salads for Dinner (and Wine! ) (Belleville)
Bring a girl friend or two for a fun night in Eckert’s classroom! Eckert’s culinary team member, Chris Knous, will share entrée salads and chopping techniques while you sit back and relax. We will have 2 wines to sample as the salads are being prepared. (Class participants may choose to purchase additional wine in our store for their tables.) Space is limited. Event will take place from 6 pm – 7:30 pm in the Country Store. $30.00/Person. Reservations are required; please call (618) 233-0513 to reserve your spot today.
September 17, 18, 24 & 25
Apple Fest (Belleville & Millstadt)
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. Fee charged. For more information call Eckert’s
Adult Cooking Class – Fall Dinner from the Farm (Belleville)
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! (Two wines will be served.) Space is limited. Event will take place from 6 pm – 7:30 pm in the Country Store. $30.00/Person. Reservations are required; please call (618) 233-0513 to reserve your spot today.
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 ($10 SAVINGS) from 4 pm – 10 pm when you present your military ID. A special thanks from our family.
September 24 & 25
Open Classroom – Taste and Learn (Belleville)
Drop by our classroom for a few minutes or a few hours. Eckert’s Culinary team will prepare our fall-favorite recipes using apples, tomatoes and squash. Come in and taste for yourself. Cooking and baking questions are welcome! Event will take place from Saturday 11 am – 4 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm in the Country Store.
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.
Adult Cooking Class – Pies a Plenty – Semi Hands On (Belleville)
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 and savory. Space is limited. Event will take place from 6 pm – 8 pm in the Country Store. $30.00/Person. Reservations are required; please call (618) 233-0513 to reserve your spot today