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Petting zoo, pony rides, and activities kick off annual Autumn Fair September 16

Sep 06, 2017 08:43AM ● By Ben Scott

The Geneva Park District Foundation invites families to celebrate Geneva’s parks at the annual Autumn Fair. This event will be held Saturday, September 16 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Peck Farm Park, 4038 Kaneville Road in Geneva.

Visitors will enjoy pony rides, family activities, children’s games, crafts, a birds of prey exhibit, and musical entertainment.  Patrons can mingle with animals in a petting zoo, purchase pumpkins and more. 

Plus, explore the observation silo, connect with nature at the award-winning Hawks Hollow Nature Playground, and experience hundreds of butterflies in our Butterfly House, which will close for the season following the event at 3:00 pm on September 16.

Then, test your luck at winning a variety of awesome prizes in the Basket Raffle. Basket raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available for purchase at Sunset Community Center, Peck Farm Park Interpretive Center and the Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center.  Winners will be announced at Autumn Fair.

“This popular event is a great kick-off to fall, providing an afternoon of affordable entertainment for all ages. It is a fantastic way to enjoy Peck Farm Park and the beautiful fall season.” says Sheavoun Lambillotte, Executive Director of the Geneva Park District and Secretary of the Geneva Park District Foundation.

Admission to this event is free, with minimal fees for some activities, food, and beverages.  All proceeds benefit special projects of the Geneva Park District Foundation.

The Geneva Park District Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all residents in the Geneva Park District by securing donations for open space, parks and recreational facilities. Autumn Fair at Peck Farm Park is an annual fundraising event that supports their mission.