Main Street and Gallery team up for Harvest Festival Saturday |

Main Street and Gallery team up for Harvest Festival Saturday

Staff Report
Grandparents Jeff and Monique Roberts help their grandaughter Erika, 1 1/2, stuff newspaper into their scarecrow at last year's event.
Brad Coman |

Main Street Gardens and the East fork Gallery are teaming together for the annual Fall Harvest Festival 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park and Heritage Park Garden.

Main Street Gardnerville’s Heritage Park Gardens is celebrating its fifth annual Fall Harvest Festival with fun activities for the whole family. Including a chance to look inside the heart of a beehive and watch busy bees without the risk of getting stung with Debbie Gilmore. There will also be a scavenger hunt, pumpkin rock painting, critters in the corn, lollypop ghosts to make, seeds to collect, irises and Garden Goodies available and the birdhouse. Walk the labyrinth, stroll the gardens and enjoy the day.

At the same time across the street at Heritage Park, East Fork Gallery will be hosting their annual Scarecrow Festival. This family event has become a favorite outdoor happening to start off the fall season. Hats, braids,faces,straw and the entire kit needed to build a scarecrow is available for $15. Enjoy the Gardens and take home your own Scarecrow. Information, visit

Heritage Park Gardens is a project of Main Street Gardnerville in cooperation with the Town of Gardnerville. Information call 782-8027, visit, or email