Democrat and Chronicle from Rochester, New York on October 18, 2015 · Page A12
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SAVE AN EXTRA 10% OFF OUTLET PRICES %!"'&!(#)$ IB<(,K.6DF#/.,D5/F5E+A6ED)"2I9B<C <B<G0><GC900 *4D6GL/M;64L<&-KG&L1+47 #@%%@%C>=C>QOE.3I '460G78KKGN8K GL&7&6(4DK4224LGD68G/" (,1E6,,KD #@%%@%C>=C>QOE.3I BA%C!B=?% ?,>1 3.H3J 59R)F.: ?=C1 3.H3$ 3.9P BA%C!B=?% ?,>1 3.H3J 59R)F.: ?=C1 3.H3$ 3.9P When the venerable Brown’s Berry Patch in W aterport ceased retail o perations earlier this y earafter a 30-year run, many Rochester-area families were left without apumpkin patch. We were so bummed that Brown’s closed,” said Emily Root Sterling of Spencerport. “We needed to find someplace to fill the void.” F or the Sterling family, t hat void has been filled b y Stokoe Farms, a sev- e nth-generation farm teeming with pumpkins and unique autumn activities in Scottsville. “There is so much to do there,” Sterling said. “There’s a train ride, zip line for when the kids get older, an air pillow…” The Sterlings don’t even get their pumpkins there (grandma buys them elsewhere), but they go to enjoy the experi- e nce. “It’s like a family fun day,” Sterling said. “We get a lot out of it.” For the Dana family of Penfield, the focus is m ore on the pumpkins t han the festivities. Their farm of choice is the low- key family farm Woody Acres in Penfield. Woody Acres’ pumpkin patch started small in 1995 as a roadside stand, and while it has grown over the last 20 years it is still quaint and quieter than some of the larger Rochester area patches. Aplethora of pumpkins, which are all grown o n the farm, are pre- picked and laid out for customers to choose from alongside a free hay bale maze. “They have a little maze for toddlers and an old fashion seesaw that’s really neat,” said Stephanie Dana, about the farm’s big activity draws. “It is sweet and simple, which is why I like it.” Big or small, just like picking the perfect pumpkin, the beauty of picking t he best pumpkin patch is in the eye of the beholder. Thankfully, the Rochester area has many to choose from. Here’s a nice sampler of five diverse patches: Stokoe Farms Where: 656 South R oad, Scottsville. Hours: Pumpkin patch h ours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday a nd Fridays until Oct. 23. Weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 25. Treats: Wagon rides, corn maze, pumpkin picking, zip line, underground tube slide, straw fort, jumping pillows, barrel train, farm animals, pedal kart race track, pumpkin launcher and more. C ost: Many different ticket options are available depending on the activities you wish to do. General admission is $12 per person (children under 2 are free). Pumpkins are priced per pound. More: (585) 889-0770 or h ttp://stokoefarms.com/ Woody Acres W here: 1530 Harris Road, Penfield H ours: Open every day 9a.m. to 6 p.m. until Oct. 31. Treats: A low-key patch with lots of pre- picked pumpkins to choose from, there is also afree, hay bale maze for toddlers called William’s Maze that is named after the farm’s founder. C ost: No admission fee. Pumpkins are pre-priced from $1to $20. More: (585) 872-2759 or http://woodyacresfarm. blogspot.com/ McCracken Farms Great Pumpkin Patch Where: 701White R oad, Brockport Hours: Open every w eekend in October from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Oct. 31. Treats: This fifth-gene ration, family-owned and operated patch is quaintwith activities including arts and crafts, petting zoo, live music, l arge bonfire and more. C ost: $10 per person (cash only) includes wagon ride, any size pumpkin you can pick and carry, and all day admission to the farm’s magical woodland village (pony rides are extra). Children under 2are free. More: (585) 507-6475 or http://my mccrackenfarms.com/ C obble Creek Farm W here: 5161Ridge R oad West, Spencerport Hours: Open weekends through October from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Treats: The pumpkin people at Cobble Creek Farm steal the show. About 80 pumpkin “people” dressed in various themes and costumes deco rate the farm and make g reat photo opportunities. T here are also activities i ncluding a hayride, corn maze, barrel train ride, straw crawl and more. Cost: $8 per person, $6 seniors/military (children under 2 free) includes all activities and cider and doughnut. U-pick and pre- picked pumpkins are extra. More: (585) 352-8484 or http://cobblecreek- farm.net/halloween/ Chase Farms W here: 459 Pannell Road, Fairport Hours: Open weekends in October from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Treats: Best known for their fruits, this family owned, family friendly farm also has great pump- k ins. They offer continuously running hayrides to u -pick pumpkins every weekend as well as a free corn maze. Cost: $8 for a wagon r ide with any size pumpkin you pick or $2 for wagon ride only (no pumpkin) There are also pre-picked pumpkins available at a v ariety of prices. More: ( 315) 986-3691or www.chasefarms market.com/ Take your pick of pumpkin patches PROVIDED PHOTO Archer Sterling, 4, and Ariella Sterling, 2, from Spencerport, at Stokoe Farms in Scottsville. Offering fun fall activities CAURIE PUTNAM BROCKPORT PHOTO BY CAURIE PUTNAM Two of the approximately 80 pumpkin people that decorate Cobble Creek Farm i n Spencerport.

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