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Queens County Farm Museum Welcomes Spring

May 1, 2009 - Located on New York City’s largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland, the Queens County Farm Museum is the oldest working historical farm in the City. Dating back to 1697, the Farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, planting fields, an orchard and herb garden. This unique live museum is the perfect place to enjoy animals and the tranquil agrarian environment without leaving the City.

31st Annual Antique Auto Show, Sunday, May 4, 2009, 11am-4pm
Members of the New York Antique Auto Club will exhibit their cars on the farmhouse grounds. Automobile memorabilia, historic house tours, hayrides, and food will be available. Adult admission is $5.00; Children $2.00 (ages 4 and under).

Farm Fest, Sunday, May 17, 2009, 11am-4pm
Celebrate the return of spring with a visit to the farm! Activities include sheep shearing demonstrations, cultural exhibits, hayrides, historic house and greenhouse tours, pony rides, and a petting zoo. Also enjoy purveyors of local foods, a spring plant sale, Dutch crafts, and a Country Western Band. Admission is $3.00 per person.

For more events or information, visit www.queensfarm.org.

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