Griffin Farms to host Barnyard Christmas Bash

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA–After the wildly successful month-long pumpkin patch event during the month of October that attracted thousands of visitors, Griffin Farms of Helena has another fun event planned for the Christmas season.

The farm is set to host the inaugural Barnyard Christmas Bash on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission to the event is $5 per person and free for children ages two and under. The price of admission will include several fun things to get children and their families in the holiday spirit.

Admission to the event will include the following:

–Pictures with Santa which are free with a phone or personal camera

–Opportunities for Christmas shopping as several vendors with handmade crafts and gifts will be on hand

–Live music

–Crafts for kids including making reindeer food and letters to Santa

–A story time visit from Mrs. Claus

–A farm play area that will include a tire climb, truck slides, slings, landslides and a bouncy house

–A live nativity and petting zoo featuring Joseph, Mary, Jesus, llamas, pigs, cows and more

Several food and beverage vendors will also be on hand at the event including Dixie Funnel Cakes, The Neighborhood Brew, Pazzo Big Slice Pizza, Lazyboy BBQ, Chubbfathers and Hey Sugar.

Cash will only be accepted for admission to the Barnyard Bash.

Griffin Farms of Helena is located at 6027 Shelby County 17.

For more information on Griffin Farms, visit Thegriffinfarms.wixsite.com/thegriffinfarms.