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Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Fest provides fun to all

by yarger
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 12:45 pm
On Saturday and Sunday, locals from all over Niagara County visited the Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, for the 14th annual Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Festival.
The two-day event provided farm fun for adults, children and families with several interesting features, including a Volkswagen Car Cruise, tractor parade, flea market, antique farm equipment, artisans, food and kids activities. Entertainment included the Sanborn Fire Co. Band, the Symmetrical Band, Eddies Organ Band, The Whatsie Band, Fyfe & Drum, the Parkside Avenue Brass Quintet, basket auctions, the Native American Niagara River Dancers and much more.
As soon as attendees parked their car, they were greeted by a farm-friendly environment with unique tractors on display, wagon rides, a petting zoo, and several local food and produce vendors. Both days also began with breakfasts'.
The event garnered a nice amount of people in attendance and proceeds from the fest benefit the farm museum, as well as future projects.
Sponsors for the event included the Grigg-Lewis Foundation, Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Sanborn Old General Store, William Davis Insurance, Gorge Travel, Modern Disposal, Rhoney Funeral Homes, Wheatfield Pediatrics, Hoover's Dairy, Orleans Monuments, the Town of Lewiston and the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.
For more information regarding the museum, visit its website at www.sanbornhistory.org or call Bonnie at 990-6909.
Pictured are scenes from the event, including the antique tractors, Volkswagen Car Cruise, Wild Kritters of Niagara County and a scene form the petting zoo. (All photos by David Yarger)

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