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North Branford Potato and Corn Fest Is Underway!

Who's excited for a weekend of food, fun, games, rides, entertainment and more food? I am!

It's finally here! The tents are raised, the stage is set, the rides are in place. The opens today at 4 p.m. Tons of volunteers have been busy preparing for the festival and it looks like the weather is going to cooperate.

As usual, there will be food, games, rides and entertainment throughout the weekend. The full schedule of performers–there are some great bands performing–on the main stage and tent stage is attached and also available online

The craft vendors will display their wares throughout the weekend and the business expo is also a three-day event this year. North Branford Patch will be in the business expo tent on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m so be sure to come by, say hello and get some free stuff! 

And today is the last day to ! Who will be this year's Potato Prince and Princess? Who will be King and Queen Corn? are (begrudgingly) ready to pass on their potato prizes! Email your nominations to jenn.mcculloch@patch.com.

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Here's a rundown of just some of the special events planned for each day.

Friday

  • Antique car show

Saturday

  • Tractor pull from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Farmers' market from noon to 8 p.m.
  • Fireworks at 9 p.m. above the main stage

Sunday

  • beginning at 1 p.m. until the cows take care of their business!
  • Crowning of the Royal Patch Court on the main stage at 3:15 p.m.
  • Final performance on the main stage, Shaded Soul at 3:30 p.m.

What You Need to Know

  • WhatNorth Branford Potato and Corn Festival
  • Where: Augur Farm, 298 Forest Road, North Branford
  • When: 
  • Parking: free shuttles available from Stanley T. Williams and North Branford Intermediate School; onsite parking is $5
  • Admission: free

2011 Potato and Corn Festival Coverage

James Dwyer August 03, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Jenn, Thanks for keeping us posted on this Wonderful Town Community event! ENJOY!!!!!
Sue Diaz August 03, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Please visit our tent at the Potato and Corn Festival. North Branford Unleashed...Help us build a dog park! We have some great raffle prizes and lots of information about the dog park. Tax deductable donations are being accepted to help get this town park up and running. Join in on the fun and show your support for this great new addition to our town. Stop by and say hello! or visit our website at northbranfordunleashed.com
Jenn McCulloch August 03, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Great reminder Hank!
Jenn McCulloch August 03, 2012 at 06:41 PM
You're welcome Jim! Hope to see you there!
Jenn McCulloch August 03, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Best of luck Sue and NB Unleashed! See you soon!

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