Pace Family Farms, at 12701 Buffalo Road, in Clayton, practices sustainable agriculture to bring you strawberries, onions, broccoli, cabbage, green beans, cucumbers, squash, strawberries and more.
Pace Family Farms is included in our list of you-pick farms throughout the Triangle.
Movie Night at Pace Family Farm
Most Fridays in the fall, Pace Family Farm is hosting a movie night. The movie itself is free, but there’s a parking charge of $15 per car. You’ll see information on the schedule, plus links to buy the parking passes, here.
Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at dusk. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Seating is in grass portion of the parking area. Bring a chair, because the movies aren’t “drive-in.”
The movie schedule:
- October 2: Remember the Titans
- October 9: The Greatest Showman
- October 16: Horton Hears a Who
- October 23: The Little Rascals
- October 30: The Blind Side
- November 6: Sweet Home Alabama
- November 13: The Princess Diaries
- November 20: Cheaper by the Dozen
- November 27: The Polar Express
- December 4: TBA
- December 11: Elf
- Decmeber 18: Home Alone
You can also see a list of tickets to Pace Family Farms’ events on Eventbrite, which is where we saw some of the movie nights that were not yet listed on Pace Family Farms’ website.
On Saturday, October 10th, 2020, Pace Family Farms is hosting a pumpkin painting event. There will be two sessions. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tickets will be $10 and that includes the pumpkin and painting materials. Ticket go on sale on October 1st, 2020.
Sunflower season is over for 2020, but read on to learn how they shared their beautiful crop this summer.
They also grow sunflowers, and to celebrate their crop, they are inviting the public to their final Sunflower Day.
It will take place Wednesday, July 18th, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Learn about more chances to take pictures with sunflowers and to pick your own.
It’s free to attend, and you can cut sunflowers to take home, for $1/stem. You will need to bring your own scissors or shears.
Cash and credit will be accepted.
While you’re there, you are free to take advantage of the wonderful, seasonal photo opportunity, as long as you follow the rules. No professional photography sessions are allowed during Sunflower Days.
These are the photography rules on Pace Family Farm’s website for personal photography, but do reach out to them to clarify if anything is unclear.
- Do not climb trees.
- Do not hang any objects, including props, lighting, clothing, or bags from trees, other plants, architectural features, or any other parts of property.
- Do not place anything in plant beds or soil. Nothing may be staked into the ground, including photography equipment, props, or signs.
- Do not enter or place anything in bodies of water.
- No smoking.
- No food or drink allowed.
- Animals (except service animals) may not be brought onto the farm.
- No entry allowed in areas designated as restricted.
- No glitter, confetti, rose petals (real or fake), or other items to be “tossed in the air” may be brought to our Farm.
- Moving or removing plants (inside or out) or structures that are part of the Farm—such as benches, containers, displays, plant signs, fences, etc.—is strictly prohibited.
- All photo subjects must be fully and appropriately clothed. Swimsuit photo shoots are not permitted.
- The sunflowers attract honey bees, butterflies, and more, so keep that in mind if you have any allergies.
Kona Ice will be at the farm from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with snow cones for purchase.
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