The traditional Hitscherhof farm fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Regional farmers will offer fresh agricultural products such as fruit, vegetables, potatoes, meat, cheese, wurst, bread, noodles, wine and juices.
The event also includes a creative market with more than 90 arts and crafts vendors displaying a variety of items such as wooden puzzles, lamps, dishes, jewelry, hats, caps, scarves, purses, pottery, paintings, teddy bears, dolls, ceramic items, wood carvings, nativity scenes, candles, garden accessories, baskets, music instruments, dried flowers, postcards and antique furniture.
Food specialties include pumpkin soup, corn pancakes, pumpkin bratwurst, schwenk steaks, flammkuchen, baked potatoes with sour cream, pumpkin waffles and cake.
Children can enjoy a walk through the corn maze, jump on a straw castle, ride ponies and try out archery. Admission to the corn maze is €2.50 for the whole day.
Hitscherhof farm will be decorated with about 50 different kinds of pumpkins. The store will offer pumpkin seed oil, pumpkin spice syrup, pumpkin seed liquor, pumpkin sparkling wine, pumpkin marmalade, pumpkin seed soap and decorative pumpkin items.
Hitscherhof is located between Thaleischweiler and Rieschweiler. To get there, take autobahn A62 from Landstuhl south to the Thaleischweiler-Froeschen exit. Here, there is construction; follow the detour signs to Massweiler. Security personnel will lead motorists to open parking spots. Parking costs €3.
For details, visit www.hitscherhof.com.