Patti’s May 10 “Inside New Gloucester” Column

Jazz clarinetist and virtuoso whistler Brad Terry, left, and guitarist Peter
Herman delight a standing room only crowd during a special Village Coffeehouse performance April 20.

Family Farmyard  

Pineland Farms is inviting the public to a day full of family fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18. Activities include hand milking a cow, collecting chicken eggs and brushing a bunny. Live tractor demonstrations are from 11:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30-1 p.m., and farm yoga will be held 11-11:20 a.m., 11:30-11:50 a.m. and noon-12:20 p.m. Attendees can also help build the new Fairy Village, plant a sunflower, take a horse-drawn wagon ride and get their faces painted.

For tickets, priced at $6 in advance, $8 day of, go to the Events page at The rain date is May 19. Visitors can park on campus and take a trolley bus from the Market or park down on the farm. For more information, contact the education department at 650-3031 or

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