Enjoy pumpking picking, live music and more in Flushing this Sunday

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A family-friendly day of fall fun is coming to Flushing this weekend.

The Queens Botanical Garden will host a Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 15. From 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., attendees can pick the perfect pumpkin, shop from food and craft vendors and enjoy live music, bouncy houses, community art, cooking and composting demos, face painting, tour and a petting zoo.

Live musical performances will take place on the Field and Sprout Stages from bands Lonesome Moonlight, Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches and the Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective. A series of kid-friendly presentations and activities will also take place in the Bee Tent, including pumpkin carving and tea demonstrations.

Food vendors will be serving African, vegan, French, Burmese, Asian and American foods. An onsite beer and wine tent will also offer a variety of locally produced drinks.

Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for children and includes access to all activities. Free admission is offered to members. Food, vendor and pumpkin purchases are not included in admission price and free hours are suspended the day of the event.

Parking will be available for $10 per vehicle in the Parking Garden located on Crommelin Street. Car pooling or taking public transportation is encouraged.

The Queens Botanical Garden is located at 43-50 Main St. A map and schedule for the event can be viewed here.

For more information, visit the Queens Botanical Garden website.

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