Events at the Farm
Rutledge-Wilson strives to offer a variety of family friendly events throughout the year. Whether you enjoy blue-grass music, fishing, or just want a fun place for the kids, Rutledge-Wilson is sure to have a special event for you.
Fri Oct. 19Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Corn has never been so ear-resistible! Get lost in our corn maze (may take an hour), then pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Open during Harvest Fest and Friday and Saturday nights.Read More
Fri Oct. 19Haunted Trail Do you dare enter the woods after dark? Walk our one-third mile paved path on the Haunted Trail for a frighteningly awesome experience. Includes hayride and bonfire time.Read More
Sat Oct. 20Harvest Fest Five weekends of fall-themed fun at the farm! Meander through the corn maze, take a hayride, pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, ride the Cow Train or Grain Train, try your luck at carnival games, bounce on inflatables and much more as you enjoy this Midwest fall tradition!Read More
Sat Oct. 20Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch Corn has never been so ear-resistible! Get lost in our corn maze (may take an hour), then pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Open during Harvest Fest and Friday and Saturday nights.Read More
Sat Oct. 20Haunted Trail Do you dare enter the woods after dark? Walk our one-third mile paved path on the Haunted Trail for a frighteningly awesome experience. Includes hayride and bonfire time.Read More
Adopt an Urban Garden
Enjoy the benefits of gardening and growing your own food - even if you don't have a yard! Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park has 70 raised garden beds available for rent March-October. Choose from 8'x16' or 16'x16'. You chose what to grow, but all maintenance and watering are your responsibility. Plots are open dawn to dusk. All garden beds are filled with topsoil and organic matter and several water sources are on site. Previous renters may renew garden plots starting Jan. 2. New renters may reserve plots beginning Feb. 1.
Age: All ages Date: March-November Fee: $25 / 8x16 ft. plot, $40 / 16x16 ft. plot (optional prep fee $30)
Themed Educational Field Trips
Fun and engaging educational field trips are available for pre-school through 5th grade classes. Designed to assist teachers by aligning with Missouri State Standards. Classes are 30-60 minutes long, and may include up to 45 students. Classes in the temperature-controlled barn classroom.
Age: Pre-school - 5th grade Date: By appointment Time: Tues.-Fri. Fee: $2.50/Student 30-minute class
$3.50/Student 60-minute class
Some schools qualify for discounts
Fall Field Trips
Fall is a wonderful season to visit the farm, with fun and engaging educational programs for preschool through 5th grade. Add in the corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and more. Groups must be scheduled in advance, minimum 10 participants. Discounts may be available.
Age: All ages Date: Sept. 1-Nov. 30 Time: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: $2.50/Student, addl. fees for added activities