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.

Ongoing Programs


  1. 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.
    Pre-school-5th grade
    By appointment, Tues.-Fri.
    $2.50/Student 30-minute class
    $3.50/Student 60-minute class
    Some schools qualify for discounts

  2. 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. Registration required, min.10 participants. Discounts may be available.
    All ages
    Sept. 1-Nov. 30
    Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    2.50/Student,
    Addl. fees for added activities

  3. Harvest 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.
    All ages
    Sept. 28-Oct. 27
    Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Sun., Noon-6 p.m.
    Free admission, most activities have a small fee

  4. Candy Cane Lane


    Drive through the farm and enjoy dazzling farm-themed holiday displays and more than 10,000 lights. Hot cocoa available for purchase. Friday-Sunday nights only.
    All ages
    Fri.-Sun., Dec. 6-22, 5-8 p.m.
    $5/Vehicle