September 13, 2011

China farm offers haunted hayrides, fun for children

Kennebec Journal Staff

CHINA -- The grand opening of The Devil's Den Haunted Hayride and Fall Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 1 at Windy Ridge Deer Farm, 75 Dirigo Road. The first haunted hayride starts at dusk, and 92 Moose will be broadcasting live to celebrate the opening.

The program, run by Jean Brown and Joe Sears, begins Sept. 29 and will run Thursdays through Sundays through Oct. 30. Hours will be 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Pumpkinland, which includes a hayride, is available for children 10 and younger from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

On Columbus Day, hours will be 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Admission to Pumpkinland costs $7 per child and is free for parents. Evening hayrides cost $12.50 per ride. Refreshments will be for sale.

Part of the proceeds will benefit the Weeks Mills volunteer fire department and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Organizers seek volunteers for the Boo Crew. For more information, call 557-3377, visit or find Windyridgedeerfarm on Facebook.

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