Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, a division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, invites the public to the annual Pumpkin Adventure on Oct. 13-16 and 20-23. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays with extended hours for family days on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure will include a hayride around the museum grounds and Small Town, Miss.; a delicious, complimentary snack of cookies and milk; a self-guided tour of the Heritage Center Gallery; a large corn pit to play in; a straw maze for the kids; and a small pumpkin of choice to take home. The General Store will also be open for visitors to shop for souvenirs and enjoy an old-fashioned Coca-Cola in a glass bottle.
Concessions will also be available for purchase on Saturdays throughout this event. Admission price for the annual Pumpkin Adventure is $8.00 per person. Children ages two and under will receive free admission.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, located at 1150 Lakeland Drive in Jackson, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 601-432-4500 or 1-800-844-8687 or visit www.msagmuseum.org.