SANBORN – Food, music and fun are on the agenda for the Autumnfest in Sanborn, planned for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday at the Sanborn Lewiston Farm Museum, at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road.
More than 35 flea, craft and farmers market vendors are expected to participate both days, according to Bonnie Haskell, museum curator. The vendors’ show will be held inside the facilities, while a basket auction is planned for a tent on museum property, with the drawing set for 4 p.m. Sunday.
“We’ll have a mix, like we always do,” said Haskell. “We’ll have jewelry, antiques, country craft items, wine glasses, stained glass – and one lady even has all horse-related crafts, which is unusual.”
In addition, children’s activities are planned for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
“We’ll have small pumpkins for the children to decorate, that we give them, and we’ll also have regular pumpkins for sale,” Haskell said.
Wine tastings will be featured from noon to 5 p.m. both days, with Niagara Landing Wine Cellars of Lockport and Victorianbourg Wine Estate of Wilson participating.
A “Sing Along with Joe” is planned for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Colt 45 will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“We’ll have a tent selling hot dogs and hamburgers, from the Sanborn Area Business and Professional Association,” Haskell said. “And inside, the historical society will sell roast beef, chili and peach shortcake.”
The Sanborn Fire Company will be on hand Saturday with fire safety displays.
Haskell said vendors will be accepted the day of the event, and may rent a table for $30 for two days. Items for the gift baskets may also be donated right up to event time.
This is a fundraiser for the historical society, and the event is sponsored by Key Bank, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, Rhoney Funeral Home and the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.
For more information, visit www.sanbornhistory.org.