The City of Pleasanton will host its second annual free Fall Festival at Alviso Adobe Community Park on Saturday, October 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The public is invited to this free event, located at 3465 Old Foothill Road. The event is also made possible with assistance from 4-H, East Bay Regional Park District and the Meadowlark Dairy.
The day’s schedule includes a presentation by Meadowlark Dairy, a visit with Fiona— the park’s life sized, fiberglass milking cow, a live animal display by the local 4-H, authentic Californios music and dance by The California Fandango Project, and crafts for children.
The event will also featurehands-on activities and presentations from the Adobe’s three time periods: Ohlone, Californio, and the Meadowlark Dairy. Of special interest are demonstrations such as making apple cider, spear throwing, soap carving, flint-knapping, and ice cream churning. Other activities include cow and horse roping, and a reading of the book Rinya, a story of a young Ohlone boy in the mid-1700s, by author John Poole. Guests will also be treated to complimentary tacos.