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City of Pleasanton Hosts 2nd Free Fall Festival at Alviso Adobe

Seasonal Event for Families Combines Education, Culture and Fun

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.