Friday, Sept 19: It’s Midcontinent Day at Papa’s!

Mark you calendar and make plans to join your friends at Papa’s Pumpkin Patch on Friday, Sept. 19. It’s the second annual Midcontinent FREE Day at Papa’s from 12-7 pm! That’s right. If you visit Papa’s Pumpkin Patch on Friday, Sept. 19, Midcontinent is covering your admission ($4 value/person), and they are generously providing $5…

Just One Final Mowing and Papa’s Is Open!

There’s lots of ways to measure important dates. For example, there are only 13 days left until Papa’s Pumpkin Patch opens on Sunday, Sept 14 at noon. That’s a good one. And there are literally hundreds of bales that need to be placed into fun, exciting structures for young and old alike to run and…

Three Weeks and the Field Trips Begin!

There was a hint of fall in the air this morning, and Papa couldn’t help but think: three weeks from today — on Monday, Sept. 15 — we begin welcoming our first field trips of students and day care children for the 2014 season. Already, there are 25 groups scheduled from as far away as…

Thank You Will Have To Do

There is a wonderful saying that expresses our feelings best this evening after being one of the host sites for the Missouri Slope United Day of Caring. It goes like this: “Until we reside in a place where gratitude is better expressed, THANK YOU will have to do.” Today, 74 volunteers from the Bismarck-Mandan area…

The Countdown Begins: 35 Days Until Papa’s Opens!

Give Papa a few cooler mornings and evenings, and he starts to feel Fall, think Fall and get excited for Papa’s Pumpkin Patch! Just think: 35 days — 5 weeks from today — at noon — Papa’s will be open for the 2014 season. We’ve been visiting with our growers, and all of the crops…