The Sounds of a Morning Walk at Papa’s

Nothing beats an early morning walk in the summer. The air is crisp and fresh; the temperatures cool enough that there’s a heavy dew that sparkles in the sunshine all across the fields. And this morning was made extra special by the North Dakota summer sounds: pheasants, morning doves and Papa’s favorite, the meadowlark. The…

The Best Country Drive Around Town!

Each spring, it creates itself anew, practically before our eyes. This spring is no different, and the rain the last couple of days has certainly helped it along. Papa is talking about the beautiful tree tunnel that arches over Sandy River Drive, one of the main roads to Papa’s Pumpkin Patch. It’s the best country drive…

With No Snow, It’s No Go for Papa’s Polar Patch

There’s no way around it. We are loving the milder weather this December, but we don’t have enough snow on the ground for Papa to open his Polar Patch. There will be no Papa’s Polar Patch this year. The forecast sounded positive for possible snow on Monday and Tuesday of Christmas Week, and that didn’t…

Planning to Play at Papa’s? Schedule Now and Save $$$!

Papa plans to open his Polar Patch in just over two weeks! From Friday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 4, Papa and the family hope you’ll plan a visit between 12 and 5 pm daily for some great outdoor play. The big red barn becomes a warming house, and outside you’ll find horse-drawn sleigh rides,…

One Month from Today Papa’s Polar Patch Opens!

Sometimes it’s fun to have a countdown. Papa especially likes them when it means we are getting closer to welcoming guests to the pumpkin patch or, in this case, Papa’s Polar Patch. So here it is: One Month from Today, on Dec. 26, Papa Plans to Open His Polar Patch for You! And today would…