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Don’t Miss Fall Fun on Long Island: Hicks Nurseries Welcomes the Season with Family Entertainment and Fall Food Favorites
Hicks Nurseries, Long Island’s largest garden center, is celebrating the arrival of autumn with all that fall has to offer for a fun, safe and free family experience. The garden center will be fully stocked with fall and Halloween décor plus the very best seasonal plants to make your home festive inside and out.
Experience the nostalgia of a visit with the lovable Otto the Ghost followed by a walkthrough of a brand-new animated children’s story. Enjoy delicious fall food favorites including their famous and delicious roasted corn and fudge.
Indulge in Fall Food Favorites: Weekends September 18th through October 31st
Bring home a taste of fall harvest with some of your favorite treats including apples, apple cider, kettle corn, cider and fudge dipped donuts, homemade pies, fudge, character cookies and more. Additionally, the Hicks Food Truck will serve fresh and tasty chicken tenders, roasted corn, French fries, and beverages.
Entertain Your Children with Animated Story Featuring Otto the Ghost: Daily September 18th through October 31st from 8am-6pm. FREE
Come and see the all-new animated story titled, “Otto’s Sweet Journey”. The tale follows Otto as he travels the world in search of tasty treats to share with his friends.
Preserve Memories with Pictures with Otto the Ghost!: Weekends September 18th through October 31st from 10am-4pm. FREE
Otto the friendly ghost is back and available for socially distanced pictures with everyone in the family. Take part in this tradition spanning decades and generations.
Donate to Long Island Cares Food Drive; Daily September 18th through October 31st from 8am-6pm
Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to our annual Long Island Cares food drive. Food drop-offs can be made at the end of the animated children’s story journey. “Let kids be kids instead of being hungry.”