This weekend we took our first trip down to the Corn Maze at Sauchuk Farm in Plympton. The kids had a blast!
Admission is $10.95 per person. This includes the corn maze, plus access to the farm’s other fun activities; the jumping pillow, spider web, rubber ducky races, pumpkin tether ball, corn box, cow train, and pedal cars. The corn cannons are an extra fee ($1 for two shots). Lunch type food is available on site (we grabbed some cider donuts for the ride home – delicious!).
The maze theme is updated each year, the 2013 corn maze commemorates the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination. (A smaller, kiddie maze features Spookley the Square Pumpkin).
When you visit the admission booth (shed), you will be given a map of the maze (extremely helpful) , and game cards to play Sauchuk’s Farm Scene Investigation game. The kids couldn’t wait to get started!
The maze game is set up Clue style. Something has happened to the farmer, and you need to find out which animal is responsible, which weapon was used, and where the crime took place. Hidden throughout the maze are six clue boards to help you solve the mystery. Not always so easy to find!
After successfully navigating the maze (took about an hour including doubling back a few times to locate clues), there was lots more to do. They bounced on the jumping pillow, and raced colorful rubber duckies…
My crew loved their visit to Sauchuk so much, they were asking to go back the next day. We will definitely make this a fall tradition!
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The farm is located at 53 Palmer Road in Plympton. The corn maze is just past the farm. Get directions here. While the farm stand is open daily in season, the maze is open weekends only between September 21st – November 2nd, plus two special dates, (October 11th & 14th). Find the complete schedule here.
Sauchuk Farm also offers a couple of special events this fall:
Flashlight Nights – Saturday, Oct. 19th & 26th
Bring a flashlight or navigate by the light of the moon. Wristbands sold starting at 5pm, night maze open from 6-9pm.
Pumpkin Smash – Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 10am-dark (Rain date: Sunday, Nov. 3rd)
Wondering what happens to the pumpkins that don’t sell? Come help smash them or bring your own to destroy!
For more information, visit www.sauchukfarm.net.