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Homer Glen resident Dorothy Marusarz and her daughter, Gianna 1, visit with an alpaca on Friday, Sept. 13, on the opening day of Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm and Fall Fest. Photos by Abhinanda Datta/22nd Century Media
Rima Shatat (left) and Lareen Awadallah play in the corn Friday, Sept. 13, on the opening day of Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm and Fall Fest.
The Tractor Town Adventure (pictured), the first of its kind in the country, is the newest attraction at the fest. Photo submitted
Abhinanda Datta, Assistant Editor
5:00 am CDT September 18, 2019
With its humble beginnings as a U-pick pumpkin patch where people came to sought out Jack-o’-lanterns, the Bengtson’s Pumpkin Farm has been deeply rooted in family traditions, and today it hosts one of the most popular fall festivals in Homer Glen.