SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Rotary Frazee House and the Town of Scotch Plains will host the third annual Harvest Festival at the Frazee House, 1451 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
The event will coincide with Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend.” Activities will include live music, pony rides, petting zoo, food trucks, face-painting, pumpkin tossing, a haunted trail, and a costume contest. There will also be Halloween activities for families. Wear your Halloween contest and be prepared to walk the Haunted Trail. Admission is free.

The Frazee House is one of over 50 historical sites in Union County – including homes, museums, trails, cemeteries and parks – will be open and participating in “Four Centuries in a Weekend” (October 20-21). It is one of the stops on the Battle of Short Hills Historic Trail and is also renowned for the legendary confrontation between British General Cornwallis and Aunt Betty Frazee.

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Representatives will be available between 12:00 Noon and 5:00 p.m. on both days and will provide brochures, bookmarks, a video demonstration and an outdoor tour of the home, including the new Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden. Other local sites participating in “Four Centuries in a Weekend” include the historic Fanwood Train Station, the Osborn Cannonball House, and Ashbrook Reservation. For a complete listing of participating Union County historic sites, visit
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