For, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds has come.

RENT A BABY GOAT!

One local husband earned alot of points yesterday when he surprised his goat loving wife with a baby goat rental from!Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC!! She enjoyed snuggles and bottle feeding our youngest goat who was on his very first rental! Later in the day he starred in a local Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church.

ANY event is a lot more fun with a baby goat! Why not rent a goat for YOUR next family, birthday, business, or neighborhood event?

Read a lot more at Pet Rental at www.winterpast.org. Help Farmer Mary recycle existing pets instead of creating more!

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Sun Dec 9 CLOSED-events cancelled

Mon Dec 10 CLOSED

Tues Dec 11 CLOSED Farmer Mary will be shepherding her animals at a Live Nativity at 6 pm at St. Frances UMC in Cary (2965 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary. Free hotdog supper starts at 5:15!)

Wed Dec12 CLOSED Farmer Mary will be shepherding her animals at a Live Nativity at 6 pm at St. Frances UMC in Cary (2965 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary. Free hotdog supper too starts at 5:15!)

Thurs Dec 13 OPEN 10-5

Fri Dec 14 OPEN 10-5 then Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Reality Ministries 7-8pm 916 Lamond Ave Durham

Sat Dec 15 OPEN 10-3 then Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Wellspring Church at Harris Creek Elementary School 4:45-6pm

Sun Dec 16 OPEN 12-5 then Farmer Mary takes animals to Tippett’s Chapel Baptist Church 2530 Shotwell Rd Clayton 6:30-8

Please SHARE with friends who would enjoy. Bring carrots 🥕for the animals!

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family animal rescue.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” 🐷in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals.

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LIVE NATIVITY LAST NGHT

Farmer Mary enjoyed playing shepherd at a Live Nativity last night at Hope Lutheran Church in Wake Forest. Animals from Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo included CLAIRE the donkey who was a hit as were CINDY LOU the sheep and her husband SIMON. Sweet STAR the goat and Farmer Mary’s baby boy goat (seen here in her arms) all enjoyed participating.

Tonight’s repeat performance has been cancelled due to snow.

Here is a list of other Local Live Nativities that Farmer Mary is providing animals for this year:

12/11 St Frances UMC Cary 2965 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 5:15-6 free hotdog supper

12/12 St Frances UMC Cary 2965 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 5:15-6 free hotdog supper

12/14 Reality Ministries 7-8pm 916 Lamond Ave Durham

12/15 Wellspring Church Harris Creek Elementary School

4:45

12/16 Tippett’s Chapel Baptist Church 2530 Shotwell Rd Clayton 6:30-8

Dec 21 Lifepointe Church 6-9pm at Adams Vineyard 3390 John Adams Rd in Willow Spring

Dec 22 Lifepointe Church 6-9pm at Adams Vineyard 3390 John Adams Rd in Willow Spring

Dec 23 Faith Harvest Church 4737 Willeva Drive WF 9:15-10:10am

Dec 23 Wellspring Church Heritage High school WF 4:45-6

Dec 24 St Philips Lutheran 7304 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 4-4:30

Dec 23 New Hope Baptist 4301 Louisburg Rd Raleigh 4-5:30

Dec 22,23,24 Hayes Barton Baptist Church 1800 Glenwood Ave Raleigh 7-9pm

Hope you can come to some or all! Please SHARE with friends who would enjoy. #farmermary #mobilepettingzoo #livenativity #hopelutheran #goats #sheep #donkey #luke2:7 #shepherd #ohholynight #blessedlife

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DONATE PUMPKINS HERE

BIG THANKS to all the Friends of the Farm who have dropped off pumpkins to help feed the animals at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC! The goat pictured here is sweet FRANCES who is pregnant and she sure loves pumpkin!

Feel free to drop your pumpkins out by the old tobacco barn any time. Please look for the VERY well marked entrance at 12936 Ghoston Road and please DO NOT turn down Farmer Mary’s neighbors private road behind the old tobacco barn when your GPS says to!!!!! Farmer Mary will feed the pumpkins to the animals over the next few weeks and meanwhile she is enjoying them as beautiful fall decor here at Winterpast Farm!

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Tues Dec 4 OPEN 10-5

Wed Dec 5 OPEN 10-5

Thurs Dec 6 CLOSED-Farmer Mary heads 🚗to Boone 🛣to pick up the Farmers Daughter from AppState!

Fri Dec 7 OPEN 10-5

Sat Dec 8 OPEN 10-5 then Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF from 6:45-7:30

Sun Dec 9 CLOSED for away Birthday and Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF 7-7:45pm.

Please SHARE with friends who like to be outdoors. Thank you for supporting a small local farm family animal rescue.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals.

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MR PEACOCK AT THE GATE

Best looking gate greeter is Mr. Peacock at Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC! He has grown his tail feathers out about half way after his annual molt. Farmer Mary still has some of his beautiful long tail feathers for sale. By early spring he will have his long feathers again to impress the ladies with. What a guy!

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Fri Nov 30 OPEN 10-5 then the IB Program at Millbrook High are having a backcourt pasture bonfire. You can read more at the Bonfire pages at www.winterpast.org

Sat Dec 1 OPEN 10-4 then Farmer Mary takes animals to an event in Angier

Sun Dec 2 OPEN 10-2 then Farmer Mary will be at Lafayette Village with animals 3:30-5

Mon Dec 3 CLOSED

Tues Dec 4 OPEN 10-5

Wed Dec 5 OPEN 10-5

Thurs Dec 6 CLOSED-Farmer Mary heads to Boone to pick up the Farmers Daughter from AppState!

Fri Dec 7 OPEN 10-5

Sat Dec 8 OPEN 10-5 then Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF from 6:45-7:30

Sun Dec 9 CLOSED for away Birthday and Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF 7-7:45pm

Please SHARE with friends who like to be outdoors.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals. Thank you for supporting a small local farm family animal rescue.#winterpastfarm #pettingzoo #wakeforest #farmermary #greeter #handsomeguy #peacock #peacockfeather #peacocks #peacocksofinstagram #opentoday #opentomorrow #ncfarm #supportlocalsmallfarms #ncag #wakeforestnc #donatepumpkinshere

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BONFIRE TONIGHT

The rain held off today and will hopefully hold off tonight at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC.

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Fri Nov 30 OPEN 10-5 then the IB Program at Millbrook High are having a backcourt pasture bonfire. You can read more at the Bonfire pages at www.winterpast.org

Sat Dec 1 OPEN 10-4 then Farmer Mary takes animals to an event in Angier

Sun Dec 2 OPEN 10-2 then Farmer Mary will be at Lafayette Village with animals 3:30-5

Mon Dec 3 CLOSED

Tues Dec 4 OPEN 10-5

Wed Dec 5 OPEN 10-5

Thurs Dec 6 CLOSED-Farmer Mary heads to Boone to pick up the Farmers Daughter from AppState!

Fri Dec 7 OPEN 10-5

Sat Dec 8 OPEN 10-5 then Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF from 6:45-7:30

Sun Dec 9 CLOSED for away Birthday and Farmer Mary takes animals to a Live Nativity at Hope Lutheran Church in WF 7-7:45pm

Please SHARE with friends who like to be outdoors.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals. Thank you for supporting a small local farm family animal rescue.#winterpastfarm #pettingzoo #wakeforest #farmermary #babygoat #goats #peacock #whitepeacock #peacocks #peacocksofinstagram #opentoday #opentomorrow #ncfarm #supportlocalsmallfarms #ncag #wakeforestnc #donatepumpkinshere

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RENT A RABBIT

Now and then FaceBook throws up a really great memory like this sweet collage of pics sent to Farmer Mary during a bunny rental from Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo in Wake Forest NC.

Sweet HENRY the blue eyed Lionhead bunny is a very popular bunny for rental; he will sit and sit and sit in laps and for photos. HENRY is also popular with local photographers around Easter time!

Read more about Pet Rental (great Christmas gift idea!) at www.winterpast.org. Great teacher appreciation gift too-a temporary classroom pet! Help Farmer Mary recycle existing pets instead of just creating more! Please DO NOT buy small animals for Christmas gifts!

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Wed Nov 28 CLOSED

Thurs Nov 29 CLOSED

Fri Nov 30 OPEN 10-5

Sat Dec 1 OPEN 10-4 then Farmer Mary takes animals to an event in Angier

Sun Dec 2 OPEN 10-2 then Farmer Mary will be at Lafayette Village with animals 3:30-5

Mon Dec 3 CLOSED

Please SHARE with friends who like to be outdoors.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals.

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KISS THE MYSTERY ANIMAL

Farmer Mary took her baby boy goat to Baileywick Elementary School this afternoon for their annual “Kiss The Mystery Animal” event which rewarded students for a very successful fundraising project. Four faculty members enjoyed bottle feeding and snuggling the baby goat.

Farmer Mary will be back at Baileywick on May 4 with more animals at their annual Spring event.

Winterpast Farm Schedule:

Wed Nov 28 CLOSED

Thurs Nov 29 CLOSED

Fri Nov 30 OPEN 10-5

Sat Dec 1 OPEN 10-4 then Farmer Mary takes animals to an event in Angier

Sun Dec 2 OPEN 10-2 then Farmer Mary will be at Lafayette Village with animals 3:30-5

Mon Dec 3 CLOSED

Please SHARE with friends who like to be outdoors.

Please read “your visit” at www.winterpast.org to learn how to schedule your visit, how to park “at a pig” in our small parking lot, how to pay (cash only!) and view a list of food you can bring to feed the animals.

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