Guided Tour at Peaceful Fields Animal Sanctuary

Join our monthly vegan sanctuary tour, meet the rescued residents, hear their stories, and learn about our mission of saving lives!

This is a great introduction to the Sanctuary’s mission and, most importantly, to our many rescued residents who call PFS home. The tour begins promptly at 1PM so please arrive a little beforehand. Dress for being outdoors – we recommend a change of closed-toe shoes or boots that you don’t mind getting dirty.

Children age six and over are welcome. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Parking is in the front yard.


With the purchase and use of this ticket you, or anyone who uses the ticket purchased on their behalf, agrees to abide by our waiver of liability. Click here to read our waiver.
Tickets may not be resold. Please contact us in order to transfer ticket holders or if you can no longer make it and wish to release the tickets.
Attendees are capped at 50 and are encouraged to get a ticket ahead of time. Online ticketing closes one hour before the event. Limited tickets may be available at the door, if they don’t sell out beforehand. Bring a printed copy of your ticket(s) or have it ready on your phone when you arrive.
Masks are required.
Social distancing during the tour is encouraged.
PFS has an on-site vegan policy: any snacks or food you bring on-site needs to be plant based/vegan.

Event is rain or shine! In the event of severe inclement weather, we will contact ticket holders ahead of time.

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Richard’s Apple Festival

FREE Admission! Join us on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 11am – 3pm for our Annual Apple Festival & Farm Party! We’ll have live music, farm food (sliders from our own burger, farm to crust pizza, hotdogs, caramel apples) and of course, LOTS of apples. The wine and beer garden will be open for tastings and flights too.

This is a family friendly event, so bring the kids and spend the day in the country with us! Have fun in our petting zoo, let the kids cruise around in the barrel train, or just run around til they’re exhausted. We’ll have outdoor games like badminton & cornhole too.
The event is rain or shine, bring your umbrella because then it won’t rain!

Be sure to invite your Facebook friends and then bring them along for a great afternoon on the farm.

Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, Oct. 9 (9am-5pm) & Sunday, Oct. 10 (10am-5pm)
Everything apples!

Multiple varieties of apples to choose from, with pick your own available.

Apple cobbler and apple cider slushees can be enjoyed while sitting on the front porch or listening to the music each day from 1-3 P.M. For the kids we have a playground and room to run. A variety of food will be available at the food building.


Farm to Table Dinner

Middletown, VA, closes down Main Street to host a dinner for 250 residents and raise money for NW Works, a non-profit that helps people with barriers to employment find meaningful work.

The Fourth Annual Farm to Table Dinner brings neighbors from all walks of life together for a family-style meal prepared and served by professionals from Firefly Café & Bakery, a Winchester favorite that provides training and job support for people with disabilities. The evening includes wine, locally sourced fare, and live entertainment. Tickets are $75 or $50 for Middletown residents.

Through the coordinated efforts of Middletown’s business community, the Mayor, the Fire Chief, the Police Chief, and the Frederick County Sheriff, Main Street becomes the setting for a lovely dinner party complete with delicious food, lively conversation, and warm support for a worthy cause. Thanks to Citi National Bank for volunteers and sponsorship.

From Farm to Film: An Evening with the Filmmakers

LDR Creative, Thorndale Farm LLC, and Friends of Thorndale Farm present: From Farm to Film, an evening with the filmmakers on historic Thorndale Farm. Come learn about the VA Film industry and see the VA premiere of the award winning short Free, by Director Ben Hartley. (

Inspired by true events and filmed entirely on location at Thorndale Farm, Free tells the story of how a young Frederick Douglass is secretly taught to read and write by his master’s wife. Using only the air as their blackboard, this random act of kindness provided an education that paved the way from slavery to freedom.

Meet the filmmakers of Free!
Learn about the VA Film industry!
See several award winning short Films!
Meet members of the 2nd U.S. Cavalry mounted reenactment and living history group!
Enjoy Shaffer’s Barbecue!
Meet star of film and television – Grace the Amazing Mule!
Enjoy music by the Susquehanna Travellers!

Adults: $30
Children 5-15/Retired: $20

Purchase your ticket before August 18, 2019 and use Coupon Code: 5OFF to get $5 off your ticket purchase!!

Ticket price includes:
Food *
One raffle ticket for a chance to win:
Alamo Draft House movie tickets
Nana’s Irish Pub gift card
CRUSH Wine Bar gift card
Susquehanna Travellers CDs
And more, to include the Grand Prize, a one-time use of the event venue, Thorndale Farm, for a private event! A $2,700 value! (See Terms, Restrictions, and Conditions here)

* Price includes sandwich, side, and drink. No outside food or alcohol will be permitted.