Hicks Nurseries Welcomes the Season

Otto the Ghost is a fall favorite. (Hicks Nurseries)
Otto the Ghost is a fall favorite. (Hicks Nurseries)

Family entertainment and fall food favorites through October 31

Hicks Nurseries, Long Island’s largest garden center, is celebrating the arrival of autumn with all that fall has to offer for a fun, safe and free family experience. The garden center will be fully stocked with fall and Halloween décor plus the very best seasonal plants to make your home festive inside and out.

Experience the nostalgia of a visit with the lovable Otto the Ghost followed by a walkthrough of a brand-new animated children’s story. Enjoy delicious fall food favorites including their famous and delicious roasted corn and fudge.

Bring home a taste of fall harvest with some of your favorite treats including apples, apple cider, kettle corn, cider and fudge dipped donuts, homemade pies, fudge, character cookies and more. Additionally, the Hicks Food Truck will serve fresh and tasty chicken tenders, roasted corn, French fries, and beverages.

Entertain your children with Animated Story Featuring Otto the Ghost daily through Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come and see the all-new animated story titled, “Otto’s Sweet Journey.” The tale follows Otto as he travels the world in search of tasty treats to share with his friends. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Otto is back and available for socially distanced free pictures with everyone in the family. Take part in this tradition spanning decades and generations.

Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the nursery’s annual Long Island Cares food drive. Food drop-offs can be made at the end of the animated children’s story journey. “Let kids be kids instead of being hungry.” For more information visit https://www.licares.org.

For more on Fall at Hicks, visit www.hicksnurseries.com/products-fall-harvest.

—Submitted by Hicks Nurseries

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