Friday, December 8, 2023


Busy month at Harvest Hosts overnight camping locations

Harvest Hosts
Harvest Hosts owners Joel and Mary Ashley Holland

Harvest Hosts is a membership program for RVers that provides access to a network of 620 wineries, farms, breweries, museums and other unique attractions that invite RVers with self-contained RVs to visit and stay overnight. For a yearly membership fee, Harvest Hosts’ members are invited to stay at hundreds of interesting locations around North America, and experience new opportunities in typically relaxed and interesting locations. Learn more about the organization here.

These are just a few of the events happening this month at Harvest Hosts member locations.

Northwest Region

Join Plum Hill Vineyards in Gaston, OR, for Friday Yappy Hour! From 4-6 p.m. bring your canine companion and enjoy savings and free popcorn.

Delfino Vineyards in Roseburg, OR, invites you to SummerFest Music Concerts. Enjoy live music, food trucks and wine! On July 7th enjoy Velvet Whiskey 4:30-8 p.m. and July 28th enjoy Mo’Jo Boogie.

Enjoy Music on the Willamette at Arcane Cellars in Salem, OR, July 8th & 22nd, 12-5 p.m. Live music, food truck and wine! July 15th join them for Sip & Paint.

Join Badger Mountain Vineyards in Kennewick, WA, for Wine Down Wednesdays June 6th – Sept 12th from 4-8 p.m.

Sangria Saturdays are back at Glacier Sun Winery in Kalispell, MT! And enjoy live music Fri. nights! Happy hour from 5-8 p.m. and music from 5-7 p.m.

Kelley Orchards in Weiser, ID, has a good crop this year! U-pick pie cherries now (closed Sun. & July 4th), other days 8 a.m.-2 .pm. Coming late July, peaches, nectarines, blackberries, tomatoes; starting August, plums, pluots, apples, pears, raspberries and grapes.

Southwest Region

Wines of the San Juan in Blanco, NM, invites you to join them for Outdoor Music & Dinner every Sunday in July from 4-7 p.m.

Rio Seco Vineyard & Winery in Paso Robles, CA, invites you to Happy Hour Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Enjoy light appetizers, music and ½ off wine!

Indian Peak Vineyards in Manton, CA, presents its Pig Roast & Horseshoe Tournament July 7th, 12-5 p.m. More info at: 530-474-5506.

Gnekow Family Winery in Collegetown, CA, is offering 35% off a case of regular tasting room priced wines. Be sure to have your membership card to qualify!

St. Clair Vineyard, Winery & Bistro in Deming, NM, invites you to enjoy their Special Vineyard & Winery Tours. Information at 575-546-1179.

Vista Ranch and Cellars in Merced, CA, invites you to Vista Ranch Summer Night Concerts every Thurs. & Fri. thru Aug. 31st, 6-9 p.m. Enjoy live music, wood-fired pizza, drinks and wine! On Sat. July 21st, enjoy the music of Cottonwood Creek, doors open at 5:50 p.m., advance purchase only.

North Central Region

Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, NE, welcomes you to Cars & Coffee, 8 a.m.-noon on the last Saturday of every month thru October. Enjoy local cars, coffee, donuts and conversation!

Join Fenn Valley Vineyards in Fennville, MI, for their Summer Evening Cookouts July 13/14, 27/28 & Aug. 3/4. They provide the grill and the meat and you provide the grillmaster. Features live music, wine & cider by the glass and friends. Get tickets here. And Thurs. nights June thru August, enjoy live music 5:30-7:30.

East Grove Farms in Salem, IA, invites you to join them for their upcoming Music Festivals: June 9th, July 14th and Sept. 15th from 4-10 p.m.

Enjoy summer events at Glacial Ridge Winery in Spicer, MN: Concert series dates July 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dueling Pianos July 3rd, 7-9:30 p.m., and Chocolate, Cheese & Wine July 21st.

Hurry, sweet black cherries and raspberries are ready for U-Pick at Westview Orchards & Winery in Washington, MI, now until they’re gone! Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and they’re open July 4th. And test your skills at every Friday night for Quizzo 7-9 p.m. Complimentary appetizers and dips. Live music and karaoke Saturdays from 7-10 p.m.

Slattery Vintage Estates in Nehawka, NE, invites you to enjoy their Summer Concert Series Fri & Sat nights, 7-10 p.m., thru Sept 2nd. Enjoy music, wood-fired pizza, beer and wine.

Join Wenwood Farm Winery in Bland, MO, for live music July 7th, 7-10 p.m.

Round Lake Vineyards & Winery in Round Lake, MN, invites you for live music every Sunday thru Sept. 2nd, 2-6 p.m. And enjoy their Summer Bash, July 21st, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Live music, local artists & vendors, wine & food!

3 Brothers Winery in Farnam, NE, invites you July 8th to their Annual Golf the Grapes, 1-7 p.m. From 5-7 p.m. enjoy their Prime Rib Sandwich Supper. Reservations not required but appreciated.

South Central Region

Gander Way Vineyards in Skiatook, OK, offers lunch every Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bernhardt Winery in Plantersville, TX, announces their 2018 Sunday Lawn Concert Series. From April-mid November, reserve a table or bring your lawn chairs, enjoy the local food trucks or bring a picnic, 6-8 p.m. And introducing 2018 “Third Saturdays”. These are special themed events from 12-6 p.m. July 21st is “Sangria & Jazz Cool-Down” with live music, wine tastings, bistro menu and local artists. On July 7th, join them for Vineyard Harvest Day. Arrive at 7 a.m. to harvest and enjoy lunch with a glass of wine. Make reservations here.

Messina Hof Winery & Resort in Bryan, TX, invites you to their nightly events: Mon. is Uniform Appreciation Night, Tues. is Tour de Wines, Wed. is Chocolate Night, Thurs. is Aggie Night, Fri. is Sunset Tour, Sat. is Cellar Tour & Tank Tasting.

Messina Hof Hill Country in Fredericksburg, TX, invites you to join them for their Sunday events: Sunday 12-4 p.m. Pairing Events: 1st Sunday Wine & Chocolate Pairing, 3rd Sunday Wine & Pie Pairing, 4th Sunday Wine & Cheese Pairing. Reservations required at 830-990-4653.

Northeast Region

Kelder’s Farm in Kerhonkson, NY, invites you to Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, Kale, Lettuce, Spinach, Radishes & Asparagus every day while they last, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Join Bishop Estate Vineyard & Winery in Perkasie, PA, for Music Under the Silos Friday nights 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays 1:30-5 p.m.

Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith, NY, invites you to their Independence Day Celebration July 4th. Old fashioned family fun, fishing derby, frog-jumping (bring your own frog), demonstrations, music, food and local vendors. Free Family Saturday July 28th.

Abbott Farms and Four Grand Wine & Cidery in Baldwinsville, NY, has U-Pick strawberries and raspberries now, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m. Purple raspberries and blueberries in 1 week, black raspberries in 2 weeks. And join them for their Jingle Berry Weekend July 14th & 15th, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy entertainment for the entire family with crafters, animals, music, wine and cider.

Maize Valley Winery & Market in Hartville, OH, invites you to join them for their Vintner’s Dinners on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a five-course meal paired with Maize Valley wines. More information here. And on July 9th at 6:30 p.m. they will offer a beer pairing dinner. Make reservations here

Join Coyote Moon Vineyards in Clayton, NY, for summer wine cruises! Starting June 15th, every Thurs., Fri. & Sat. through Sept. 8th. Make reservations. And enjoy the Flea Market every Sun., June 3rd-Sept. 2nd, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. On July 20th, 4-8 p.m., join them for the Revival of the 1000 Islands Old-Fashioned Community Shore Dinner. Tickets available at the door.

The Vineyard at Hershey in Middletown, PA, invites you to join them for “Decked-Out Live” every Friday from May-Sept. from 5:30-9 p.m. On July 14th from 1-9 p.m., celebrate our military with the Straws & Stripes Music Festival. Advance tickets only

Halliday’s Winery in Lake Milton, OH, invites you to Wednesdays all-you-can-eat Flat Bread Pizza and Salad Bar from 12-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Classic Car Nights Thursdays 5-8 p.m., Live Music Fridays and Saturdays, and Sangria Sundays!

Apple Hill Orchards in Mansfield, OH, has swiss chard, strawberries, tomatoes. Montmorency cherries mid-July along with peaches!

Southeast Region

Big Creek Winery in Pulaski TN, invites you to join them for their Grape Escape Season of live music Saturdays from 6-8:30 p.m. And enjoy Open Mic every other Sunday starting June 17th, 2-5 p.m.

Watauga Lake Winery in Butler, TN, invites you for “Sangria Saturdays” with wood-fired pizza 12-3 p.m.

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, MS, was recently voted USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Award for Mississippi’s best attraction! Join them for “Jammin’” at Club Ebony every Thursday night from 8 p.m.

Grove Winery & Vineyards in Gibsonville, NC, invites you to Summer Music July 4th and Saturdays & Sundays.

Join Charlie at Walnut Hollow Ranch in Hayesville, NC, for a tour and lunch, $15.00 per person with a minimum of four.

Summer Crush Winery in Fort Pierce, FL, offers entertainment on weekends throughout the year. Tickets and info

Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodbury
I'm the founder and publisher of I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.



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